Lots of people visit Hong Kong primarily to shop, which has made the Wonderful Worlds of Whampoa a top tourist attraction. I don't get it, as there is really nothing special about this overgrown outdoor shopping mall. Situated firmly in the center is a gigantic cruise ship themed building, housing multiple stores and a well-reviewed restaurant. I checked out the prices and opted to forgo the nearly $40 prix fix lunch.
Surrounding this bizarre ship are a number of satellite shopping malls, each with a merchandise theme. You have Book World, Music World, Fashion World, Sports World, etc. It didn't seem like the theme was too prevalent in determining which merchandisers were selected as tenants,...Read More