THE RITZ-CARLTON, MILLENIA SINGAPORE

7 Raffles Avenue, Singapore 039799
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Attractions



Discover a diversity of attractions steps from our Singapore hotel near Millenia Walk.

A bridge between the East and West for centuries, Singapore today is brimming with unbridled energy and bursting with exciting events and unique experiences. Guests of our hotel near Millenia Walk are in the perfect location for exploring it all, with attractions including the Singapore Flyer, ArtScience Museum and Esplanade - Theatres on the Bay just a short walk away. The culinary curious will find Singapore to be a thrilling destination, with opportunities to sample a diversity of flavours in authentic settings such as the Singapore Food Trail.

While our Singapore hotel offers easy access to popular attractions, it is also home to some of its own. Its 4,200-piece contemporary art collection includes works by Frank Stella, Dale Chihuly, David Hockney and Andy Warhol, and visitors can take a self-guided iPod tour in English, Chinese or Japanese. Club Level guests can explore their inner artist in the Drawing Room, a private alcove of the Club Lounge that overlooks Marina Bay and is filled with pencils, easels and paper. For a local perspective on Marina Bay, the Ladies and Gentlemen of the Concierge have crafted a guidebook that leads guests on a walking tour of the precinct, highlighting historical and modern landmarks.


Cultural

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Esplanade – Theatres on the Bay
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0.56 km / 5 minutes walk

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Esplanade - Theatres on the Bay is without a doubt, Singapore's most exciting performance arts venue. Located at the waterfront overlooking Marina Bay, the complex with its distinctive dome-shaped roofs comprises a 1,600-seat concert hall, a 2,000-seat theatre and several recital rooms, theatre and rehearsal studios, as well as outdoor performing spaces. Also lovingly dubbed “the Durian” by locals, after the prickly tropical fruit, the Esplande – Theatres on the Bay also houses a mall, cosmopolitan food outlets and the library@esplanade – Singapore’s first arts library with literature and audio-visual materials covering music, dance, film and theatre.
ArtScience Museum
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1 km / 10 minutes walk
The lotus-inspired ArtScience Museum at Marina Bay Sands is the premier museum destination in Singapore for major international touring exhibitions from the most renowned collections in the world. Embracing a spectrum of influences from art & science, to media & technology, to design & architecture, the ArtScience Museum features over 50,000 square feet of galleries to inspire visitors of all ages.
National Museum of Singapore
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2 km / 7 minutes drive
With a rich history dating back to its inception in 1887, the National Museum of Singapore is Singapore's oldest museum with the youngest and most innovative soul. A cultural and architectural icon in Singapore, the Museum hosts vibrant festivals and events all year round, as well as amazing performances and film screenings.
Arab Street
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2.27 km / 5 minutes drive
Famed for its silk and basketry, and resonating with tradition, Arab Street is one of the highlights of Kampong Glam. Cane, straw, rattan and a spectrum of fabrics comprising silk, chiffon, cotton and batik can be found on Arab Street. One of the most significant buildings in the district is the Sultan Mosque, which was built in 1824.
Clarke Quay
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2.42 km / 5 minutes drive

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Clarke Quay is a historical riverside quay in Singapore, located upstream from the mouth of the Singapore River and Boat Quay. The center of commercial enterprise in the late 19th century, the restored warehouse now features a whole range of restaurants, wine bars, entertainment spots and retail shops.
Chinatown
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3.06 km / 8 minutes drive
Stretching from Pagoda Street to Sago Street, Chinatown is lined with stalls full of trinkets, snacks and fashionable wear. From street opera masks to handmade ornaments, traditional clothing to unique fashion accessories, you will be spoilt for choice with an eclectic mix of merchandise. Complement a unique shopping experience by savouring Singapore’s local favourite treats at the Chinatown Food Street. Explore the traditional five-foot ways and old shop houses along Pagoda Street. Visit temples, medical halls and tea houses and learn about the age-old traditions of the past. For tea connoisseurs, a visit to a tea house is a must, not only to relish the flavour of Chinese tea, but also to experience the traditional art of tea-brewing.
Asian Civilisation Museum
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The Asian Civilisation Museum is one of the pioneering museums in the region to specialise in pan-Asian cultures and civilisations. The museum contains artifacts from China, Southeast Asia, and West Asia from which Singaporeans can trace their diverse history.
Singapore Art Museum
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The Singapore Art Museum boasts a collection of over 7,000 contemporary and modern art pieces from Singaporean and South East Asian artists. The museum’s extension building, SAM at 8Q was opened in 2008, expanding the museum’s contemporary art space. Art pieces range from painting, sculpture and installation to film & video, performance and sound art.

