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Sim Lim Square

1 Rochor Canal Road,, Singapore 188504, Singapore (Rochor)
6338 3859
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Ranked #285 of 336 Attractions in Singapore
Type: Shops
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Bangalore, India
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014 NEW

I had been to this place at around 10pm and most of the shops were closed except for 1 or 2. I enquired the price of the phone and the guy quoted me $400, which was at par with the market. Then my cousin asked for another phone which he quoted $460. And later when we said that we will... More

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Reno, Nevada
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17 reviews 17 reviews
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

As others have pointed out, the place is inhabited by vultures, especially the camera and phone sellers on the lower floors. However... Sim Lim Square has six floors. If you need a cable or some other doodad while traveling, there is a good chance that what you are looking for is available on the upper floors. I have found the... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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35 reviews 35 reviews
12 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

I live in Singapore and visit Sim Lim square occasionally. Management are trying to improve the reputation of the place and have set up a booth on the ground floor manned by the Consumers Association of Singapore to help with complaints. They give out a list of the retailers with the most complaints against them, whilst I was there the... More

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Singapore, Singapore
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

I was charged s$130 for a polarizing 52 mm filter that I later found I can buy for $20US online or In another shop for S$40. So don't buy anything from here unless you know what the price is. He said he gave me a 60% discount too! I was so annoyed I tried to call him but they didn't... More

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Singapore
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21 reviews 21 reviews
6 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

It is dodgy, swanky, smelly and everyone is trying to rip you off. I reckon it is great. You can get anything here. Sometimes it even works. Have a laugh at the entrance where the shops that have been reported to fair trading are listed. The real value is in getting that hard to find cable. There in nothing not... More

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Singapore River, Singapore
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

i am a singaporean and this is a terrible place to get your IT, if you absolutely must visit as a last resort please go with someone who knows this place very well (knowing the tactics of sellers to cheat your money and not trustworthy shops). i've been cheated once when i wanted to get a canon camera, i paid... More

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64 reviews 64 reviews
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26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

We ran out of storage space in SD card so we decided to take a side trip here. Some shopkeepers would really quote a price so steep that you have to be very careful. Make sure to do your homework before buying anything here.

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Mysore
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85 reviews 85 reviews
39 attraction reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

this place looks woww but it is not.... i doubt on originality of the product ... i entered one the shops there i was looking for binoculars the deal started with $250 and ended with $65 when the guy gave so much of discount i doubted on the genuineness of the product so tested .....believe it or not it was... More

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Pune, India
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48 reviews 48 reviews
32 attraction reviews
100 helpful votes 100 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Firstly I would say .. Avoid Sim Lim Square at all cost , even then if you happen to go there just dont buy anything at all. This place is full of traps to loot the customer . Firstly they will give you a very attractive offer for any electronic item , then you will bargain , once you think... More

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Jurong, Singapore
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23 reviews 23 reviews
17 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Mostly shops on Lvl 1 to lvl 2 are cheats. Lvl 3 stuff maybe more ex. Lvl 4-6, better check prices n stuff carefully. Not a place for people who don't "do your homework".

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