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Updated by Lucie Aurore on Mar 30, 2015
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Best Shopping Places in Adelaide – while away the hours in Adelaide

Adelaide is the capital city of South Australia, and one of Australia's most popular cities. The city serves as the seat of government of South Australia and is one of the major commercial hubs of the region. Adelaide also happens to be one of the most vibrant tourist destinations in Australia, as it is known for its many unique attractions and landmarks, its cultural and sporting events and festivals, and exquisite and exciting restaurants and cafes


Rundle Mall

Rundle Mall has a reputation of being the Southern Hemisphere's largest pedestrianized shopping mall, and is one of the hottest shopping shots in Adelaide. With over 800 individual retailers, 15 arcade centers, and 3 large department stores, Rundle Mall is without a doubt a shopaholic's dream place to shop in while in Adelaide. Once can easily find branded and local clothing, accessories, jewelry, footwear, electronic items, books, and gift items. The mall's fountains and food court are great places to hang out as well, making Rundle quite popular with the local youth as well as with tourists.


Antique Market

The Antique Market is another one of Adelaide's top shopping attractions. The market is located in Grote Street, and is home to over 36 of the Adelaide's leading antique collectors, making the market one of the best places to shop of antiques and vintage goods. Visitors of the market are offered the chance to purchase of the most unique vintage and second hand clothing, jewelry, footwear and accessories, which are certainly rare and intriguing. An assortment of all manner of collectibles and antique goods can also be bought at this 10,000sq ft market. Accommodation too comes in many varieties. The Oaks Horizon is one of the most tranquil hotels in Adelaide CBD, and offers a luxury accommodation and services.


Burnside Village

This suburb is one of the most beautiful areas in Adelaide, which also happens to be home to some of the most popular shopping attractions of Adelaide. Just five minutes away from the city centre, Burnside Village is the site of the glamorous Burnside Village Shopping Centre, which has over 100 retailers and many restaurants and cafes. In addition to the Shopping Centre, the suburb is home to iconic retail outlets such as Zara, Impulse Boutique, and the Street Market. With so many different shopping options, Burnside Village is a must-visit place if you want a memorable shopping experience in Adelaide.


Harbor Town

If you are looking for a great place with outlet shops that offer cheap prices, then Harbor Town is the place to be. Located near the Adelaide Airport, Harbor Town is home to numerous outlet shops which offer prices which are generally cheaper than retail prices. One can find clothing, sportswear, accessories, gifts and many other items. Make sure to visit the many factory outlets and the second-hand stores, as they are known to have unique items which are something 60% less than retail price! The town also has a number of great cafes and restaurants to hang out at.


Norwood Parade

This cosmopolitan area is one of the most hip places in Adelaide, known for its stylish cafes, busy pubs, and coffee shop culture. However, the area is also a great place for shopping, as it is home to popular outlets such as the Birdcage Boutique, The Ivy League, and a branch of the Impulse Boutique. The neighboring Magill Street, is also famous for shopping for art and antiques. Norwood Parade is, therefore, a great place for shopping as well as an ideal location to absorb the local culture of Adelaide.