When we talk about Orchard Road, one thing comes in mind- SHOPPING. Orchard Road is a street which is fully dedicated to shopping. If you visit Singapore and ask any local person about shopping, you will hear only one name and that is Orchard Road. It is considered to be the epicentre of shopping in Singapore. Shopping malls of Orchard road are practically packed with everything. Thus, Orchard Road is a must visit for a person who loves shopping. There are a lot of shopping centres, malls and shops. You can even find a few boutiques. The road stretches for 2 kms and consists of 22 shopping malls and 6 shopping centres.
There is always an activity taking place in the malls even during night time. Orchard road is famous for night shopping. Thus, it is essential to make shopping for you easy.
We have made a list of some finest shopping places for your convenience. These are:
● ION Orchard:
It is Singapore’s most glamourous shopping complex. The architecture of this complex is mindblowing. It will act as a magnet for luxury goods lovers. The food of this place tastes awesome. This places never sleeps and remains open for shopping during night. There are so many fashion brands in this complex. A few are listed below:
4. G. Star
5. Fred Perry
● Orchard Central:
You just have to take one of the super six escalators to explore the whole mall. Tourists are provided Orchard Central’s discount cards at the entry and they enjoy 25% discount on selected brands. The mall is on the corner of the Orchard Road. The main focus of this mall is the fashion. The brands include mostly international but in addition to them, there are local brands as well. It is famous for fashion shopping. There are rock climbing sessions in this mall.
It is the oldest departmental stores situated on the Orchard Road. It was established in 1932. It sells many homeware products comprising gifts and decoratives.
● Mandarin Gallery:
It was known as Meritus Mandarin Shopping arcade. It is the home of best international designers. Here you can do personalized tailored shoppings. There are three levels of shopping in this mall and a few restaurants. The main stores present in this mall are of accessories and international fashion wear.
● Ngee Ann City:
It is a landmark as far as a shopping centre is concerned. It deliver all the brand names, book store and consists of many restaurants. You can find many beauty parlours in this centre. There is also an art and creativity section in the mall. The main store of Ngee Ann City is the Takashimaya. It occupies the basement 2 to level 4. There are more than 130 stores selling designer fashion wear like Calvin klein. You can find Asia’ s largest bookstore and other shops include healthcare and beauty stores.
● Paragon Shopping Centre:
It is an award-winning shopping mall and is famous for its cutting edge architecture. It has six levels and each level consists of different types of shops like fashion stores, eateries, departmental outlets, sports shops, etc. When you visit Paragon shopping mall, be ready for a luxurious shopping experience with extravagant purchases. If bored with shopping, you can have something to eat at the restaurants of Paragon Shopping centre. It will be purely based on menu what you want to eat and where you want to eat. For entertainment purposes, there are theatres and multiplexes.
So, basically when you reach Orchard Road, be ready to have the best shopping experiences you have ever had. Orchard Road never lets you go empty handed from Singapore. Other than shopping, Orchard Road is famous for other things like visiting:
● Fort Canning park
● National Museum of Singapore
● Singapore Art Museum