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“If you like slum as I do”
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Mongkok Foodie Tour
Ranked #31 of 818 things to do in Hong Kong
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Owner description: Known for its busy streets and shopping
Moscow, Russia
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189 reviews
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“If you like slum as I do”
Reviewed December 9, 2012

This district is awesome if you like slum because it is full of these cyberpank decorations with garages, workshops and food markets between all of this. Buildings look really awful, and smell... you'll never forget Hong Kong smell. By the way there was one of the best exchange shops on the Soy street, a bit eastern from Nathan Road and to the west from Nathan road there is tourist's street full of shops, restaurants etc. Funny place to spend there all day.

Visited November 2012
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New Delhi, India
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“Place for Gadgets - But Overcrowded !!”
Reviewed December 7, 2012

Nice place to feel the real Hong-Kong. Apart from the gadget shops on the street - there wasnt much to shop or see. The place is buzzing with energy & people - makes it a nice to take a walk in the evening , rather than the day (When its hot!!).

Visited September 2012
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San Diego, California
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44 reviews
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“The place to be”
Reviewed December 7, 2012

Unlike TST , this is where the locals shop, eat and hang out. Ladies street is mainly for tourists but the next trip down is where all the locals walk at night where they close down the traffic road. There were street entertainers buskers. Very enjoyable. Also we noticed a lot of jewelry shops on Nathan road, unlike Nathan road in TST. We found this is where locals and visitors from China buys their gold jewelry. Found it was a bargain to buy eyeglasses in Mongkok. Signature frames were cheaper than stateside. I was able to get my progressive, transitional lens with titanium frame in two days . No prescription, no problem. they have optician, equipment and all.

Visited November 2012
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Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed December 7, 2012 via mobile

Went here to see what all the fuss was about. Webt on a Sunday, and the place was packed! Heaps of ppl just sitting on the paths and walkways (like a social gathering), which made it very hard to get anywhere.

The goldfish market was fun, but once you have seen one store, the rest are similar.

Langham Place shopping good, but no different to other malls in HK. Good food court though, with a Genki Sushi sushi train!

It was fun, but so busy that it wrecked it for us, and the shops are no different really to elsewhere in HK. I like TST better.

Thank raura
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Jakarta, Indonesia
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“the place to feel real Hongkong”
Reviewed December 5, 2012

This is the place where I always feel that I'm truly in Hongkong, feels like I'm in those HK movies.

The place is crowded but full of energy, you could shop everthing here, clothings, electronic, even delicious street food!

Definitely a must visit place when you're in HongKong. :)

Visited October 2012
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