Top Shopping Destinations in the World
Going to different places and travelling the world certainly has its perks. Not only do you get to enjoy discovering new cultures and trying new delicacies, but you can also shop for stuff that you want. Whether that's souvenir items, clothes, bags, or fine chocolate, touring the world gives you the opportunity to acquire such items.
So when you drop in any of the cities below visit these shopping stores:&nbsp;
1. Wako Department Store in Tokyo, Japan
Established more than a century ago, Wako offers watches and jewelry made by Kintaro Hattori (creator of Seiko). It is located in Ginza, which is one of the most famous shopping districts in the world.
2. Harrods in London, United Kingdom
It is probably the most renowned department store in the world. It was built in 1894 as a humble grocery by Charles Henry Harrods, but quickly grew into a big store covering 90,000 square metres. It now houses 330 departments that sell stuff such as food, cosmetics, stationery, medicine, and home accessories.
3. Saks Fifth Avenue in New York, USA
A shopping haven of 10 floors, Saks Fifth Avenue sells all the best American and European brands. Despite having more than 100 stores opened worldwide, the one in New York is the most iconic and popular. Its most worshipped section is its shoe department which is considered as having the most amazing collection of footwear.
4. Gum in Moscow, Russia
Gum or Glavnyi Universalnyi Magazin is the most prestigious and largest mall in Russia. It was constructed in 1890 and it was located in the historic Red Square. This mall is also an architectural marvel with glass roof and steel framework reminiscent of 19th century European train stations. It now houses about 200 high-end fashion retailers.
5. Corso Como in Milan, Italy
Known as one of the world's fashion capitals, Milan in Italy is also a shopping Mecca and Corso Como shows you why. It first opened in 1990 as an art gallery and the following year it began to sell clothing and accessories. It grew further to house a cafe and restaurant, as well as a hotel. And truly an all-in-one traveller's destination.
6. De Bijenkorf in Amsterdam, The Netherlands
It is one of the oldest department stores on Europe and the most top-end malls in the country. De Bijenkorf opened in 1870 as a small store in one of the oldest streets in the city. Today it has 12 stores all over the country and sells clothes from famous designers, cosmetics, kitchen accessories, and even books.