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Apliu Street

Apliu Street
The market in Apliu Street (2015)
Native name鴨寮街 (Chinese)
Maintained byHighways Department
LocationSham Shui Po, Hong Kong
Apliu Street
Traditional Chinese鴨寮街
Shops in Apliu Street
Old style road sign of Apliu Street

Apliu Street (simplified Chinese: 鸭寮街; traditional Chinese: 鴨寮街) is a street in the Sham Shui Po area of Kowloon, Hong Kong.


Apliu Street runs parallel to Cheung Sha Wan Road between Yen Chow Street and Nam Cheong Street. An easy way to reach it is to get off at the MTR Sham Shui Po station. Use the A2 or C2 exit and you will be ascending directly into Apliu Street.


The Cantonese name "apliu" (鴨寮) comes from a village which was formerly located nearby but has long since been buried underneath the urbanization of Sham Shui Po.[1]


Apliu Street is home to a bustling street market selling electronics, electrical components, and related items.[2] A shopper can find both new and used merchandise in the area. Apliu Street is well known for geek shopping, and at one time it had an unsavoury reputation as a "thieves' market".[3]

While Apliu Street is famous for electronic parts, the Golden Shopping Arcade on the opposite side of Cheung Sha Wan Road is famous for computer hardware, video games, and related items.[4]


Kong Wah Telecom (HK) Limited on this street was visited by the American TV show The Amazing Race 27.

The shop Kong Wah Telecom (HK) Limited (near the junction of Kweilin Street) was a site of the Detour in the eleventh leg of the reality TV show The Amazing Race 27.

See also


  1. ^ "History". Retrieved 23 May 2024.
  2. ^ "History". Retrieved 23 May 2024.
  3. ^ Jason Wordie, Streets: Exploring Kowloon (Hong Kong University Press, 2007), ISBN 978-9622098138, pp. 146-150. Excerpts available at Google Books.
  4. ^ "History". Retrieved 23 May 2024.

22°19′49″N 114°09′43″E / 22.33031°N 114.16205°E / 22.33031; 114.16205

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