7 Top Shopping Destinations in Asia
Planning an Asian vacation and got shopping on your mind? Asia is a shopping hub for all kinds of things. You name it and you get it. From modern outfits, accessories, and beauty products, to ethnic wear, home decor, and furniture, you have everything here! All that you need to figure out is your budget and how you plan to take your shopping treasures home! Here are some of the top shopping destinations in Asia.
1. Whether you have a high budget or a low one, everyone’s welcome at Hong Kong
To shop in Hong Kong, you must carry a credit card as well as cash. If you are looking for fashionable designer branded clothes, you must go to the Admiralty, Causeway Bay, Sheung Wan, or Wan Chai. Soho is the place where you will find unique accessories like bags and jewelry. Kowloon is a great hub for tourists as it has markets full of a variety of goods like foods, candies, shoes, etc. For this place, one needs to carry cash. There are outlet stores of big brands too here.
2. For lovely silk garments and handicraft, visit Tokyo
Tokyo is known for its Kokeshi doll which is hand crafted. The soft silk of Tokyo is one of the best in Asia. Yurakucho is the place one must go to for all kinds of tourist items. Ginza is a place to shop for clothes, jewelry, and other fashion related accessories. If you are looking for electronic stuff, go to Shinjuku. Cameras of all kinds of brands are available here.
3. Do you love bargaining? Bangkok is the place for you
The Chatuchak market is a place where you can bargain on everything you want to buy. Everything from a needle to expensive clothing is available here and yes, you can bargain over everything. These shops do not accept credit cards, so you must carry cash with you. Pratunum is also a great place for clothing and it is famous for serving the original food delicacies of Japan. So, one can enjoy good food after shopping. There are a number of malls that have everything under one roof. If you are not used to crowded places and open markets, then you could head off to a mall, though you would not get to bargain there.
4. Are you a person who waits for sales for shopping? Visit Kuala Lumpur
Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia has vast well designed and greatly equipped malls. One of the most famous malls is the Suria KLCC which has 88 storied Petronas Twin Towers above it. There are other very famous malls like the Mid Valley Megamall and the Pavilion Shopping mall. Everything is available in these malls. The food courts provide great cuisines of all kinds and so shopping here is fun. Many hotels are also directly connected with these malls so that if you feel like buying anything at the last moment, the hotel makes arrangements to bring your buy to you. There are many malls that have sales lasting for around 2 months!