Wednesday, October 1, 2008

Fuk Wa Street

Fuk Wa Street is a street in Cheung Sha Wan and Sham Shui Po, New Kowloon, Hong Kong. Part of the street is a street market with numerous stalls selling varieties of goods like old books and clothes. Its section between Yen Chow Street and Kweilin Street where the famous Golden Computer Arcade is located.

It spans from Castle Peak Road to Tai Po Road. The street breaks into several parts by various building structures.
* covered nullah in Nam Cheong Street
* Kowloon Technical School, Cheung Sha Wan Factory Estate, Un Chau Estate and Cheung Sha Wan Catholic School, between Camp Street and Cheung Wah Street

Unlike the names of streets nearby, it does not follow the place names in China. Its name means blessing and prosperous while its brother street Fuk Wing Street glorious, prosperous .

Apliu Street

Apliu Street is a street in the Sham Shui Po, New Kowloon, Hong Kong . It runs parallel to Cheung Sha Wan Road between Yen Chow Street and Nan Cheong Street. An easy way to reach it is to get off at the MTR Sham Shui Po Station. Use the A2 or C2 exit and you will be ascending directly into Apliu Street.

Apliu Street has a huge flea market containing electronics, electrical components, and related items. A shopper can find both new and used merchandise in the area. Apliu Street is well known for Geek Shopping.

While Apliu Street is famous for electronic parts, the Golden Shopping Arcade found on the other side of Cheung Sha Wan Road is famous computer hardware and related items.

The Cantonese name Apliu comes from a village which was formerly located nearby but has long since been buried underneath the urbanization of Sham Shui Po.

Wing Sing Street

Wing Sing Street , commonly known as Egg Street , was a street in Sheung Wan, Hong Kong. A narrow street was famous for its egg market, dating back to early Chinese settlement on the Victoria City on the Hong Kong Island. The ladder of street filled the shops of all kinds of eggs. The market was erased from the map by Land Development Corporation for the re-development of the area bounded by Wing Lok Street, Man Wa Lane, Bonham Strand, Queen's Road Central and Wing Wo Street. The bounded area now erects Cosco Tower and Grand Millennium Plaza.

Wing On Street

Wing On Street , commonly known as Cloth Street , is a street in , Hong Kong. The section between Des Voeux Road Central and Queen's Road Central was a cloth market. The market was moved to Western Market when Land Development Corporation decided to redevelop a skyscraper The Center.

Wing Kut Street

Wing Kut Street is a border street of Sheung Wan and extended from Aberdeen Street on the Hong Kong Island, Hong Kong. It is also a street market.

Tsing Yi Town

Tsing Yi Town was a town on Tsing Yi Island, Hong Kong. Many people at that time referred the town as Tsing Yi Main Street , namely the main street of the town.

The Chinese character Hui means market that people gathers at fix period, usually nine to ten days. However, the stalls and shops open every day in the town. It is the possible one of the reasons that people called the town ''main street''.


The town was by the Tsing Yi Bay and Tsing Yi Lagoon. In the early days, the town had no motor roads. Resident travelled on foot within island and external transport totally relied on sea. Taking sampan to Tsuen Wan was a typical example. Later Hongkong and Yaumati Ferry provided services to and fro Tsuen Wan. Later the service extended to .

Upon the completion of Tsing Yi Bridge, the motor roads were built to various places including Tsing Yi Town. Kowloon Motor Bus established bus routes to Tsuen Wan and Mei Foo.


Upon the demolition of Tsing Yi Town, most of shops in the town were relocated to the re-sited villages of Chung Mei and Lo Uk near Sheung Ko Tan. Shops open on the ground floor of houses and form a market. The informal Chung Mei Market still operates as of 2006 and is busy every early morning.

Stanley Market

Stanley Market is a street market in on Hong Kong Island, Hong Kong. The street is a typical example of a traditional old open-air market in Hong Kong and has since become a major tourist attraction, well known for its bargains. Many of the stalls or shops in Stanley Market sell Hong Kong souvenirs as well as clothing - particularly silk garments and traditional Chinese dress - toys, ornaments, luggage, souvenirs, and Chinese arts and crafts. The market grew out of Chek Chu Tsuen, a village nearby.

There are several small Chinese restaurants in the marketplace and a small old Dai pai dong, one of the few left in Hong Kong. There are a variety of restaurants along the seafront too.

The nearby Stanley Main Street offers many larger restaurants, both Western and Chinese, and is a popular spot to see and be seen on the weekends.