Singapore is considered as the banking capital of world. It has become a tourist hub since the last 3 decades. The tourism sector has become the major industry to contribute to its economy. Singapore is a beautiful country. There are a lot of beautiful places in Singapore. These beautiful places attract millions of tourists every year. The most beautiful among these places is the Marina Bay. It is popular for its location in the heart of the city.
Marina Bay is not considered as the best shopping place in Singapore but there is a good number of malls in Marina bay. Marina bay is called by some as the honeymoon capital of Singapore.
It is located in the Central south district, and was artificially created in 1970’s. Today, Marina bay is famous for it hotels, entertainment and shopping centres. The most famous event of Singapore, F1 race, was held in the backdrop of the bay in 2008. It was a very significant event and was attended by many. It was created with the aim to boost Singapore financially and develop business with other Asia countries. It has now become a major financial hub in Asia. Lofty hotel, offices, open spaces and shopping makes this area a significant visit. The shopping hours at Marina Bay are usually 10:00 to 22:00.
The most popular Shopping places at the Marina Bay are:
→ The shoppes at Marina Bay Sands:
This mall is the host of all the luxurious bands from across the world. It is the home to hundreds of stores, cafes, bars and fun attractions. The notable fashion brands include Armani, Dior, etc.
The architecture of Shoppes at the bay is spectacular with giant glass windows. There are indore canals in the mall which are the most impressive. You can book the antique Sampan boats for a lap of mall with your driver to paddle you around.
→ Esplanade- Theatres on the Bay and mall:
This mall comprises of a multi- purpose art centre with a concert hall and outdoor performance area. It has theatres for entertainment. This mall provide to a great shopping and dining experience. It is a perfect place to enjoy an evening full of cultural performance. It was opened in 2002 and the building stands out on the riverfront.
The locals have renamed the building as ‘The Durain’. It has been blessed a very romantic location on the edge of the river.
→ Suntec City:
It is a vast complex consisting of a shopping mall, an exhibition centre, conference centre and office towers. The mall is the 2nd largest mall in Singapore. It has 360 retail outlets over the four storied building. It features many brand names, departmental stores and many restaurants. Sale is the regular feature in this mall and tourists are also provided discount coupons.
There are plenty of shopping option in Suntec mall. You can buy clothes, accessories, books and electronic goods. Most of the restaurants are located on the fountain Terrace.
It is the first underground pedestrian mall of Singapore. It is a 60,000 square feet air-conditioned mall with more than 50 shops. You can browse through many shops which include Flash and Splash, HMV, Charles and Keith, etc.
→ Millenia Walk:
It is a premiere lifestyle mall which is filled with an eclectic mix of designer and fashion stores. In this mall, you will find the brands names like Harnn and Thann, British India, The hour glass, etc. The bright lighting and modern architecture of this mall attracts many tourists. This mall provides a good shopping experience.
Thus, if you are wishing for a shopping experience in the Marina Bay, the above malls provide you with a great option. If you are staying somewhere in Marina Bay, you can have a tour of this place for shopping.