10 Top Hong Kong Souvenirs

Nobody likes to return from a vacation without souvenirs, especially after the tour to Hong Kong, one of the world’s trading capitals. Fortunately, this city offers much more than banal magnets, t-shirt, and trinkets. Here are the ten things that are probably the best gifts you can bring from the metropolis.

 

1. Chinese Chopsticks

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In the local Hong Kong markets, you can find many different sticks, decorated with intricate patterns, carvings, colors, and even beads. Buy a pair of chopsticks with pandas, bamboo or any other traditional designs. It would be an excellent gift for those who want to buy something conventional but not expensive.

 

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2. Porcelain

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Hong Kong receives a considerable amount of bone porcelain from China. All the products have affordable prices, excellent quality and a variety of shapes. It makes them a wonderful gift for friends and for decorating your own home. You can buy both expensive antiques and practical sets for daily use.

 

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3. Chinese Tea

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One of the favorites in China and Hong Kong, the drink helps to keep the mind fresh. Also, it’s perfect for your health, promising you to live up to 1000 years. In Hong Kong, you can try tea with an infinite number of flavors. Tea bags are very cheap in comparison to the other souvenirs, and you can pick up the perfect fragrance for your loved ones.

 

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4. Greenstone

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Chinese nephritis corresponds to a particular philosophy, as it is believed to be sacred. Chinese people think that the greenstone brings good luck, health, and longevity to its owner. No matter what you choose: exquisite jewelry (unusual earrings, necklaces, pendants, bracelets, hairpins and hair combs, lovely brooches in the form of animals and plants) or small jade souvenirs from Hong Kong (statuettes of smiling, lying and sitting Buddha, amulets, decor items, etc.), it will bring positive energy to the place where it will be placed.

 

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5. Exotic Food

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Surprise your friends and relatives with exotic Hong Kong delicacies. For those who consume alcohol, buy Chinese wine, beer, a bottle of vodka with a snake inside or Maotai – popular rice vodka.
Sushi lovers must bring soy sauce and a set of dried seafood. Also, you can choose some spices, roots, and sachets of dried fruits. Sweet tooth will be pleased with Chinese pastries, in particular, egg rolls and cakes with fruit filling. The most original are candies with a meat filling.

 

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6. Chinese Art

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Connoisseurs of Chinese painting will definitely choose Chinese art from Hong Kong. In the Hong Kong local markets, you can find attractive pictures, drawn on paper or embroidered on silk. There are different styles of the artworks – from traditional nature and animals to non-standard calligraphy and wishes. Pictures are sold right in the parks, where the artists can tell you the whole story about the masterpieces.

 

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7. Bamboo

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Bamboo is very popular in China for its softness, good air transmission, and moisture absorption. It is used for making light hats and umbrellas, furniture, interior items and even fabric. You can find unique covers for pillows, bed linens and bedspreads made of bamboo fabrics, which is ideal for use in hot weather. Also, Hong Kong sells bamboo t-shirts, socks, and underwear for home and sleep.

 

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8. Traditional Costumes

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Buyers who appreciate the attention to detail and are willing to spend several hundred dollars for an excellent suit or a Chinese dress zipao to feel like a million are recommended to visit WW Chan & Sons, which is considered the best Shanghai studio in Hong Kong, or the Linva Salon Tailors.

 

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9. Electronics

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In Hong Kong, you can find a variety of devices – computers, laptops, printers, scanners, microphones, headphones, flash drives. Hong Kong offers a large selection of the latest and best digital devices.
Electronic products are traded everywhere from small street shops to large shopping centers. And no matter where you decide to make your purchase – in a small kiosk, or an electronic boutique, -, the price of your chosen electronics will be lower than in many other countries. For high-quality electronics in Hong Kong, visit the following computer centers Wan Chai, Star House, Fuk Wah Street, Golden Computer Arcade, Mongkok Computer Center.

 

10. Non-traditional Chinese Medicine

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If you support non-traditional medicines, then Hong Kong offers you a wide selection of medical stores, shops, and pharmacies, selling medications made of herbs and the other traditional ingredients. Traditional Chinese medicine is an integral part of Chinese lifestyle.

 

Every fifth doctor in Hong Kong practices non-traditional Chinese medicine. It is based on the theory of ancient Chinese physicians, which dates back thousands of years. According to this approach, Chinese doctors do not treat a particular ailment, but the entire human body.

 

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