Be pleasantly surprised by the variety of shopping and dining options available in the western part of the city. Prepare to shop till you drop at Singapore’s largest outlet mall, cool off from the humid weather by skating around an Olympic-sized ice-skating rink, and see the West side of Singapore through a science-lens with this fun itinerary!
First stop: IMM
2 Jurong East St 21, S(609601)
Being Singapore’s largest outlet mall with over 100 outlet stores, IMM is the place to go if you want to buy popular brands with massive discounts of up to 80%! If you’re lucky, you could even cop a branded item for less than $100. Wait no further and indulge in retail therapy at a value here!
1. Nike Unite IMM
2. FURLA Outlet
3. Michael Kors by BuyBye Valiram Fashion Outlet
4. SWAROVSKI Outlet
[Tourist Exclusive] From now till 30 April 2023, purchase full-priced items from SWAROVSKI and enjoy 10% off your bill. T&Cs apply.
5. White Restaurant
When it comes to Singapore's beloved comfort food, The Original White Beehoon must be one of them. Founded in 1999, White Restaurant’s The Original White Beehoon has become an iconic dish unique to Singapore and loved by many across generations. At White Restaurant, you get to taste affordable yet authentic local flavours in a comfortable restaurant setting.
The full-bodied broth that makes The Original White Beehoon unique is simmered for more than 8 hours daily to extract the essence of chicken. Paired with sotong (squid), prawns, eggs, and chai sim as main ingredients, ready yourself to immerse in a sea of sweet and savoury rich broth as you dig into this homely dish.
Once you’re done exploring IMM, a new world awaits you at the end of the J-Walk link bridge!
J-Walk, the elevated pedestrian network in Jurong Lake District provides seamless and all-weather pedestrian connectivity between Jurong East MRT station and nearby establishments in the precinct. Rain or shine, pedestrians will be able to hop from mall to mall conveniently while looking at the scenery outside!
Second stop: JCube
2 Jurong East Central 1, S(609731)
Walk across the bridge and you will find yourself at JCube! JCube is a fun, leisure and edutainment mall with Singapore’s first and only Olympic-sized ice-skating rink and the first IMAX® theatre in the suburban district in the West. The mall also offers affordable shopping and F&B options, such as Daiso Japan X Threeppy, DON DON DONKI, Scarlett Supermarket and Haidilao Hot Pot.
1. The Rink
Get your skates on at Singapore’s first and only Olympic-sized ice-skating rink! The Rink is located at Level 3 and with an admission fee of $18/2 hours for adults and $16/2 hours for children with skate boots rental, it is definitely a bang for your buck!
Third stop: Singapore Science Centre
15 Science Centre Rd, S(609081)
Once you’re done with retail therapy, you can check out these nearby attractions. The first stop is Singapore Science Centre, with a total of 14 exhibitions and over 1000 interactive exhibits. An ideal place to inspire the next generation of Newtons or Einsteins. A mere 3-minute drive away from JCube, visit the Science Centre to be enthralled by the ingenuity on display!
Fourth stop: Snow City
21 Jurong Town Hall Rd, S(609433)
Hey Siri, play “Let It Go” ‘cos things are getting chilly here… If you missed the feeling of winter, fret not! Snow City will deliver the experience you are looking for. Being Singapore’s first permanent indoor snow centre, Snow City’s probably the only place in Singapore where temperatures come close to wintery weather all year round. Likewise, it is only a 3-minute drive from JCube!
If you’re exploring the west of Singapore, don’t miss out on these exciting experiences when you’re in the area. Whether you’re a shopaholic or an avid explorer, there’s lots of hidden spots and surprises for you to uncover!
Stay tuned for our next Hidden Gems series where we will be bringing you to Bugis Town!