1. Asian Antiques and Artifacts
Asian antiques and artifacts will probably be first on your list on your visit to any country in Asia. Fortunately, they are in abundance in Singapore. With imports coming in from all around the globe and having a rich and ancient history of its own, Singapore offers treasures at every turn. Your best finds will be available at Tanglin Shopping Centre, Chinatown and Holland Village.
If you’re looking for bigger pieces, particularly Asian antique furniture, then you should definitely head to Dempsey Hill and Bukit Timah neighborhoods. Here, you can find attractive and sturdy items like Chinese cabinets, lamps and dining sets that are perfect for your home, if you want to give it some native Asian feel.
China Collection, a store located along Malcolm Road, is also a good source of Asian antiques and artifacts. Go here if you want Chinese tables, cabinets and other display items. The store has a wide selection of different items with a variety of colors and made from different materials.
Another excellent shop for Asian household items is Just Anthony, which can be found along Upper Paya Lebar Road. The choices of furniture and house displays are all elegant and stylish. This store’s ceramic lamps and jars are particularly chic, and come in different colors.
Lee’s Antiques, meanwhile, has fabulous Asian antiques and artifacts sourced from northern Thailand. This shop, located on Pasir Panjang Road, also has unique and affordable writing tables, chairs and even authentic Mongolian cabinets.
For more must-buys and shopping ideas, you can head to the Singapore’s biggest outlet shopping center, IMM Outlet Mall is the home of more than 80 international brand outlet stores with monstrous discounts of up to 80 for every penny lasting through the year. The IMM Outlet Mall is a worthy place to make your branded shopping perfect at substantially reduced prices. IMM is located nearby Jurong East MRT station in Jurong East.
If you are Universal Studios fan then the good news is that Universal Studios store now opens in Singapore. Singapore carries a lot of global brands which are available in all the top shopping malls. The waiver of GST also give luxury to the tourist to shop more. Here is our comprehensive guide about how to waive your GST on shopping when exiting from Singapore.