One of the most exciting places that you could visit in any place has to be their bazaar. Not only do you get to see people from all walks of life, but you also get to immerse yourself in the culture. Singapore is home to some of the best bazaars ever, and with all the vibrancy, it’s not hard to see why anyone would not fall in love. And let’s not forget all the shopping that you can do, and some of the prices are just pure steals!

There’s are bazaar places for literally everything and everyone, but which ones should be on your list? Here’s a list of some must-visits whether you’re a local, or a tourist! All of them offer different experiences and sell something different so do visit each one if you have the time. They’re worth your time, and much more.

1. Tanglin Bazaar Mall

Okay, we’re starting off with a name that everyone is already really familiar with. Located at the Tanglin Road and Grange Road junction, Tanglin Mall is strategically set up for customers all around to enjoy. The place is very welcoming and family-friendly so you can come here with your family and have a relaxing day. They have a lot of wooden benches placed for everyone to rest and enjoy the beautiful atmosphere.

With over 90 shops and restaurants, Tanglin Mall provides one of the shopping and dining best services in Singapore, especially for foodies, this a paradise. Cleanliness there is given a top priority to keep you and your loved ones safe and sound. If you’re a lover of second-hand vinyl, and CDs then you’re going to fall in love with this place.

They also sell great quality retro fashionwear at some amazing costs, and you can’t ignore the spa shops. Though the clothing shops are lesser in comparison to other bazaar places, the quality and the diversity of the products you get here are amazing. Also, for your daily needs, they have a well-stocked supermarket, pharmacy, dental service, home-decor shops, and also hairdressing services. For extra convenience, they also provide free Wi-Fi!

Address163 Tanglin Road Tanglin Mall, Singapore 247933 Singapore
Contact 6736 4922
TimingsSunday to Saturday from 10:00 am to 10:00 pm
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2. Bugis Street

Now whether you’re a local or tourist, there’s one thing that you can’t resist, great products at super cheap prices. Bugis Street is the epitome of this and offers all of this while giving you plenty of variety. So it doesn’t matter whether you’re looking for clothing, electronics, shoes, or even delicious food! They’ve got it all, and we’re sure that all the time in the world wouldn’t be enough to lure you away from this bazaar place.

Did we mention that their prices are ridiculously cheap? They have over 800 stores, and most of them offer really good deals. And if you don’t prefer street shopping, you can always check out their urban malls. The Bugis+ is home to some awesome clothing and food stores, making it perfect for fashion enthusiasts. On the other hand, Bugis Junction houses the first sky-lit shopping experiences and some global brands!

So put on a pair of comfortable walking shoes, save some space in your tummy for enjoying those delicious desserts, and set into shopping heaven!

Address4 New Bugis St, Singapore 188868 Singapore
TimingsMonday to Sunday from 11:00 am to 10:00 pm
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3. Katong Square Lifestyle and Vintage Market

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Katong Square is one of the few bazaar places that are really great and at the same time this cosy and sparsely populated. The shops in this market are kind of limited but they surely don’t lack quality. Despite not having a supermarket, there is a sufficient amount of food products that you can get. The environment and ambience are really good complimenting the cosiness of the place.

Katong Square is a great place for you to dine in as it contains a number of good restaurants and cafes including ‘Starbucks’. The area has a spacious parking lot too if you drive in too. Katong Square also hosts events like the vintage market. So, if you are a vintage collector you need to keep a close eye on their events such as these.

Having almost 40 shops, this market is a paradise for collectors and enthusiasts alike. You just need to search and do some digging up but every minute you spend in this event is absolutely worth it. From vintage watches, vinyl records, haute couture to vintage jewellery and rare collectables, they offer tons of things for you to browse from.

Address86-88 East Coast Road, Singapore 428788
Contact+65 6483 3273
TimingsSunday to Saturday from 10:00 am to 10:00 pm
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4. Haji Lane

Haji Lane has been a famous tourist attraction site in Singapore for years. It is linked between the North Bridge Road and Beach Road, located close to the downtown area. The lane is so famous that there is not a single day that you won’t see the place crowded. Apart from the multitude of great shops and cafes to visit, Haji Lane is also known for its rich history and the amazing wall murals that you can stare into for hours.

The lane is famous for all the great stores which never fail to attract tourists and locals alike. Whether it be a shopping spree for clothes or searching for collectables and decor items, Haji Lane has no shortage for them.

Amongst all the great shopping sites, the cafes there are no lesser. If you feel exhausted trying to explore Haji Lane, then the cafes there welcome you with a very relaxing experience. The jolly and vibrant atmosphere only adds up to the refreshment. And to add to the feels, there lies the beautiful sight of the Masjid Sultan just down the lane, which is one of the most important Mosques in Singapore. Haji lane surely feels like a small country in itself, and if you have some cash to spare, this is the place for you.

Address21A Haji Lane, Singapore 189214
Contact+65 9050 2494
TimingsMonday to Sunday open 24/7
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5. Mustafa Centre

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Mustafa Centre is one of the best shopping centres providing 24-hour services. With thousands of products to choose from, this is a paradise for shoppers. With their first shop established in 1971, they have now grown to be a leading business market in Singapore. The products you find here are all imported from overseas so that the customers have a wide range of goods to select from.

They are fully focused to provide what the customers of need the most and they surely don’t fail to deliver. The question is not about what you get here, it’s about what don’t you? Every possible thing you can imagine, you can buy it here in Mustafa Centre. Chocolate lovers will love it here, thanks to their huge variety and reasonable prices.

