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Address: Sham Shui Po, Hong Kong, China
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Description: Contains markets aimed at the local demographic
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Experiencing Old Hong Kong

This neighbour is probably the doggiest place in Hong Kong. A place do not have any fascinating shopping mall and big brands. But a place that fulfils my imagination to HongKong... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 2, 2015
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319 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

If you want cheap clothes and NOT GREAT QUALITY but functional this is where to go. Some great bargains can be had but it's generally a Wholesale area and they are not always happy to sell piecemeal. Can get some great bargains. Trainers and rucksacks.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

This neighbour is probably the doggiest place in Hong Kong. A place do not have any fascinating shopping mall and big brands. But a place that fulfils my imagination to HongKong or the Hong Kong I known from movies. Those little stores, restaurant and stands recalls all the good memories of old times, and closer the distances between each individuals.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015 via mobile

If you want the full Chinese shopping experience try the area out. You can buy anything from a flat screen TV to cits of meat that are not readily identifiable. This area would appear to be a blueprint for every Chinatown in the world. Fantastic browsing experience even if it can be a bit smelly.

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Bentonville, Arkansas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

this is where the locals go for meats, veg and fruits, lots of places and cheaper prices - one building dedicated to this with lots of stalls. I know it has been done for years, but I cannot get over meat outside on a board being chopped, street has a flew market and streets were just plain crowded.

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Aalborg, Denmark
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

Sham Shui Po might be one of the older and more rundown districts of Hong Kong, but don't let that keep you from visiting, because the place is busy with life and activity. There are some nice markets and stores to visit here if you like that kind of stuff. And if you are looking for an electronic bargain, then... More 

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Hong Kong Region, China
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

Sham Shui Po is a very old district in Hong Kong. Usually selling some cheap clothes, electronic products. But better come at day time because of safety.

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

If you're looking for the hangout of the locals, this is a must-go. Replenish on the electronics/clothes/buttons/charms you need if you are a hands-on person! Around the area there is also amazing porridge and goose rice/roast house.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

Things here are cheap but it is really a case of you get what you pay for. Electronic gears seem to be cheap but tend to be of older models. Things in the market stalls have poor or damaged packaging - I would struggle to bring them back to people as gifts.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

This is the place for Electronics, Groceries, Textiles and all that you can name. I went there in the morning and the locals are there to purchase their groceries. It was such a different feeling from the commercialized side of Hong Kong. Do head there if you would like to get a feel of how the locals work/ shop.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

Sham Shui Po is known for being one of the poorest (but still safe!) area in Hong Kong and therefore you can find a lot of bargains here (Unlike the touristy Mong Kok where you will easily get ripped off!). As all the other reviews say, once you exit from the Sham Shui Po MTR (I would suggest taking the... More 

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Address: Sham Shui Po, Hong Kong, China
Location: Asia  >  China  >  Hong Kong Region  >  Hong Kong
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday 12:00 am - 12:00 am

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