We all love shopping. Don’t we? If you are also a shopaholic and love to explore authentic places to shop whenever you go to a new city or country, keep reading.
There are cities around the world which are famous for their local and attractive markets. According to a list by ‘Hey Discount’, an online platform to find the latest deals and offers from brands, Tokyo is the World’s best city for shopping based on the number of shopping malls, departmental stores, designer outlets and boutiques. Londonis the second best and Paris is the third best city for shopping according to this list.
We have made a list of 7 best shopping destinations around the world for you. Let’s take a look.
1. Tokyo (Japan)
Japan has always been famous for shopping because of its interesting grocery store packaging, glittering malls and busy streets. Japan’s capital Tokyo is known for cheap electronics and attractive market places. It has around 1970 shopping locations, 240 fashion shops within a mile, 240 fashion malls within a mile, 240 boutique stores within a mile and around 149 top designers and brands in the city. Shinjukuk is the largest shopping area in the city which is also the busiest train station in the world. Apart from it, Ginza and Roppongi are famous for their ultra-luxe shops, Nihonhashi for traditional goods and local food, Shibua for youth fashion, Harajuku for its parallel shopping streets and Takeshita Dori for its counter-culture centre.
2. Paris (France)
The beautiful city of Paris is known not only for Eiffel Tower and its high end fashion but also for its luxurious shopping locations. Paris has around 1,116 shopping locations including luxury designer boutiques, haute couture showrooms and car showrooms on the Champs-Elysees street of Paris; 40 designer boutiques and showrooms on Rue du Faubourg Saint-Honore; designer fashion outlet malls in La Vallee Village, which is situated on the city outskirts and many more such attractive shopping places.
London is one of the greatest fashion capitals of the world. It wont be an exaggeration to say that London is the dream world for fashionistas and tourists visiting London can have an excellent shopping experience shopping in this beautiful city. The streets of London have a wide range of luxury brands. London is known for bringing latest trends in fashion and has luxurious flagship stores, high-street brands as well as affordable and stylish shopping places.
Oxford Street, Regent Street, St James, Bond Street, mayfair, White City, Stratford, Carnaby and Covet Garden are someof the places in London that you just cant miss while shopping.
Singapore offers a lot of variety to shopaholics which makes it one of the best locations for shopping around the world. Right from electronics and appliances to clothes and shoes, Singapore gives you the best shopping experience. Some of the must visit places for shopping in Singapore are Orchard Road, Mandarin Gallery, Ion Orchard, Paragon. Far East Plaza Mall, and Mustafa Centre.
Although famous for being expensive, Dubai is still a favourite for shopaholics around the world. Dubai holds an annual Shopping Festival which is visited by tourists in heavy numbers. Gold Souk is like a pilgrimage for gold lovers; Ripe Market for homegrown goods, food and crafts; City Walk for stores, boutiques and restaurants; La er and The Beach at JBR for some touristy beach shopping and many more attractive places which would take every shopaholics heart away.
6. Hong Kong
Hong Kong has vibrant markets, stunning boutiques and high rise malls which make it one of the best shopping sites in the world. One can get a glimpse of authentic local culture by visiting the bustling street markets of Hong Kong. Queen’s Road Central, Peel Street, Elgin Street, Gough Street are soe of the streets in Hong Kong which are a must visit for shopping. Malls like Cityplaza, Stanley Plaza are quite famous for their variety of stores. Granville Road is famous for reasonably priced fashion and Nathan and Chatham Roads are full of colourful and attractive shops.
7. Delhi (India)
Known for its stunning Mughal architecture and mouth watering street food, the capital of the mystic land of India, Delhi is also one of the best shopping destinations around the world. From the busy streets of Old Delhi Bazaar to the grandness of Emporio Mall, Delhi offers it all. Dilli Haat, Surajkund Mela, Chandni Chowk, Karol Bagh, Sarojni Nagar, Janpath, Pallika Bazaar and Connaught Place are places one should visit for sure while on a shopping spree in Delhi.