Orchard Road, Recommended Shopping Spots in Singapore

Orchard Road, Recommended Shopping Spots in Singapore

Singapore is known as a shopping paradise with a row of modern shopping centers that are home to various international brands.

One area that represents Singapore as a shopping paradise is Orchard Road.

Orchard Road is designed to be as comfortable and attractive as possible for shopping tourists. Rows of shopping centers are equipped with wide pedestrian paths, many shady trees, beautiful lights at night, and various interesting attractions along the way.

Let’s take a look at five exciting Muslim-friendly activities that you can do on Orchard Road with friends or family while on vacation to Singapore.

  1. Staycation in a comfortable hotel with the best facilities
    Orchard Road and the surrounding district is an area renowned for its five-star luxury hotels. The following hotels also have SG Clean certificates, as a sign of the implementation of very strict health protocols for the health and comfort of guests.
  • Mandarin Orchard Singapore
    The hotel has 1,077 rooms and suites offering panoramic city views. Guests can dine at the two-Michelin-starred Shisen Hanten Japanese restaurant.
  • The St. Register Singapore
    This hotel has a strategic location, close to the Singapore Botanical Garden. The St. Regis Singapore has more than 70 works of art by local and international artists. Rooms at St. Regis Singapore has a classic design with a touch of luxury art.
  • YOTEL Singapore
    There are 610 Cabins at YOTEL Singapore which are equipped with the latest state-of-the-art facilities such as height-adjustable beds, Smart TVs and techno walls (walls with lighting settings), as well as robotic staff named Yoshi and Yolanda who are ready to help guests.

In addition, you can take part in various interesting classes from the hotel such as a drink making class, a tour at the Singapore Zoo at night, or join speed dating for those who are single.

  1. Historical tour in the city center
    Orchard Road is also famous for historical sites such as Emerald Hill and The Palace. These three historic sites represent Singapore’s past that can still be seen in their original form and are uniquely located in the bustling city center.
  • The Palace
    The office of the President of the Republic of Singapore is only open five days a year in an open house event held every holiday and Labor Day. But you can see from the outside how magnificent the Neo-Palladian-style building was once the residence of the British Governor in Singapore.

You can find out more about The Istana through the Istana the Heritage Gallery which is located just across the street.

  • Emerald Hill
    At Emerald Hill, you can see and feel the interesting colonial era atmosphere on Orchard Road which was once a residential area.

Today there are many cafes, restaurants and bars opened in the Emerald Hills houses that still retain their original colonial and Peranakan designs.


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