Flea/ Street Markets in Hong Kong

Top Flea & Street Markets in Hong Kong, China

Flea & Street Markets in Hong Kong

  • Traveler favorites
    Things to do ranked using Tripadvisor data including reviews, ratings, photos, and popularity.
  • Traveler ranking
    Highest rated attractions on Tripadvisor, based on traveler reviews.
Shopping
Traveler rating
Neighborhoods
Good for
43 places sorted by traveler favorites
Things to do ranked using Tripadvisor data including reviews, ratings, photos, and popularity.
Showing results 1-30 of 43

What travelers are saying

  • BradJill
    Hong Kong, China146,662 contributions
    Stanley is a seaside community on the southern side of Hong Kong Island. When the British took possession of Hong Kong in 1841, there was a community of over 2,000 people living here. The Chinese name for this seaside village area is Chek Chue. However, the British gave it the English name after Lord Stanley.

    Today what you find at Stanley is a relaxing place to spend time near the sea. There are a couple of good beaches, St. Stephen's Beach and the larger Main Stanley Beach which also has a water sports centre. You'll find one of HK's most popular street markets, the Stanley Markets, which has a covered walking lane, nice for rainy days. There is a nice promenade area lined with restaurants and good views of the sea. Additional shopping and eateries can be found at the Stanley Plaza complex just past the promenade.

    Those interested in historical attractions in the area will find the old Tin Hau Temple just past the Stanley Plaza. There is a tiny Tai Wong Temple sandwiched between the Plaza and waterfront restaurants. The colonial period Murray House and Blake Pier, both of which were originally in the Central district have been relocated here to Stanley, providing a bit more to see while you are here. The Murray House is used for yet more restaurants and retail shopping.

    Looking for a bit more, there is a large public park and garden area called Ma Hang Park just west of the Murray House. Nearer to St. Stephen's Beach, you will also find the Stanley Military Cemetery and Hong Kong Museum of Correctional Services.

    To visit Stanley from the main areas of Hong Kong, best to take a bus (6, 6A, 6X or 260) from Exchange Square in Central or a taxi to save time.
    Written December 1, 2020
    This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
  • BradJill
    Hong Kong, China146,662 contributions
    This is a feature street market in Mongkok located just north of Prince Edward West Road, around a 5 minute walk from both Prince Edward and the Mongkok East MTR Stations. The Mongkok Flower Market has dozens of shops and is worth seeing anytime of of the year. However, it is particularly interesting now during the Chinese New Year season.

    At this time of year, the flower market is thriving with shops and added stalls filled with seasonal flowers, plants and decorations. You'll be able to see daffodils, orchids, chrysanthemums and holiday specials including Narcissus, peonies, kumquat (mandarin orange) plants, bamboo shoots, colourful willow stems and cherry blossom stems amongst others.

    Do expect crowds when you plan to visit the Flower Market but especially during the Chinese New Year - to a point of being uncomfortable in the evenings and weekends. As such, consider midday weekday visits during CNY when things are more manageable and its easier to take pictures.
    Written January 26, 2022
    This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
  • Jerry G
    Coppell, TX492 contributions
    Browse quickly, make wise decisions, bring cash, keep your eyes open for a bargain.
    That is my advice is you want to make the best of your time in the Stanley Market - a narrow street full of small shops selling all types of merchandise; primarily soft goods such as silk purses, robes, PJ's, etc. along with other Chinese items. Prices are very good as compared to other locations. Many vendors will bargain if you ask for their best price. If planning to purchase more than one of an item, get their best price than ask "how much for 2, 3?"
    Written April 2, 2020
    This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
  • taqqie
    Utrecht, The Netherlands3,454 contributions
    This is a nicely unordered street market area, with lots of cheap places to eat and even cheaper (fake / imitation) stuff to buy. Can be quite chaotic and probably not everything is legal but a very enjoyable experience, specifically at night.
    Written July 16, 2020
    This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
  • Mairwen1
    United Kingdom6,324 contributions
    This is the quietest I have ever seen the Ladies Market. It’s a shame to see it so subdued although it makes it a much easier place to visit. In normal times, it is shoulder to shoulder and you need a lot of stamina to make it to through the jostling crowd. We went mid-week and we weren’t jostled or bumped once.
    Whilst there is not the full complement of stalls, there is still enough to make it worth a visit. You can still expect all the normal street market stock – souvenirs, handbags, wallets, backpacks, shoes, caps, toys, T-shirts, clothes, scarves and belts. The current novelty items that seem to be popular at the moment are karaoke machines and microphones. They were a bit of fun and we were tempted by shiatsu massage ball pillows (they were about a half to a third of the cost of very similar ones in mainstream shops).
    GETTING THERE - the MTR is by far the easiest way to get there. Exit via D3 at Mong Kok station. There are multiple exits so if you get confused, just re-check the signs on the station walls. The market is located on Tung Choi St. Once you have come up the D3 stairs to road level, turn 180 degrees, walk to the corner and turn right into Argyle St. The next corner on the right is the start of Ladies Market.
    Written April 2, 2021
    This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
  • Mairwen1
    United Kingdom6,324 contributions
    You can see quite a lot in a short time by walking along Hollywood Rd. It runs between Central and Sheung Wan and the highlights range from colonial history to antiques, street art and traditional temples.
    i) TAI KWUN CENTRE - This is a good starting point. A newly restored complex of colonial buildings, it includes free historical exhibitions inside the old magistracy and Victoria Gaol, the JC gallery, several shops, restaurants and bars. From here, if you head past the Mid-Levels escalator, it’s about a 10 min walk to the Man Mo Temple.
    ii) ANTIQUES - once famous as a centre of antiques, I’m not sure if Hollywood Rd can still make that claim. However there are still a large number of galleries and antique shops, selling anything from high-end antique furniture to Mao memorabilia.
    iii) STREET ART - I particularly like the colourful street art. Organisations like HKWalls have attracted international and local artists, who have used the city walls as an open-air canvas. Most instagrammable, is the popular Graham St mural on the side wall of the G.O.D. shop.
    iv) MAN MO TEMPLE - Built in 1842, this is one of HK’s oldest temples and is free to enter. If you’re only seeing one temple, then this is a good one to choose. It’s large and colourful, with a haze of smoky incense and giant spiralling incense coils hanging from the ceiling.
    v) CAT ST - A slight detour across the road, will take you away from Hollywood Rd down to Cat St market, an open-air antiques and bric-a-brac market lane. You’ll find trinkets and treasures ranging from Mao statues to movie posters, jade, old watches and mah jong sets. I like to look out for the blue and white ginger jars that you can often find here at reasonable prices.
    Written September 22, 2021
    This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
  • BradJill
    Hong Kong, China146,662 contributions
    Sneaker Street is one of two markets that you can visit along Fa Yuen Street in Mongkok. It is situated between Argyle Street to the north and Soy Street to the south. What you will find are several blocks of little more than shoe shops, mostly selling tennis and athletic shoes - hence the name Sneaker Street. There are a few shops dealing in dress shoes, outdoor shoes and other casual footwear as well.

