Walk west under the enormous camphor trees of Haiphong Road and you’ll discover a new generation of malls that have opened in more recent years. In most other cities, shopping malls sprawl over a huge amount of land, but in space-deprived Hong Kong, malls go up.
Malls have innovated in other ways, too. The dazzlingraises the bar with its megawatt mix of upscale retail, destination dining and museum-worthy art collection, all housed within a striking, architectural space on Victoria Dockside. Sibling in Tsim Sha Tsui also includes an art space that hosts regular cultural events and art exhibitions. Other malls have adopted a theme, whether deliberately or by accident. in Mong Kok is dedicated to sportswear and running shoes. is the place to discover vintage collectibles. is where youngsters head to keep up with the latest street-fashion trends.
Others are destinations in and of themselves. Champagne Court is known for its vintage camera shops, as well as the 1960s-era Star Cafe, which offers up tomato soup and a slice of nostalgia. Thanks to its many guesthouses Chungking Mansions contains the world in a single building, with ground-floor snack bars that serve some of the best chai and samosas in town. And if you happen to stumble into the shopping arcade of
Information in this article is subject to change without advance notice. Please contact the relevant product or service providers for enquiries.
The Hong Kong Tourism Board disclaims any liability as to the quality or fitness for purpose of third party products and services; and makes no representation or warranty as to the accuracy, adequacy or reliability of any information contained herein.