In the downtown of Singapore, we can easily get used to seeing all the luxurious shopping malls and shopping arcades, especially around the area of Orchard Road, which is the most popular area for shopping, with over 10 of the biggest and best shopping malls located in its area. Yet, if you want to add colour to your shopping schedule, you should not miss visiting the Far East Shopping Centre. It is a place well known for not only a high number of stores, but also for its bargain shopping possibilities.
Far East Shopping Centre was built in 1982 and has quickly become a haven for the local shoppers, especially for those who look for a bargain. Far East Shopping Centre, which is also called Far East Plaza, is located in the heart of Singapore’s shopping district, the Orchard Road. It is famous for its high number of small stores that sells all sorts of apparels ranging from the trendy Singapore designs to a huge variety of shoe stores as well. Far East Shopping Centre has long been one centre of the Singaporean youth culture and the plaza is more often than not full of young people strolling around.
The shopping mall is also very popular for its gold shopping possibilities; it is full of jewellery stores selling gold ware for a good price. The number of beauty stores and stores selling cosmetics is also pretty high. You should try one of the highly popular nail salons that also make this mall very popular among girls and women visitors. As a unique addition, Far East Shopping Centre is also well known for its great number of tattoo saloons, which are located on the upper floor of the shopping centre. You can also get your dress customised and tailored especially for you at Far East Shopping Centre, where there are a high number of tailors and textile stores as well. If you want to check out all the hottest trends, do not go further than Level One where you can get to see and find all the trendy items bought and worn by locals.
If you are looking for sports shoes, Far East Plaza is one of the best places to visit. The number of stores selling sports shoes is really high in here. Of course, you should first check out the brands as there is a high number of counterfeited items sold in this shopping mall for a low price. You can find everything here. If you are a bargain shopper, then Far East Shopping Centre is indeed the place for you to visit. The shopping mall also has a couple of trendy eateries, such as the Rakuichi Japanese Restaurant or the Shashlik Restaurant and some of the best pubs include Harry’s bar and The Sportman Pub where you can enjoy a drink while watching international or local sport events on the telly.
It is easy to find Far East Shopping Centre that is located at the meeting of Orchard Road and Scotts Road, located just in front of another hip shopping mall, the Isetan Scotts. When you are on a shopping spree in Singapore, do not miss out to drop in and look around in Far East Shopping Centre.