242: Yau Ma Tei Theatre
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This vibrant night market buzzes with local character from around 4pm until midnight each day. Temple Street runs from Jordan up to Yau Ma Tei and is named after the Tin Hau temple halfway along the street. Unlike Ladies Market #247 in Mongkok, which focuses on clothes and tourist trinkets, Temple Street market sells many things that have a practical use, such as electronics, watches, toys and kitchen goods, in addition to the standard imitation branded goods, clothing and souvenirs. Bargaining is common and is part of the fun. Concealed behind the stalls are shops, Chinese medicine practitioners and prostitutes plying their trade by night. Combining a visit to this colourful market with an outdoor meal at the junction with Nanking Street #232 is an excellent evening out.
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