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SHOPPING > SUNTEC CITY
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GETTING HERE:
The closest MRT stations to Suntec City are either EW12 Bugis or EW13/NS25 City Hall, both from which you still have to a little bit of walking. CityBuzz nonetheless does a stop here on route C2-#10 (Singapore International Convention Centre or SICEC). There are also free shuttle buses from EW14/NS26 Raffles Place MRT station every 10 minutes.

DESCRIPTION:
With a whopping 4 towers within the complex, Suntec City is simply the biggest shopping mall in Singapore. The towers are peculiarly named One, Two, Three and Four. Not that it is really a bad thing. Rather, Suntec City is as good as it can get when it comes to one-stop shopping for everyone.

Spanning across the massive complex are retail outlets that sell everything under the sun. There are bookshops (Evergreen Stationery, Life Bookshop, Times Bookshop), family-styled restaurants (Gelare Café, Kenny Rogers Roasters, NYDC, SOUP, Subway and Sakae Sushi, which is a huge Japanese-food franchise in Singapore), Harvey Norman, Picket & Rail furniture store, cinemas (Cathay and Eng Wah), Guardian Pharmacy and Carrefour hypermarket.

The star attraction of Suntec City actually lies outside the mall complex. The Fountain of Wealth, reputably the largest fountain in the world according to the Guinness Book of Records, is located here. There are 4 supporting legs made of bronze, each with 13.8 metres in height, and the fountain spreads over a large area of some 1,600 m˛. Designed to symbolise a ring in your palm, the Chinese culture believes that it is the epitome of wealth retention.

Unfortunately, during my visit, the fountain was not operating. According to a description that I saw, there will be a laser show performed daily from 2000 hrs to 2200 hours which I bet would be just as impressive as the fountain itself in its full glory.

MY VERDICT:
A rather decent place to shop and stroll.

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