Singapore is known for being something of a shopaholic’s dream and it is often said to be something of a local hobby! With so many terrific malls and shopping centres you would be forgiven for spending at least a little time of your Singapore stay treating yourself to some retail therapy. And, with many open until fairly late each night, you don’t even have to dip into your sightseeing time to hit the shops!
Some of Singapore’s top malls include:
At the heart of the famous shopping street of Orchard Road, Paragon is a terrific place for purchasing a wide selection of high end and designed goods. Close to Somerset MRT station and spread over six levels, you’ll find names such as Gucci, Calvin Klein, Versace, Miu Miu, Ben Sherman, DKNY, and Banana Republic. Shop in sophistication and style and take a break in one of the many fine eateries with a global representation of cuisine.
A mega glam mall from the outside, the elegance continues long after you step inside the air-conditioned comfort. On Orchard Road and near to Orchard station, visitors can browse a vast array of items, including clothing, shoes, accessories, electronics, books, sports equipment, and beauty products. There are many places to eat and drink, from gourmet establishments through to places where you can grab a quick bite. And, you can also see some pretty fabulous art work too!
Sim Lim Square
In the bustling heart of vibrant Little India, Sim Lim Square is THE place to go to take care of all your IT needs. The largest IT outlet in the whole country, you’ll find anything and everything IT related that you may possibly need … as well as those things you didn’t think about previously but now must have! New items, used items, and repairs are all available. If you’re into all the latest gadgets and gizmos you should definitely call into here!
At the Marina Centre and connected to the Exhibition Hall and Convention Centre, Suntec Citycaters to a wide diversity of shoppers. It is split into four main zones. For luxury, designer, and high end goods head to the Galleria, whereas if you are seeking items that fit nicely into a varied price range check out the Tropics. Hungry or thirsty? Pay a visit to the Fountain Terrace with its selection of restaurants and cafes. And, if you’re looking for a little fun, the Entertainment Centre has got you covered. It’s a huge mall!
Close to Farrer Park station in the Lively Little India area, this shopping centre is open 24 hours of the day! You can shop round the clock hunting for bargains. There are many discounts to be enjoyed and if you like a market-type feeling with your shopping centre experience you will really like this mall. There are numerous products to choose from in addition to a large supermarket and a cool rooftop restaurant.
Close to Sentosa, VivoCity is the biggest shopping centre in all of Singapore. Even if you don’t really want to buy anything it is still well-worth paying a visit to this gleaming retail wonder simply to ogle! There’s a dazzling assortment of shops, eateries, and leisure options, and it is so easy to spend an entire day here and not even notice the hours flying by!
Singapore really is one of Asia’s best shopping destinations – have fun!