Orchard / Dhoby Ghaut

Dhoby Ghaut
Dhobies, “washer men” in Hindi, used to wash their clothes or bathe in an area along the riverbank, known as ghaut/ghat.

Emerald Hill
Once a nutmeg orchard, Emerald Hill eventually attracted many Peranakan residents, whose colorful houses we still see today.

Place of interest

ION SKY
Located 218 metres 56 levels above Orchard Road, the ION Sky surrounds yourself with sweeping 360 views of Singapore, and see the stunning cityscape through fresh eyes via state-of-the-art BEHOLDTIM telescopes, the first telescope of its kind in Asia and is free to enter.
Address: 2 Orchard Turn, Level 56, Singapore 238801
Opening hours: 3pm – 6pm daily (Last admission: 5.30pm)
Getting there: Orchard MRT Exit E
Orchard Station Bus Stop: 124, 128, 143, 14E, 162, 162M, 167, 171, 190, 700, 700A, 972, NR1, NR2, NR3

Istana
Istana was once known as Government House, a wooden structure with a thatched roof located on Bukit Larangan, present day Fort Canning Hill.
The Istana grounds is open to the public during celebrations like Chinese New Year (2nd Day), Labour Day (Actual Day), Hari Raya Puasa (Actual Day), National Day and Deepavali (Actual Day)
Address: Orchard Road, 238823
Getting there: Dhoby Ghuat (NE6, NS24, CC1) Exit C
Kampong Glam, once home to the Orang Glam tribe, got its name from the cajeput tree, called “gelam” in Malay.

Temasek Shophouse
Address: 28 Orchard Rd, Singapore 238832
MRT Dhoby Ghuat NE6, NS24 and CC1 exit G]

Robertson Quay
The upper reaches of the Singapore River were originally mud flats and swamps. As the population and commerce of Singapore increased, the area was reclaimed in the mid nineteenth century. Warehouses and boatyards were constructed in the 1880s in both European and Chinese styles.

Studio M Hotel 3 Nanson Rd, Singapore 238910
59 Mohamed Sultan Rd, Singapore 238999

The Singapore Buddhist Lodge
The Singapore Buddhist Lodge is a charitable organisation in Singapore. Founded in 1934, it is one of the oldest charities in Singapore.
Address: 17 Kim Yam Rd, Singapore 239329

Singapore Murals and Sculpture

“Memories of Plaza Singapura” painted by Yip Yew Chong at Plaza Singapura 68 Orchard Road Singapore 238839 created Sep 2016


TAN YU @ 313@Somerset

TAN YU @ 313@Somerset

Shopping malls

Forum The Shopping Mall
Address: 583 Orchard Road Singapore 238884
Getting there: Delfi Orchard Bus Stop: 105, 106, 111, 123, 132, 174, 174E, 36, 36B, 502, 502A, 7, 77

Wheelock Place
Address: 501 Orchard Rd, Singapore 238880
Getting there: Orchard MRT station

Shaw House
Address: 350 Orchard Rd, Singapore 238868
Getting there: Royal Thai Embassy Bus Stop: 105, 106, 111, 123, 132, 174, 174E, 36, 36B, 502, 502A, 7, 77

ION Orchard
Address: 2 Orchard Turn Singapore 238801
Getting there: Orchard MRT station

Wisma Atria
Address: 435 Orchard Road, Singapore 238877
Getting there: Orchard MRT station Exit D

Ngee Ann City
Address: 391 Orchard Road Singapore 238872
Getting there: Lucky Plaza Bus Stop: 106, 111, 123, 14, 14E, 16, 175, 1N, 2N, 3N, 4N, 502, 502A, 5N, 65, 6N, 7, NR6, NR7

Ngee Ann City

Tang Plaza
Address: 320 Orchard Road Singapore 238865
Getting there: Orchard MRT station Exit A
Tang Plaza Bus Stop: 124, 128, 143, 162, 162M, 167, 171, 174, 174E, 190, 36, 36B, 518, 518A, 700, 700A, 77, 971E, 972, 972A, NR6, NR7

Lucky Plaza
Address: 304 Orchard Road Singapore 238863
Getting there: Lucky Plaza Bus Stop: 106, 111, 123, 14, 14E, 16, 175, 1N, 2N, 3N, 4N, 502, 502A, 5N, 65, 6N, 7, NR6, NR7

Paragon Shopping Centre
Address: 290 Orchard Road, Singapore 238859
Getting there: Lucky Plaza Bus Stop: 106, 111, 123, 14, 14E, 16, 175, 1N, 2N, 3N, 4N, 502, 502A, 5N, 65, 6N, 7, NR6, NR7

Knightsbridge Mall
Address: 270 Orchard Road, Singapore 238857
Getting there: Opp Mandarin Orchard Bus Stop: 124, 128, 143, 162, 162M, 167, 171, 174, 174E, 190, 36, 36B, 518, 518A, 590, 700, 700A, 77, 971E, 972, 972A, NR6, NR7

268 Orchard Road
Address: 268 Orchard Road Singapore 238856
Getting there: Opp Mandarin Orchard Bus Stop: 124, 128, 143, 162, 162M, 167, 171, 174, 174E, 190, 36, 36B, 518, 518A, 590, 700, 700A, 77, 971E, 972, 972A, NR6, NR7

The Heeren
Address: 260 Orchard Road Singapore 238855
Getting there: Opp Mandarin Orchard Bus Stop: 124, 128, 143, 162, 162M, 167, 171, 174, 174E, 190, 36, 36B, 518, 518A, 590, 700, 700A, 77, 971E, 972, 972A, NR6, NR7

Robinsons & Co (February 25, 1858 – end of 2020)
Originally known as Spicer and Robinson, it was founded in 1858 by Australian immigrant Philip Robinson and former jailkeeper in Singapore James Gaborian Spicer. Robinson survived the financial crisis at the end of 1864 and the fire at Raffles Place on November 21, 1972. But still unable to withstand the changes in consumer tastes, online shopping, COVID-19 and rent. Robinson announced closing on October 30, 2020.

