9 Must Go Shopping Spots in Hong Kong

Shopping in Hong Kong (Eckhard Pecher)

Hong Kong offers both of life's greatest pleasure: shopping and eating. Shopping in the land of dim sum is as good as their delicacies — only if you know where to go. Don't fret if you're unfamiliar with Hong Kong, KKday gives you some insider's tips on the best shopping spots in Hong Kong. Go exchange your Hong Kong dollars now, this is your chance to check out the brands that are unavailable in Singapore!

1. Island Beverly Centre

Island Beverly Centre (Twang Dunga)

With affordable apparels from SGD $20, Island Beverly Centre next to SOGO boasts four storeys of Korean and Japanese fashion items that caters to the younger market. You can even find cheap purses and clutches under SGD $10 here! However, the trick is you have to make sure you know what you're looking for because most shops in Island Beverly Centre have a strict 'no-trying' policy.

Address:
1 Great George Street, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong Island

Nearest MTR:
Causeway Bay (Exit E)

Opening hours:
Varies from shop to shop, but usually afternoon till late

2. Forever 21

Forever 21 (Twang Dunga)

Shopaholics rejoice — there's a HUGE Forever 21 in Hong Kong opened till midnight. Yes, that's six storeys worth of shopping!

Forever21 (I-Ta Tsai)

The F21 in Causeway Bay only closes it doors at 1am everyday, making it prefect for you to squeeze in some late night retail therapy after supper. Any time is a good time to shop, are we right?

Address:
Capitol Centre, 5-19 Jardine's Bazaar, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong

Nearest MTR:
Causeway Bay (Exit F)

Opening hours:
10am to 1am daily

3. Argyle Centre

Argyle Centre (Sherene)
If you're on a tight budget or simply looking for cheap shopping spots in Hong Kong, you can put your bargain skills to test at Argyle Centre, a multi-levelled mall in Mong Kok that's a cross between Singapore's Bugis Street and Bangkok's Platinum Mall. There are plenty of individual stores on each level selling everything from clothes, bags, shoes and accessories. Trust us, no shopping in Hong Kong is complete till you visit Argyle Centre!

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Remember grab a packet or two of the legendary Baiwei cold noodles on the ground floor before you leave! You can pick out any ingredients you want at an affordable price of around SGD $2 for a packet.

Address:
688 Nathan Rd, Mong Kok, Kowloon

Nearest MTR:
Mong Kok (Exit D2)

Opening hours:
12:30pm to late night

4. Citygate Outlets

Citygate Outlets (Johnlsl)

Drop by Citygate Outlets, the largest outlet mall in Hong Kong if you're around Lantau Island. With over 90 international brand names like Armani, Nike and Esprit offering discounts of up to 70% all yer rund, there's no good reason reject Citygate Outlets a spot on your list of must go shopping spots in Hong Kong — even if you're with your boyfriend. The cinema within the mall means guys can catch a movie while the ladies can shop away. No more bored-to-death faces!

Address:
20 Tat Tung Road, Hong Kong

Nearest MTR:
Tung Chung (Exit C)

Opening hours:
10am to 10pm daily

5. Times Square

Times Square (shankar. s)

Times Square, one of the largest shopping mall, has over 230 stores ranging from mid-priced to high-end designer luxury boutiques (think: Ion Orchard of Hong Kong). Located comfortably along the streets of Causeway Bay, you can find everything like lifestyle, beauty and cosmetics, womenswear and menswear at Times Square. If you'd love to splurge and pamper yourself once in a while, Times Square is the shopping mall for you.

Donguri Republic (Chun Yip So)

Pssssst, If you are a huge fan of Studio Ghibli, you have to stop by Donguri Republic (Shop no. 925C, 9th floor of Times Square) to pick up some themed merchandise from films like My Neighbour Totoro and Spirited Away.

Address:
1 Matheson Street, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong

Nearest MTR:
Causeway Bay (Exit A)

Opening hours:
10am to 10pm daily

6. Hysan Place

Hysan Place (T!m)

Also situated in the vicinity of Causeway Bay, Hysan Place offers 17 floors of sought-after international brands such as Hollister, GAP, Chanel Beauté and more. Fashion, beauty and even lifestyle stores — Hysan Place has a place for everyone.

Address:
500 Hennessy Road, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong Island

Nearest MTR:
Causeway Bay (Exit F2)

Opening hours:
10am to 10pm daily

7. Langham Place

Langham Place (Jane Embury)

Even though Langham Place seems out of place located right smack in the gritty Mongkok, it's one of the must go places for shopping if you're in that district. Langham Place houses on of the longest indoor escalator in Hong Kong, and is filled with plenty of stores from popular international brands to little boutiques suited for youngsters.

Address:
8 Argyle Street, Mongkok, Kowloon

Nearest MTR:
Mongkok (Exit C3)

Opening hours:
11am to 11pm daily

8. Harbour City

Harbour City (Pinterest)

A vast mall consisting with a combination of three malls in one: Ocean Terminal, Ocean Centre and Gateway Arcade, Habour City is often recommended as a must visit if you only can pick one shopping mall in Hong Kong. Divided into four zones — kids, sports, fashion, cosmetics — Habour City offers a one-stop-shopping experience from luxury boutiques to flagship stores.

Harbour City (Anne Roberts)

Disclaimer: Harbour City is so massive, you may get lost inside even if you have a good sense of direction!

Address:
3-27 Canton Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon

Nearest MTR:
Tsim Sha Tsui Station (Exit A1), then walk along Haiphong Road

Opening hours:
10am to 10pm daily

9. PMQ Hong Kong

PMQ Hong Kong
PMQ Hong Kong (PMQ)

The former PMQ (Police Married Quarters) is now a hipster shopping spot where local brands and talent congregate. Home to 100+ Hong Kong's young create-preneurs, you can expect to find design studio shops, pop-up stores, unique homewares and quirky gifts for your family and friends back in Singapore while exploring the exhibition and the featured art at the same time.

For more info on the pop-up stores and shopping at PMQ, click here!

Address:
No. 35 Aberdeen Street, Central

Nearest MTR:
5-10 mins walk from Sheung Wan MTR (Exit E2) or Central MTR (Exit C)

Opening hours:
7am to 11pm daily

These are the must visit shopping spots in Hong Kong. Here's an extra tip from KKday: bring along a bigger luggage or pack less if you're gonna shop till you drop!

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