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“Crowded but fun” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Mongkok

Mongkok
Kowloon, Hong Kong, China (Jordan / Yau Ma Tei)
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Ranked #54 of 713 things to do in Hong Kong
Activities: Shopping, City walk sightseeing
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Owner description: Known for its busy streets and shopping
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“Crowded but fun”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2013

Bustling with life, Mongkok offers a different type of shopping experience and choices to the branded stuff elsewhere.
Even if you don't like shopping, it's worthwhile taking a stroll through parts of the neighbourhood. It's quite extensive so perhaps just select a few streets and explore or just follow the crowd.
My favourite is the goldfish street.

Visited December 2012
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Gold Coast, Qld Australia
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“Great atmosphere”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2013

So many people. Great atmosphere and if you know your prices and what you want, great bargains to be had. I went to these markets on two occasions. The second time was on my last night in Hong Kong and of course the last minutes shopping......

I only had half an hour to pick up the last minute items. I went in the middle of the markets found my first item and within two minutes had my agreed price. I was in a hurry and was in no mood to muck around. I got all my five items that I needed from the markets at the prices I wanted to pay, I did have a couple of the venders not happy with me, but hey, what they loose on one (which I am convinced they never do) they gain on another one.

Do go to these markets even if it is only to have a look around.

Visited October 2013
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Sydney, Australia
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“BUSY”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2013

Never seen so many people in my life. You can walk forever, it is fantastic strolling looking for somewhere to have dinner whilst browsing shops or ducking into the back street markets. Just hard to dodge all the tailors and copy watch and handbag sellers.

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Salmiyah, Kuwait
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“Entertained”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2013

We strolled through the thick and thin streets and enjoyed the street fun and music. You can kill your time and money here. Take a complete tour through big bus in the day. Identify the places and stroll around in the night to save some time.

Visited September 2013
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Singapore, Singapore
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“This is the HongKong I'm talking about...”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

The Good =)
~Great place to take photos!

The Bad =(
~Crowded at all times.

My Tip for future visits:
~Don't trust those official guidebooks recommending food outlets in this area,
trust the locals who know the best food haunts here!

Visited October 2013
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