Bugis Street

Singapore's liveliest street market

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What we say: 4.5 stars

Bugis Street is Singapore's largest street market and its narrow passages are crammed full of 600 shops selling everything from knock-off handbags to durians.

The second-level is designated for local designers and a good place to shop for unique jewellery and clothing at reasonable prices. Of course, if you're in the market for mass-produced Merlion T-shirts there are plenty of those too (3 for S$10). If you work up an appetite from all the shopping there's a food court and plenty of street food. Interesting factoid: the original Bugis Street was synonymous with the sex trade and demolished in the 1980s to make way for the MRT.

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New Bugis St, between Victoria and Queen Sts
http://www.bugis-street.com/
Opening Hours: Daily 11:00-22:00
Last updated: 1st October, 2011

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