Posted by: Aniket Agarwal
A trip cannot end without shopping whether it’s a honeymoon trip or a family trip. Everyone is a shopaholic to some extent and when it comes to places like Singapore you just can’t keep your pockets full. Singapore is famous for being super clean, its greenery makes it more beautiful and it is a systemized city in many ways. It is the land of many beautiful attractions and of course, shopping malls. Singapore is also called the land of malls, and you will be in love with the malls like Ion Orchard, Vivo city, Paragon mall. But that’s not all, other than malls, there are many markets that offer all sorts of items on sale. So here in this blog, you will get to know the best places to shop in Singapore, you can get those souvenirs or clothes or anything for that matter from these places.
Orchard Road is the most famous market in Singapore. The place is also popularly known as the main street for all shopping malls. It is full of tourists as well as locals, throughout the day. Orchard road is full of retail shops, discount outlets, boutiques, along with luxury hotels and malls. From apparel to electronic items, food items, housewares, and others, you’ll find everything here. The sidewalks are always lively with artists performing throughout the day. From chilling out in the market to shopping in malls you will get everything you want over here. There are many popular malls on orchard road like Ion Orchard, Paragon Shopping Central, Orchard Central.
To get to the orchard road you just need a taxi. If we talk about the timings most markets are open from 10 am and close by 10 am. All in all, Orchard road is a complete market for all types of shopping with any range starting from retail outlets to malls.
Marina Bay is one of the poshest areas in Singapore, that includes luxury hotels, malls, and many more places. It is known as the most renowned attraction in Singapore. There are many shows and exhibitions held in the famous theatre in marina bay known as Esplanade theatre. Marina bay has a decent bunch of malls and is one of the best places for shopping in Singapore. From local brands to international, you’ll find everything here, even names you might haven’t heard of. Everything here can be discovered and you will not think twice about the prices as well as you will get a wide range so it will be worth it to shop for it. Marina Bay is located in the central area of Singapore. If we talk about the timings mostly malls open from 10 am to 10:30 pm and it can be extended by 11:30 pm on weekends. Marina bay is such a sweet spot that it makes its place on both of our lists on the 7 best places to visit in Singapore and the 10 best things to do in Singapore. The Marina Bay Sands, that’s visible in this picture is an amazing restaurant and you must dine there at least once on your trip. If you need help on the must-try dishes in Singapore, we’ve got that covered too.
This is one of the amazing markets in Singapore and yeah we can call it a typical street shopping so almost everyone is a street shopaholic lover. You will be in love with this market and you can buy apparel, spices, souvenirs. Chinatown can be called one of the cheap markets in Singapore. Whether we can say it is a street market so it is not less than other markets as you will find a huge variety over here. If we talk about the prices you will be super excited when you will look into their prices and there is no need for draining energy in bargaining as you will be fully satisfied with the prices. In Chinatown, there are many famous places like Buddha Tooth Relic Temple, Singapore city gallery, and many more. iF you are a fan of in budget shopping, this is one of the best places to shop in Singapore.
Bugis street is one of the cheapest markets in Singapore and you will find a huge variety over here. The place has a very happening market crowded with locals and many tourists. It is located between Little India in the north and Marina Bay in the south. It is one of those markets where you can get everything at a very low price. You can buy jewelry, cosmetics, clothes, electronics, home appliances, footwear, accessories, chocolates, and many more things. So Bugis Street is a complete market to shop anything you wish to. There are about 800 stalls in Bugis Street so you easily spend hours shopping and investing time in having some good food items and lovely shopping.
Little India is one of the colorful and vibrant shopping centers in Singapore. The easy connectivity of lanes can make your walking and shopping both fantastic. Little India is a must-visit for every tourist to shop to the fullest of his or her heart. You can find a variety of spices, saris, even sari fabrics, jewelry, clothes at a very good budget and with a huge variety. There is a Mustafa market in Little India which is open for 24 hours while the other shops close by 10 pm.
Now that you have an idea of where to shop and what to shop in Singapore. We hope your trip is full of fun and you enjoy your shopping to the fullest. These are the 5 best places to shop in Singapore which will get you almost everything. If you want to book packages to Singapore, you can check out our Singapore holiday and honeymoon packages.
Pro Tip: You need to be very careful in Singapore regarding rules and regulations as it is a very well-maintained city and if you will not follow the rules then they would charge a fine so you need to follow that.