Hong Kong Must Buy

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.

  • Handicrafts 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).

  • Chinese Clothing Always in Fashion
    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 Terminus, Central).

  • Chinese Tea The Timeless Drink
    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.

  • Gold Jewellery Fine Workmanship at Unbeatable Prices
    You'll 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 the West) , 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.

  • Chinese Tableware Exquisite Table Settings
    Why 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.

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