Robinsons The Heeren – Orchard Address: 260 Orchard Rd, Singapore 238855

Mandarin Gallery
Address: 333A Orchard Road Singapore 238897
Getting there: Opp Mandarin Orchard Bus Stop: 124, 128, 143, 162, 162M, 167, 171, 174, 174E, 190, 36, 36B, 518, 518A, 590, 700, 700A, 77, 971E, 972, 972A, NR6, NR7

Cathay Cineplexes
Address: 8 Grange Road, Singapore 239695
Getting there: Natl Youth Council Bus Stop: 106, 111, 123, 14, 16, 174, 174E, 175, 36, 36A, 36B, 65, 7, 77, 971E

Courts
Address: 228 orchard road Singapore 238853
Getting there: Midpoint Orchard Bus Stop: 106, 111, 123, 14, 14E, 16, 175, 1N, 2N, 3N, 4N, 502, 502A, 574, 586, 5N, 65, 6N, 7, NR6, NR7

Orchard Gateway
Address: 216 Orchard Road Singapore 238898
Getting there: Midpoint Orchard Bus Stop: 106, 111, 123, 14, 14E, 16, 175, 1N, 2N, 3N, 4N, 502, 502A, 574, 586, 5N, 65, 6N, 7, NR6, NR7

Peranakan Place
Address: 178C Orchard Rd, Singapore 238845
Getting there: Midpoint Orchard Bus Stop: 106, 111, 123, 14, 14E, 16, 175, 1N, 2N, 3N, 4N, 502, 502A, 574, 586, 5N, 65, 6N, 7, NR6, NR7

The Centrepoint Malls
Address: 176 Orchard Road Singapore 238843
Getting there: Midpoint Orchard Bus Stop: 106, 111, 123, 14, 14E, 16, 175, 1N, 2N, 3N, 4N, 502, 502A, 574, 586, 5N, 65, 6N, 7, NR6, NR7

OG Orchard Point
Address: 160 Orchard Road Singapore 238842
Getting there: Orchard Plaza Bus Stop: 123, 143, 562, 574, 586, 590, NR6, NR7

Orchard Shopping Centre
Address: 321 Orchard Rd, Singapore 238866
Getting there: Somerset MRT station Exit B
By Bus: 106, 111, 123, 14, 14E, 16, 175, 1N, 2N, 3N, 4N, 502, 502A, 574, 586, 5N, 65, 6N, 7, NR6, NR7

313@Somerset
Address: 313 Orchard Road Singapore 238895
Getting there: Somerset MRT station Exit B
By Bus: 106, 111, 123, 14, 14E, 16, 175, 1N, 2N, 3N, 4N, 502, 502A, 574, 586, 5N, 65, 6N, 7, NR6, NR7

Orchard Gateway
Address: 277 Orchard Road Singapore 238858
Getting there: Somerset MRT station Exit C
By Bus: 106, 111, 123, 124, 128, 14, 143, 14E, 16, 162, 162M, 167, 171, 174, 174E, 175, 190, 36, 36A, 36B, 65, 7, 700, 700A, 77, 971E, 972, NR1, NR2, NR3, NR5, NR8

Orchard Central
Address: 181 Orchard Road 238896
Getting there: Somerset MRT station Exit D
By Bus: 106, 111, 123, 124, 128, 14, 143, 14E, 16, 162, 162M, 167, 171, 174, 174E, 175, 190, 36, 36A, 36B, 65, 7, 700, 700A, 77, 971E, 972, NR1, NR2, NR3, NR5, NR8

TripleOne Somerset
111 Somerset Road Singapore 238184
Getting there: Somerset MRT station Exit A

Orchard Plaza
Address: 150 Orchard Road Singapore 238841
Getting there: Orchard Plaza Bus Stop: 123, 143, 562, 574, 586, 590, NR6, NR7

Plaza Singapura
Address: 68 Orchard Road, Singapore 238839
Getting Here: Train Dhoby Ghaut Interchange North-South Line (NS24), North-East Line (NE6), Circle Line (CC1)
Bus: 7, 14, 14e, 16, 36, 77, 106, 111, 124, 128, 162, 162M, 167, 167e, 171, 174, 174e, 175, 190, 502, 502A, 518, 518A, 625, 652, 656, 660, 663, 665, 700, 700A, 850E, 951E, 971E, 972, 1N, 2N, 3N, 4N, 5N, 6N, NR6

The Atrium @ Orchard
Address: 60A Orchard Rd, Singapore 238890
Getting there: Dhoby Ghaut MRT station Exit E

UE Square
Address: 81 Clemenceau Ave, Singapore 239917
Getting there: UE Square Bus Stop 139,195, 195B, 1N, 2N, 32, 3N, 4N, 54, 5N, 6N, NR1, NR2, NR3, NR5, NR6, NR7, NR8

Robertson Walk Shopping Mall
Address: 11 Unity St, Singapore 237995
Getting there: Shell House Bus Stop 123, 143, 64

Great World City
Address: 1 Kim Seng Promenade Singapore 237994
Getting there: Opp Great World City Bus Stop 16, 175, 195, 1N, 2N, 3N, 4N, 5N, 5, 6N, 75,970

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