Dining

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Singapore Food Trail
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0.5 km / 10 minute walk

An exciting dining concept which brings back the nostalgic feel and charm of Singapore in the 1960s, set in the backdrop of the iconic Singapore Flyer. With more than 800 seats, the space boasts themed interior design as well as some makeshift stalls. Canopies lining the area will provide comfort and shield for outdoor diners, who can reminisce the good old days while tucking into famous local fare.
Lau Pa Sat
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3 km / 10 minutes drive
Situated right at the heart of Singapore’s Central Business District (CBD). It was built in 1894 and is the largest remaining Victorian filigree cast-iron structure in Southeast Asia. During the night, the whole stretch of Boon Tat street south of the Lau Pa Sat is blocked to give way for an open air hawker concept, with a large array of barbequed food choices.
Celebrity restaurants at MBS
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An exquisite selection of cuisine created by world-class chefs can be found at the celebrity restaurants at MBS. These unparalleled restaurants include: Cut by Wolfgang Puck, db Bistro Modern by Daniel Boulud, Guy Savoy by Guy Savoy, Waku Ghin by Tetsuya Wakuda.
Newton Hawker Centre
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With a multitude of food and drink stalls, a visit to Newton Hawker Centre is the best way to sample a wide variety of local dishes. Try an array of local favourites such as chicken rice, bak kut teh and roti prata. Cool down afterward with a bowl of ice kachang or chendol, desserts made of shaved ice flavoured with coconut milk and other sweet syrups.
Malaysian Food Street at Resorts World
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Indulge in authentic Malaysian food such as Penang Hokkien mee and char kway teow at Malaysian Food Street in Resorts World. Choose from a wide variety of popular street food and enjoy it in the nostalgic atmosphere of old town Malaysia, complete with traditional shophouse fronting, old street signs and advertisements peppering the walls.
Ku De Ta
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Set 200 metres atop Marina Bay Sands Skypark, Ku De Ta offers striking views of the Singapore skyline. The stunning rooftop setting creates the perfect atmosphere in which to enjoy the modern Asian dishes prepared by award winning chefs.
Makansutra Gluttons Bay
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0.5 km / 5 minute walk

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Surrounded by retro-inspired push-carts and offering a spectacular view of the Marina Bay skyline, this open-air, moon-lit food centre is a hotspot for visitors and the sleepless in Singapore. Take your pick from a wide range of famous local treats such as fried carrot cake, oyster omelette, chilli crab and roti jala (lacy pancakes served with delicious curry). Also enjoy an ice-cold glass of beer while watching free street performances frequently organized by arts centre Esplanade – Theatres on the Bay, located just next door.

