Shopping has always been the happy drug to the brain, the ultimate stress buster, also the source of happiness and independence. Ranging from the exclusive street markets to the eye-catching luxurious shopping malls all around, Hong Kong, being Asia’s world city has a lot of shopping surprises for you if you are a true shopaholic person. Here are the top 7 shopping areas around Hong Kong – the city that is famous to all the shopping addicts all around the world.

1. Ladies’ Street Market

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Sprawling over the one-kilometer area, Ladies’ Street market is one of the most prominent and popular street markets in Hong Kong. Starting from unique fashion accessories, bags, shoes, to household articles, cosmetics, jeans, and clothing –Ladies’ market has everything you look for. Although the name suggests ladies’ market, this market has everything for everybody – men, women, and kids. If you feel tired after a whole day of shopping, there are lots of street food outlets where fashion meets exotic cuisine dishes – like BBQ octopus, cuttlefish, pork lungs and intestines.

2. Temple Street Market

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Temple Street Market is one such place that cannot be skipped anyhow if you are on your Hong Kong trip. This is the only place where you can grab cheap yet quality clothing, other souvenirs and also get the advantage to witness the Hong Kong local lifestyle. The market comes to be alive once the sun sets and night falls. Strolling around the buzzing alleys of this night market streets and experiencing the cultural street performances and exotic street foods will definitely be a different adventure to cherish forever.

3. Apliu Street Electronic Market

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If you are more into buying electronic goods and gadgets, then the electronic flea market at Apliu Street Hong Kong is the best place for you to pay a visit. Starting from mobile phone accessories, cameras to various computer and laptop accessories, – you will have an array of new and second-hand electronic products on bargained yet honest rates. You can also find old coins and antique watches if you have that eye to pick the jewel from the heap.

4. Harbour City

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Among the various large malls Harbour city stands as the superlative shopping adobe for the shopaholics in Hong Kong. The mall has made separate shopping zones for fashion, watches, accessories, sports and distinct section for the kids as well. If you are a gadget lover, then you will also find an entire floor dedicated to all the latest electronic gadgets. The entire mall is separated into five sections: gateway Arcade, Ocean Centre, Ocean Terminal, Marco Polo Hong Kong Hotel arcade, and Star Annex. Like other malls in the city, Harbour City also has around 70 mind-boggling places where you can enjoy special cuisines with your family or friends.

5. Causeway Bay

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If shopping is something that adds extra colors into your life, then Causeway Bay of Hong Kong will simply fill your heart with extreme pleasure. In every shop and every mall located at Causeway Bay, you will get the true mythical experience of Hong Kong shopping. This shopping zone is home to the largest shopping mall in the city – Times Square and also the departmental store SOGO is located here. The best part is you can get things at your own price – means you can bargain and the prices of the products are also quite adequate.

6. The Landmark

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The Landmark is one of the oldest and outstanding shopping malls and is located at Hong Kong central. For every fashionista, this mall will definitely be the ultimate destination for shopping while traveling around the city. The Landmark houses an array of worlds’ most high-end brand outlets such as Louis Vuitton, Harvey Nichols, Tiffany, Gucci, Helmut Lang, Manolo Blahnik and many other luxury brands from all around the world. Not only shopping but in Landmark you will also find places like Otto e Mezzo Bombana, Armani/Aqua to satisfy your appetite at the heart of the city Hong Kong.

7. Cat Street Antiques

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The name of this place in Sheung Wan bears an interesting colonial history. Known as the Mo Lo Street for the locals in Sheung Wan, Cat Street also has another name called Upper Lascar Row. Lascar Row streets once used to sell stolen goods that were known as the “rat goods” and the buyers were known as the cats – and thus come the name Cat Street. This is the ultimate place in Hong Kong where you can find antique treasures like Ming Era styled furniture, old movie posters, ancient snuff bottle, old books and many others from the antique deals and merchants and in the various art galleries around the street. You will also find wooden handicrafts, chessboard, and carved dragons, noodle bowls, silk and embroidery products from the same dealers.

Moreover, shopping not only means picking the best things for your home decoration or wardrobe collection but shopping from specific places carries a special essence of memory that lasts as long as the product or the cloth stays with you. Make your Hong Kong trip more engaging and happening through exploring the above shopping hubs of the city.