5 Best Shopping Places in Singapore
‘Treat yourself to a little retail therapy while in Singapore’
Shopping is a favorite activity for both men and women. Singapore is a small island packed with numerous gigantic malls just closely. Guess, you could not see so many malls in any part of the world. When you see Singapore in a globe map, it appears as a small dot. But when you land in, you could notice some of the world’s best shopping destinations.
Are you a shopaholic? Well, Singapore is an excellent destination to satisfy your shopping hunger. Here in this blog, we will be discussing top 5 shopping places in Singapore.
Singapore’s Top Shopping Places
1. Orchard Road:
Orchard Road is a 2.2-kilometer stretch spread with numerous mega malls. It houses various popular shopping complexes like Paragon Shopping Center, Mandarin Gallery, Far East Plaza, Ngee Ann City, Orchard Central and ION Orchard. On both sides of Orchard road, you can see international and local department stores, hotels, salons, spas, offices, boutiques, entertainment spots, cafes and restaurants. One could lavishly spend their whole day in the stretch of Orchard Road without getting bored. Most shopkeepers remain open till 11.00 PM, especially during Saturday nights.
2. Chinatown Street Market:
Chinatown is a place where you could spend even weeks by discovering a new range of shopping. If you wish to know what Chinatown offers in a quick manner, you need to walk across Sago, Trengganu and Pagoda streets. Here in Chinatown, you can see stalls and shops mostly filled with traditional candles, clothing, artwork, plants, pottery and various household items. The Mid-Autumn festival takes place in September and you could enjoy watching magnificent burst of lights and colors across the area. Some popular places to shop in Chinatown include China Square Central Flea Market, Chinatown complex, Chinatown Point and Singapore Handicraft Center, Ming Fang Antique House, etc.
It is said to be biggest shopping center in Singapore. It houses an art gallery, numerous restaurants and bars, open air playground, a rooftop amphitheater and fifteen cinema screens along with never-ending high-end outlets and branded stores. Shopaholics will feel Vivocity as retail heaven. You can buy all kinds of luxury items like Armani Jeans, Switzerland Watches and Louis Vuitton handbags. It is definitely worth visiting VivoCity when you go for a Singapore trip. Vivocity is open from 10.00 AM to 10.00 PM.
4. Haji Lane:
If you wish to experience a different kind of shopping in Singapore, you need to head to Haji Lane. It can be defined as a hipster haven. Though the road is narrow, it is beautifully decorated with vintage boutiques and stores. The beauty of the roads will tempt you to take a couple of pics. It is a place best for shopping and also for taking pics. The boutiques sell a different collection of accessories, clothes and antique cameras. If you have plenty of time, ensure to buy clothes that have unique quirky designs, bright colors and unusual materials as it is common here. I found few boutiques worth visiting in this fabulous street – Fabulous Fads, Tangers, Dulcet Fig, Zhai Eco Collection and Wicked Laundry.
5. Little India:
When you enter Little India, you can come across intriguing smells, exotic sounds and radiant colors at every foot. You can find lots of readymade and rough wear clothes all around the corners. It is said to be the most affordable place to purchase clothes in Singapore. Little India also houses dress stores, traditional fabric shops and mobile stores along with delicious curry houses. Some of the best shopping places in Little India include City Square Mall, Mustafa Center, Little India Arcade, Serangoon Road side street shops, etc.
Singapore amazes people of all age groups. It has something interesting in its own style. If you have not tested your shopping skills in an international country, then Singapore is the best destination to land. Choose one of the best Singapore tour packages from Visiit.com and explore the gigantic shopping malls of Singapore this holiday.