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Plaza Singapura is a major shopping centre in Orchard

Those who think that Singapore is a dull destination should do a reality check as this Asian city state has come of ages and now exudes a voluptuous aroma that keeps tourists spellbound. The critics may points towards its strict rules but on arrival tourists find that despite its rules Singapore is generous in appeal. The traffic jams are non-existent and you won’t find graffiti in trains. And it is one of the few destinations in the world which rewards tourists very well with its great shopping and dining options. Wanderers often take flights to Singapore that offer a great shopping experience.

Kampong Glam

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Restored shophouses on Kandahar Street

Situated in the vicinity of Bugis MRT Station, Kampong Glam offers an array of shopping options that include Bugis Junction, Bugis Street and not to mention Kampong Glam. Here you can find a number of shops painted in vibrant colours. Here you can find a number of restaurants, caterers, art galleries, and craft and curios shops among other things.

Holland Village

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Holland Village Shopping Mall with a windmill at the top

This part of the city is highly frequented by foreigners. Holland Village with its easy going environment offer a milieu to spend time relaxing, hanging out with friends or just take the pleasure of doing nothing. With an array of shopping and entertainment options the area is a hit it off among the tourists. Art, craft and handicraft items are popular buy here. This locality is easily accessible from Orchard Road.


If you want to grab a slice of China you should visit Chinatown where Chinese items like tea, medicinal herbs, foods, household items, antiques and traditional Chinese clothes are on display. Electronic goods, textiles are popular stuffs here. The true colours of this locality could be spotted if you visit this locality during Chinese New Year. During these days you can feasts your eyes on lion dances and Chinese opera performances. The tourists can also get a chance to see modern fashion and gorge on drool inducing food.

Orchard Road

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Plaza Singapura is a major shopping centre in Orchard

One of the most talked about shopping areas in Singapore Orchard Road is well known for its fabulous shopping options. The guest can visit ION Orchard shopping malls where world renowned luxury labels, high street brands, art and exhibition gallery, scrumptious dining options are raring for your attention.

Singapore’s shopping options are not limited to these destinations only as tourists can explore other options that include Little India and Robinson. Just book a Singapore bound flight from London and get to a destination where an world class shopping experience await your arrival.

About the author:

Adrian Pye is a professional travel Writer. He writes regularly about travel tips, tourist places, hotels, and resorts. He loves to explore heritage and colonial hotels from all across the globe.

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