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Where to Find Singapore’s Top 3 Markets

Where to Find Singapore’s Top 3 Markets 

A lot of people think traveling to Singapore is expensive. While there’s some truth to that, the country also offers a plethora of activities perfect for those who want to explore without breaking the bank. 

Introducing Singapore’s top markets: the ultimate shoppers’ paradise for the best deals around. 

They got souvenirs, street food, unique finds, and everything you could ever wish for! Know where to find them in our list below. 

1. Bugis Street Market 

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Address: 3 New Bugis St, Singapore 188867

Operating hours:

  • Monday to Sunday – 10 AM to 10 PM 

Bugis Street Market is a bustling shoppers’ haven, renowned for its diverse range of offerings with above 600 stalls. It goes without saying that visitors can expect a variety of goods along this dynamic shopping street. 

From various souvenirs to local and international street food, as well as clothing, bags, accessories, and shoes, Bugis Street Market is a melting pot of shopping and culinary delights.

The best part is the great deals that come with the goods. 

Feel like the price tag is out of your budget? Try negotiating for a lower price! You’ll be surprised by the culture of friendly haggling. 

2. Katong Square Lifestyle and Vintage Market


Address: E Coast Rd, #86-88, Singapore 428788

Contact details: +65 6387 6337

People with an affinity for the old-world charm of vintage items will have the time of their lives at Katong Square Lifestyle and Vintage Market. 

This once-a-month event is something we always look forward to. There are at least a hundred vendors selling vinyl, clothing, home items, ceramics, and everything under the (vintage) sun. 

Every purchase feels like a conquest, considering the item’s rarity, which makes each find as satisfying as the last. 

3. Chinatown Street Market 


Address: 29 Smith St, Singapore 058943

Contact details: +65 6221 5115

Operating hours:

  • Monday to Sunday – 9 AM to 10 PM 

Located in a neighborhood brimming with character and culture, Chinatown Street Market stands out for its vibrant nature, beckoning to those seeking a lively shopping experience. 

Here, you can expect a lot of souvenirs to take home with you, as well as delicious Asian delicacies. 

Since it’s quite popular among tourists, expect to be rubbing elbows with fellow travelers during your visit, especially during holidays. To avoid the crowds, we suggest visiting on a weekend morning. 

Another tip: the best way to access the market is to use the MRT as alighting at the Chinatown station will take you to the heart of the market.