Offering one of the widest and most exclusive ranges of products, from international luxury goods to local souvenirs, Hong Kong is probably the best shopping place in the world. In Hong Kong, shopping is not just about buying things but also a form of recreation and a way of life.
Also known as the Landmark, the Central is one of the oldest and most prominent shopping malls in Hong Kong, located between the Mandarin Oriental Hotel and skyscrapers. 5 stories of chic designer shopping offer brands that are rarely showcased any elsewhere in Asia, including the famous Louis Vuitton, Diane von Furstenberg, and the glittering De Beers diamond store.
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There are all kinds of exclusive brands and stylish choices to satisfy even the fussiest shoppers. Along with that are fine dining and funky eateries to re-energize you after all day of shopping.
Considered as Hong Kong’s premier shopping area, almost every square meter of Causeway Bay is covered in malls, shops, and neon advertising signs. If you’re looking for an ahectic shopping experience in Hong Kong, this is the one.
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Here, you’ll find SOGO, Hong Kong’s biggest and most famous Japanese department store, featuring 12 stories of everything from fashion, cosmetics to electronics and toys for kids, and the Time Square Shopping Mall, one of the largest in the city. Most of the shops and streets buzz until late in the evening.
Contrary to the glitzy ofCauseway Bay, Mongkok is the most populated area in the world, among the crowded streets of which, you’ll find a host of markets.
The markets here sell everything from cheap Chinese clothes to handbags, watches, and copy products of every designer on earth. There is also a flower and a goldfish market. Also, worth mentioning is the
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The Mongkok Computer Centre is one of the best places in the city to choose cheap computer gear.
Located in Tsim Sha Tsui, Harbour City features more than 700 stores, over 50 food and beverage outlets and a couple of cinemas. The mall is neatly divided up into four areas: Ocean Centre, Ocean Terminal, Gateway Arcade, and Marco Polo Hong Kong Hotel Arcade.
The Ocean Terminal is where you can shop for kids items and young fashion, as well sports clothing including Nike and PUMA.
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For designer brands such as DKNY and Anna Sui visit the Ocean Centre and the Gateway Arcade, and head to Marco Polo for department store shopping. A cinema and international restaurants are also located here at Gateway.
Split between Sheung Wan and the Central, Hollywood Road is probably the best place in the world to buy Chinese contemporary art.
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On the street are filled with art galleries, where a large number of the most renowned Chinese artists’ works of art can be found hanging on the walls. If that is not enough, Hollywood Road is also one of the world centers for Chinese antiques with about fifty outlets stocking the finest furniture, ceramics, and art from the past thousand years.
Pacific Place is situated in a top location in the center of Hong Kong with views overlooking the harbor. Close by are Shangri-La,JW Marriot, and the Conrad,giving the mall an upmarket feel. Inside the center are filled with exclusive labels on all over 4 stories,with 130 outlets and 3 department stores. Brand names include Brooks Brothers, Aquascutum, and Shanghai Tang.There are also plenty of famous jewelers like Chopard and Cartier.
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Pacific Place is also home to a unique movie house with stadium style seating and a wide range of wine, beer, and gourmet canapés served while you catch up on the latest flick.
The IFC mall is situated right above Hong Kong station, featuring more than 200 stores, a cinema, fitness gym, and department store of over 4stories. It’s worth visiting the mall just to dine here, with some of Hong Kong’s finest restaurants offering magnificent views over Victoria Harbor.
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There is additionally a rooftop garden where all visitors are welcomed to sit back and soak up the views. Shopping outlets include trendy brands such asTrue Religion,PUMA,and EVISU, as well as the funky jewelers Mikimoto.
Enjoy your shopping!!!