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Why Tourists LOVE Orchard Road in Singapore

Singapore has Orchard Road, the same way as New York has Fifth Avenue. It is a shopper’s paradise with unlimited options, quality and presence of global brands.

Orchard road is originally named after the nutmeg and fruit orchards that used to line it on both sides in the 1830’s. If you like to shop Louis Vitton, Dior and Chanel then it is the place for you. On a stretch of 2.2kms you will find mega malls with the anything you can think of available, under one roof. Besides shopping travelers also have innumerous options to eat and drink, with a large number of restaurants, cafes, pubs and food courts available. Even if you are a budget traveler you must go there to just mingle with the crowd and witness the most happening place in Singapore. The most visited places on the street are.

1. ION Orchard

ION Orchard

Opened in 2009, it is a mega mall spread on eight different levels covering almost 66000 square meters. Top six luxury brands in the world have their signature stores in duplex units, located here. Some of the leading names are Louis Vitton, Dior and Ermenegildo Zegna. ION has the biggest Prada store in the entire Asia Pacific. It also has the largest store in Asia of the French cosmetic giant Sephora. You can also choose to have a fine dining experience here.

2. Knightsbridge

Visitors will find this four storeyed retail extravaganza inside Grand Park Orchard, a five star hotel. It houses an art collection of vintage Cartier. Perfumes stores of Fredric Mallle and a range of beauty salons from Rolex. You can also opt for a concierge service, which appoints a customer service officer just to help you out. This is the mall where you will find the largest store for Abercrombie & Fitch in Asia.

3. H&M

THE Swedish cmpmany H&M made their presence felt in South East Asia in 2011, by opening a three storey store in 30000sq feet. A complete family store with options available for all. With an in-house designer team in place, every time you walk into the store you are likely to find something new.

4. Orchard Central

Orchard Central

When on orchard road you cannot miss Orchard Central, as it has a unique architecture and exterior design. The exterior features a one of a kind art membrane in digital form. The tallest climbing wall can be found inside the mall. You can also have an outdoor dining experience in the 24/7 roof garden and witness the spectacular views of the place.

 

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