    Note: Many of the shops along Sneaker Street are now dealing in mostly in Nike and Adidas these days. Other brands like Puma, Sketchers and the likes are scattered around and there are still a few lesser knowns as well.

    Note: In recent years, a new outdoor themed mall has opened along Fa Yuen Street called The Forest. There you will find outdoor specialists selling footwear as well as hiking, camping and other outdoor related gear.

    Overall, Sneaker Street is a neat place to pass by and to do a bit of shoe shopping if you are in the area. Prices are reasonable and competitive, usually better than what you will find in similar places in large shopping malls. However, don't expect much in terms of dirt cheap prices for decent quality shoes at Sneaker Street.
    Written February 3, 2022
    This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
  • BradJill
    Hong Kong, China146,662 contributions
    In addition to the designated indoor Jade Market on Shanghai Street in Yau Ma Tei, you can also walk down Jade Street to the south of here. It is located along Canton Road between Kansu (north) and Jordan Road (south). This street is lined with Jade specialists and other gemstone and jewellery shops.

    There is an interesting monument on the corner of Canton Road and Jordan Road. This is the Hong Kong Giant Jade Stone that originated in Burma. It weighs 4,000 kg and was placed here in 2010 by the Hong Kong Jade Association. There is an information panel next to the giant jade stone where you can read up a bit on the history of the Jade trade here in Hong Kong.
    Written March 24, 2022
    This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
  • TheOExpress🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿🇭🇰
    Hong Kong, China3,952 contributions
    ...to visit in Hong Kong, right next to the very popular (and amazing) flower market so it’s worth visiting both if you’re in the area. This particular street market has all the usual stuff to expect but it’s much less busy and manic than the similar markets in Mongkok.
    Written August 15, 2020
    This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
  • wbrabet
    Kawerau, New Zealand49 contributions
    So many wonderful varieties of tropical and cold water fish. Very crowded though and too expensive to send back to NZ. Certainly an awesome experience
    Written August 21, 2018
    This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
  • John M
    New York City, NY571 contributions
    For those who are not interested in crowds you should avoid this spot. However it is well worth a visit to experience something Hong Kong is famous for. Buy some souvenirs and haggle with the sellers.
    Written April 8, 2019
    This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
  • TheOExpress🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿🇭🇰
    Hong Kong, China3,952 contributions
    …especially if you don’t venture off HK Island very often. In that the title of this ‘attraction’ is Tai Po Street, I suppose it goes for anything found in and around this area, which is great because it’s worth exploring to find lots of sights and products that you may not find elsewhere. Very local, very Chinese to Western sensibilities, but still very much a part of HK life.
    Written July 20, 2021
    This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
  • ECWorld
    Hong Kong, China2,647 contributions
    A short walk from the Mong Kok Flower Market. Architecture and layout of the garden nothing to write home about. Now if you are interested in purchasing birds and all manners of supplies, or getting a glimpse of traditional Chinese way of keeping birds complete with their small cages then it is fine. But if you hate seeing birds housed in cramped conditions then stay away (but then, considering the cramped living conditions most folks in Hong Kong find themselves to be in, perhaps one should not complain).
    Written June 16, 2021
    This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
  • Karan S
    Hong Kong, China5 contributions
    Dirt cheap prices on almost all electronics. Refurbished phones are quite popular here. Be wary of some counterfeit stuff though.
    Written December 27, 2019
    This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
  • TheOExpress🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿🇭🇰
    Hong Kong, China3,952 contributions
    ...are a few of the things on offer here which we have bought in the past, the latter just before Christmas especially. And the Queens Road East-end plant stalls always have interesting selections available. A decent place to visit if you need one of those things but don’t want to spend too much.
    Written August 13, 2020
    This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Frequently Asked Questions about Hong Kong