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Top 6 Fun And Free Things To Do In Singapore’s Orchard Road – Beyond Shopping And Dining

shopping and dining. Most of these activities are free to enjoy too, giving your budget a break. Interested? Here are the best fun free things to do in Singapore's Orchard Road!

1

Pay A Visit To A Rooftop Garden

There's a lovely rooftop garden located on floors 11 and 12 of Orchard Central. The place is a peaceful little nook for times you want to escape the bustle of the city. Set up with miniature water features and a very Zen-like ambience, this place is free to savour. Guests at Grand Park Orchard will find Orchard Central and most of the best attractions on Orchard Road easy to access while being smart and looking for the best Singapore hotel promotion to compliment your budget will help stretch your holiday funds.

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Drink In The Views At ION Orchard

Head over to ION Orchard for some retail therapy; once done make your way to the 55th floor where you will be able to enjoy sweeping views of the city. The lookout point is very impressive with bird's eye views of Marina Sands and the Singapore Flyer amongst others. The floor closes at 6 pm, hence the last lot of visitors are allowed in at 5.30 pm.

3

Be A Book Worm At A Pretty Library

Stylish chairs and a creative layout of curving shelves, make this one of the most fashionable libraries in Singapore. The place specialises on the concept of design and is well-stocked up on books about Avant-garde fashion and modern design. The perfect kind of place to head to after your day of shopping where you can snuggle up into a little nook and enjoy a good read.

4

Savour A Stroll At Fort Canning Park

The Fort Canning Park located within the Bras Basah area of Orchard Road is a lovely green oasis located right in the middle of the busy city. Set up with wide-open spaces and plenty of shady trees, the park is home to a collection of historic monuments mainly from WWII. As such the park is ideal for a leisurely stroll exploring and relaxing.

5

Indulge Your Artistic Side

The Opera Gallery located within ION Orchard is one of the most prominent in Singapore. The place is ideal for the art lover in you to explore. While most of the items are for sale, you can merely visit the place for some soul searching contemplation, over the work of talented local and international artists. You will discover the gallery displays some of the best names such as Salvador Dali and Andy Warhol.

6

Take Pictures At Emerald Hill

Emerald Hill is home to well preserved vintage shop-houses; quite a sight the colourful buildings boast French Windows adorned with Portuguese shutters and skilled Peranakan tile work. The front facades are adorned with Chinese statues while others have antique swings in their front yards for a touch of old-school laid back charm.

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