Singapore’s Urban Heritage: Orchard Road

Singapore’s Urban Heritage: Orchard Road, Singapore, Singapore (B)

Heart of the Singapore’s retail industry, Orchard Road has been the default stop for shoppers around the world whenever they are in the Lion City.

Stretching 2.5 kilometers and also occupying adjacent streets, the Orchard Road occupies four major areas: Orchard, Tanglin, Somerset and Dhoby Ghaut. In recent years, the government has also announced plan to rejuvenate the Orchard Road to the next generation of shoppers.

This guide will take a fresh look into this shopping haven, with a twist of heritage and the less ubiquitous stops so that you can absorb its urban heritage while you shop!

Accessible from future MRT stations Napier and Orchard Boulevard, the Tanglin area will be revitalized by the government as Orchard Road’s key arts and cultural hub.

One of its crown jewel is these incredibly photogenic 1920s Tudor-Elizabethan houses framed by dark timber beans. Browse the resident multi-label boutiques and antique furniture shops.

Dedicated to showcase modern Israeli and international arts, you can find the legendary pioneering works of the Dada and Kinetic art movements such as Marcel Janco and Yaacov Agam here. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Singapore’s Urban Heritage: Orchard Road
Guide Location: Singapore » Singapore
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Andrew Darwitan
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Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Tanglin
  • Tudor Court Shopping Gallery
  • Bruno Art Group
  • Villa Marie
  • Shinji by Kanesaka
  • Akashi
  • Akanoya Robatayaki
  • Orchard
  • Muddy Murphy’s Irish Pub
  • Wheelock Place
  • ION Orchard
  • Paragon Shopping Centre
  • Mandarin Gallery
  • *SCAPE
  • Cineleisure
  • Orchard Central Rooftop Garden
  • Emerald Hill
  • Peranakan Place
  • Cuppage Terrace
  • Sian Teck Tng
  • Dhoby Ghaut
  • Penang Road Open Space
  • Winsland House II
  • Istana Park
  • Festival Arch
  • My Art Space
  • Istana Heritage Gallery
  • House of Tan Yeok Nee
  • Dhoby Ghaut Green
  • MacDonald House
  • Orchard Road Presbyterian Church
  • Civic District
  • The Substation
  • Prinsep Place
  • Chijmes
  • Singapore River’s Clarke Quay
  • Wesley Methodist Church
  • Fort Canning Park

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