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Brad
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4.0 of 5 bubblesMar 2022
Yau Ma Tei was historically a beach and bay mostly inhabited by Tanka fisherman prior to the arrival of the British in the early 19th century and the eventual land reclamations that would see the Kowloon peninsula extend significantly westward during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Today Yau Ma Tei is generally considered the area south of Mongkok (Dundas Road), north of Jordan neighbourhood and west of the Ho Man Tin. Technically speaking Jordan is still part of Yau Ma Tei but after the Jordan MTR Station was opened, the area and streets nearby until your reach TST further south became informally known as Jordan. Yau Ma Tei is a really neat place to explore if you want to see the working life side of the Kowloon peninsula instead of the more heavily commercialised and tourist friendly districts like TST. What you find here are busy streets lined with hub style industries such as metal works, construction, household appliances, kitchenware and the likes. There are many local restaurants and food shops as well as a few western style eateries and bars. In recent years, a few modern coffee shops and cafes have started opening up as well. This trend is likely to continue going forward. Yet, the district very much retains its old-school look and feel throughout. This is the real Kowloon, where by area residents and workers just get on with their busy lives. Not much in the form of retail shopping appeal, Michelin dining or that sort of thing, just businesses, industry and estates for locals - all within close walking range to public transportation, making it easy and quick to visit and explore the area while still doing a bit of historic and fun sightseeing. There is interesting and budget-friendly sightseeing in the area. It is the location the very popular Jade Market at Public Square. Nearby is the Tin Hau Temple, a large complex and one of the most interesting temples to visit in the city. Other interesting attractions include historic monument buildings such as the Old Yau Ma Tei Police Station, Red Brick House, Yau Ma Tei Theatre House, Kowloon Union Church and Old South Kowloon Magistracy. Another less visited gem for tourists is the Yau Ma Tei Fruit Market, which supplies much of the city with fruit. This is one of the bustling spots in the city during the red light hours. On the flip side, and somewhat shared with the Jordan District is the the Temple Street Night Market, which like the nearby Jade Market is one of the most famous and heavily visited markets in the city. Note: Not a lot of quality or reputable hotels in the Yau Ma Tei District. That is fine, there are several accessible MTR Stations so it is not a problem to stay elsewhere in the city and just travel by MTR to visit Yau Ma Tei for as long as you like before returning home or to your hotel.

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Brad
Hong Kong, China173,685 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2022
Yau Ma Tei was historically a beach and bay mostly inhabited by Tanka fisherman prior to the arrival of the British in the early 19th century and the eventual land reclamations that would see the Kowloon peninsula extend significantly westward during the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

Today Yau Ma Tei is generally considered the area south of Mongkok (Dundas Road), north of Jordan neighbourhood and west of the Ho Man Tin. Technically speaking Jordan is still part of Yau Ma Tei but after the Jordan MTR Station was opened, the area and streets nearby until your reach TST further south became informally known as Jordan.

Yau Ma Tei is a really neat place to explore if you want to see the working life side of the Kowloon peninsula instead of the more heavily commercialised and tourist friendly districts like TST. What you find here are busy streets lined with hub style industries such as metal works, construction, household appliances, kitchenware and the likes.

There are many local restaurants and food shops as well as a few western style eateries and bars. In recent years, a few modern coffee shops and cafes have started opening up as well. This trend is likely to continue going forward. Yet, the district very much retains its old-school look and feel throughout. This is the real Kowloon, where by area residents and workers just get on with their busy lives. Not much in the form of retail shopping appeal, Michelin dining or that sort of thing, just businesses, industry and estates for locals - all within close walking range to public transportation, making it easy and quick to visit and explore the area while still doing a bit of historic and fun sightseeing.

There is interesting and budget-friendly sightseeing in the area. It is the location the very popular Jade Market at Public Square. Nearby is the Tin Hau Temple, a large complex and one of the most interesting temples to visit in the city. Other interesting attractions include historic monument buildings such as the Old Yau Ma Tei Police Station, Red Brick House, Yau Ma Tei Theatre House, Kowloon Union Church and Old South Kowloon Magistracy.

Another less visited gem for tourists is the Yau Ma Tei Fruit Market, which supplies much of the city with fruit. This is one of the bustling spots in the city during the red light hours. On the flip side, and somewhat shared with the Jordan District is the the Temple Street Night Market, which like the nearby Jade Market is one of the most famous and heavily visited markets in the city.

Note: Not a lot of quality or reputable hotels in the Yau Ma Tei District. That is fine, there are several accessible MTR Stations so it is not a problem to stay elsewhere in the city and just travel by MTR to visit Yau Ma Tei for as long as you like before returning home or to your hotel.
Written 10 April 2022
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Snowy’s Cooking Kitchen
Hong Kong, China1,450 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2021 • Couples
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Written 19 December 2021
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Quack H
HONG KONG2,701 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2017 • Solo
Fruits were sold slightly cheaper in the fruit wholesale than other places in Hong Kong. It was a busy district in Yaumatei.
Written 4 March 2018
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jesus
Burriana, Spain594 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2017 • Business
You can find a lot of options in this area for shopping and eat local/traditional food. In addition there is a wholesale fruit market. You can arrive easy with mtr.
Written 5 September 2017
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KJMphuket
Copenhagen, Denmark53 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2017 • Family
Pleasant area with plenty of options for shopping and enormous options of various eateries and easy accessible by mtr from central
Written 2 August 2017
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steve b
penygroes89 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2017
Was impressed with the meal staff are very friendly and it's clean
Basic but good value just be careful if you order an extra drink after your main order the cost goes up from day $3 per can to $23
Written 1 July 2017
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Quack H
HONG KONG2,701 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2016 • Solo
Quite a lot to see in Yau Ma Tei, I usually go to the Fruit Market in Yau Ma Tei because it is a wholesale market and sells cheaper.
Written 24 April 2017
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livingroundtheworld
1,088 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2017 • Couples
There are lots to see and do in this local area. The area is also lined with kitchenware shops. We visited an important local Chinese temple, a jade market, a historic theater, large fruit market and local eateries. The Temple Street Market came alive at dusk. Excellent area to visit by day and night. A
Written 20 April 2017
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Angelina A
Singapore, Singapore594 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2017
Yau Ma Tei is an interesting place to explore Hong Kong's local lifestyle. Is near to Noble Park Hotel just walked about 15mins can reached Tin Hau Temple and walked to Yau Ma Tei Fruits Wholesale center,next to it is the cinema. From Fruits Wholesale center walked straight across few lanes turned right will reached the Police station(appeared on some Hong Kong drama). Temple Street just left of Tin Hau Temple
Written 14 March 2017
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Lorna M
Bedford, UK277 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2017 • Couples
This area is very similar to the other areas around Hong Kong. Same sort of shops and the same hustle and bustle.
Written 20 February 2017
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