Picture this. You’ve arrived in Singapore and are about to embark on a shopping spree.
Where do you go? Which are the best shopping havens in town? Well, for the uninitiated, this article will help you out.
From the up market Takashimaya Shopping Centre, to the Paragon, Little India, Chinatown and Bugis Junction – you have more than enough places to shop to your heart’s content.
So visit these and shop at these havens and bring home a couple of good souvenirs!
Takashimaya Shopping Centre
This huge shopping centre in Orchard Road is the epitome of up market shopping in Singapore. You can find literally anything in this place – expensive boutiques from famous labels to more affordable bargains.
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There are also bookstores, cafes and restaurants which are a must-visit if you stay in Singapore for any length of time.
Situated just opposite the Takashimaya Shopping Centre, the Paragon is another shopper’s paradise.
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Featuring goods that appeal to the trend-setting an up market crowd, the Paragon is a good place to go if you’ve finished your Takashimaya spree and hunger for more.
This little place is chockfull of nice bargains from Indian merchants. You can buy a wide variety of textiles and other goods at rock-bottom prices. Be sure to bargain to get the best prices you can.
If you’re looking for more oriental ware, Chinatown has a huge variety of shops for you to check out. If you step into People’s Park Shopping Complex, you will be bewildered by the vast number of small trinket shops you see – you can buy everything from jewelry to mahjong sets and Buddha statuettes.
Another place to visit in your shopping ventures? It’s got to be Bugis Junction. The place can get quite hot during the day, but it is definitely one of the best flea market areas on the island. If you need a break, go to Parco Bugis Junction which is situated on the opposite road.
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I hope you now have a good idea of the best shopping havens in Singapore. Be sure to bring along this list if you’re out for a shopping spree. Good luck and happy shopping!