Night Life

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Boat Quay
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2.21 km / 5 minutes drive
Experience the jewel of Singapore’s entertainment scene. With an eclectic mix of high-end restaurants, alfresco dining and lively bars and pubs, the Boat Quay is a favorite “chill out” spot for many professionals and expatriates.
Clarke Quay
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2.5 km / 8 minutes drive
Clarke Quay’s waterfront godowns play host to a colourful kaleidoscope of restaurants, wine bars, entertainment spots and retail shops. The bustling market atmosphere of bygone days comes alive amidst the rows of charming shophouses, pushcarts, and five-foot-way merchants.
St James Power Station
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8km / 20 minutes drive
Set in an old power station that was built in 1927, this massive entertainment complex is home to ten different and interconnected venues each catering to a specific music genre. At Bellini Room, jazz fans can put on their dance shoes and jitterbug the night away while Powerhouse – the largest outlet in the complex – is set to electrify the dance floor with the latest trance, electronic and dance music.
Zouk
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6km / 15 minutes drive
Probably Singapore’s only nightspot of international repute, Zouk remains both an institution and a rite of passage for young people in the city-state. It has spawned several other clubs in neighbouring countries like Malaysia, and even has its own dance festival – Sentosa’s ZoukOut. Zouk is made up of three clubs and a wine bar, and it has played host international DJs, from Carl Cox and Paul Oakenfold to the Chemical Brothers. Zouk also holds its famous Mambo Jambo retro nights on Wednesdays.
Home Club
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Quality music and a laidback atmosphere make Home Club an alternative to Singapore’s many megaclubs. Home has been Singapore’s preferred underground club since opening in 2005, dance the night away to indie, techno, electro, hip hop and drum ‘n’ base music.
Loof
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Loof is a rooftop bar situated in the middle of Singapore’s bustling business district. A self proclaimed “sanctuary for fools” and a “respite for the brilliant mind”, Loof is a playful and relaxing bar that serves up “quality whimsy, and fresh nostalgia”.
Club Street
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Located in Chinatown, Club Street is lined with conserved shophouses that are now occupied by restaurants, bars, and galleries. Popular spots in the area include Club Street Social, Senso Ristorante and Bar, and Esquina.
Pangaea
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2.9 km / 3 minute drive

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Pangaea holds court on the subterranean level of the Crystal Pavilion and has the unique title of being the only Ultra-Lounge in Singapore and the world. Each and every element of Pangaea is meticulously designed, from the surrealistic entrance tunnel and exotic animal-skin furnishings; to the gourmet late night menu by Fine Palate and specially curated DJs.
Robertson Quay
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3.4 km / 15 minute drive
The most laidback of the three quays along the Singapore River, this largely residential estate has become a real entertainment enclave with bars, restaurants, cafés, performing arts houses and art galleries. The area also houses The Singapore Tyler Print Institute, which has free print and paper art installations. One of Singapore’s most progressive theatre companies, TheatreWorks, is nearby, as is the Singapore Repertory Theatre.
Avalon
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2.9 km / 3 minute drive

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Housed in the floating South Crystal Pavilion of the Marina Bay Sands, Avalon looks out towards a mesmerizing view of the city skyline. Beyond the velvet rope, the double-storey 17,000 square feet club boasts a visual spectacle of state-of-the-art full-color lasers, 3D mapping and high-fashion interiors. Styled by renowned interior design firm Roman and Williams, Avalon glitters with crystals and psychedelic light displays.

Parks

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Botanical Gardens
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6.68 km / 10 minutes drive
Singapore epitomizes the tropical island’s luxuriant parks - a combination of primary jungle and elegantly laid out flowerbeds and shrubs. Spread over 52 hectares, the gardens contain nearly 4,000 species of plant life, with many rare specimens amongst them. The Botanical Gardens are also home to the National Orchid Gardens, hailed as the world’s largest orchid display featuring over 60,000 plants and orchids. Situated at the highest point of the National Orchid Garden is Burkill Hall, a colonial bungalow built in 1886. Named as one of Singapore’s monuments of architectural and historical interest, this British colonial house has been renovated for use as a VIP reception and events hall.
Jurong Bird Park
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21.47 km / 30 minutes drive
The largest bird sanctuary in Southeast Asia is well-known for its collection of 8,000 birds from more than 600 species, its conservation and breeding programmes, as well as its fascinating walk-in, free-flight aviaries. The Bird Park also features the world’s tallest constructed waterfall, one of the world’s largest collections of hornbills and a delightful restaurant situated next to a lake teeming with flamingos.
Southern Ridges
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Nature lovers should not miss out on The Southern Ridges, a 9 kilometre (5.6 miles) trail that connects three parks along the southern ridge of Singapore, Mount Faber, Telok Blangah Hill Park and Kent Ridge Park. Attractions along the trail include, Henderson Waves, Forrest Walk, Alexandra Arch, Flora Walk and Canopy Walk.
MacRitchie Nature Trail
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8.6 km / 15 minute drive

