Asia is world-renowned for its markets carrying trinkets, souvenirs, clothing, and kitschy items. Hong Kong is no exception, with a plethora of fascinating and cultural markets. From t-shirts touting their love for Hong Kong to slippers, chopsticks, and magnets – these shopping areas really do have it all.
Apliu Street Flea Market
One of the most popular flea markets in Hong Kong, Apliu Street, or more popularly known as “Electronics Street,” in Sham Shui Po is a good hunting ground for a diverse variety of new and used bargain-priced electronics, electrical items, and other goods ranging from clothes and watches to coins and antique clocks.
Whether you’re on the hunt for classic records or in need of a travel adapter, this vibrant flea market will have it all!
With more than 400 hawker stalls at the Jade Market, visitors can have their pick from jade pieces of every shape, color, and size, from rare jade carvings to small, inexpensive pieces, with prices all subject to the skills of the barterer.
While jade is often carved into traditional lucky shapes and symbols such as dragons and Buddhas, the most valuable stones are used to make simple, round, polished cabochons.
Jade is a favorite adornment among the Chinese, prized not only for its beauty but also because it is believed to protect the wearer.
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