My sister told me about this amazing place she discovered while studying abroad in Hong Kong. It is a tea store that is adjacent to Hong Kong's Tea Wares Museum in Hong Kong Park, Central, Hong Kong. In addition to selling teas, they also provide a dine-in vegetarian dim-sum and offer tea classes weekly. My sister said it was a lovely place to sit and contemplate, but also take an inside look at Asian culture, since the place is a bit of a cultural hub- they even host a Sunday Music Programme and a Cantonese Music Programme! They also have a second store in Sheung Wan, located at Upper Ground Floor, 290B, Queen's Road Central, Sheung Wan, Hong Kong - Sheung Wan MTR Station A2 Exit.
What to buy: Tea, Tea wares, Dim Sum
I've Been in and out of Landmark in Central since I was a kid as you can see here in the old picture. The Landmark is one of the world's most successful commercial complexes. The development consists of the 48 levels Gloucester Tower, the 47 levels Edinburgh Tower, and a five levels skylighted retail Atrium. The Landmark Atrium is home to the flagship boutiques of many famous international fashion names, having one of the highest concentration of world-leading fashion, jewellery and lifestyle names as well as dining outlets. Edinburgh Tower is one of the three office building components of The Landmark, the other being Gloucester Tower and York House. The buildings' addresses are acknowledged as the most prestigious in Hong Kong. Each of Edinburgh Tower's 28 office floors is centrally air-conditioned with column-free space and a modern communications infrastructure.
What to buy: Alberta Ferretti, Alexandre de Paris, Anna Molinari / Blumarine, Bottega Veneta, Calvin Klein Jeans, CHANEL Cosmetics, Davidoff, Dior, Escada Sport, FENDI, Gianfranco Ferre, Gucci, L'Occitane, Laurel. Longchamp, Louis Vuitton, Luisa Cerano, Manolo Blahnik, Max Mara, MOSCHINO, Paul Smith, Polo Jeans Co., Roger Vivier, S.T. Dupont, Tommy Hilfiger, Valentine BIJOUX and a LOT MORE!
What to pay: Maxx out your Credit Card!
Got a sudden chance to find a art gallery in Causeway Bay next to a small lane called Leighton Lane ... features art works and paintings by Hong Kong artists and reflecting the strong culture & characteristics of Hong Kong! can visit here to view art from paintings to sculptures. It also has good outdoor area....
a place to enjoy solitary in Causeway Bay.
What to buy: Art works with Hong Kong style and created by Hong Kong artists for friends' new home or as a sovenir
What to pay: cheque/ money wired to gallery account, they also arrange overseas shipping for customer but customer has to pay for it... anyhow, can get the painting when back home with shipping safely is a precious memory for my hong kong trip
people meet at the entrance and there's always something going on there . this IS the hip shopping complex with over 10 floors of stores and boutiques connected by swirling escalators . a wonderful Japanese-owned department store is found in the basement, and over five floors on the top for some of Hong Kong's multi-national restaurants .
opened Apr.1994, 16 floors, 900,000 sq.ft.retail space, 230 shops, multi-cinema complex..
What to buy: imports overwhelm, but young & affordable, though not cheap . and throw in a mixture of Japanese Shopping experience 8)
What to pay: OK they're NOT cheap, but very selective items gears towards the young, many from Japan .
Upon arrival at Stanley, you will first land yourself in this Shopping Centre which is situated between Carmel Road and Stanley Main Street. This is a five storey shopping mall which has a variety of shops, restaurants plus a huge car park. Next to this complex is the Village Square and beyond it is the Murray House.
Some buy their food or snacks and relax at the Village Square which is a multi function outdoor performance venue where regular activities are being staged.
What to buy: A variety of stuff are sold here . It has many food outlets too.
Stanley market, a local market, is a all time favorite for shoppers in Hongkong Island. The "market" is actually a number of stalls which were converted from cottages and shophouses.
We love shopping here because all the shops are in traffic free lanes and the atmosphere here is just so easy going.
What to buy: The countless stalls sell a wide range of inexpensive clothing including factory outlets and factory overruns designer items. Other interesting stuff are handicrafts, furnishings (oh.. those lovely lacey tablecloth, runners , pillows etc), lots of bags and shoes, souvenier items, painting, procelain, rattan wares, silk garments... the list can go on and on....
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What to pay: Some shops you can bargain for the goods while others are all at fixed prices. Rest assured that prices here are more competitive than any other places in Hongkong
Stanley Markets is a wonderful place full of atmosphere to go and shop for clothing, trinkets and souvenirs, pictures/paintings or just stroll along the beach or have a cold beer at one of the bars there.
Some class it as a tourist trap, but I used to enjoy the trip out there as much as I enjoyed wandering around the shops.
Central is filled with local shops as well as very upmarket boutiques selling expensive brand names from Armani, Cartier, Lanvin to Gucci and Tiffany & Co. The Landmark and Prince’s Building have a lot of these high end stores.
There are also some good watch and jewellery stores in Central. Stanley St is good for its range and reasonably priced photographic equipment. There are some lanes also with stalls and small shops with very good prices.
One especially different store to go to is Shanghai Tang – this store was very upmarket traditional and yet modern Chinese. The concept of the store was to revitalize Chinese design by intermingling traditional Chinese cultural fundamentals with 20th century style. The smell was just wonderful when you enter the store – it was quite unique to them and pleasant. David Tang really has created some wonderful designs in high quality fabric. Downstairs they also have goods for the home, again with the subtle Chinese influence. I bought several things – silver
Pacific Place is one of Hong Kong Islands most popular shopping complexes. There is a Marks and Spencers, Lane Crawford, Seibu and a lot of top designer labels. There are plenty of restaurants as well as a cinema complex.
Causeway bay probably caters a little more to the local market although there is never a shortage of tourist. There are plenty of small shops everywhere but also a couple of Japanese department stores. Don’t stick to just the main roads, there are many little streets filled with all kinds of things. Check out Lockhart and Jaffe Roads as well as all around Time Square. There are lots of little open air market stalls as well.
Sogo in Causeway Bay is the largest department store in Hong Kong. It first opened in 1985 and has been a landmark ever since. They say there are over 13 storeys although I don’t remember riding that many escalators – still it’s a big store. They have a wide variety including brand names of ladies and menswear, jewellery, leather goods, appliances, home accessories and in the basement is their supermarket. Something for everyone.
Time Square is in Causeway Bay and was officially opened in April 1994. It is one of Hong Kong's largest shopping malls and one of the 10 most popular tourist destinations in Hong Kong. There are more than 200 shops and a multi-cinema complex. The total complex is spread over 16 floors and divided into retail, entertainment, recreational and dining areas
City Plaza is at Taikoo Shing.. the last stop (or first depending on which way you are going) before you cross from Hong Kong Island over to Kowloon side. There are plenty of stores there and department stores as well as an ice rink.
On the ground floor are many shops all selling their own unique goods from antiques, old coins to souvenirs. On the first floor of this market is ‘cloth alley’ where you can find experienced Shanghai tailors and generally shopkeepers that really know their stock. You can buy just the fabric or have a garment made up as well. On the second floor is a Seafood restaurant decorated in Old Shanghai Style and who also have live Chinese opera performances.
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