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SHOPPING > BUGIS STREET MALL
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GETTING HERE:
Disembark at MRT EW12 Bugis station where the shopping district is located. Alternatively, take the CityBuzz route C3-#3 (St Joseph's Church, where Bugis Street is right nearby).

DESCRIPTION:
Probably one could not miss the large canvas sign that says "The Largest Street Shopping Place in Singapore". The sign is aptly put on at the entrance of the covered shopping alley of Bugis Street.

While Bugis Street is known to host a quality selection of night bazaars and carnival-liked night atmosphere, it was just as full of shoppers on daytime during my visit.  A far cry from its infamous early days during the arrival of British and American forces from the Vietnam War, Bugis Street, as of today, has transformed itself into a glitzy commercial district with plenty of alfresco restaurants, street stores, local theatres and night clubs.

Most of the buildings on Bugis Street have been successfully rehabilitated into colourful and lively establishment, just like in Chinatown.

MY VERDICT:
A hip shopping experience. I doubt things are that cheap here though.

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