One of the most famous shopping locales on the planet, Orchard Road in Singapore is a definite must visit when in the Lion City. Read on for more!
Location and Accommodation
Encompassing an area of around 2 km, Orchard Road is located near the CBD of Singapore and is well connected to MRT underground services. The locale offers both hotels and service apartments; Singapore short term and long stay options are available making it ideal for business and leisure.
Shopaholics rejoice; Orchard Road is home to over 20 malls! International designer brands abound along with all manner of products at these retail hubs. Paragon Mall which is linked to Ascott Orchard Singapore is well known for its luxury brands, while other popular malls include ION Orchard, Orchard Central, 313 @ Somerset and Knightsbridge.
Orchard Road also offers foodies plenty of dining options including at the malls which have food courts serving all manner of cuisines. When it comes to sampling Singaporean dishes, the outlets of Food Republic are worth heading to. The Crystal Jade Golden Palace Chinese restaurant and the Kiseki Japanese Buffet Restaurant are some of the other dining highlights here.
Bars & Clubs
The Drunken Poet, JiBiru Craft Beer Bar and Hard Rock Café are popular venues for an evening drink, while the Emerald Hill area behind Orchard Central has a great selection of bars and pubs too. For more active nightlife, D’Underground, Mirage Deluxe KTV & Nightclub and District 9 are clubs where you can dance the night away!
Caleb Falcon is a travel writer who specializes in writing content based on the many exciting world adventures that await intrepid travellers. Google+