Orchard Road – Paradise For Shopping You Must-Know

Orchard Road in Singapore is the most famous for the shopping areas. Currently, there are 22 markets and 6 commercial centers, and all are splendid, luxurious that we mustn’t miss. So, how to find out the best place for shopping? In this article, All Know-How will help you pick out the 10 best shopping areas for making the shopping a little easier.

Orchard Road in Singapore is the most famous for the shopping areas
Orchard Road in Singapore is the most famous for the shopping areas

1. ION Orchard

As a stylish architecture, ION Orchard shines as a hybrid lamp at the end of Orchard Road and charms many fashionistas as well as those who shop for luxury items. Welcome to the most enchanting shopping cluster in Singapore. In addition, it likes a work of art made from glass, marble, and steel.

ION Orchard shines as a hybrid lamp at the end of Orchard Road and charms many fashionistas as well as those who shop for luxury items
ION Orchard shines as a hybrid lamp at the end of Orchard Road and charms many fashionistas as well as those who shop for luxury items

 

It likes a work of art made from glass, marble, and steel
It likes a work of art made from glass, marble, and steel

Moreover, there is also a high-class service which is like the butler and well-known chefs in charge of food. The luxurious style, the most famous and “hottest” people from the prestigious catwalk makes it the best place for fashion followers. Along with are art exhibitions and observatories. Hence, it is an ideal one attracting visitors to ION Orchard.

Opening hours: 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily

Address: ION Orchard, 2 Orchard Turn, Singapore 238801

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2. Orchard Central

One of the “later-born” buildings in the main Orchard Road, Orchard Central stands above other shopping areas along the area. Besides, we can go by one of six escalators available here to explore the center. More especially, this place includes a few unique contemporary artworks and the world’s highest home climbing wall.

Orchard Central stands above other shopping areas along the area
Orchard Central stands above other shopping areas along the area

 

 This place also includes the world’s highest home climbing wall.
This place also includes the world’s highest home climbing wall.

We can visit the hotel’s customer service and get a discount for Orchard Central to enjoy the promotion to 25% of some brands here. Furthermore, the way here is really easy to find. this center is located at the corner of Orchard Road interjunction with Killiney Road. Hence, it just takes about 5 minutes ‘ walk from MRT Somerset station.

We can go by one of six escalators available here to explore the center
We can go by one of six escalators available here to explore the center

Opening Hours: 11 noon to 11 p.m. per day

Address: 181 Orchard Road, Singapore 238896

3. Ngee Ann City

Ngee Ann City (Takashimaya) is one of the few outstanding places in Orchard road many centuries ago. In addition, many famous brands, bookshops, beauty shops as well as restaurants for shopping followers are here. Besides, the center consists of seven floors and has an area for art and creation with Takashimaya.

Ngee Ann City (Takashimaya) is one of the few outstanding places in Orchard road
Ngee Ann City (Takashimaya) is one of the few outstanding places in Orchard road

 

Many famous brands, bookshops, beauty shops as well as restaurants for shopping followers are here.
Many famous brands, bookshops, beauty shops as well as restaurants for shopping followers are here.

The designers’ trademarks include Cartier, Hugo Boss, Dior, and Gucci. Also, such famous brands in Europe as Zara, Mango and Ted Baker are here. It seems strange because this name certainly suggests to us the Japanese brand, it really is. More specially, there are also plenty of cuisines and beverages around the world for us to enjoy.

Opening hours: 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. 30 p.m. daily

Address: 391a Orchard Road, Singapore 238872

4. Tangs

It is one of the oldest places in Orchard road and was inaugurated in 1932. The exterior brings the Chinese characteristic design, but the interior seems to be a modern Asian shop. Its programs over time have made it famous for local and international visitors.

 The exterior brings the Chinese characteristic design
The exterior brings the Chinese characteristic design

 

But the interior seems to be a modern Asian shop
But the interior seems to be a modern Asian shop

Inside Tangs is Beauty Hall with a wide variety of prestige brands and Asian designed utensils. Besides, decorations and gifts have attracted visitors to look for special souvenirs to take home. If we are looking for a tropical fashion, we can visit the Island Shop on the second floor. They have a wide variety of cotton fabrics that are very cool and simple to wear out to the sea or go to the barbecue.

There are lots of decorations and gifts for us to look for special souvenirs to take home
There are lots of decorations and gifts for us to look for special souvenirs to take home

Address: 310 Orchard Road, Singapore 238864

5. Far East Plaza

Far East Plaza in Orchard Road is one of Singapore’s oldest shopping clusters. No matter how old it is, this center still attracts young and cool clients to seek and bargain. Also, there are about 800 stands in 6 floors crowded with visitors or students looking for something special for themselves.

Far East Plaza in Orchard Road is one of Singapore's oldest shopping clusters
Far East Plaza in Orchard Road is one of Singapore’s oldest shopping clusters

 

There are about 800 stands in 6 floors crowded with visitors or students looking for something special for themselves
There are about 800 stands in 6 floors crowded with visitors or students looking for something special for themselves

Besides fashion stores, tourists often buy available promotional items such as cameras or accessories. And the accessories here are also extremely diverse, especially handbags, belts, and jewels. So, Far East Plaza is really an interesting and ideal place for choosing plentiful items.

