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Chaina Town
- klapsons, The Boutique Hotel
- The Club
Geylang
- Regin Hotel
- Home Suite Hotel 6
Orchard Road
- Grand Hyatt Singapore
- Singapore Marriott Hotel
Sentosa Island
- Moevenpick Heritage Hotel Sentosa
- Resorts World Sentosa - Beach Villas
Quays Along The River
- Fraser Place Robertson Walk
- Somerset Liang Court Singapore
Arab Stree & Little India
- The Daulat Hotel
- Wanderlust Hotel



   

SPECIAL INTEREST SHOPPING

Collectors and connoisseurs of fine art, antiques and jewellery will find that Singapore has an extensive range of art galleries and antique houses to suit discerning tastes. Two of the world's most reputable auction houses - Sotheby's and Glerum & Bonhams - feature a wide range of items, from jewellery, jade and porcelain to increasingly popular Southeast Asian paintings as well as bool<s and maps. Local carpet houses also hold auctions at which quality hand-knotted carpets from the Middle East, China, Pakistan,Turl<ey, India and Afghanistan come under the hammer.

Flea Market

Clarke Quay Sunday Flea Mart
Clarke Quay, RiverValley Road Tel: (65) 6337 3292 Nearest MRT station: Clarke Quay (NE5).Alternatively, take a river taxi from Raffles Place MRT (EW 14/NS26) or SBS bus 32 or 105 from City Hall MRT (EW I 3/NS25).
Head down to Clarke Quay and you will be amazed at the interesting range of items up for sale at the weedy Sunday flea mart! Take your time to shop at over 70 stalls selling a wide selection of unique products ranging from curios and collectibles to designer wear. The market is open every Sunday from 10.00am to 6.00pm.

Discount Shoppoing

If you are uneasy about bargaining, an alternative would be to get value-for-money purchases at discount shops.Visit Tangs' Budget Corner for merchandise ranging from toiletries to clothes. Export Fashion outlets, located in bigger shopping centres, carry surplus stock from reputable brands at a fraction of the original price. Clarke Quay also houses a number of discount stores selling a variety of goods.You may also want to checl< out a few shops in Pacific Plaza where sample designer clothes and shoes, including winter wear, are sold at discounts of 30-40%.

Local Souvenirs

Take home a lasting impression of your visit to Singapore. Souvenirs of Singapore can be found all over town in major department stores, shops and hotel shopping arcades and they range from T-shirts to local handicraft items.The famed, historic Raffles Hotel offers a treasure trove of unique gifts and mementos inspired by its rich heritage.

Traditional Chinese Medicines
Eastern health remedies have always been a source of interest and curiosity Try concocting a brew with traditional Chinese herbs that are readily avallable in the exotic medical halls in Chinatown.

Chinese Operatic Items
EngTiang Huat - Gateway toYour Cultural Needs
284 RiverValley Road Singapore 238325

Tel: (65) 6734 3738
What about something totally different, like Chinese operatic items? As the main supplier of operatic items, EngTiang Huat is the place to visit if you are hunting for that special gift. Merchandise available range from hats to ladies' embroidered vests and from bamboo flutes to Chinese fiddles (erhu).

 

RISIS Orchid & Peranakan Collections
RISIS Orchid

RISIS Boutique
3 Temasek Boulevard #01-084 Tropics Atrium
Suntec City Mall Singapore 038985 Tel: (65) 6338 8250
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RISIS Nature Gallery Singapore Botanic Gardens
Homegrown Risis gift store I<nown for its gold-plated orchids where real orchids dipped in 22K gold are crafted into pins, earrings and pendants, has expanded its product range to include the Peranakan collection, that has items ranging from intricate brooches to unique name cardholders with designs inspired by the Peranakan culture (Peranakans are descendants of early Chinese immigrants who intermarried with local Malay women).The Rlsis Nature Gallery at the Singapore Botanic Gardens also carries unique gift ideas. The Xylem range celebrates the radiance and splendour of Nature with a jewellery collection crafted to capture the intricate and uplifting beauty of a tree, plant, seed, fruit or blossom. TheVanda Collection, inspired by Singapore's national flower, the Vanda Miss Joaquim, comprises stylish pieces of jewellery crafted from rhodium and gold.The Promise range is inspired by the pomegranate, considered in Eastern culture to be a symbol of fertility and a talisman against ill fortune. Charm bracelets and pendants from this collection mal<e stylish accessories, and may just ward off bad lud< in the meantime!

Nature's Gifts
At the Singapore Botanic Gardens Visitor Centre,The Botanic Garden Shop offers a good selection of natural history books and nature souvenirs/gifts.

Art & Heritage Gifts
For more Singapore memorabilia, drop in to any one of the four Museum Shops managed by BanyanTree Gallery located in the heart of town.These Museum Shops carry scenic posters of old and new Singapore, beautiful batik sarongs, locally-designed trinkets and unique mementos inspired by Singapore's art, heritage and museum pieces, such as porcelain, jewellery, lacquer-ware and shawls.

Spices
Get a whiff of fragrant Malay spices like cloves, cinnamon and cardamom as you walk down the streets of Geylang Serai; or the aromatic Indian spices like saffron and curry powder along colourful Serangoon Road. For a quick purchase, pick up any of these spices made readily available in supermarkets and sundry shops. Spices for many Singaporean dishes come in pre-packed mixes. Perfect for cooking up a storm and impressing all back home!

Unique Cutlery
A unique combination at Doc Cheng's (at Raffles Hotel) is a pair of chopstlcks cleverly inserted into a bowLYou'll also fnd coconut utensils from perforated skimmers to big stir-fry spoons.

Singapore Sling Products
The famous Singapore Sling has been captured on coasters, T-shirts and posters at the Raffles Hotel Museum Shop. There are also lots of other Raffles Hotel paraphernalia such as fridge magnets, key chains and reproductions of luggage stickers from the 1960s.

Special Interest Shopping

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