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Western Market

Western Market © WiNG
Western Market © WiNG

This indoor market is held in a four-storey red brick colonial building constructed in 1906, now occupying an entire block at the western end of Central Hong Kong. It houses a variety of shops and stalls selling a range of products from jade curios and cloissan jewellery to its celebrated mountains of silks and fabrics. From the site one can hop onto Hong Kong's ancient double-decker tram headed for Wan Chai, Causeway Bay and Happy Valley.

Address: 323 De Voeux Road Central, Sheung Wang

Transport: Take the MTR to Sheung Wan, exit B or C; bus or tram along Des Voeux Road to Sheung Wan.

Opening times: Shops are open daily 10am to 7pm; restaurants 11am to 11pm

Admission: Free