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Lined with old rubber trees and surrounded by lush vegetation, the MacRitchie Nature Trail provides an amazing botanical feast for nature lovers everywhere. The MacRitchie Reservoir was constructed in 1867, and currently has boardwalks skirting the edge and walking trails through the forest. In addition to the boardwalk, another popular attraction is the HSBC TreeTop Walk, a 250-metre aerial free standing suspension bridge spanning Bukit Peirce and Bukit Kalang, which are the two highest points in MacRitchie.
Labrador Nature Reserve
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9.4 km / 20 minute drive

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Explore the rocky cliff-side vegetation and enjoy the panoramic views of the sea at Labrador Nature Reserve. This park is an oasis of calm and a tranquil getaway from the hustle and bustle of the city. A leisurely stroll along one of the nature trails affords a peek of some of the 50 bird species and 11 butterfly species that have made the park their home.
Gardens By The Bay
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1.6 km / 3 minute drive

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Spanning 101 hectares, this $1 billion superpark houses over a quarter of a million rare plants. The park comprises three gardens; Bay South, Bay East and Bay Central. From the waterfront promenade, enjoy an amazing view of the Marina Bay financial district skyline. The grounds are perfect for an evening stroll and picnic with family and friends.
Hort Park
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8.8 km / 20 minute drive

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Billed as Singapore’s one-stop gardening hub, Hort Park sits on a lush 23-hectare area. The park connects Kent Ridge Park all the way to Telok Blangah Park, and brings together recreation, education, research, retail and gardening in one setting. Home to beautiful plant life, Hort Park is also a place where garden designs can be displayed.The Butterfly Garden and the Bamboo Labyrinth are just two of the many attractions the park has, in addition to the Recycling Garden and the Floral Walk.

Recreation

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Singapore Flyer
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0.5 km / 10 minute walk
(65) 6854 5200 / Website
Singapore Flyer is the world's largest observation wheel. Standing at a stunning 165m from the ground, the Flyer offers breathtaking, panoramic views of the Marina Bay, Singapore’s cityscape and beyond. There is also a wide range of shops, restaurants, activities and facilities.
Marina Bay Sands Integrated Resort
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1 km / 10 minutes walk
A short scenic stroll across the Helix Bridge, a 280-metre pedestrian walkway - is the Marina Bay Sands Integrated resort. It features a casino, luxury hotel, convention facilities, theatres and shopping and dining options.
Marina Bay Golf Course
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1.5 km / 5 minutes drive
Singapore’s first and only 18-hole golf course which is open to the public. Located strategically in the heart of town, the course offers golfers great accessibility and a picturesque view of the city skyline. The design of the par 72 championship course attempts to connect to the history of golf – traditional links of Scotland and the beginning of golf - with its few water hazards and in particular, its 91 pot bunkers.
Sentosa
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8.68 km / 15 minutes drive

Sentosa Island is home to the Resorts World Integrated Resort, as well as wildlife reserves, gardens, animal parks, adventure rides, restaurants and spas, ensuring non-stop fun around the clock.

Visit www.sentosarider.com/routes.html for more information on how to get to Sentosa and shuttle services.

