Sign Up
Newsletter Signup
Free Fodor's Newsletter

Subscribe today for weekly travel inspiration, tips, and special offers.

Passport: Your weekly travel wrap-up
Today's Departure: Your daily dose of travel inspiration

Hong Kong Shopping

Sang Woo Loong

  • 28 Western St. Map It
  • Western
  • Crafts

Updated 11/19/2014

Fodor's Review

Born in 1915, Mr. Leung Yau Kam is Hong Kong's oldest lantern maker, and he has refused to move his workshop across the border like all the others. These intricate, handmade works in paper take fantastical forms such as bright-orange goldfish. Their role has changed over his long career from functional to purely decorative, but lanterns are still important in Chinese society. This is especially true during the Mid-Autumn Festival, when children carry their special lanterns

outdoors to view the full moon. If you can speak Cantonese—or have mastered charades—ask for one that can pack flat.

Read More

Shopping Information


Ground fl., 28 Western St., Sai Ying Pun, Hong Kong, Hong Kong–China

Map It



Updated 11/19/2014


Map View

Map of

What's Nearby

  • Shopping
  • Restaurants
  • Sights

See all shopping in Hong Kong

Add Your Own Review

When did you go?

Minimum 200 character count

How many stars would you give?




Don't Miss