A very crucial part of travelling and moving around is shopping in a new place, and taking back a slice of the city’s culture with you. Shopping is loved by one and all, especially to you get the chance of buying things not available back home. Every place has a different shopping experience to offer, in terms of price range, the style and variety of products etc. Scroll down, to find out the best shopping cities offering a unique experience for shoppers around the world.
New York, United States of America
The world’s first cosmopolitan city, New York is the ‘it’ place for all shopaholics. The city has a wide variety for everyone from high end brands such as Chanel, Prada, Louis Vuitton to affordable retail chain outlets. A walk through an avenue in Manhattan alone could take a passionate shopper, a whole day.
Paris is the Mecca of Fashion industry. Besides the Eiffel Tower, the fashion industry represents this city of lights. Home to flagship stores of several designers label such as Chanel, Hermès, Givenchy, Louis Vuitton. This is where all the celebs shop. Paris is a must visit in the list of shopping cities for the highly passionate fashionistas.
Hong Kong, China
The ones looking for international brands and products at slightly lower prices can find it all in Hong Kong. The Hong Kong Mall is a famous mall offering it all under one roof. You can also head to the local markets to discover the local products at cheap prices. The city’s famous Lane Crawford, a high-end department store is where all the designer brands can be found.
London, United Kingdom
London is a bubbling shopping destination which meets the needs from low end to high end. The city’s famous Harrods can be a delight to shop in. London also has all the world renowned designer labels in the city, saving it a spot in the list of shopping cities around the world. To ensure the best shopping experience, head down to Liberty mall for a conclusive London shopping experience.
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
The fact that the city is home to the world’s largest mall, the Dubai Mall is proof enough that the city is shopper’s paradise. The mall houses theme parks, a waterfall, “dancing” fountains, Olympic-sized ice rink, aquarium, indoor souk and malls within the mall, such as the Galeries Lafayette from France and the first Bloomingdale’s outside the United States. The city also has the Mall of Emirates, which has a ski resort inside the mall. Shopping for electronic gadgets and branded products when in Dubai is must for their cheaper prices.
Tokyo is brimming with retail outlets tailor suited to meet your needs. One can walk into the malls and find anything and everything. The renowned global chain Isetan has eight separate buildings stretched along two blocks, with staff who will be your shopping consultants. Surprisingly, shopping in Tokyo is affordable it’s Asia’s fourth cheapest shopping destination.
Seoul, South Korea
South Korea is an emerging shopping destination. The streets of Gangam are a popular shopping hub, with lines of international and local stores. The country’s skin care products range are gaining popularity and also a popular product shopped by visitors in Seoul.