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Review of Mongkok

Mongkok
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Mongkok Foodie Tour
Ranked #67 of 871 things to do in Hong Kong
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Owner description: Known for its busy streets and shopping
Reviewed September 15, 2012

I dont now just what it is about Mongkok that I like so much but I suspect its just the energy of the place and its down -at -heal exoticism. Parts of Mongkok are amongst the most crowded areas on the planet and it really shows in the evening when everyone is out and about. It sometimes sheems that no one eats at home in Mongkok. The area buzzes till midnight but does not kick off till around 11.00 am when shops begin to open. This makes an early start and interesting time to wander and just look if you want to see people going about their early day - but not if you want to shop. Try standing in line at Tim Ho Wan the worlds smallest and cheapest MIchelin starred restuarant for Dim Sum. It can take an hour or more to get a table but itsworth the wait. Or just wander and look at how people go about their daily lives here. For someone from the west its an eye opener. Be sure to look in the back alleys behind the stores. You will see a glimpse of old China. This is a place you will love or maybe it will leave you cold................ I think it shows, I loved it. My photos here http://www.flickr.com/photos/life_in_shadows/sets/72157625302258709/

1  Thank Peter M
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Reviewed September 13, 2012

I stayed at Royal Plaza and spent most of the time walking along the streets in Mongkok. You can actually observe the day to day life of people in Hong Kong. This is where people go to work, pass by going to and fro work, and doing their shopping.

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Reviewed August 31, 2012

If you don't like to be surrounded by people, it's not a good place to visit.
Mongkok is a place with everything from shopping mall, eating restaurant or street stall. A lot of shops around too.

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Reviewed August 30, 2012

Do remember to guard your wallet well as too many people around especially in the evening otherwise it will be a good shopping area. Also please ask the price before you make your order of food. Many stalls and shops selling stuff that you will get at a price that you will like it.

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Reviewed August 28, 2012

Very very busy central location with excellent transport links but make sure you have a good map with you !

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