Orchard Road is famous for one thing and one thing: many shopping malls! If you come here, it takes at least a few hours to just visit the mall. But do not stop there, there are many places for you to enjoy the fun that is sure to be pretty decent on the credit card if you spend too much.
Orchard Road is just a few minutes walk from museums, galleries, parks as well as many dining and entertainment options so you do not have to worry about the distance.
There are many hotels in the Orchard Road area, but if you do not rent a room there, it can be easily reached by taking the MRT to Orchard, Somerset or Dhoby Ghaut. You can click here for a list of the best shopping malls in Orchard Road
2902 Gallery is a Singapore based contemporary art photography gallery
This gallery is located on Queen Street, opposite the Singapore Art Museum and focuses on contemporary visual and video works.
The artists exhibited here are mainly from Southeast Asian countries such as Thailand, Laos and Malaysia. This is one of the most elaborate photo galleries in the region, with many great works from lesser known artists.
Through the video, the viewer will see the realities of life in the difficult land and understand the various problems that people are facing.
Opening hours: Tuesday - Sat 12: 00-19: 00 and Sun 13: 00-17: 00
Address: 222 Queen Street, Unit 02-02, Singapore 188.550
Tel: +65 6339 8665
Emerald Hill is one of the most colorful streets in Singapore
Emerald Hill Road
Among the shopping malls along Orchard Road, Emarald Hill is one of Singapore's most attractive streets. It is located just behind Orchard Central and was once a luxury residential area for the Peranakan (Chinese-Malaysian).
The main reason for your quick ride down Emerald Hill is due to the intact nature of the buildings from 1900 to 1920. Decorated in Chinese baroque style, the buildings here are beautiful. as a painting, in stark contrast to the modern concrete buildings of Orchard Road. Not only do you have a chance to see the unique architecture, but the bars and cafés are sure to give you an unforgettable experience.
Location: behind Orchard Central
Fort Canning Park is one of Singapore's most historic landmarks
Fort Canning Park
Fort Canning Park is one of the historic attractions in Singapore. Situated opposite Orchard Road and next to the Singapore National Studium, there are several colonial-era buildings such as Stamford Raffle. There are many exhibits as well as performing arts. See details…
Opening hours: daily 24 hours
Subway station nearby: City Hall
Address: 70 River Valley Road, Singapore 179.037
Formerly a government building, Istana is now the seat of the Presidential Office of Singapore. It was built between 1867 - 1869 by Sir Harry St George Ord, the first governor of Singapore.
The Istana is the official residence of the president of Singapore
Built in neo-Palladian Anglo-India style (high-rise architecture, multi-column style British-Indian). The scene was very beautiful, with a 105mm Japanese cannon on display. There is also the statue of Queen Victoria 1.8m high, four lakes and an ancient well. Istanan will be open for people to visit on the following occasions: Lunar New Year, Deepavali (Festival of Light - a Hindu religious festival), Hari Raya Puasa (Festival of sacrifices - a holiday the importance of Muslims celebrated after Rammanda), International Labor Day and National Day.
Opening hours: 8:30 to 18:00
Address: Office of the President of the Republic of Singapore Orchard Road (near Dhoby Ghaut MRT Station)
National Museum of Singapore
This is the oldest museum (about 120 years old) and the largest in Singapore (larger than 18,000 square meters). Inside, there are two main areas: Living Gallery and History Gallery. The Living Gallery includes 4 rooms for clothing, food, movies and photographs. There is also a Chinese opera house.
National Museum of Singapore is the nation's oldest museum with a progressive mind
Opening Hours: The Singapore History Gallery is open from 10am to 6pm, while the Goh Seng Choo Gallery and four Living Gallaries are open from 10am to 8pm.
Address: 93 Stamford Road, Singapore 178.897
Tel: +65 6332 3659
Flight simulator in Singapore
Have you ever wanted to be the captain of your own plane? If so, now you can accomplish your dream without spending a lot of money and time on pilot training courses.
SG Flight Simulations is located at Orchard Central Mall where you can experience the work of a pilot. Here, you will have the opportunity to fly an Airbus 320, try to take off and landing as well as learn all the work inside the cockpit.
Prepare yourself for the trip of a lifetime
The price varies from 30 to 90 minutes depending on service package, and if you want, you can buy a DVD to record your experience inside the cockpit. An experienced guide will sit next to you to have a safe "flight".
Address: 181 Orchard Road, Singapore 238896
Tel: +65 6634 2797
Esprit Spa at Paragon
There are plenty of reasons why we love Esprit, including: a beautifully designed and professional service, plus the sophistication of mixing unmatched essential oils and therapies such as massages hot stone, mask Zsa Zsa Gabor orange and pumpkin to keep skin soft (Zsa Zsa Gabor is the name of a woman is called "beauty queen").
Although located in the center, but here is decorated very close to nature with many trees are arranged as well as wood-clad rooms.
They have a set of products with a lot of essential oils that you can buy. If you like, you can mix many essential oils together to produce your own. Note, advise the staff to produce the product with the best scent and quality.
Spa Esprit has an outlet located on the fifth floor of The Paragon
Opening hours: 10am to 9am daily
Address: Paragon Mall, 290 Orchard Rd. Singapore
Singapore Art Museum
Located in the heart of Singapore's largest shopping district on Bras Basah Street, it is an ideal place to view nearly 8,000 works by Singaporean and Southeast Asian writers.
More than 10,000 square meters, this museum has full equipment of an international standard museum with over 14 air-conditioned rooms to ensure the quality of the paintings. This place not only exhibits paintings that have pictures as well as many works of art school installation.
It is interesting to see these works of art to understand more about the messages that the authors want to convey. Here, you have the opportunity to understand more about the countries that made up ASEAN. There is also a small shop, a cafe and a restaurant.
Opening hours: Daily from 10:00 to 19:00, Friday closed at 21:00
Address: 71 Bras Basah Road, Singapore 189.555
Singapore Art Museum is home to the world's largest collection of modern and contemporary Southeast Asian art
The cinema opened in 1990, bringing more cinema choices to central Singapore. And still is the only place to see the film art.
In addition to being a regular movie theaters, it is also home to festivals, meetings and special events. This small movie theater has only one screen, but the price is very ok: only $ 10. The cinema is located in the Cathay building, a short distance from the subway at Dhoby Ghaut.
Address: Cathay Building, 2 Handy Road, Singapore
Climbing the Via Ferrata Singapore
Via Ferrata is a steep mountain climbing sport. Here you will experience the feeling of true mountain climbing but much safer. Open daily from 12:00 to 21:00, they organize climbing lessons for beginners and the arena to see other players competing. It has the highest "cliffs" in Singapore, up to 30 m, spread over 5 floors of Orchard Central.
Via ferrata is a type of climbing route up a wall or mountain
The instructors are well-trained and will guide you through the first try. Whether you are a newcomer or a climber, you will feel very happy and happy when you reach the destination (where the destination is). It is easy to find, located at the corner of Orchard and Kiliney Streets, about a five minute walk from Somerset MRT Station.
Address: 181 Orchard Road, Singapore 238.896
Tel: +65 6238 1051
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