There is a shopping mall at almost every corner and every town in Singapore. Some try to stand out while some malls are just a plain collection of empty glass store fronts. There a few that remain the ever popular and ever crowded malls, the peoples’ favourites. Here are the best shopping malls in Singapore.
1) Vivocity Mall
Vivocity is a draw for tourists as well as locals alike. Vivocity is a family friendly mall and has everything for everyone in the family. Clothing and accessories for men, children, women and teenagers. Telecommunication and computer and IT accessories stores. Being one of Singapore’s largest malls, there is a plethora of food stalls to choose from. Children can have hours of fun in their outdoor fountain pools and playgrounds. The mall is situated next to Sentosa island which joins the mainland via a bridge. Even if shopping is not your thing, you can stroll along the riverfront and watch the lights, music and fun going on in Sentosa.
Vivocity mall is located at 1 Harbourfront Walk.
2) Plaza Singapura
Plaza Singapura mall is conveniently located at the heart of the city. Being at the heart of the city, the mall is easily accessible via public transport and expressways. The mall houses some large department stores and restaurant chains.Youths frequent this mall for its cinema and movie memorabilia. Fast food, snacks and food courts are all there for you under one roof.
Plaza Singapura is located at 68 Orchard Road.
3) Takashimaya Shopping Centre
The star of Takashimaya shopping mall is in its basement. The locals are attracted to Takashimaya to the food stalls and supermarket that specialise in selling Japanese sushi and cuisine. The infamous egg tart chain Tai Cheong Egg tarts are also at this level. Do not be surprised by the long queues at this egg tart stall as this is possibly one of the best egg tarts in Singapore. The mall also houses all the major fashion and jewellery brands. You can be guaranteed to purchase authentic brands at prices sometimes cheaper than what is available in the neighbouring countries.
Find Takashimaya Mall at 391A Orchard Road.
4) Suntec City Mall
Suntec City also has its food street and the entire basement has numerous stalls, food courts and restaurants. However, most people visit this mall for its exhibitions and expo fairs at its convention halls. Being at the centre of the city, the mall is easily connected by a few different speed train lines. Discover all major international brands for shopping and be spoilt by cafes such as J.Co and Donuts or be transported to France by Paris Baguette that serves freshly prepared sandwiches and European style baguettes.
Find Suntec City at 3E Temasek Boulevard.
5) Parco Bugis Junction
Parco Bugis Junction is a youth friendly mall. Throngs of teenagers visit this mall and the cheaper flea market style Bugis street stalls across the street. Being a youth friendly mall, here you can find several stores selling cute little souvenirs and gifts as well as clothing and accessories for teenagers. Several high street fashion stores are also spotted all over the mall.
Find Parco Bugis Junction at 200 Victoria Street.
6) Marina Bay Sands
Marina Bay Sands is located just next to Gardens by the Bay, a huge park towering artificial trees. The mall has its own indoor pool, perhaps inspired by the Venetian water rides. TWG tea, offers exotic and exclusive tea blends and is famed world over. You can enjoy their tea by the indoor river or purchase some for back home. In the evening, you can even view a light show from the Gardens by the Bay. There is never a shortage of things to do here, including visiting the highest floor of the mall to get a 360 degree view of Singapore city.
The iconic Marina Bay Sands can be found at 10 Bayfront Avenue.