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Western Market

Des Voeux Road, Central Hong Kong Island, Hong Kong, China
852-60292675
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Des Voeux Road, Central Hong Kong Island, Hong Kong, China
Sheung Wan
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852-60292675
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Reviewed today

I noticed the building as I crossed the bridge from the Ferry and it looked interesting so thought I'd go in to take a look. It was there around 1030 in the morning when it was supposed to be "open" but most of the shops...More

Thank Acineto
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Western Market is a rare and priceless historic building in Sheung Wan. Unfortunately there is literally no proper management. The ventilation shaft is an eyesore. The shops inside are not interesting. This place has some potential to attract tourists, but serious planning is necessary.

Thank Leon L
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Reviewed 16 April 2018

One of the original market buildings still standing (and dating back to 1906), the Western Market is now really a glorified souvenir stand with several uninspiring shops located on two levels. While the exterior is worth a look at entering the building is a waste...More

Thank John B
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Reviewed 20 January 2018

From the outside, the building looked interesting with its historic architecture. But once inside, nothing much. Just a few shops on the ground floor, the entire 2nd floor was filled with textile shops with no customers. The 3rd floor was a deserted restaurant that looked...More

Thank Lee-Atlanta2013
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Reviewed 26 December 2017

Last remaining section of the Western Market this part was built in 1906. Ground floor is a boutique shopping arcade, 2nd floor is fabric, cloth and material of all colours and designs. So if you are after fabric of any description then this is the...More

1  Thank Max P
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Reviewed 18 December 2017 via mobile

I last visited this market with my late Mother in 1992. Still much the same in structure and selling items to tourists. I was impressed by the bus memoribelia shop which had scale models of buses from yesteryear . Models of the star ferry and...More

Thank Nigel G
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Reviewed 30 November 2017

Slightly disappointing. Beautiful historic building that is sadly underused. Tourist shops on bottom. Fabric on next level (so if you want to buy fabric I suppose that's good) On the top a restaurant that looked like a wedding venue serving Sunday Brunch.

Thank AFoolForTravel
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Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

Lovely desserts on the main road. Descriptions are written in English which helps a lot. So tasty it's a must try!

Thank Amy M
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Reviewed 31 October 2017

The potential for this place to be a bustling tourist attraction is very high. It's an old market place with some great looking architecture in the foundation. The problem is that it's just run down, and the businesses are not something a tourist would really...More

Thank CandyCritic
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Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

This is an old building that is now a shopping arcade. Its got some historical importance as an old market place for Hong Kong. Not much happens there except restaurants and clothing material suppliers.

Thank anljp
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