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Top 05 Things to See in Mong Kok - Hong Kong's Most Popular District

Street markets, interesting choice of restaurants, and vibrant bars make Mong Kok without doubt, Hong Kong's most popular district. Here are a few exciting experiences to savour in the fab locale.


Explore the Ladies Market

This is a must visit for any serious shopper. The Ladies Market is a pedestrianized street in Mong Kok where a bevy of stalls, sell just about anything; mind you, it is not strictly limited to 'ladies' items. There you can shop for traditional Chinese handicrafts, souvenirs that reflect Hong Kong's unique style and culture, curious little gadgets and a wide selection of clothing. The market is located just 7 minutes from Dorsett Mongkok Hong Kong and other centrally based city hotels; this makes the venue quite a popular browser for tourists. Also, the fact that a horde of fine restaurants exists in the vicinity is incentive enough to make holidaymakers want to explore this market.


Check Out 'Sneakers Street' for Latest Footy Fads

The street, as is plain to deduce, is named after the numerous sneakers boutiques located there. The place is quite popular with the likes of Adidas, New Balance and Nike setting up shop on this street. Sneaker lovers should not miss the opportunity to explore the place, where you can pick up the latest styles, best brands, and some limited number shoes.


Sia Yeung Choi Street

This is a pretty long and wide street, located in Mong Kok. Easily reached from your budget hotel in Hong Kong, the place is ideal for snagging some super bargains. There you may browse the malls, markets, and local restaurants. As far as products go, just about anything is available there. Purchase cosmetics, elegant jewellery, high-tech gadgets, stylish clothing and many more popular consumer goods. What's more, the fabulous array of cafes, bars, and restaurants there, ensure you don't let down the foodie in you.


The Sky Bar for When it's Time to Relax

The sky bar located at the Langham Mall is where you head for a relaxing cocktail and taste of fresh seafood. Located on the 13th floor of the mall, the place serves cocktails, mocktails, some excellent wines and a good selection of seafood dishes. There is a western style snack bar for some casual dining while the most popular item on the menu is the fresh oysters, brought in from six countries across the globe.


Relish the Flower Market

Head over to the Flower Market during the Chinese New Year, and you will see how locals come there to purchase flowers that bring in good luck. The place is a hive of activity at other times as well, with colourful blooms creating a cheery atmosphere. The vendors too are extremely helpful and will help you pick the right bunch of flowers to suit the occasion. Even if you are not on an errand to purchase flowers, do visit the place for the experience and of course, cheery ambience.