Around and about Tai Ping Shan Street

Just a minute walk off Hollywood Road heading up the hill are Tai Ping Shan Street and Sai Street in Sheung Wan.  Sin Sin Man’s atelier and fine art gallery space, 52 Sai Street, Sheung Wan, has some of the most covetable jewellery, both contemporary and historical – she is considered a pioneer of this bustling area.  Her exhibition space is located right opposite her boutique and always has great installations and things going on.

DSC_6919DSC_6861DSC_6899DSC_6913DSC_6911DSC_6906DSC_6897DSC_6915DSC_6916So what’s the story with flower jamming? Tallensia Floral Art, G/F 6C Tai Ping Shan Street, Sheung Wan has the ability to help you understand and put together your own heart-mending bunch with private classes.  This florist is busy on weekends so bookings are necessary.  To pick up some wonderfully eclectic homewares and quirky accessories, head next door to InBetween, 6B Tai Ping Shan Street, Sheung Wan, afterwards.


The caffeine culture in Hong Kong is alive and kicking. For tea stop in at, t-e-a-k-h-a- , Shop B 18 Tai Ping Street, Sheung Wan – the fresh scones are delicious and the produce is locally sourced from Asia. Nosh, 11 Upper Station Street, Sheung Wan, is good for a quality coffee and wholesome food. Sometimes just thinking about their homemade granola makes me get out of bed!  The team at Secret Ingredient are one of those focused on customer service and have only the best.  They will shop and even cut-up and arrange portions of ingredients for you. 


Amelie & Tulips, G/F 56 Sai Street, Sheung Wan, is jam-packed with some seriously good furniture, artwork and cool knick-knacks with some of the pieces from George Jensen and Skultuna.  If you’re in need of a quick trim, stop in at Mood, Shop A G/F 22-24 Tai Ping Street, Sheung Wan, where Cody Tsui Chi-Hung has opened up a barber store plus shop filled with antique and vintage finds, clothes and hair accessories.


































































At the bottom of the stairs just past Nosh is the dramatically beautiful Kwun Yam Temple. Why the hanging incense coils are so mesmerising, I don’t know, but just to stand there and look up gives you a good feeling.


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