The weekends are especially flooded with over 15,000 customers from all around the world. Mustafa Centre is not just a famous shopping market, but it also provides many important services like travel arrangements and foreign exchange. They also have the best in the class restaurants and cafes that offer great food, whether Asian or Western, for you to check out.

AddressMustafa Centre, 145 Syed Alwi Road, Singapore 207704
Contact+65-62955855 | +65 8543 4220
TimingsMonday to Sunday from 24/7
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6. Clarke Quay

Clarke Quay is built on a long-standing riverside quay that was once a major port for all kinds of trade. While with the course of time has been reshaped to the likings of the attracting visitors. The place soon went on adorning itself with the ornaments of breathtaking sights and leaning on providing entertainment and facilities.

Clarke Quay is majorly inhabited by exquisite dining and eateries, for all those foodies. Like it goes a visit is not complete with an empty stomach, and with that, it goes over the top to offer the best quality and variety of cuisines that you can never get over it.

If you are one of those people who hover around lazily soaking in the atmosphere of calm bright nights then worry not for the Clarke Quay offers its exotic river cruises to soothe your mind. Implying that Clarke Quay is indeed designed for all kinds of visitors. Revamped for those adrenaline junkies Clarke Quay offers some of the exclusive entertainment spaces.

From nightclubs, bars and pubs, quenching the thirst of ever exploring adventurers who seek thrill and fun. With their exquisite G-Max reverse Bungy that only the bravest of the brave dare. The word goes by of the challenge to keep your eyes wide open during the Bungy jump.

Address3 River Valley Rd, Singapore 179024
Contact+65 6631 9931
TimingsMonday to Sunday from 24/7
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7. PasarBella Farmer’s Market

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While there are plenty of farmer’s markets in Singapore, like the famous Kranji Countryside Farmers’ Market, most of them are held only once a month. And you know that the urge to go to a bazaar with those fresh foods and veggies can hit anytime. So PasarBella has to be on your list of must-visits and frankly speaking, we don’t think you’ll ever get tired of visiting this place.

You get to enjoy a selection of the freshest produce, and meats but the highlight has to be their seafood. There are plenty of stores selling freshly-caught seafood and they’ll even prepare it for you after you’ve picked your selection. Several stores offer promotional offers, so do explore around. And after you’re done with your shopping, you can indulge in the various restaurants that are in the area. Most of the restaurants serve European cuisines, and pairing them up with a cold craft beer and cheese is the perfect ending to your shopping trip.

And this is one of the few bazaar places you can come with anyone, whether with the elderly in your family or even kids!

Address200 Turf Club Road, The Grandstand Bukit Timah, Singapore 287994, Singapore
Contact+65 68870077
TimingsMonday to Sunday from 10:00 am to 09:00 pm
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8. Orchard Road

If you haven’t heard of Orchard Road, then chances are that you’ve been living under a rock for quite some time. After all, it’s perhaps the most famous shopping place that Singapore has to offer. Orchard truly offers you a great Singapore shopping experience, and you won’t ever be able to go back to anything else! From all sorts of high-end designer boutiques and brands to street food, they offer you everything. It’s the mixing point for people from all walks of life.

There are plenty of malls and stores that are lined up on this street, and it’ll take you even more than a day to explore them all. But if you aren’t really a fan of shopping, simply taking a stroll and enjoying all the sights that this place has to offer isn’t a bad idea at all. There are plenty of restaurants and cafes as well, so you could grab a delicious bite, and then continue your shopping spree!

The place is also very Instagramable, so be sure to click a few pictures. You’ll leave your friends jealous as they scroll through your feed.

AddressOrchard Road 238864 Singapore, Singapore
Contact+65 6733 1700
TimingsMonday to Sunday from 05:00 am to 04:00 am
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9. Chinatown Street Market

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Any visit to Singapore wouldn’t really be complete without a visit to Chinatown Street Market, and locals agree. After all, the vibrancy and life that this place has to offer can’t be beaten by anything. There is a chaotic mess of shops selling all sorts of things like electronics, souvenirs, and some delicious local food. But after a trip to this place, you’ll realise that there is some sort of order to even the most chaotic places.

The shops selling tourist souvenirs are plenty, but there are also plenty of hidden gems that the locals swear by. The place looks good during the day, but when night falls, the market totally transforms with all of the lights and colourful stores. Do remember to come with a hungry stomach, because leaving without tasting all of their scrumptious dishes would be nothing short of a crime! And if you’re here to shop, remember to bring your bargaining skills to the table.

AddressChinatown, Pagoda Street, Trengganu Street, Sago Street, Smith Street, Singapore 050005
Contact+65 6221 5115
TimingsMonday to Sunday from 09:30 am to 08:00 pm

10. Really, Really Free Market

What if we tell you that everything here is free? It sounds unbelievable but over at Really, Really Free Market, they offer all sorts of goods and services for free. It’s a great way for people to get things that might be out of budget, and a great way to encourage community sharing. Let’s not forget how eco-friendly this practice actually is!

And it’s not just getting good for free. You can also donate anything that you no longer need because after all, something that you may no longer need might prove to be useful to someone else. You can also de-clutter your living space at the same time. If you’re worried about registration charges, then you can relax. When they say free, they mean it. There are no registration charges, so you can trade freely to your heart’s content. Do remember not to end up hoarding things though.

This is one of the few temporary bazaar places so be sure to check their social media for dates to their next event. Spread the love guys!

AddressVenue changes with every session
TimingsTime changes with every session
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That brings us to the end of our list of the best bazaar places you can explore around Singapore. All of them bring something different to the table, so a visit to each of them has to be a must on your list. But do remember to wear your masks, and stay safe!

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