Hong Kong/ Yau Ma Tei – Temple Street Night Market
By TraNews Reporter Fan, Ming-Wei
TAICHUNG, TAIWAN (TraNews) – Temple Street is a characteristic shopping street located in the areas of Jordon and Yau Ma Tei in Kowloon. It is well-known for its night market establishment. Heavily visited by tourists and locals alike in the evening, the place is sometimes known as Men’s Street since it is popular for men’s fashion.
Temple Street Night Market is awash with brightly lit stalls hawking an astonishing selection of clothes, shoes, watches, CDS, electronic gadgets and more, making it the perfect place for the best bargains. In the meantime, the night market is also famous for its roadside snacking. It serves a wonderful range of delicious local delicacies to tempt visitors. Such as pork ribs rice au gratin, claypot rice, pan-fried oyster cake, sesame paste, etc. are worth giving a taste.
Passed around eight at night, many fortune-tellers would gather around at the Yau Ma Tei end of the street next to Tien Hou Temple. Whether you are interested in physiognomy, palmistry, or divination, it certainly would be an fascinating experience. Temple Street Night Market is also a great place for enjoying the incredible performances of Cantonese opera.
How to get there:
MTR Jordan Station Exit A. Turn right into Jordan Road, then right into Temple Street
MTR Yau Ma Tei Station Exit C. Turn right into Jordan Road, then take a 10-minute walk to Temple Street.