The perfect place to experience Hong Kong’s vibrant market scene, the Temple Street Night Market is also one of the best spots for some bargain shopping. What’s more, when hunger strikes, there is a delectable array of street food options too.

Steven Wei stevenwei [CC0], via Wikimedia Commons

Steven Wei stevenwei [CC0], via Wikimedia Commons

Getting There
This street bazaar in Kowloon can be found close to the Jordan and Yau Ma Tei MTR stations. Located within 15 minutes of Dorsett Mongkok Hong Kong, this night market opens around 4 PM and goes on till around midnight.

Choices Galore
One of the joys of shopping in Mongkok, Hong Kong is to plan a visit to such markets where you have a huge selection of items to choose from; electronics, footwear, clothing, souvenirs, fashion accessories, household items, watches and antiques can all be found here. Tip; do remember to bargain!

Culinary Adventures
One of the highlights at this market is the many food stalls where one can sample authentic local dishes. In keeping with Hong Kong’s multicultural society, the food on offer varies from regional delicacies and local seafood to Indian cuisine and Italian pizzas.

The Experience
In order to truly experience the Temple Street Night Market, take time to just soak up what’s happening around you. It is not uncommon to come across local fortune tellers and sometimes even an impromptu performance by a Chinese opera singer!

Auburn Silver is a travel writer who has a passion for fashion and a deep interest in admiring new and exotic attractions around the world.