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Shopping is a favourite past time in Singapore (7 July 2011)


Singapore is a shopper's paradise. Since its founding in 1819, it has been acknowledged as the great emporium of Southeast Asia. The settlement began as a trading port, and after independence, grew to become one of the main international commercial centres of the world.

Today shopping is often regarded as the national sport of Singapore. Every housing estate on the island has its own suburban shopping mall so that residents do not have to travel far for their daily necessities. The biggest shopping malls in the city are in the Central Business District, particularly in the Downtown Core and Orchard areas.

Here's a list of shopping malls in Singapore. In addition, if you are looking to buy specific items, there are shops in different parts of Singapore specializing in them. Let me give you a list of where to find what.
  1. Alcohol
  2. Art
  3. Art Supplies
  4. Baby Items
  5. Beachwear
  6. Bicycles
  7. Books
  8. Camera Equipment
  9. Car Accessories
  10. Cards
  11. Carpets
  12. Cars
  13. Children's Clothes
  14. Clothes
  15. Computers
  16. Cosmetics
  17. Costumes
  18. Electronic & Home Appliances
  19. Eyewear
  20. Flowers
  21. Food
  22. Frames
  23. Furniture
  24. Gifts
  25. Handbags
  26. Hardware
  27. Health Food
  28. Jewellery
  29. Lingerie
  30. Luggage
  31. Maternity Items
  32. Medicine
  33. Mobile Phones
  34. Musical Instruments
  35. Party Accessories
  36. Photographers
  37. Plants & Gardening Accessories
  38. Second-Hand Items
  39. Shoes
  40. Souvenirs
  41. Sports Goods
  42. Stationery
  43. Tailor
  44. Textile
  45. Toys
  46. Wedding Items

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