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Western Market

Western Market Review

The Sheung Wan district's iconic market, a hulking brown-and-white colonial structure, is a good place to get your bearings. Built in 1906, it functioned as a produce market for 83 years. Today it's a shopping center selling trinkets and fabrics—the architecture is what's worth the visit. Nearby are the Chinese herbal medicine on Ko Shing Street and Queen's Road West; dried seafood on Wing Lok Street and Des Voeux Road West; and ginseng and bird's nest on Bonham Strand West.

    Contact Information

  • Address: 323 Des Voeux Rd. Central, Sheung Wan Western, Hong Kong | Map It
  • Hours: Daily 10 am–midnight
  • Metro Sheung Wan, Exit B or C.
  • Location: Western
Updated: 02-03-2013

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