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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This is a quaint little jewel between the rumble and shopping malls. Cafes, bars, wine bars, restaurants in the old Shophouses. Just stroll and enjoy.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 298patrizial
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of the few streets left in Singapore not destroyed by modernization. Located off ultra modern Orchard Road, vestiges of Old Singapore Peranakan architecture and shop houses preserved here. One of the best photo ops in Singapore.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank tigercranesf
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place is filled with very interesting architectures. When I first visited this place, I was very amazed that Singapore has somewhere like this. My friends were aware of it being a hot place to take nice pictures and I couldnt agree more!

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank feliciationz
Reviewed November 7, 2018 via mobile

This small street is lined with colorful shop houses with great photo opportunities. It intersects Orchard Street and is an interesting detour if you are in the vicinity. Not a must see but it is worth your time to take a quick look.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Michael K
Reviewed October 30, 2018

Wow! Just off Orchard Road with its modern skyscrapers is Emerald Hill. This is a short street of old shop houses that have retained their external character but have been internally renovated to provide up-market living. It is a quiet street, and not a steep...More

Date of experience: October 2018
3  Thank Terence S
Reviewed October 16, 2018

Singapore is a shopping mall but this area shows a past of the city and is a lot more calm compare to the rest of the city. Its like small suburb.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank dmitrys351
Reviewed October 6, 2018 via mobile

Beautiful houses just off orchard road. I probably wouldn’t come here especially but it’s a nice contrast from Orchard road.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank deathbyblackcat
Reviewed October 3, 2018 via mobile

Emerald Hill is a little precinct off Orchard Road. A pretty street lined with terrace houses, restaurants and bars. Take some time out and savour a relaxed drink outside on a patio, eat tapas or a meal and watch the passers by and look at...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Marjolein B
Reviewed September 26, 2018

Emerald Hill is off Orchard Road and has lots of coloured houses. The architecture of these houses reminds you of colonial times. The houses have been restored to their former glory. They are pleasing to look at. I noted a couple of cafe/bar places to...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank Mazmannan
Reviewed August 6, 2018

If you are hell bent on shopping, this probably isn't something you'll notice. An old street of colourful and restred houses, some now housing small businesses. Good ohoto stop but I wouldn't go out of the way to get there.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Response from Paul S | Reviewed this property |
Free for foreigners and natives!!
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Response from happyBundaberg | Reviewed this property |
hi there, yes there is a lot of bars and restaurants in close distance from Emerald Hill. if you have the chance, go for a walking tour with Geraldene Lowe, she does all the history, it is awesome , did it years ago. if... More