When you visit Singapore, it’s a great pity that you miss pleasures of shopping. Singapore has two biggest sales promotion seasons in a year which is from May to July and Christmas season, New Year festival. During this time, many attractive discounted goods are associated with luckily drawing lots programs to receive gifts. Besides, on the weekend at any time of the year, most of the major shopping malls have 50-70% discounted sales territories. Living Nomads invites you to visit the most prominent shopping malls at Singapore Lion Island. Let’s discover best shopping in Sigapore — Top 8 best shopping malls in Singapore.
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1. Boulervard Orchard Road
The largest Singapore shopping road. Visitors who first come to Boulervard Orchard Road must be overwhelmed by its busy. Along the boulervard are the magnificently multistory supermarkets in series, the large and small general stores with all sorts of goods from luxury to popular including: Clothing, handbags, shoes, sporting goods, watches… The most famous brands in the world are concentrated at Palais Renaissance, Hilton the Shopping Gallery, Wisma Atria, Paragon, Nghee Ann City. The Robinson shopping mall, Orchads tangs, Takashimaya and Isetan are ideal choices if you need to purchase household commodities. Particularly in Saturday, shopping centers and stores on Orchard Road often opens to 11pm.
2. Marina Bay
From Raffles city shopping mall, go shopping CityLink Mall for a ride (system of shopping outlets on the ground) and then to Marina Square, Suntec City Mall and Millenia Walk. Marina Square and Suntec City Mall are largely commercial centers with hypermarket furniture, well-known dining and shopping places of the business community. In these places, you can find shirts which are elegantly designed or manual chocolate boxes…
3. Bugis Area
Here is the focus of hundreds of selling CDs stalls, clothing, fashion accessories…The departments at the 2nd floor have many cheap items, which are shopping places the youth prefer. Along shopping territory in Bugis Junction house are small push-carts which sell lovely accessories.
This place attracts those who seek for antiques, jewelry, China and Asia’s arts and crafts toys. The main road is divided into several footpaths which sell plenteously unique goods such as cheongsam silk, China traditional furniture…Chinatown is where you spoiled bargain for types of clothing and Eastern households.
5. Little Indian
As its name, this shopping mall carries a style very “Indian”. These Sari, posters of Bollywood film stars, jewelry, perfumes…, all of which contribute to make Little Indian more brilliant. This is fascinating shopping area with shops filled with goods from the floor until the ceiling.
6. Kampong Glam (Zone Arabic)
Around main roads, you will find densely shops that sell carpets, textiles, rattan baskets and crafts. There are fashion designer shops, stores like White Room or Straits records which sell used Singapore music CDs. Along Bussorah Mall road visitors will be attracted by colorful apparel, rich household goods in the house cum shop. This is the only shopping mall in Singapore opening 24/24.
7. Vivo City
This is the largest shopping center in Singapore with more than 350 stores, designed by famous architect Toyo Ito. Vivo City is the largest shopping mall which is expected to be attractive destination for tourists to Singapore. If you stay near HarbourFront – including Sentosa Island, Mt. Faber, Singapore Cruise Centre and St. James Station – then try to visit Vivo City!
8. Funan IT Market (Funan IT Mall)
Who love information technology and electronics certainly can not ignore this area. Some travelers revealed, you can buy the lastest technology products at the cost compared to only 60% in Vietnam. In Funan, you can access to the Internet for free and receive a tax refund of GST immediately after purchasing.
Note when shopping: Some areas like Bugis, Jurong East, small roadside shops…are where you can pay at ease.
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