You have been to almost all the places in India or abroad and are looking for some new and exciting holiday destination that would have something for everyone. Then why not try Singapore – Asia’s getaway. Officially known as Republik Singapura (Malay name for Lion City) or Republic of Singapore, the city is acclaimed for its shopping festival although that’s not all to this beautiful island country in South East Asia.
Singapore with its amazing architectural edifices, thriving art and cultural destinations, botanical gardens and fine dining restaurants is a tourists’ delight. A perfect blend of ethnic and modern lifestyle Singapore is a far away from all the other Asian countries that spell bland efficiency, safe, tastelessly boring, among other adjectives by which any other Asian countries are known. But Singapore is different from all this and more. And one step into the country one will know the difference. From world’s best airports to lush tree shaded expressway or to the fast MRT train line, Singapore spells class. So next time while planning your holidays; make a plan of Singapore tour for visiting wonderful destinations and enjoying shopping at Singapore.
The phrase shop till you drop is aptly coined for shopping delights in Singapore. From branded labels to shops selling local stuff, shopping in Singapore is a shoppers’ delight. So if you are a shopaholic then plan your holidays in from June – July as this is the time when the Singapore Great Shopping Festival kick starts. This is time when one can avail loads of discounts, great offers while shopping at the country.
Shopkeepers lower their prices to attract more visitors, and it is during this festival wide ranges of products are offered to enrich the shopping experience in the country. There are schemes like if one shop for more than S$300 then one can claim the refund for increased goods and service tax. If you are tired with all the shopping then just drop into any local cafeteria or restaurant to feast on the locally popular cuisines and tingle your taste buds.
You can shop for high end brands at Orchard Road which boasts of branded labels and the road extends from Plaza Singapura in the East to Tanglin Mall in the west. In addition to these one can also shop at civic and financial district centre and for mall shopping experience one can head to Marina Square Mall. Holland Village is quite popular with tourists and expatriates living in the country as it offers a wide range of antiques, gifts, and music and art stuff. One can also shop at Chinatown for ethnic Chinese stuff and the Little India for interesting stuff from India.
Have a knack for bargaining then head to street markets where one can bargain to one’s heart’s content and buy loads of locally made stuff. Shop at Lucy Plaza or Far East Plaza for electronics stuff!
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