Named after the Nutmeg Orchards, Orchard Road is a well-known shopping area of Singapore which is always bustling with activity. Lined with over 30 shopping malls, you can find an impressive list of 5000 brands to shop from. If you are in Singapore, then it is necessary that you explore Orchard Road for a day at least. The best way to travel to this location is by taking a MRT, bus or taxi. Stretched over 2.2 km, Orchard road is shopaholics haven that has branded shops, designer labels and restaurants. To help you discover top notch shopping areas on Orchard road, we have listed some of the best below:
Orchard Plaza is one of the oldest shopping malls located along Orchard Road. The mall houses shops that sell cheap fashion, gifts, toys, shows and restaurants. You can reach Orchard Plaza through MRT stations including Somerset and Dhoby Ghaut. There are many amenities available from this plaza which makes your visit worthwhile. Orchard plaza is famous for clubs such as Club De Emperor Exclusive Nightclub, Esquire Karaoke Lounge and Masquerade Karaoke & Tea Lounge which will definitely help you in having a fun time! The hawker centre nearby has an array of interesting food options that you can enjoy.
Ion Orchard is one of the best shopping places on orchard Road that offers an amalgam of high-street fashion and high-end boutiques. This shopping mall comprises of four floors out of which three are occupied by premium brands such as Dior, Gucci and Prada. You can also find some affordable brands like Zara, Uniqlo and H&M. People who shopped over $5000 worth of goods will receive a free limousine ride to the airport. The terrace area of the mall has a 360-degree observatory which allows you to enjoy a very beautiful view of the city. Enjoy dinner on their roof top restaurant called the Salt Bar and Grill.
Paragon Shopping Centre
Paragon is another interesting shopping mall located on Orchard Road. The best part about shopping at this mall is that you can find all kinds of brands here ranging from economical local brands, to luxury boutiques. The first level of the mall is filled with brands such as Gucci, Jimmy Choo, Balenciaga, Burberry, Givenchy, Emporio Armani and Miu Miu. You can also find other mid-range stores and brands such as Marks and Spencer’s and Esprit. On the basement level of the mall, you can find a plethora of eateries selling all kinds of food including sushi and clam chowder.
If you are a shopper on budget, then Lucky Plaza is the best place for you. You can shop for chocolates, sunglasses, clothing, souvenirs, books and accessories here. One of the oldest shopping malls in Singapore, Lucky Plaza also has a multitude of perfume stores which sell branded perfumes in sample and tester sizes for a much cheaper price than the full-sized product. This 30-year-old shopping plaza is certainly a must visit when you are at Lucky Centre.