Universal Studios
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8.68 km / 15 minutes drive
Universal Studios Singapore - Southeast Asia's first ever Hollywood movie theme park. Packed with 24 rides and attractions, 18 of which are unique to Singapore, this sprawling entertainment playground is set to take you on a journey of thrills and spills.
Night Safari
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22.83 km / 30 minutes drive
(65) 6269 3411 / Website
As the sun sets, a different world comes to life. At the Night Safari, you can look a rhinoceros in the eye, hear the howls of a pack of striped hyenas or watch giraffes glide serenely across the plains. This premier night zoo houses over 900 animals of 135 exotic species in eight zones re-created to simulate geographic zones like the Southeast Asian rainforest, African savanna, Nepalese river valley, South American pampas and Burmese jungle.
Singapore Zoo
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Occupying 28 hectares of land, the Singapore Zoo is home to about 315 species of animals, 16% of which are considered threatened species. The Singapore Zoo displays the animals in naturalistic, open exhibitions, allowing them to be observed in a more natural environment.
Tanjong Beach Club
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Whether you wish to soak up some rays or dine under the stars, Tanjong Beach Club presents the perfect setting in which to unwind. Located in Sentosa, TBC is a restaurant and bar with lounge chairs and a swimming pool facing out to the sea, a relaxing escape from hectic pace of the city.

Shopping

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Marina Square
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0.2 km / 5 minute walk
(65) 6339 8787 / Website
Marina Square Shopping Mall is one of the largest shopping malls in Singapore with about 700,000sq ft of shopping space and a wide variety of tenants, ranging from fashion, beauty, health and restaurants. It is centrally located in the Marina Centre area with easy access to and from City Hall MRT Station.
Millenia Walk
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0.2 km / 5 minute walk
(65) 6883 1122 / Website
Millenia Walk is a premier lifestyle shopping centre defined by a refreshing burst of colour and an invitingly wide and spacious interior. Lifestyle shops specialising in an eclectic array of products and services line the open atrium structure designed by Pritzker Award winning architect Philip Johnson.
Suntec City Mall
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0.5 km / 10 minute walk
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Anchored by a world class convention centre and stretching a kilometer across five prestigious office towers, Suntec City Mall is a major shopping hub nestled in the heart of the bustling Marina Bay precinct. Divided into four thematic zones, visitors can indulge in a one-stop shopping and dining experience with more than 400 retail outlets and over 100 food and beverage establishments. To top it all, enjoy a spectacular dining ambience amidst cascading waters of the world’s largest fountain, The Fountain of Wealth as it entertains nightly with a mesmerizing multimedia extravaganza.
The Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands
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1 km / 10 minutes walk
Over 800,000 square feet of retail and restaurant space, The Shoppes is Singapore's first large-scale luxury shopping destination. This beautifully designed world-class location is where you can expect to find the highest quality merchandise. A cosmopolitan blend of renowned luxury brands and new, emerging designer labels offers discriminating, fashion-conscious shoppers an opportunity to set their own style trends.
Raffles City Shopping Centre
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1.2 km / 15 minutes walk
Situated in the Civic District close to historic and tourist sites, Raffles City Shopping Centre is a haven for consumers looking for luxury items. The mall has a number of luxury and designer stores such as Omega, Thomas Sabo, Cortefiel and Tommy Hilfiger, among others.
Paragon
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An up market and sophisticated mall, Paragon is located in the heart of Orchard Road. Six levels of designer fashion and luxury boutiques make it the choice destination for shoppers in search of branded goods and quality service.
Haji Lane in Arab Street
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Tucked away in the midst of bustling Arab Street is the Haji Lane. The narrow lane is lined with old shophouses occupied by charming boutiques and specialty shops that are stocked with independent labels, local designs and interesting accessories.
Ngee Ann City
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Seven levels and 110,450 square metres of shopping and gastronomical space make Ngee Ann City a staple when shopping in Orchard Road. Brands range from Cartier and Hermes to Zara and Mango, ensuring there is something there for everyone. A large food court is situated in the basement where all manner of epicurean delights can be found.
Ion Orchard on Orchard Road
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Situated in the middle of Singapore’s main shopping district, Ion Orchard is a fashion lover’s paradise. Visitors are treated to an impressive shopping experience with over 300 retail, F&B and entertainment stores. It brings together the world’s biggest brands and houses them in 66000 square metres of retail space.