Ap Liu Street (鴨寮街) is an old street in the Sham Shui Po, Kowloon, Hong Kong. It runs parallel to Cheung Sha Wan Road between Yen Chow Street and Nam Cheong Street. It is about 160 metres in length
The easiest way to reach it is to light off at the MTR Sham Shui Po Station. Take A2 or C2 exit and you will be ascending directly into Ap Liu Street.
The Cantonese name “Ap Liu” (鴨寮) originated from a village which was formerly located nearby but has long since been buried underneath the urbanization of Sham Shui Po.
Ap Liu Street is a huge flea market containing electronics, electrical components, LED lighting products, two restaurants that sells snake soup that make shock you if you have not imagine. Older Chinese thinks that the snake meat can boost their blood circulation and they are the hot cakes in Winters.
2nd Hand Audio Equipment, Clothes, back packs, old Watches, handphone of both new and used ones, antiques and used electrical appliances, electrical and electronics tools and other related items.
This is the world for good negotiators, if you have a sweet mouth, try to make some negotiation, you may get some discount from 10-20% on what you should normally get at the street stores. There are a lot of cheap good such as battery cells of all kind at a price of less 80% on what you get normally in the city shops.
Remote control toys such as helicopter, cars, submarine and speed boats starting with HKD80.00. A shopper can find both new and used merchandise in the area. I have been doing shopping more than 30 years and I see a lot changes… many of the shop keeper are the small street side business starter some time 20 years ago…
On the other side opposite the Cheung Sha Wan road, the Golden Shopping Arcade will get you all the Video Games, Computer, printers and Handphone, hardware for computer for geek shoppers.
In Recent years, seems Ap Liu street is a kind of foreign tourist faviourite shopping spots.