Orchard is well-known as a shopping paradise with many big shopping malls in Asia. Among them, no one wouldn’t want to miss ION Orchard, with a reputation as one of the biggest megamalls in Asia even though it has been in Singapore for almost 10 years now.

ION Orchard is conveniently located at the beginning of Orchard Road and is directly above the MRT Station. Whether you’re looking for unique luxury fashion items from some of the most sought-after high end brands or something as cheap as $2 from Daiso, this 8-storey shopping haven is a must-visit for all shopaholics.

One of the mall’s specialties is its combination of luxury and high street brands all under one roof. Expanding four floors under and four floors above the ground, ION has a mix of brands and boutiques ranging from high-end to mid-range and high street brands. Level 1, 2 and 3 are dedicated to luxury brands such as Gucci, Prada and Dior. However, the price point drops as you descend into the basement floors; here shoppers can find a wider variety of affordable brands like H&M, Zara and Uniqlo.

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The second aspect that makes ION Orchard outstanding is a range of specialized services and exciting deals for tourists. ION is one of the few malls in Singapore that has concierge desks situated throughout the mall to assist their customers. This is where tourists can find all the information they need on the latest discounts to enhance their shopping experiences. Moreover, ION Orchard has a team at the concierge desk who can assist customers to make reservation at a restaurant or getting a taxi. Tourists also receive a complimentary airport transfer in an exclusive limousine ride upon minimum spending of $5000.

View from the 55th level of ION Orchard. Image: italianiasingapore.blogspot.com

Not only the shopping offers that they have, ION Orchard also has a rooftop in which customers can take a rest after a day long shopping. Shoppers can spend a relaxing evening 55 stories above the Orchard Road, taking in the breath-taking view of the city through an impressive 360-degree observatory situated above ION Sky. Here you can also indulge in a memorable dining experience at the renowned Salt Bar & Grill owned by celebrity chef Luke Mangan.

With the reputation as one of the largest and also the most luxurious malls on the strip of Orchard Road, ION Orchard has always been one of tourists’ favourite shopping destinations, where they are not only satisfying their shopping addiction but also able to enjoy the fine dining on the top of Singapore.

Written by Linh Tran