Many people, especially tourists have been asking us where to find the best shopping malls in Singapore, specifically in Jiak Kim Street, River Valley. Today, we are going to put an answer to this question and provide a list of top 5 shopping malls worth visiting in the River Valley and being able to fully enjoy the amenities of Singapore.

Ion Orchard

As people like to call it, it is the “center of gravity”. If you are looking for luxury brands, entertainment stores, a popular lifestyle and fashion stores in a spectacular-looking building of 66,000 square meters of space, Ion Orchard is a place for you. The building was designed by a leading architecture firm called Benoy, and for creating such a unique and progressive urban designed structure, Ion Orchard won two prestigious awards recognised in the world. Worth seeing is their dedicated programme called ION Art, a new multi-media art show which offers the best of Singapore and Asian contemporary art and designs created from established artists. Take a look and see it for yourself!

Orchard Road

On number two, we have a famous, cutting-edge shopping mall called Orchard Road, which offers a lot in the field of designer boutiques, high-class restaurants and entertainment for all ages. Positioned in Singapore’s most-in-demand neighbourhoods, Orchard Road provides many amenities for people interested in shopping to having a leisure day with a nice cup of coffee in one of the many amazing coffee shops this shopping mall provides. For all whiskey lovers out there, a museum can be found which stores some of the world’s oldest and rarest whiskeys and a gift shop with a large selection of Japanese and Scottish labels, perfect for true lovers of the warming sensation.

Great World City

The title says it all: Great World City is a mixture of many departments for people interested in buying almost anything in one place. You will find a large variety of shops to supply your home with modern furniture and appliances to fine dining and drinking coffee in a popular coffee shop named Starbucks. It is a family-oriented shopping mall made to attract anyone looking to have a great time. There is also a baby care service room which was rated with many positive reviews.


Shopping mall Paragon earned its name and reputation by obtaining many awards based on high-quality consumer goods and providing top quality services for customers around the globe. Choose from fashion stores, department outlets and sports boutiques like Nike and Jimmy Choo. It is a perfect place for anyone looking to keep up with the trends and pick something from Prada, Diesel, Miu Miu and from many others.

Tiong Bahru Plaza

This is one of the oldest shopping centers in the River Valley located in a mature neighborhood, but does not lack in attracting both the young and the old. Tiong Bahru Plaza has many levels, and on each level, you will find something different. Many music performances and movie screenings can be found, but if you are more interested in shopping, there are many F&B establishments and stores from which you can choose.