Established as Singapore’s prime shopping district. Orchard Road and neighboring Scotts Road form Singapore's premier shopping district, Flanked on both sides by local and international department stores, tiny boutiques, offices, spas, beauty salons, hotels, entertainment spots, restaurants, and cafes.
Shopping malls and centres are stocked with practically everything under the sun from apparel, consumer electronic items, local/international fashion labels and housewares. The new Malls are like ION Orchard, [email protected], Orchard Central and many more.
Streets are filled with stalls touting their wares – foodstuffs, clothes, pottery, plants and other household items. You can shop paintings, t-shirts, Chinese silk, tailors, home decorations, herbal shops and CDs at Street Stalls.
Chinatown Complex is famous for Market, Food Centre and Small Shops.
Chinatown Point & Singapore Handicraft Center: With over 200 shops spread out on six levels, Chinatown Point which also houses the Handicraft Centre is a modern building of souvenirs, lacquer ware, shoes, cosmetics, clothes and travel bags at bargain prices as well as restaurants and cafes.
Serangoon Road, the main road, boasts a mélange of shops selling gold jewellery, saris and Indian ethnic wear, trinkets, Indian CDs, fresh fruit/vegetables, spices, cheap basic clothing wear and beauty salons with henna treatments. For classy, elegant Indian wear to take you to Bollywood parties and weddings, visit Sheetal at 136 Serangoon Rd or Style Mart at 149 Selegie Rd on the fringe of Serangoon Rd.
Mustafa Centre – First 24-hour department store at the other end of Serangoon Road in Serangoon Plaza. This thriving emporium sells almost everything from vitamins and supplements to watches and electronic goods at arguably the lowest fixed prices in Singapore.
|Sim Lim Square & Computer Centre|
|Established as a centre for anything electronic; here you can trawl six busy floors of audio and video gear , cameras, videocams , computers, software and accessories. It’s advisable to shop around, compare and negotiate prices. Do also check the voltage compatibility. Make sure that you check purchases thoroughly and insist on detailed receipts and full international guarantees. The centre is located across the Rochor Canal from Little India.|