Valletta itself is a shopping mecca, attracting locals and visitors from around the island. Bargains are easy to find, especially along Republic Street, the main thoroughfare, which boasts the widest range of locally produced goods and international brands.
Valletta has several shopping malls and arcades. Amongst the grid of streets with tiny crafts shops, restorers and household shops, Valletta has designer names, fashion, music, jewellery shops, cosmetics, bookshops and much more too. Valletta’s main shopping areas are along Republic Street and Merchants Street.