Opened in 1994 on the former site of the Hong Kong Tramway Depot, Times Square is now marked as one of the ten most popular tourist destinations in Hong Kong. Its twin towers rise 46 story’s over Causeway Bay, making it a distinctive landmark in this vibrant shopping district. Surrounded by zig’ zagging lanes of small boutiques and lively restaurants, Times Square sits firmly in the center of the action. Busy during the day with vendors and businessmen, Causeway Bay really comes olive at night like many malls in Hong Kong, Times Square provides for these evening shoppers and remains open long alter dark. With its focal location, you’ll find a buzz here that other malls might lack at this late shopping hour.
Times Square’s ultramodern interior houses more than 230 world-renowned brands over 17 floors; each dedicated to a shopping theme that includes fashion, home furnishings, electronics, sports and beauty. A sophisticated range of a Ia mode brands ¬from French Connection to agnes b., from Birkenstock to Colvin Klein-supplies a diverse market. Lone Crawford, on the ground floor, encompasses the world’s most prestigious designers in fashion and cosmetics while smaller boutiques specialize in health and beauty, accessories, jewellery and watches. A floor for sports gear includes Nike, New Balance and Reebok while another is dedicated to beauty brands such as Crabtree and Evelyn. By positioning like-minded brands together Times Square has created a convenient shopping experience which makes it easy to search for one product or browse through them all, The main seven floored atrium is finished with a stunning roof, while each floor has unique lighting effects that create a superb environment in which to shop.
On the top floor of the mall, a buzzing food forum quickly regenerates your energy for shopping with a choice of over 20 restaurants. You can indulge in dumplings at Crystal Jade, Italian at California Pizza Kitchen or ice-cream at Haggan Dazs on Basement 2; there is plenty of choice to satisfy your hunger pangs.
Outside, the main square is used as a convenient meeting place and, over time, crowds hove chosen it as a public forum to celebrate many of the year’s festivals. As a response, Times Square uses its giant video screen to run countdowns for New Year’s Eve and other celebrations; and it’s always guaranteed to be a lively location to witness Hong Kong’s main events.