Once local retailers agreed to cooperate in order to create a perfect shopping location especially to draw more tourists to Singapore.
Thanks to their efforts every year for two months between late May and late July Singapore becomes a truly unbeatable shopping centre offering everything from clothes and jewelry to toys and electronics. In addition to the vast choice, shopaholics may benefit from discounts, which often reach 70%.
Although the Great Singapore Sale spreads over the whole city, the best shopping spots are found on Orchard Road offering designer brands, as well as Chinatown, Little India and Kampong Glam.
The largest and most popular Orchard Road malls include a futuristic ION Orchard and iconic Ngee Ann City Mall, luxurious Knightsbridge Mall, and Mandarin Gallery favored by tourists and locals. Paragon Shopping Center focuses on luxury brands. While the Far East Plaza offers a more down-to-earth brands and great bargains. Suntec City is the biggest complex at Marina Bay. VivoCity is a large shopping complex situated on the Harbor Front. If you are looking for a 24-hour shopping experience, try Mustafa Center in Little India.