Guest Author - Taisha Turner
A visit to the Hong Kong’s Goldfish Market is one of many free activities available to the traveler. The market is on Tung Choi Street in Mongkok, Kowloon. It is open daily from 10:00 A.M. to 6:00 P.M.
The Goldfish Market is a free trip to an aquarium. There are goldfish to view. They range from tiny fish to big ones for a large tank. There is a wide range of shapes and colors.
In addition to the goldfish, there are jellyfish. Tiny seahorses swim in tanks. Brazilian tortoises stare back at you.
There are fish bowls and tanks available for purchase. Plants to enhance tanks are for sale. Aquatic ornaments and rocks are available, also. If you have an aquarium back home, buy an unusual Hong Kong souvenir. An aquatic rock or ornament will last for years.
Why do the people love goldfish? Hong Kong residents consider goldfish good luck. Goldfish keep evil spirits away from the home. And of course, the colorful fish beautifies the home.
Take a break from the museums and shopping to stroll among the Goldfish Market on Tung Choi Street. Enjoy the variety of aquatic life for free.
The Goldfish Market is in the same area as Langham Place and the Ladies Street Market. Spend a day in the area enjoying these free activities.
The Goldfish Market and Ladies Street Market is accessable by public transportation. The bargain Octopus Card is valid for use.
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