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“A different kind of market...”
Review of Bird Street

Bird Street
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US$45,60*
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Hong Kong Markets Small-Group Walking Tour
Ranked #329 of 845 things to do in Hong Kong
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Owner description: This exotic market is also a place where locals bring their own pet birds for airings.
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 in groups debating the virtues of various birds and listening to the singing.
You can buy birds, cages, seeds... even bags of live crickets to feed to the birds.
It is a fascinating glimpse into a more traditional culture and very interesting. We were befriended by a friendly visiting family who explained what was going on.
Well worth a visit!

Thank WendallKL
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"for sale"
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"cages"
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"goldfish"
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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 to see the birds in the small cages. And interesting to see the grasshoppers, crickets and beetles that they sell for bird food.

Thank Michaela
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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.

Thank CodyMav
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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 everywhere.

Thank Michelle112013
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Reviewed 2 December 2017 via mobile

This bird market is located at the end of the flower street market in the Mong Kok area of Kowloon.
It is a street full of birds for sale as well as all the supplies for them including live crickets and other insects.
It was quite entertaining to see.

Thank TorontoMusicman
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