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This exotic market is also a place where locals bring their own pet birds for airings.
Hong Lok St., Kowloon | My Street Is Jalan Jati Indah 5 No.1 Kota Bandung 40275, Hong Kong, China
Mong Kok
+62 818-0919-0764
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Reviewed yesterday

I did not like seeing small wild birds being caged. I know this is a way of life but I didn’t enjoying seeing it and don’t think it is something that is worthy of a trip to see.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank michellemancktelow
Reviewed 4 days ago

Many of the birds you see at the Mong Kok bird market are undocumented exotics (illegal pet trade) and wild-caught—meaning the caged birds are likely trapped or stolen from nests of resident or migratory species found in Hong Kong. Why? Because these "prayer birds" are...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank zootiebird
Reviewed 17 October 2018 via mobile

It's a bit sad to see birds here as are in small cages or chained down,a street filled with birds for those that are curious

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Flitz8
Reviewed 12 September 2018

Just at the end of the wonderful flower market is the bird market. Lots of small birds in cages. Seem to be lots of small cages with birds just able to fit, which seems cruel. Maybe they use these to sell to locals with larger...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank rama1
Reviewed 25 August 2018

Personally, I had such a fun time walking through bird street and taking a look at all of the beautiful birds that were either for sale or out for a "walk" with their owners. I even had the chance to hold a pair of cockatoos...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Abby M
Reviewed 8 March 2018

Bird street was a nice visit. Lots of small birds in cagen, small market with cages and live bird food for sale. It is worth a visit.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Magnus H
Reviewed 14 February 2018

This was definitely worth the short walk - singing birds in cages are still quite common in Chinese homes, though the younger generation don't seem to do it these days. This is typically the hobby of the more mature man - you see them gathering...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank WendallKL
Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

If you’re heading out to the flower market in Kowloon, the bird market is close by and worth a visit. There were a few tourists but mostly just locals. It’s a slice of life that visitors do not get to see. It’s fascinating and sad...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Michaela
Reviewed 2 February 2018

This short street is everything bird. From small to large, live bags of critters for food, cages & accessories, it's worth a wander by.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank CodyMav
Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

At the end of the flower market, this is something you don’t see everywhere. We arrived mid-day, and it was not crowded. There were still many different birds to view and listen to. A fun stop while out walking, and not something you would find...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Mong Kok
It’s one of the highest density districts in the
world, so come to Mong Kok prepared for action. Home
to every market, restaurant and shopping arcade
imaginable, Mong Kok is the one-stop shop to satisfy
all your shopping needs. Dust off your finest
negotiation skills and dive into the bartering frenzy.
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Response from monkeywrench01 | Reviewed this property |
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