From the Funan Mall, cut across Coleman Street in the direction of Stamford Road. Once a popular cinema theatre standing at the corner of North Bridge Road and Stamford Road diagonally across from Raffles City Shopping Centre, Capitol Building has been handsomely preserved. It is now the home to selected local fashion boutiques, Campers’ Corner for trekking and adventure gear as well as cybercafés and food outlets.
- Address: 11 Stamford Road
Funan DigitaLife Mall
From The Adelphi, stride along the second floor pedestrian bridge to Funan Centre – seven floors of computer hardware, software, accessories and other electronic gadgets as well as sportswear, jewelry and luggage shops. Visitors are assured of its reputation for reliability and competitive prices in town. Retail names like Harvey Norman, Challenger, Lenovo, Samsung, Vaio, Futjitsu and more are located here.
- Opening Hours: Daily 10:00 - 22:00
- Address: 109 North Bridge Road, Singapore 179097
- Tel: +65 6336 8327
Built at the turn of the century, this elegantly-restored Victorian building has a colourful historical past as a hotel before it became a retail haven. Under its roof lies an attractive assortment of tenants – from beauty services to interior decorations. Shops worth stepping in are Nicholas for its chic fashion designs; Lavender for its cocktail wear; Eagle’s Eye Art Gallery for works by Singapore and Asian artists; The Cottage Craft for European provincial furnishings and accessories and L’Erbolario for Italian beauty products using natural ingredients.
- Address: 39 Stamford Road, Singapore 178885
Step out of the MRT station, walk past the St Andrew’s Cathedral and cross Coleman St to The Adelphi, a refurbished shopping complex offering products and services ranging from high-end sound system, home entertainment equipment and collectibles to spa/hair/beauty services.
Best known for its high-end audio systems, its tenants include Alpha Audio, Pioneer, Linn Lifestyle, Tat Chuan Audio and more. For collectors of rare coins and bank notes from China, South America, Australia, Malaya and the Straits Settlement, drop by Monetarium on level 2 and view an amazing display which includes old silverware and military caps.
- Address: 1 Coleman Street, Singapore 179803