Raffles City is a landmark of luxury and sophistication in the heart of Singapore's Business District. Managed by CapitaLand, this premier integrated complex, designed by the world-renowned architect I. M. Pei, epitomises his vision of a 'city within a city'. Since its grand opening in 1986, Raffles City Singapore has seamlessly connected the vibrant tourist and shopping artery of Orchard Road with the bustling commercial and financial area around Raffles Place.
The sprawling complex encompasses a blend of retail, commercial and convention centre spaces as well as hotel accommodation. This combination offers an unparalleled experience for both locals and tourists. Raffles City includes the Raffles City Shopping Centre, Raffles City Tower, Raffles City Convention Centre, as well as the prestigious Swissotel The Stamford and Fairmont Singapore.
At the heart of this architectural marvel lies the Raffles City Shopping Centre, a prime retail destination spread over five storeys. It houses well over 200 specialty shops, including a range of international fashion labels, luxury watch and jewellery brands, beauty stores, and a vast array of dining options ranging from a casual food court all the way through to a choice of Michelin-starred restaurants. The mall's vibrant and diverse selection caters to the sophisticated tastes of modern shoppers.
Raffles’ central location in the CBD is enhanced by its direct links to the City Hall MRT Interchange, and the Esplanade MRT station on the Circle Line This provides convenience for commuters arriving by train from all directions.
Built on the former site of Raffles Institute, Singapore’s first school, and adjacent to the historic Raffles Hotel, it stands as a modern contrast to the region’s classic architecture Raffles has constantly evolved and undergone alterations and expansions great to enhance its appeal and meet the changing needs of tourists.
Today, Raffles City Singapore is not just a shopping destination but a cultural and architectural landmark, reflecting Singapore’s growth and development. It touches a blend of heritage and contemporary amenities, creating a unique and dynamic environment for shopping, dining and shopping.
Whether you are a local or an international visitor, Raffles City Singapore offers a world-class experience in the heart of one of the world’s most vibrant cities