9 Street Markets In Hong Kong – From Street Food To Flowers To Antiques

Hong Kong Street Markets

Street markets are a big hit among tourists in every part of the world. That is where you really get to see how the locals go about their everyday lives, sample delicious street food and buy interesting souvenirs back home.

In Hong Kong, street markets are an essential part of life for those who live there. Both working adults and students alike enjoy some casual retail therapy with their friends and family after a long day at work or school.

Our guide to 9 Street Markets In Hong Kong will help you figure out which are the best markets you should be including in your itinerary. You are very welcome!

Apliu Street Market

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Computer geeks will find it hard to leave Aplu Street Market as the place is home to all sorts of electronics, computer equipment and gadgets. There are both new and preloved electronic and telecommunications products on sale so you can purchase items on a budget that is comfortable for you.

This is also where you can hunt for antique items such as vintage watches, coins and more.

Apliu Street, Sham Shui Po
Kowloon, Hong Kong
Daily: 10am – 8pm (later on weekends & PH)
Nearest MTR: Sham Shui Po

Cat Street Market

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Cat Street Market did not have a very good reputation back in the early days as the market was known to sell stolen goods. However, it is a lively antiques market today where collectors can source for jade, silk, wooden handicraft items and other hidden treasures dating all the way back to the Ming dynasty.

Hollywood Road and Upper Lascar Road
Sheung Wan, Hong Kong
Daily: Mid morning to 6pm
Nearest MTR: Central

Fa Yuen Street Market

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Also known as ‘Fa Yuen Gai’, sneakerheads will go nuts at all the sneaker and sports street stalls they can find there that carry big brands such as Nike, Adidas, Converse and many more.

Whether you are looking for a pair of sports shoe to wear at the next fitness training or just as a fashion statement, you can find them all at Fa Yuen Street Market which extends from Dundas Street to Prince Edward Road. Those who are not keen on sneakers can browse through clothing, mobile phone accessories and seasonal products.

Fa Yuen Street, Mong Kok
Kowloon, Hong Kong
Sneaker Shops: 11am – 10:00pm
Street Market:10.30am – 10.30pm
Nearest MTR: Mong Kok/ Prince Edward

Flower Market Road

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Chinese New Year is the busiest period at Flower Market as that is when locals will need to decorate their house with auspicious blooms that will invite good luck. Conveniently located in the heart of Mong Kok, flower market boasts cut flowers, potted plants, seeds, gardening tools and accessories.

Even if you do not have green fingers, why not take this chance to surprise your significant other or loved one with a bouquet of flowers?

Flower Market Road, Prince Edward
Kowloon, Hong Kong
Daily: 9.30am – 7.30pm
Nearest MTR: Prince Edward Station/ Mong Kok East

Kowloon City Wet Market

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As the biggest wet market in the city, Kowloon City Wet Market is frequently visited by many chefs who want to pick the best cuts of poultry, fresh seafood and fruits imported from mostly the New Territories and Mainland China.

Apart from its plethora of market goods, this place is also where you can find affordable Chinese food at the many no-frills food stalls. Do not expect to linger there for long as locals generally pop by for a quick meal before going about their business.

100 Nga Tsin Wai Road
Kowloon, Hong Kong
Market: 6am – 8pm
Food Stalls: 6am – 2am
Nearest MTR: Lok Fu



Ladies Market needs no further introduction; every traveler to Hong Kong will know of this iconic street with more than 100 stalls featuring clothing, accessories and souvenirs. It is a place where you can bargain for discounts so you get more bang for your buck.

As this is a popular tourist spot, Ladies Market can come across as rather gimmicky. Do be mindful of counterfeit products that are sold there as you are most likely not allowed to ask for refunds after making a purchase.

Tung Choi Street, Mong Kok
Kowloon, Hong Kong
Daily: 12pm – 12 Midnight
Nearest MTR: Mong Kok

Hong Kong Sai Kung


If you are into farmers markets, one of the best you can visit in Hong Kong is Sai Kung Market. Held on the first Sunday of every month from 11am to 5pm, Sai Kung Market is where you can go all out on organic produce, artisanal products and support local businesses.

Parents will also be interested to know that this market is held in a kid-friendly indoor venue. Keep up with their happenings on Facebook!

33 Wai Man Road
Hong Kong Academy
Sai Kung, Hong Kong
Tel: +852 2799 9983

Stanley Market

Photo Credit: Stanley Market


Those who are in Hong Kong with a group of friends can consider going to Stanley Market which has a huge variety of products in the likes of clothing, accessories, jewellery, ornaments, homewares and so on. Those who are interested in Chinese-style works of art will find plenty there as well.

It is worth mentioning that Stanley Market is located near to the beach so families can spend a day having fun there and dining at the many seaside bars and restaurants when they are feeling peckish.

Stanley New Street and Stanley Market Road
Stanley, Hong Kong
Daily: 10am – 7pm
Nearest MTR: Causeway Bay

temple street night market


As its name would suggest, Temple Street Night Market comes to life after sunset where traders will start setting up their stalls. This is probably one of the most vibrant street markets in Hong Kong and there are so many activities to take part in there.

If you are tired of shopping, go around and sample on street snacks, visit a fortune teller or watch exciting opera performances.

Temple Street, Yau Ma Tei
Kowloon, Hong Kong
Daily: 6pm – 12 Midnight
Nearest MTR: Yau Ma Tei/ Jordan

If you need more recommendations on what to see, do and eat in Hong Kong,
read our Hong Kong travel guide.