Where to shop in Hong Kong

Shopping in Hong Kong is a popular pastime for both locals and visitors alike, with retail outlets all over the city. Products range from simple Chinese teas to top-of-the-line brand-name watches, and given that Hong Kong is home to some of Asia’s wealthiest residents, it’s no surprise that luxury items abound in this glittering modern metropolis. From Central to Causeway Bay, Mong Kok to Tsim Sha Tsui and countless locations in between, Hong Kong is home to some of the best shopping in Asia. Harvey Nichols is here, as is luxury mall Landmark, while the presence of dozens more shopping centres and boutique outlets ensures you’ll never leave empty-handed from a holiday in Hong Kong.

Best shopping precincts in Hong Kong

What this bustling metropolis arguably does best is high-end shopping centres. There are plenty of them dotted around Hong Kong Island, Kowloon and even Lantau, making shopping under one roof a breeze in this dedicated retail hotspot. Our tips include Landmark (for upscale window shopping, if nothing else), Harvey Nichols, Harbour City and Langham Place.
Hong Kong shopping malls are some of the most impressive in the world.

Shopping precincts in Hong Kong

The main Hong Kong shopping precincts are in Kowloon and Hong Kong Island. In Kowloon, check out Tsim Sha Tsui for clothing, jewellery and fashion accessories, and West Kowloon Cultural District for luxury brands and electronics. On Hong Kong Island, Central is all your luxe brands, Causeway Bay is a shopping must-do, Hollywood Road and Cat Street Bazaar sell antiques, jade, wooden handicrafts, and Stanley is where you'll find Chinese arts and crafts, toys and souvenirs.
Harbour City Mall, Hong Kong.

Hong Kong markets

Markets are abundant in Hong Kong, where the South China practise of grouping like items in one street means that you can check out shoe markets, electronics markets, antique markets, toy markets and more. For something different, don't miss the Goldfish Market in Mong Kok, the Jade Market in Yau Ma Tei, Kowloon, and the famous Temple Street Night Market.
Crowded night market, Mongkok, Kowloon.