Opening hours: 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily

Address: 14 Scotts Road, #05-134, Singapore 228213

6. Mandarin Gallery

Formerly known as the Meritus Mandarin Shopping Arcade, Mandarin Gallery Sparkling offers international design and the most unique “private” items in Orchard Road Singapore. Located right next to the famous Mandarin Orchard hotel, this center is very luxurious with brands such as Marc Jacobs and Just Cavalli to show the high-end items here.

Mandarin Gallery Sparkling looks attractive at night
Mandarin Gallery Sparkling looks attractive at night

There are 3 elegant shopping floors; therefore, we’ll be comfortable to choose items at various prices. If we prefer the domestic designs, we can visit the 2nd floor and enter Ashley Isham. If not, we can visit all the floors to see accessories and international fashion. The only downside is that these products are mainly for wealthy customers, so the prices are high.

Opening hours: 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. 30 p.m.

Address: 333a Orchard Road, Singapore 238897

Phone number: + 65 6831 6363

7. Paragon Shopping Center

Paragon – the name won various awards – is the luxurious name holding plenty of premium items and the world’s famous brands. Besides, all of the six floors are the fashion stores, restaurants, the designers’ stores, and boutiques. Such famous brands as Jimmy Choo, Canale Patisserie Chocolatier, Muji and Nike present here. Additionally, parents will have plentiful options for children’s clothes such as Armani kids, Petit Bateau and Guess Kids.

Paragon Shopping Center
Paragon Shopping Center

 

 It holds plenty of premium items and the world’s famous brands
It holds plenty of premium items and the world’s famous brands

Classic and luxurious, Paragon is intended for customers seeking elegance and nobility as well as urban flavors. Also, a lot of choices from the café to the food court. Paragon has received numerous awards voted by customers including Tatler Best of Singapore Guide and Most Glamorous Mall (the most luxurious shopping center) by the magazine IS.

Paragon is intended for customers seeking elegance and nobility
Paragon is intended for customers seeking elegance and nobility

Opening hours: Monday to Sunday from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. including Nationwide Holidays

Address: 290 Orchard Road, Singapore 238859

Phone number: + 65 6738 5535

8. Plaza Singapura

Being opened in 1974, it was considered as the first multicategory shopping mall in Singapore. Plaza Singapura is at MRT Dhoby Ghaut, where this center is known as the “one Station” (everything is in a building). It includes such brands as Carrefour, John Little, Marks & Spencer, Best Denki, Spotlight, theater clusters, fashion, music, indoor wear and a variety of dining counters.

It was considered as the first multicategory shopping mall in Singapore
It was considered as the first multicategory shopping mall in Singapore

 

This center is also known as the one station (everything is in a building).
This center is also known as the one station (everything is in a building).

Opening hours: 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. (per day)

Location: MRT Station Dhoby Ghaut

Address: 68 Orchard Road, Singapore 238839

9. 313@Somerset Mall

313 @ Somerset Mall is quickly becoming the most famous stop in the Orchard Road. Here, there is plenty of international fashion for young people and a large number of restaurants. Even an impressive food court on the top floor is also here. Moreover, it is extremely convenient to reach as this center stands right on the road of MRT Somerset station.

313 @ Somerset Mall is quickly becoming the most famous stop in the Orchard Road
313 @ Somerset Mall is quickly becoming the most famous stop in the Orchard Road

 

It has a young and vibrant atmosphere as well as the reasonable items
It has a young and vibrant atmosphere as well as the reasonable items

The special thing is that 313 @ Somerset has a young and vibrant atmosphere as well as the reasonable items. There will always be something happening here, for example, a fashion showcase, live music or events organized by exotic bars. This makes it a great place to visit for those who are go jogging on Orchard road.

 Even an impressive food court on the top floor is also here
Even an impressive food court on the top floor is also here

Opening hours: Sunday to Thursday from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m., Friday and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 11 p.m.

Address: 313 Orchard Road, Singapore 238895

Phone number: + 65 6496 9300

10. Tanglin Shopping Center

This second-ancient shopping mall in Singapore stands on the edge of Orchard Road. In addition, it offers a noble atmosphere. The elegance is reflected by antique shops and rare items with Asian features such as carpets from Persian, Pakistan, and Afghanistan, jewelry, art, silk. Along with our variety of tailor shops as well as health care services with fitness coaches.

This second-ancient shopping mall in Singapore stands on the edge of Orchard Road
This second-ancient shopping mall in Singapore stands on the edge of Orchard Road

 

The elegance is reflected by antique shops and rare items with Asian features
The elegance is reflected by antique shops and rare items with Asian features

On the second floor, we can find Antiques of the Orient famous for its archaeological books, 19th-century photographs, postcards, Japanese – pattern tiles, and the Qing pottery vase. If we are seeking quality Asian books on art, literature, food, tourism and children’s books, Select Books is an ideal one to choose.

 We can finds Antiques of the Orient famous for its historical and special items on the second floor
We can find Antiques of the Orient famous for its historical and special items on the second floor

Opening Hours: 12 noon to 6 p.m.

Address: 19 Tanglin Road, Singapore 247909 (main middle of St. Regis & Hotel Orchard Parade)

Orchard road is longer than 2 kilometers and has 3 MRT stations here: Doby Ghaut, Orchard, and Somerset. In case we are quite free, we can walk through these centers since it is quite comfortable and pleasant. In addition, we can combine shopping with sightseeing and other interesting recreational activities in Singapore. For further references to interesting places in Singapore, follow and read other articles at All Know-How.

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