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Bras Basah Complex, Singapore

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Bras Bash Complex was completed in 1980. In the early 1980s, Bras Basah Complex hosted small-scale Xinyao recitals and performance which were immensely popular and drew large crowds. During its peak, there was an event taking place almost every Saturday at the complex. There were also other arts and culture-related activities such as book fairs and art exhibitions which helped to attract customers.

Bras Bash Complex certainly flourished in its early years. Book collectors, students and bargain hunters looking for second-hand books to save a bit - all of them knew that Bras Basah Complex was the place to go to.
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  • There are bookstores, and then there is Basheer Bookshop. My husband and I have visited many bookshops over the years, but this one has been the most delightful of all. Popular was another treat, and ...  more »
  • Perfect place for artistic spirits. This place has the biggest art and craft supplies store that I have ever seen (its name it “Art - Friend”, they have almost everything at a fair price ;D), and one ...  more »
  • For those who love art book stationary this is the perfect place to landing. Art tools,all kind of art work materials ,all DiY.Who is handy will love this place.  more »
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  • Arts and printing centre. Mega art store called "Art Friend" where you can find all your art supplies. 3 floors housing Popular book store main branch. Large selection of books and office supplies. Also the complex is a printing centre for all your printing needs
  • Flagship Popular bookshop spanning 3 floors is a must visit to this building once well known for shops aplenty selling books and stationery.
  • Very nice place to go. The best part is the swee lee shop there on the 3rd floor, it has almost everything i need.
  • Old shopping center with Chinese theme stores. Fook Hing is a jewel for pen enthusiast. Very complete selection and superb service
  • Chinese name of this place is called "Books City". This is the place to go to if you want to buy books. Popular is the anchor tenant here. Other notable shops include Knowledge bookstore, Tecman, Art Friend etc.

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