Best Shopping Malls in Singapore

Shopping malls are hardly lacking in Singapore. With its abundance of shopping destinations, you are guaranteed to bring a suitcase of bargains home.  Fly to Singapore and indulge in your shopping urges! Whether you are into budget-friendly or high-end shopping, there will be a shopping mall that caters to your needs. Here’s a list of 5 shopping malls to stop by in Singapore: 

  1. Vivo City

A seven-floor shopping mall stretching over one million square feet, Vivo City is home to fast fashion brands such as H&M, Zara, Mango, G2000, Forever 21, GAP, etc. More than an ideal destination for for bargain shoppers, the mall provides amusement options for family with children. Located on the third floor is the Sky Garden, which offers ankle-deep pools overlooking Sentosa island. Children can frolic in paddle boat rides or alternatively have fun in the playground on the second floor. You can also enjoy latest movies in  Singapore’s biggest cinema here. The Golden Village multiplexes at Vivo City has Asia’s widest screen (over 22 metres), offering the most luxurious movie viewing experience. Some restaurants in the shopping mall have extraordinary harbour view, 

Opening Hours: Daily 10:00 am – 11:00 pm 

Nearest MRT station: HarbourFront MRT station

  1. Suntec City

Suntec City is another must-visit paradise for shopaholics. As a shopping complex comprising an extraordinary mall, an exhibition centre and a conference centre, you can easily spend a day here. Suntec City is located conveniently in the downtown area, where a wide array of dining and entertainment options are within reach. The largest fountain in the world, Fountain of the Wealth can be spotted from afar, where the laser performance takes place in the evening. Coins are thrown there by visitors who want to make a wish. Alternatively, if you like taking fun and goofy photos with some of the world’s most famous paintings, the illusionary museum chain Alive Museum is the place to be! There, you can strike all kinds of weird poses alongside paintings or Singaporean-themed exhibits and become part of those masterpieces!

Opening Hours: Daily 10:00 am – 10:00 pm 

Nearest MRT station: City Hall MRT Station

  1. The Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands

With global luxury fashion and jewellery brands, such as Dor, Alexander Mcqueen, Chopard, Bvlgari and so on under one roof, The Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands is a retail landmark that appeals to the high-end consumers. Of course, this megamall also hosts a diverse selection of restaurants, including Michelin star chef Gordon Ramsay’s restaurant Bread Street Kitchen. If you are in no mood to break the bank, the stunning architecture is another reason to stop by. An indoor canal is also featured in the mall, where you can take a leisurely ride on a sampan boat and paddle around the 22M-wide Rain Oculus. The luxury shopping mall is well connected to other parts of the Marina Bay Sands, making it easily accessible to the casino, rooftop bar and the SkyPark.

Opening Hours: Daily 10:00 am – 11:30 pm 

Nearest MRT station: Bayfront MRT Station

  1. Ion Orchard

Orchard Road is the famous shopping district of the island, and Ion Orchard is arguably the most stylish and glamorous among its counterparts. This shopping complex unashamedly caters to luxury shoppers, with its superior services including exclusive concierge services and fin-dining experiences. Expect everything to be served literally on a silver platter here! Fast fashion brands such as Uniqlo, H&M and Zara can also be found here, located in the lower levels of the mall. On the 56th floor is the observation deck, where visitors can behold a 360° view of Singapore, not to mention the impressive interior and exterior design of the building, visually striking in every way. 

Opening Hours: Daily 10:00 am – 10:00 pm 

Nearest MRT station: Orchard MRT Station

  1. Plaza Singapura

Also located along Orchard Road, Plaza Singapura a one-stop shopping station popular among both locals and tourists! Eight levels of the shopping mall are lined with mid-range designer brands, international sports apparel brands, electronics shops, as well as a huge supermarket and cinema. Feeling exhausted after a shopping spree? You can choose from a wide range of restaurants and cafes to fill your stomach. From Chinese, Japanese, Thai and other Southeast Asian cuisines, European delicacies to global fast food chains such as KFC, Nandos and Starbucks, the diverse dining options will undoubtedly satisfy any fussy eater. On the 7th floor of the mall are a cinema and a game parlor for fun-seeking visitors.

Opening Hours: Daily 10:00 am – 10:00 pm 

Nearest MRT station: Dhoby Ghaut MRT Station

  1. Bugis Junction Mall

Located in the heart of Singapore’s historic Bugis street, Bugis Junction Mall presents a combination of high-end stores and local boutiques. The mall comprises an indoor department store area and an outdoor shopping street area. The impressive mall has 5 floors where more than 90 stores are there to satisfy your every need. The outdoor area features a gigantic glass roof stretching across the shopping street with hawker carts. On the ground floor, there are also occasional flash sales to keep bargain shoppers happy. Of course, there are fast food chains sprawling around for visitors to sit down and take the weight off their feet. It is no wonder the mall is beloved by both locals and visitors. On the top floor is an air-conditioned hawker center, where you can try classic Singaporean dishes. If you don’t mind the heat and would like to dive deep into local delicacies, the Bugis Street Market is just nearby. 

Opening Hours: Daily 10:00 am – 10:00 pm 

Nearest MRT station: Bugis MRT Station

Are you ready for a trip in Singapore? Book a flight with Cathay Pacific and fly comfortably to Singapore! Thanks to the generous baggage allowance, bringing a great deal of booty home is never a problem when you fly with Cathay Pacific. All the shopping destinations are only a 4-hour flight away. For anyone who deserves a pampering journey to reward themselves after much hard work, Singapore is your next destination. 

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