Top Divisoria Shopping Malls
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I know this post is a little too late for Christmas Shopping but I’m sure you’ll gonna need this shopping guide in the future. We all need to buy so many things every day for our daily needs. Whether for gifts or for personal use, we all love a good bargain.
If you are looking for the best place to buy affordable products, there’s no other place to go other than Divisoria.
Divisoria is a shopping district that can be found in Manila. This bargain shopping Mecca is considered the shopping capital for wholesalers and regular shoppers in the country. Historically speaking, Divisoria is the birthplace of the revolutionary hero Andres Bonifacio and the first ever Filipino Saint Lorenzo Ruiz.
You can find practically anything in Divisoria, from gadgets to Chinese traditional medicines to accessories, replica bags and quality local and imported replica clothing mostly from China and Thailand. Street vendors sells everything under the sun but most of the products sold by street vendors are also available at a cheaper price in some of the malls listed below:
Located in Binondo area between Tabora and Sto. Cristo streets. This mall is air-conditioned with three floors that sell mostly clothing, household, gadgets, school supplies and other imported goods from China. If you really want to save money, you can avail wholesale prices if you buy at least 6 pieces of the same product you are buying.
Tutuban Center Mall
Located right in front of the former a PNR central station, this area was transformed into an air-conditioned mall in the early ’90s. You can also find Robinson’s Department Store and Supermarket for grocery shopping at the Prime Block Mall.
Currently the most popular mall in the area. It is located between Sta. Elena and Soler streets, this mall offers a variety of products which includes fashion, imported replica footwear, and other gift items.
How To Get To Divisoria?
For public commuters, Divisoria is accessible by taking the MRT or LRT-2 purple lane traversing Recto Avenue and getting off at the last station, Recto. You can also take jeepneys and FXs from Taft Avenue, España and Cubao which ply the Divisoria route. Due to the high volume of vehicles, most taxi drivers are refusing to bring passengers to this area. If you prefer to reach Divisoria by Taxi, you can ask drivers to bring you to Binondo Church then you can walk from there.
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