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Street Markets In Singapore For Every Shopaholic

Today's shopping scenario is more about mega malls with expensive and classy brands. Singapore also exhibits some malls like these, but the most popular shopping is done in the flea markets where you get souvenirs, fashion items and even salon services. Most of the street markets in Singapore are located in the centre of the city, and the popular ones are China Town, Pasar Bella and Bugis Street Market. So head over to the markets for a much better experience!

1. Bugis Street Market

It is one of the most popular street markets in Singapore, where you get all the knick-knacks like souvenirs, postcards, stationery, etc. Bugis Street Market is a must visit as the market is enormous, cheap and one of the hottest where the whole city comes to shop. The items start from SGD 1 and have many vibrant things to offer. It is not precisely a fashion area but if you look deep enough, you might get the best clothes like jeans at SGD 10, sunglasses and hats from SGD 2, shirts and t-shirts from SGD 5 and shoes from SGD 15. It even has many eating options like Satay, fried snacks and an old noodle stall. The unique thing about Bugis is the fantastic salon services provided at reasonable cost.

Timings: 11:00 AM to 10:00 PM
It's open seven days a week and is considered preferable to go in the evening.

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2. Chinatown Street Market

Chinatown is among the biggest street markets in Singapore offering a variety of antiques, fashion items, electronics and souvenirs. The most lovable factor in this market is that it has all the pocket-friendly restaurants and street food jam-packed in the small space. As the name suggests, you will get a variety of hawker styles signature dishes such as Satay, chicken over rice, dim sum and laksa and stingray. You would be surprised to know the price range of the food items and it's just SGD 5 - SGD 10.

Timings: 10:00 AM to 10:00 PM
It is open seven days a week and is considered preferable to go afternoon.

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3. Little India Arcade

Little India Arcade is a beautiful and bright complex representing the fantastic collection of Indian and Arabian clothing, homeware and fabrics. Linger through the Indian Street, and you will discover the speciality of India like fried herbs and spices, traditional dresses, colourful artwork, exuberant accessories and sweet shops - all at discounted prices. The whole lane is shining bright orange and attracts the passerby. If you want to evade the heat, then visit the arcade in the evening and to escape the crowds, visit in the day!

Timings: 9:00 AM to 10:00 PM
Open 7 days a week

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4. Pasar Bella

Pasar Bella is typically a farmer's market where it has all the food items at a wholesale price. Housed within a superb environment, Pasar Bella encompasses a seafood market, fresh produce, wines and craft beers, meat, dairy, global cuisines and personal services, making it an all-inclusive street market in Singapore. If you are hosting a house party, then taking produce from here would be of great utility and will be pocket-friendly as well!

Timings: 10:00 AM to 9:00 PM
Open 7 days a week

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5. Tanglin Mall Bazaar

This bazaar is different from other bazaars as it has some unique items like second-hand CDs, vinyl records, retro clothes, old toys etc. Tanglin has a mid-size food court and some cafes and bakeries too! The incredible part is that the mall is not crowded and seems peaceful and relaxing to be here. The food items start from SGD 7 and are one of the most affordable eateries. It even sells modern paintings and tacky jewellery.

Timings: 10:00 AM to 9:00 PM
Open 7 days a week

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6. Lucky Plaza

The Lucky Plaza has been acknowledged as one of the most popular plazas for shoppers with a variety of products at an affordable price. It has one of the cheapest good quality products like sunglasses, souvenirs, low-end watches and medical oil products always on sale. This quaint street market gives a feel of old Singapore and gets fun to explore the unusual locations. Even the most expensive perfumes are sold here in sample sizes. If you are in a mood to try out different fragrances, then Lucky Plaza could be perfect for you!

Timings: 10:00 AM to 10:00 PM
Open 7 days a week

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Street markets in Singapore give you a crux of how the city is and how the locals live. These markets offer a range of stuff at affordable prices which makes your shopping budget friendly and provides you with all the fun and galore so head out to the most famous streets and explore them to the fullest!

~ Written by - Devyani Makan

This post was published by Holidify.com