It’s fascinating to be in one of the most acclaimed precincts in the world for shopping, entertainment or having dinner. Orchard Street is 2.2 kilometers long flanked with shopping malls, pedestrians’ shopping centers, coffee chains, five-star hotels, and nightclubs. Orchard Road is a tourist attraction center in Singapore due to its charming environment and welfare for the visitors given by Orchard Road Business Association.
Where is the Road located?
Orchard road is in the central area of Singapore. It is a famous shopping belt and also attracting thousands of tourists who visit Singapore. To the east, the street is bordered by Newton. Southwards is the river valley and a museum. There are numerous underground infrastructures at orchard street, among them pedestrian walkways between buildings.
How to shop at Orchard Road
This street that is full of life starts at a junction with Orange grove road, and the first thing to find is Orchard hotel. The highway extends south-east across orchard MRT station and Dhoby Ghaut MRT and then ends at a junction with Handy Road.
If you crave for a rodeo drive experience Singapore’s orchard is the place for the experience. With over 30 malls you need a guide especially if you are a newcomer. Major shopping malls are Ion Orchard; the mall is located directly above Orchard MRT station. It is large, occupying about 700 square feet and stocked with a wide range of fashion clothes and ornaments.
Orchard central has a collection of malls which are captivating with eccentric architecture. The elegant façade of the buildings are enhanced by escalators which give them a peculiar appearance. The stores from the 7th floor in the precinct are dedicated to restaurants.
When is the best place to visit Orchard Road?
The street is ever full of life. However, from late October to the end of the year or from early June to around mid of August are the best seasons to visit the street. If you like a scene of the decorated road with an incredible season, I will commend to you the fun festive season of Christmas. The look in the streets is just good with baubles hanging on all trees along the street, giant lights, and Swarovski jewel-encrusted Christmas tree. A visit to the street with the family during the festive season to shop in preparation for Christmas could be a great experience mainly for kids. Orchard is a world class business street to visit.