Things To Do in Singapore
Discover nearby cultural gems, one-of-a-kind shopping spots, exciting events, and other interesting things to do in Singapore as you explore the wonders of the cultural enclave from PARKROYAL on Kitchener Road.
Located in the heart of Singapore’s Orchard Road, among renowned department stores like Takashimaya and Tangs, you’ll find 313@Somerset. With eight levels of shopping and dining, 313@somerset takes Singapore’s love for food and fashion to a whole new level, right in the heart of the city's most prized shopping locale.
313@somerset is on Orchard Road, directly above Somerset MRT station. For a hotel near Somerset MRT, book a room at the stylish and comfortable PARKROYAL on Kitchener Road and make the most of Singapore's famous shopping strip.
Bukit Timah Nature Reserve
This lush nature reserve on the slopes of Singapore’s Bukit Timah Hill may only take up 0.64 square kilometres, but what it lacks in size, it makes up for in bio-diversity.
Now an ASEAN Heritage Park, it is home to 40% of Singapore’s flora and fauna and is one of the largest patches of native rainforest left in Singapore. This little spot is hidden gem for anyone who wants to get closer to nature, just a short drive from Singapore’s CBD.
For all the comforts of home, stay at PARKROYAL on Kitchener Road. An easy drive from Bukit Timah, this stylish hotel is also just a 10-minute drive to the famous shops and malls of Orchard Road.
ION Orchard isn’t just a shopping destination; it’s a shopping institution. Its futuristic façade is hard to miss when you’re making your way along Orchard Road and hints at the delights to be found inside.
ION Orchard is just above the Orchard MRT Station, just a short stroll from Tangs and Wheelock Place. If you’re looking for a hotel near ION Orchard Singapore, book a room and enjoy the soothing atmosphere and modern conveniences of PARKROYAL on Kitchener Road.
Palais Renaissance is one of the most luxurious shopping addresses on Orchard Road. Visited by the most fashion-forward shoppers, it prides itself on its range of exclusive, upmarket boutiques.
Palais Renaissance is located on Orchard Road, near the Orchard MRT station and just a short walk from other malls including Wheelock Place and ION Orchard.
For a well-appointed hotel near Palais Renaissance Singapore, stay at PARKROYAL on Kitchener Road. With an on-site gym, swimming pool and spa, this stylish hotel offers a relaxing haven in the heart of vibrant Singapore.
Just half a kilometre off Singapore’s mainland, Sentosa Island is a paradise for nature lovers and thrill seekers of any age. Full of endless possibilities – from taking in the cultural sights and lazing away the day at one of the island’s gorgeous beaches, to getting the adrenalin pumping at one of the many adventure parks – Sentosa Island is like an entire country of fun and entertainment.
Sentosa Island is easily accessed via a quick trip by cable car from HarbourFront. Alternatively, it’s just a leisurely stroll across the Sentosa Boardwalk from VivoCity Shopping Mall, located within easy reach of PARKROYAL on Kitchener Road – a stylish and comfortable hotel near Sentosa Island.
Shopping In Orchard
Orchard Road Singapore has been transformed into a stunning two-kilometre shopping boulevard, lined with exceptional malls and department stores. Singapore’s premier shopping street, it is an absolute must for any visitor who likes to shop, browse, eat and drink.
For a convenient hotel near Orchard Road, book your stay at PARKROYAL on Kitchener Road. Perched on the edge of the vibrant Little India district, this stylish hotel is within easy reach of Singapore's famous shopping district.
With a choice of 534 comfortable rooms and suites and a range of premium on-site facilities, PARKROYAL on Kitchener Road is the ideal base for those hoping to make the most of Orchard Road.
Singapore Wildlife Reserves
Singapore Wildlife Reserves has transformed many of the country’s zoos and nature parks into large, interactive attractions that entertain, educate and delight visitors of all ages.
Less than half an hour by car from points of interest including the Istana and the iconic Orchard Road shopping district, Singapore Zoo, Singapore Night Safari and Singapore River Safari offer beautiful and diverse sanctuaries for visitors and animals alike.
After a long day exploring Singapore Zoo and Wildlife Reserves, relax and rejuvenate in a stylish retreat at PARKROYAL on Kitchener Road. With an on-site gym, swimming pool and spa, it’s the perfect place to unwind and get ready for whatever tomorrow may bring.
