While the city’s glamorous malls are amongst the top draws when it comes to shopping in Singapore, don’t forget there are lively street markets that offer some unique cultural and culinary experiences too.

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Chinatown Street Market

One of the most popular locales in the city, Chinatown has a bustling street market where you can find handicrafts, souvenirs, calligraphy scrolls, lacquerware and even waving fortune cats! A 10-minute drive from Travelodge Harbourfront, this area is also a great spot to sample delectable dishes including dim sum.

Bugis Street Market

Ideal if you are after a great bargain, the Bugis Street Market has around 800 shops and offers some super deals on souvenirs. Within easy reach of hotels near Universal Studios Singapore, this market also offers clothes, houseware, electronics, jewellery, cosmetics and plenty of food options too.

Little India Arcade

Home to converted shophouses, the Little India Arcade is a fascinating place to shop and soak up the charming atmosphere of this part of Singapore. As you explore the winding alleys you will come across all manner of clothing, accessories, artwork and not forgetting food stalls with authentic Indian fare.

So Gelam Market

This pop-up street flea market is another hotspot for those looking for bargains be it on homemade products, artwork, candles, flowers and more. Food and drink stalls are also on hand when hunger strikes. This market takes place periodically so do check the Facebook page to see when the next one is scheduled; https://www.facebook.com/sogelammarket.sg/