Visiting Temple Street in Hong Kong

Temple Street is located at Yau Ma Tei, Kowloon and is a Hong Kong famous open air night market. It is known for its night market and one of the busiest flea markets at night in this street. The night market is in the Yau Ma Tei, Jordan part of the street and not the Mong Kok part of the street. There are many foreign tourists and local people like to come to this place in the evening, you will find that this place is always crowded at dusk. Actually, temple street exudes a joyful and welcoming feeling for stall-keepers and tourists. It is known as ‘the Night Club of the People’.

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Temple Street Night Market

When the sun goes down, the traders have already laid out their wares and the opera singers and fortune tellers begin to emerge. Welcome to the Temple Street Night Market, a popular street bazaar, it is a place so steeped in local atmosphere that it has served as the backdrop to many a memorable movie.

Temple Street Night Market is an enduring example of the theatre and festivity of a Chinese market, but is shown just on the night.

Something You Can Get in the Temple Street:

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1. Shopping in the best market in Hong Kong

2. The atmosphere

3. A bargain

4. To eat at a Dai Pai Dong

If you want to enjoy a relaxing and comfortable atmosphere, and you may not like the crowds, you’d better not go there.

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Opening Hours of the Night Market in Temple Street:

2p.m. – 11p.m..

The best time to go this street is after working time, around 8pm sees the market at its most packed and atmospheric. If you’re more interested in shopping, you can get there around 3p.m.

What can You Buy in the Temple Street?

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Silk clothing

Fashion clothing (often fake or copy)

Chinese embroidered linen and clothing


Socks and underwear

CDS, (often pirated)

Antiques (often fake)

Trinkets, tea ware, electronics, watches, menswear, jade should be scrutinized and haggled over,

Snacks and Drinks in the Temple Street

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This street is also famous for its snacks and small restaurant, which serves local street cuisine. It sells a wide range of delicious local delicacies. Claypot rice, seafood, noodles and other treats are consumed with gusto. They are delicious and also very cheap. All of these culinary delicacies represent Hong Kong’s traditional and unique food culture.

How to get there

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1. MTR Yau Ma Tei Station, Exit C, turn onto Temple Street at Man Ming Lane.

2. MTR Jordan Station, Exit A. Turn right onto Jordan Road and then take another right onto Temple Street.

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