A Handy Guide to Shopping in Singapore
Key Hotspots for Shopaholics!
Shopaholics the world over love shopping in Singapore with so much choice on offer; if it’s going to be your first time indulging in some retail therapy here, these are the places you should head to.
Arguably the most famous place to shop in the Lion City, Orchard Road attracts fashionistas looking for designer brands be it Gucci, Louis Vuitton, Jimmy Choo, Prada, Chanel or Versace. Within easy reach of properties like Citadines Balestier Singapore, this locale is home to glamorous malls such as ION Orchard and the Paragon Shopping Centre as well as the trendy Far East Plaza.
For some retail therapy combined with cultural discoveries, head to the vibrant locale of Little India within easy reach of Balestier-based apart hotels. Singapore shopping escapades here can be enjoyed on Serangoon Road as well as the ever-popular Mustafa Centre and Little India Arcade; you will find everything from sarees and spices to silverware, sweets and more!
Bugis Street Market
Another bustling place to shop is the Bugis Street Market where you will find some of the best bargains too. Cheap but good quality products are on offer here including some great souvenirs for yourself or to take as gifts for family and friends. Apart from mementoes, electronics, clothing, accessories, houseware, stationery and footwear are on sale too.
Singapore’s largest mall, VivoCity is a waterfront retail hub offering entertainment and dining options too. Featuring brands like Marks & Spencer, Levi’s, Zara, Giordano and Mothercare, it also has jewellers, music outlets, sports items, footwear and books not forgetting the nation’s largest Toys “R” Us store. With a rooftop sky park and cinema multiplex, it’s the ideal place for family fun as well.