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Top 6 Best Hong Kong Souvenirs

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No one likes to return home empty-handed and be branded Scrooge, especially after leaving one of the shopping capitals of the world. Luckily, Hong Kong offers more that tacky caps and T-Shirts for tourists wanting to remember their time in the city. Take a look at these hand-picked best Hong Kong souvenirs.

1. Suits

Punjab House - one of the best Hong Kong Tailors
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Hong Kong ranks as one of the best cities in the world to pick up a suit. The city's tailors have garnered such a reputation for first class sowing that they now go on tours of New York and London to fit-up their dedicated clients. Aside from the skilled tailors, the price is also an attraction and you can expect suits to be up to 25% cheaper than back in Blighty or in the Big Apple. Turn around time is also sharp, and you can have a quality suit in just three days.

2. Computers and Electronics

Electronics in shopping arcade
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Hong Kong boasts a long and deserved reputation as a home to cutting edge, cut price electronics. While the city is not the bucket basement center it once was, PC equipment, computer gaming equipment and software are still competitive. Derivitive devices, based on ipods, DVD players and various other multimedia devices are also relatively cheap, if less than reliable.

Where- Golden Shopping Arcade
156 Fuk Wah Street, Sham Shui Po, Kowloon
MTR: Sham Shui Po

3. Chopsticks

The Chopstick Gallery in Ngong Ping Village
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Not the splintered pair you picked up at the local Dai Pai Dong. Hong Kong's markets boast a rainbow selection of chopsticks, al decorated with intricate designs. At only HK$10 a pop, these are the perfect present for those who can't afford to splash out.

Where - Ladies Market
Mongkok, Tung Choi Street
MTR: Mongkok

4. Tea

Old Tea Shop
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China, and Hong Kong's favourite tipple has been keeping people refreshed and healthy for more than 1000 years. In Hong Kong's tea houses you'll find a limitless amount of flavours, as well as hosts who will happily walk you through each one. Bags of tea sell for next to nothing and you can easily pick up the perfect flavor for whoever is on the present receiving end.

Where- Any of the Tea Shops all over the city

5. Porcelain

Wing On Department Store
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Hong Kong does a great trade in fine bone China porcelain. Competitive prices and some of the best pieces on the market make bone china an ideal present for friends and family back home. Hong Kong offers both the more expensive antique option, as well as more practical dinner sets.

Where- Wing-On
211 Des Voeux Road Central,Sheung Wan
MTR: Sheung Wan

6. Chinese Clothing

Chinese Clothing - Ladies Market
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Once the workshop of the world, the workshop has shifted to Gunagzhou, but, luckily, the prices have stayed. With Chinese style and fashion very much in vogue, Hong Kong has a wardrobe selection of Chinese clothing and Chinese styled clothes. Try Shanghai Tang for Chinese clothes with a contemporary twist and at prices that suit any wallet.

Where- Pedder Street Market
Pedder Street, Central
MTR: Central
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