When it comes to vacation, Singapore is one of the most recommended place to go because it has everything you need for memorable travel experience. You can go solo or with a group.
One of the must-do activities while traveling in Singapore is of course shopping. Even though Singapore is often described as expensive city, it doesn’t discourage visitors from shopping especially when there’s so many options available and places to do so.
It is said that Singapore is bets for food traveling, if it’s so, then shopping is the second to it.
Best places for shopping while traveling in Singapore
When you travel in Singapore, don’t miss a chance to buy interesting items is some special districts. Now, get your credit card and shoes ready for your shopping agenda because here are recommended hot spots in Singapore to do it:
- Holland Village is one of the most popular places for shopping. The name may remind you of other countries. However, this is located in Singapore. This is where you can find the old and new. This district is where Holland Road Shopping Center is. It houses to some popular shops including Lim’s Art and Crafts. Thus, you can browse or buy glassware, high quality linen, antiques, crafts, teakwood furniture, tribal artifacts, and many more. Some shops also provide shipping service so you don’t have to worry about taking too many things. Aside from shopping, you can also find dining options to enjoy delicious and less expensive foods.
- Chinatown is one of the most iconic places in Singapore. This is where you can feel the vibe of Chinese the most. This is where you can find shop houses selling various things such as crafts, Chinese medicines, souvenirs, jewelry, fruits, and various wares. You will also find large shopping malls in this district selling old and new goods.
- Little India is where you can feel the vibe of Singapore’s Indian the most. This is where you can buy Indian foods, saris, arts, and jewelry. There are various shops in various sizes selling various goods. Two of the most popular shopping hot spots are the 24-hour Mustafa Centre and the Tekka Centre, in Tekka Centre, you can buy meats, vegetables, flowers, spices, paraphernalia, saris, hardware, etc. in the 24-hour Mustafa Centre, you can buy a wide assortment of wares. You can find cheap electronics, gold, and even spices in this narrow shopping spot.
- Orchard Road is next popular shopping spot you can visit during your holiday in Singapore. This place is where you can find shopping malls offering high-end retail items (mostly). If you want to find popular and high-end brands such as Zara, Mango, Guess, or Kinokuniya, visit the Japanese department store Takashimaya. Within this district, you can also visit the oldest department store in Singapore called Tangs. This is where you will find Asian lifestyle outlets selling the world’s exclusive fashion labels and brands. Other shopping hot spots in Orchard Road include Wisma Atria, The Heeren, and Paragon Shopping Centre.