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Written by Shamanthika on May 20, 2020 Share on

8 Best Malls in Singapore for Shopping

In Singapore, you must enjoy the fun rides at the Universal Studios, and take Instagram-worthy pictures in front of When in Singapore, several must-do activities will make your trip memorable. Enjoy the thrilling rides at Universal Studios, capture Instagram-worthy pictures in front of the iconic Marina Bay Sands, indulge in delicious street food in Chinatown, explore the charming streets of Little India, strike a boomerang pose with the famous Merlion statue, and of course, indulge in some retail therapy! Shopping in Singapore is a delight, and the country’s shopping malls are a paradise for both shopaholics and foodies. From fashion to wellness products, luxury items to electronics, and even gold jewelry, you can find it all in Singapore’s shopping malls. To make the most of your shopping experience, consider choosing Singapore tour packages that include visits to popular shopping destinations. Whether you’re looking for high-end brands or local souvenirs, Singapore’s malls offer a diverse range of options to suit every taste and budget. So get ready to shop till you drop and create lasting memories of your Singapore tour.

The Island nation has dozens of malls to choose from, all of which are easily accessible via public transport. Each mall has one unique highlight and you can choose which one is right for you.

The Shoppes: A Magical Shopping Experience

The Shoppes is located inside the Marina Bay Sands. This mall is known for its luxury brands and star service. How about being accompanied by a personal chaperone suggesting you the best at the mall? Yes, when you are at The Shoppes, you will have one, you can pay $250 and the chaperone will guide you to pick the best of the best. The mall also housed a casino, how about trying your luck by throwing the dice? 

the shoppes mall in the marina bay sands
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ION Orchard Mall: One-stop shop for all your needs

One of the most fascinating highlights of the mall is the $6 million artwork interspersed throughout the mall. You can visit the mall to buy top global brands like Levi’s, Louis Vuitton, and Uniqlo amongst others.  If you are tired of shopping, spend a few hours in the rooftop garden. Yes, the rooftop garden at the ION Orchard Mall. Did you know that the mall is about 66,000 square meters of space from the underground all the way high up to the top levels?  The higher levels also have luxury dining space, authentic Korean-style buffet meals, and food halls, if you want to hog in between shopping. 

ion orchard mall in the night
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Bugis Junction Mall: Mix of Global and Regional Shopping

This mall is located in the heart of Bugis and easily accessible as it is closely located to the Bugis MRT station. Amongst the variety of exclusive stores that attract shoppers to this mall, it is known for its aesthetically pleasing architecture. The mall offers a mix of global brands and regional Asian brands. Hence Bugis Junction mall is known for its budget-friendliness and easy accessibility. 

Bugis junction mall the busy street
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Mustafa Centre: People’s Mall

The budget-friendly, all-time favorite Mustafa Centre is open 24*7. This is one of the famous malls in Singapore, located right in the heart of Little India, and is known for gold jewelry shopping. Simply this is a great place to buy gold and Asian-inspires gifts which you can take home. Many tourists head to Mustafa Center to buy souvenirs for everybody at home! Besides the fantastic supermarkets, what will interest you is lip-smacking food. There is a huge selection of food here at the mall, serving multiple cuisines in Singaporean style, Mustafa Cafe is a must-try.

Mustafa centre entrance
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Mandarin Gallery: For Luxury Shopping Sprees

Mandarin Gallery is exquisitely known for its luxury. This mall is the place to be if you want to shop for global luxury brands, exclusive designer collections, super stylish high-end merchandise, and other expensive souvenirs. Mandarin Gallery is for the elite, hosting a few luxurious, star restaurants, it’s known for its discreet vibe and personalized service. The mall is easily accessible via Metro rail and there is also parking available at the attraction site.

Brightly lit entrance of the mandarin gallery
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Ngee Ann City: Oldest Mall in Singapore

This mall is known for its versatile shopping experience. When you are in the mall, you can entertain yourselves with other things to do, you can head to Takashimaya Square, the biggest book store, and enjoy book reading. The mall has been serving shoppers for a decade now. There are several cafes where you can grab a cup of coffee and continue shopping. The mall is dominated by several Asian restaurants serving authentic food.

the oldest ngee ann city mall
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Paragon Shopping Center: Singapore’s High-end Mall 

The brands in this shopping center include Jimmy Choo, Muhi, Nike, Armani Junior, and many more. The market offers a variety of options for fashionistas around the world. The mall has 6 levels and it will amaze you with its variety. It is very well connected by MRT and buses, making accessibility very easy. Also, the 5-star dining experiences at the restaurants in the mall are another highlight. You can rest in between shopping at these fine dining restaurants and resume after a while.

the entrance to paragon mall
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VivoCity: The Shopaholics’ Heaven

Vivocity is hailed as the largest and the best shopping mall in Asia. It is not just a shopping mall, it is more than that. You can shop, entertain yourselves by watching a movie, browse the country’s biggest toy stores, or dine in exquisitely designed food courts. Grab a snack and shop till you are tired. A trip to Singapore won’t be complete if you don’t visit the Vivocity. Once you are here, you will realize that the mall is not a one-time visit. The 1 million sq feet retail space will put you in awe and amuse you. And, soon you will be here once again.

The grand vivo city mall
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When you are in Singapore, go shopping hopping. These malls are very well connected by MRT or buses from different parts of the city, making them easily accessible. Buy an Asian snack to munch or grab a coffee and begin shopping, you will realize that one won’t be enough. So, start planning a Singapore tour package and we, at Pickyourtrail will help you plan the best. 

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