Most people immediately think of Apliu Street Flea Market and the Golden Computer Center. But there are more to Sham Shui Po than meet the eyes; in fact, there are plenty of great places to visit that most people don’t know. So here, I bring to you 5 alternate places to visit in Sham Shui Po.
Address: 292 Tai Po Street, Sham Shui Po, Kowloon, Hong Kong
(Exit D2 from Sham Shui Po MTR)
A Grade II Historical building in Hong Kong, it’s the only surviving H-shape apartment blocks in Hong Kong that is testimony to the housing development of Hong Kong. Now a YHA Youth Hostel that welcome visitors from all over the world, you can better understand the Mei Ho tenants and their living conditions here and revisit the Old Hong Kong.
Address: Block 41 Shek Kip Mei Estate, Sham Shui Po, Kowloon, Hong Kong
(Exit B2 from Sham Shui Po MTR)
Fuk Wing Street is well known as the ‘Toy’ Street, and this is due to it being a toy and festive costumes wholesale district, gather a plethora of quirky and unique toy stores and boutiques. Every Chirstmas and Mid-Autumn Festival, every shop along the entire street would be full of decorations and trinkets that would delight both old and young. If you are suddenly feeling nostalgic and want to find some old toys, you won’t be disappointed here!
Address: Fuk Wing Street, Sham Shui Po, Kowloon, Hong Kong
(Exit B2 Sham Shui Po MTR)
Address: Number 20 Sham Mong Road, Sham Shui Po, Kowloon, Hong Kong