Takashimaya Shopping Centre
Takashimaya is a department store and shopping mall rolled into one. It is one of a handful of Japanese retail giants – including the likes of Isetan Scotts – that has won the hearts of Singapore locals, who affectionately refer to it as ‘Taka’.
Takashimaya shopping centre is in Ngee Ann City on Orchard Road, close to the Orchard and Somerset MRT stations. For a stylish and comfortable hotel near Takashimaya Singapore, book a room or suite at PARKROYAL on Kitchener. With an on-site gym, swimming pool and spa, it’s the perfect place to rejuvenate after a hard day’s shopping.
Tangs Shopping Mall
One of the biggest stores on Orchard Road – and one of the reasons this vibrant shopping district rose to fame – is TANGS. Often compared to world-famous stores such as Bloomingdales or Selfridges, TANGS has become a Singapore shopping institution that lives up to its slogan – "all the best under one roof".
TANGS is situated among the retailers of Orchard Road, within easy distance of a range of shopping malls including 313@Somerset, ION Orchard and Wheelock Place. Located near the Orchard MRT station, its Chinese-style roof makes it stand out from the crowd. For a well-appointed hotel near TANGS, book a comfortable and contemporary room or suite at PARKROYAL on Kitchener Road. With an on-site gym, swimming pool and spa, the relaxed luxury of this central hotel is exactly what you need after a hard day of shopping.
The Istana And Istana Park
The Istana is a large compound situated amongst the hustle and bustle of Singapore’s favourite shopping street, Orchard Road. This important state building is the place where the Singapore President receives guests and hosts events and home to Singapore’s Prime Minister’s offices.
The Istana and Istana Park are just a short drive from the elegant simplicity of PARKROYAL on Kitchener Road. Featuring an on-site swimming pool, gym and spa right amongst the vibrancy of Little India, this is another urban oasis in the heart of spectacular Singapore.
Universal Studios Singapore
Universal Studios Singapore has gone from strength to strength since it opened its doors on Sentosa Island in May 2011. With 24 attractions and seven themed zones, its range of rides, over 30 restaurants and food carts and a variety of shopping options offers fun for the entire family.
After a fun-packed day at Universal Studios Singapore, there’s nothing quite like heading back to a cosy and stylish retreat like PARKROYAL on Kitchener Road. With an on-site gym, swimming pool and spa, it’s the perfect place to unwind and prepare for the next adventure.
Other Places To Explore
Explore more of Little India's neighbourhoods as you walk down Serangoon Road and neighbouring streets
House of Sarees
Famed for its high-quality sarees, Sri Ghanesh Textiles offers a choice of gorgeous sarees from Japan, China, Indonesia and India, with designs exclusive to Sri Ghanesh.
|Address||100 Serangoon Road, Singapore 218006
|Telephone||+65 6298 2029
|Opening Hours||9:30am to 9:30pm
Sungei Road Thieves Market
From vintage ware to old electronics and souvenirs, you'll find a wide variety of bric-a-brac at Singapore's oldest flea market, which once was a site where vendors would hawk their stolen goods back in the 1930s.
|Address||Situated between Serangoon Road and Jalan Besar and runs along the Rochor Canal.
Tan Teng Niah Villa
One of the last surviving Chinese villas on Kerbau Road in Little India, this colourful and unusual residence has many interesting features such as a traditional courtyard, exquisitely carved "pintu pagar" (decorative swing doors), a glided calligraphic nameplate and a bamboo-tiled roof.
|Address||No. 37 Kerbau Road, Singapore
Vanessa Beauty Salon & Henna Artwork Creation
For an authentically Indian experience, try a temporary henna tattoo. Marvel at the well-practised movements of your tattooist as she inks intricate designs on your hand, using a dye made from the henna plant. A henna tattoo typically lasts between one to two weeks – long enough to feel like a local throughout your stay.
|Address||B2-28 City Square Mall, 180 Kitchener Road, Singapore 208539
|Telephone||+65 6509 6595
|Opening Hours||10:00am to 8:30pm
Choose a hotel near Little India Singapore
When you need a little respite from the endless hustle and bustle, pamper yourself with a spa treatment at PARKROYAL on Kitchener Road. Nestled in the heart of Little India, this is the perfect place to relax and refresh in the heart of the action.