Delight your friends and family with a truly unique souvenir that
reflects the dynamic diversity of the city where East meets West!
These six Hong Kong "Must Buy" products have been chosen by
residents and visitors alike. The categories represent the myriad of
treasures available in Hong Kong. So make sure you include these
wonderful Hong Kong "Must Buy" products in your shopping list
during your stay in Hong Kong.
Arts and Crafts from all over China
There is a stunning variety of handicrafts available in Hong Kong
and you won't believe your eyes when you see the prices. Hong Kong
is a one-stop shop for high quality arts and crafts produced locally
and imported from throughout Greater China. Choose from an extensive
array of silk, embroideries, cloisonné (colourful enamel separated
by thin strips of brass), jade and wooden handicraft items. You'll
find these items throughout Hong Kong, particularly in Chinese
department stores, Stanley Market (bus 6, 6A, 6X or 260 from
Exchange Square Bus Terminus, Central); Li Yuen streets east and
west (Central MTR Exit C then walk along Des Voeux Road Central
towards Sheung Wan); Upper Lascar Row, also known as "Cat Street"
(Sheung Wan MTR Exit A2, turn right and then left along Hillier
Street, away from the tramlines, turn right at Queen's Road Central,
cross at the first "zebra" crossing then up the steps to "Cat
Street"); and Hollywood Road (one block above Upper Lascar Row).
Brighten up your wardrobe in one of Asia's leading fashion centres!
Hong Kong offers the best craftsmanship and widest range of styles
and fabrics in fashionable Chinese-style clothing and accessories.
Marvel at the fusion of great designs and traditional styles in a
large collection of brilliant colours and textiles, available in
either ready-to-wear or made-to-order garments. You'll find Chinese
clothing at Chinese department stores, specialty shops and boutiques
throughout Hong Kong and particularly in Li Yuen streets east and
west in Central (Central MTR Exit C), Pedder Street (Central MTR
Exit D1) and Des Voeux Road Central (Central MTR Exit B or C), and
Stanley Market (bus 6, 6A, 6X or 260 from Exchange Square Bus
Tea drinking may be the sign of a New Age lifestyle,
but it has been synonymous with Chinese culture for thousands of
years. Chinese people use a wide variety of teas to quench their
thirst, to aid digestion, for health benefits and as an ingredient
in many dishes. Chinese tea is a great, reasonably priced gift,
especially when attractively wrapped in souvenir packaging. Hong
Kong has a large variety of teas imported from different Chinese
provinces and cities, such as Fujian's Ti-guan-yin tea
Hangzhou's Dragon Well tea
and Yunnan's Pu-erh tea
A popular one from Taiwan is Don-ding Oolong tea
Chinese tea is readily available in Chinese department stores,
supermarkets and teahouses.
Workmanship at Unbeatable Prices
be spoiled for choice when it comes to Hong Kong's unsurpassed
selection of modern and traditional gold jewellery, accessories and
ornaments at unbeatable tax-free prices. Made of top quality pure
gold in modern designs and styles, they reflect the fine workmanship
that has made Hong Kong a leading international jewellery centre.
Major shopping areas offer an exhaustive assortment of gold
jewellery for young and old. Areas with a large choice of gold
jewellery shops include: Yee Wo Street and Hennessy Road (Causeway
Bay MTR Exit D2), and Nathan Road from Mong Kok to Tsim Sha Tsui (MTR
stations at Mong Kok, Yau Ma Tei, Jordan and Tsim Sha Tsui).
Chinese Assorted Cakes A True Taste Treat
To take home a true taste of Hong Kong, consider buying Chinese
cakes and festive delicacies, such as "wife cake" (flaky pastry with
winter melon paste)
mini moon cakes (lotus-seed paste cake)
egg rolls (finely rolled pastry not the deep fried rolls found in
and almond cookies
Chinese cakes are appropriate for just about any occasion including
weddings (assorted cakes) and at festival time (moon cakes for
Mid-Autumn Festival). Attractively packaged and hygienically sealed,
assorted Chinese cakes can be found in specialty shops in Mong Kok,
Tsim Sha Tsui, Wan Chai, Causeway Bay and North Point. Some cake
shops also have consignment outlets in major department stores.
Exquisite Table Settings
not take home a lasting symbol of your Hong Kong trip? Hong Kong
shops stock a huge variety of porcelain products and bone china
imported from various provinces in Mainland China. Available in co-ordinated
sets or as single items, the colours and patterns of Chinese
tableware represent blessings and celebrations in Chinese culture. A
pair of bowls and two pairs of chopsticks, for example, are perfect
gifts for newlyweds, offering the blessing of a bountiful life
together. You'll find Chinese tableware in Chinese department
stores, specialty shops and street outlets throughout the city.