Hong Kong

Yau Ma Tei Fruit Market revisited

I've been back to the Yau Ma Tei Fruit Market a few times now - either to show HK visitors a long-forgotten part of the city, or just to purchase a few fruits while I was strolling around Kowloon. It is such an interesting place. I wish I could get up early one morning (or… Continue reading Yau Ma Tei Fruit Market revisited

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Hong Kong, Kowloon

Kowloon markets: birds, flowers, fish, jade and fruits

Given that I've posted about birds yesterday, let's continue today with another post about birds. But let's tie it in with a visit to the other side, which is Kowloon. If you only have a short time in Hong Kong do try and fit in a visit to Kowloon - it's so vibrant and interesting.… Continue reading Kowloon markets: birds, flowers, fish, jade and fruits

Hong Kong

Yau Ma Tei Fruit Market

Opposite the Red Brick Building is the old Yau Ma Tei Fruit Market - which turned 100 years this year. It consists of stone buildings one or two-storeys tall and runs along Waterloo Road between Ferry Street and Reclamation Street. Founded in 1913, it’s the oldest fruit market in the city, which was also once… Continue reading Yau Ma Tei Fruit Market