Popular Shopping Destinations For the Shopaholic

Do you know what Singapore is famous for? Other than it is famous for is delicacies, Singapore is famous for its shopping experience. Many tourists love to visit Singapore because it is a shopper’s paradise. There are a lot of popular shopping destinations in Singapore, such as Orchard Road, Suntec City, Chinatown, Little India, etc. When you are in Singapore, you will never run out of places to shop.

Every year, there is a Great Singapore Sale (GSS), which starts from late May and ends at early July. During this period, almost all major shopping malls and boutiques offer discounts for their goods and services. Some boutiques can offer discounts as high as 75%. This is why all shopaholics love to shop during GSS.

Now, allow me to share with you 4 popular shopping destinations for the shopaholics:

1. Orchard Road. Orchard Road is the most famous shopping destination in Singapore. It is popular among both locals and tourists. Along Orchard Road, you can find many major shopping malls such as Takashimaya, Orchard ION, Paragon, etc. There is a huge collection of items ranging from apparels to accessories from all over the world.

2. Little India. Little India is located at Serangoon Road and the streets are full of shops. The shops at Little India offer a wide range of products, from silverware to ethnic jewelry. When you shop at Little India, rich smell of ground spices and fresh jasmine flowers fill the air.

3. Sim Lim Square. Sim Lim Square is the favorite hunting ground for geeks. If you are into the latest electronics, Sim Lim Square is a place that you cannot miss out. At Sim Lim Square, tourists can enjoy tax free shopping. After you have bought your goods, just head down to level one with your receipts and claim back the tax.

4. Vivo City. Vivo City is located at Habour Front and it is a lifestyle, retail and entertainment hub. Many locals love to visit Vivo City because the place boasts several famous restaurants and boutiques. Other than shopping, you can also take a cable car ride from Vivo to Sentosa, a popular offshore island of Singapore. If you are into nightlife, St James Power Station is just opposite Vivo City. St James Power Station is one of the largest one-stop nightlife destinations, with 14 bars and clubs all at one location.