ORCHARD ROAD SHOPPING
Starting life in the 1830s as a country road lined with fruit trees, Orchard Road Singapore has been transformed into a stunning two-kilometre shopping boulevard, lined with exceptional malls and department stores. Singapore’s premier shopping street, it is an absolute must for any visitor who likes to shop, browse, eat and drink.
Experience Orchard Road
The transition from country road to shopping avenue began in the late 1950s, when Tangs set up its first department store on Orchard Road.
Over half a century later and the likes of the stylish Wheelock Place and Japanese favourite Takashimaya, as well as the exclusive 313@Somerset, ION Orchard and Palais Renaissance, have joined dozens of other retailers and malls to make Orchard Road what it is today.
With 22 shopping malls boasting over 5,000 brands in a single stretch of road, it's easy to find everything from designer brands to unique finds on Orchard Road.
the great singapore sale
There’s no better time to immerse yourself in the buzz and bargains of Orchard Road than during the Great Singapore Sale.
Taking place from May until July every year, the GSS turns Orchard Road into a shopaholic’s wonderland, with up to 70% off everything you can imagine – from homewares, food and beverages, to accessories, apparel, jewellery, electronics, toys and even travel.
Locals and visitors alike spend days here, arming themselves with shopping bags full of treasures. Want to join them? There’s plenty of room for everyone on Orchard Road.
other attractions of Orchard Road
It may be famous for shopping, but Orchard Road has even more to offer. This vast street is packed full of attractions like art galleries, restaurants, bars, cinemas and even the Singapore Mint. What’s more, it’s a convenient place to find banks, travel agents and reputable tailors.
Need a quiet place to rest? Orchard Road has a library, too. Make your way there and flick through a book or magazine for extra shopping inspiration.
hotels near orchard road, Singapore
For a convenient hotel near Orchard Road, book your stay at PARKROYAL on Kitchener Road. Perched on the edge of the vibrant Little India district, this stylish hotel is within easy reach of Singapore's famous shopping district.
With a choice of 534 comfortable rooms and suites and a range of premium on-site facilities, PARKROYAL on Kitchener Road is the ideal base for those hoping to make the most of Orchard Road.