Truly living up to its name of 'Shoppers paradise', Singapore offers the consumer an assortment of choicest of goods. Goods ranging from Asian traditional crafts, antiques, to European designers and ultra-modern electronics and electrical equipment can be found here. Lots of shopping malls housing a innumerable shops selling all sorts of goods and wares can be found here. Singapore being a duty free port offers all these goods at a price much lower than in their country of origin. Most of the shopping malls are open throughout the week and for ten to eleven hours a day. The location of the shopping areas is distinct in each precinct.
Thus one can be assured of a different shopping experience at each place. One can avail a whole lot of stuff and interesting shopping from the convenient location of shopping malls. Focus Singapore provides a detailed layout of the shopping malls and streets in Singapore.
As the name suggests the Arab Street is a predominantly Muslim area and is famous for its Sultan Mosque which is an impressive edifice having a vast prayer hall and a great gold dome.
Its splendor of colorful textiles, silks, sarongs, and batiks is sure to overwhelm one by the vibrancy of its color and material.
The Parco Bugis Junction has an extensive range of boutiques and restaurants that offer quality products and also has a Japanese departmental store Seiyu. Spend an interesting day watching movies, sipping coffee in cool cafés at the same time shopping for inexpensive casual wear.
China Town is another ethnic quarters with its bustling heave of trading activities. It captivating shops selling an assorted variety of antiques, curios and other ornate stuff is sure to dish out something of interest to you.
The places of interest in China town are Clark Quay, Pidemco Complex, People's Park Center, and Chinatown point.
The Raffles City is a multicomplex that houses a basement supermarket, and has innumerable chic fashion boutiques. For the book lovers you can spend some literary moments at the Times Bookshop.
For those oriented towards technology the Funan IT Mall is the right place to be. Complete all your computer and information technology shopping here.
At the Sim Lim Square you can test your bargaining skills on some electronics items and chips.
The Parkway Parade some 15 to 20 minutes away from East Coast Parkway Expressway has some chic and stylish outlets for fashion wear.
Holland Village is a popular shopping destination among the expatriates. It has a vast variety of fast food corners and cuisines ranging from Thai to French. Popular items to shop for are antiques, curios, art, music and gifts.
At the Holland Road Shopping Center you can pick up some coral decorated handbags, summer wear and jewelry, books etc. Also find some cool South Asian colonial furniture, Asian house items, linen at the Lim's Arts and Living. At the Galerie Cho Lon find some unusual ornaments and furniture from all over Asia.
Enter a smaller version of India in the Little India section of Singapore. Sniff in the smells of spices, Indian cuisine, and gaze at the opulent array of colorful fabrics, silks, saris, Indian handicrafts and jewelry. Of interest to you will be the Hindu temple 'Sri Veerama Kaliamman Temple, which was built in 1881.
Mustafa Shopping Centre
In 1985, Mr.Mustaq Ahmad decided to set up shop at Serangoon Plaza, located away from the main shopping belt in Little India. He rented a space of 40,000 sq.ft on the ground floor of the building. The store became an immediate success, and more space was rented within the building to accommodate the growing clientele. After 2 years of careful planning, he decided to go ahead to put up his own building.
In April 1995, Mustafa Center became a reality and immediately became a Shopping Paradise to many people. On weekends, the store is packed with over 15,000 customers of all nationalities.
Customers can get almost anything from over 75,000 items displayed on four levels covering an area of 70,000 Sq.ft within the six story building which houses a hotel with 130 tastefully furnished rooms that say "Shop and Stay" under one roof, along Syed Alwi Road. The business concept of offering other services such as Foreign Exchange, Travel, and a Hotel, has helped in contributing to the growth of the business.
A heaven for the consumer Orchard Road provides a wide variety of options to cater to all tastes and budgets. There are a glut of restaurants, cafés, boutiques and bars that are alive and happening in the nights. Some of interesting malls are the plaza Singapura, Ngee Ann City, Paragon, Palais Renaissance, Tangs, the Far East Plaza and Lucky Plaza.
Find a plethora of Japanese label boutiques and bookstores at Liang Court between River valley Road and Singapore River.
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