Information on Hong Kong, China

Shopping, restaurants and entertainment

Apart from tobacco, all goods, wine and alcohol (except spirits) are tax free in Hong Kong, China. This makes Hong Kong, China, one of the world's most attractive shopping destinations. The designated hotels are located at Tsim Sha Tsui, which is the heart of the city, blanketed with malls and department stores, designer boutiques, jewellery and antique shops, factory outlets, pharmaceutical shops, book stores, street stalls and bustling open-air markets hidden among skyscrapers. Shopping tips can be obtained from the Hong Kong Tourism Board website at:

Numerous pubs, bars and lounges are located in Tsim Sha Tsui (Nathan Road, Ashley Road, Knutsford Terrace, Peking Road). Happy hour, when drinks are either 2-for-1 or half-price, is usually from 18:00 to 21:00 and most bars stay open until the wee hours of morning. There are plentiful restaurants in the area specializing in the regional dishes of China and South-East and Central Asia, as well as Western cuisines.

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