Causeway Bay the shopping central of Hong Kong
Causeway Bay is known as one of the major shopping districts in Hong Kong. Located in the northern shore of the Hong Kong Island, it is also one of the main hangout areas for youngsters.
The rent in this shopping arena has ranked as one the highest in the world, which competes with London’s Slone Street and New York’s Fifth Avenue rates. It reflects the fact that shopping in this area is on par with those major shopping areas in the world.
When it comes to shopping the options are unlimited. Sogo, a Japanese Department Store with 13 floors, and Time Square, an indoor shopping complex, tops the list. Smaller shopping malls like World Trade Center, Hang Lung Center, Windsor House, Fashion Walk, Fashion Island, Lee Gardens one and two are also good places a shopper can consider to visit. Causeway Bay is frequented by locals, especially on weekends and is considered one of the most popular shopping districts in the Hong Kong Island.
This leading shopping district also features several other entertainment and dining options. The place is surrounded by lots of eateries, cinemas and hotels.
Causeway Bay is home to many other popular attractions such as Hong Kong Central Library and Victoria Park which are the main highlights of the district. The Noon Day Gun is another attraction at this famed shopping area where a cannon is fired off at noon everyday from the Causeway Bay Typhoon Shelter.
If by any chance your visit coincides with the dawn of the New Year, you’ll be able to witness the count down at the Time Square in addition to the other festivities.
You can come to Causeway Bay in any mode of transportation you wish; buses, trams, MTR, mini-buses and taxis. The cheapest out of these options would be MTR.
If you are looking for a Causeway Bay Hong Kong hotel, which is comfortable and with affordable prices, Cosmopolitan Hotel is the place you are looking for. Cosmopolitan hotel is situated near the Time Square and would be one of the best options when looking for Hong Kong hotel accommodation.