The Temple Street is situated at Yau Ma Tei, Kowloon Peninsula of Hong Kong. It is a characteristic street, as well as the most renowned night market in Hong Kong. Lots of Hong Kong movies were shot here.
The street got its name from the Tin Hau Temple. It is also referred to as Men’s Street because the area formerly specialized in selling men’s items. The area is now a great place for spending night time, having a few drinks, tasting local snacks, purchasing jade-like or pearl-like souvenirs at very economic pricings, though bargaining is very necessary.
|What to See/Do:||The street is packed at night. There are plently of different stands selling various goods, such as clothes, handicrafts, tea sets, antiques, and even cheap electronic products. Near Tin Hau Temple are some fortune telling stands and Guangdong/Cantonese Opera performances.
Apart from that, stands that sell specialty snacks are easy to find. You can taste many kinds of sea food, pot rice and various wheaten food. The food is tasty and inexpensive and is well welcomed by local people and tourists.
The Temple Street is only about 600 meters, but receives lots of people on holidays. If you feel tired after long time walking, having a cup of mung bean soup in a dessert shop is a good choice.
|Address:||Yau Ma Tei, Yau Tsim Mong District, Kowloon, Hong Kong, China.|
|Opening time:||The Street is open all day. The night market is from 20:00 to 06:00 the next day.|
|Public transport:||Take MTR, get off at Jordan Station, and exit from A;
Take MTR get off at Yau Ma Tei Station, and exit from C.