Sun, 2019-04-28

Jewel Changi Airport:

Your New Lifestyle Destination

Discover the fusion of food, sights and retail therapy, all in one place.


Being consistently ranked as the world’s 1st airport, Singapore Changi Airport comes to mind with the new announcement of a newly opened 10-storey entertainment hub with world-class shops, restaurants, attractions and facilities all house under one destination – Jewel Changi Airport - for locals and travellers alike.  

Photo: Jewel Changi Airport

Whether you are in town for a stopover or looking for a new urban spot to explore, Jewel Changi Airport located next to Terminal 1 (T1) and connected via travellators to T2 and T3, is a must-see destination.

Here are the top 5 reasons not to give this place a miss.

Photo: Dezeen

The Centrepiece

From the onset, the Jewel itself with an asymmetrical toroid-shaped exterior already make it an architectural marvel. Cue gushing water sounds, magnificent view, and a waterfall that seems out of this world. Futuristic technology come into hand when architect Moshe Safdie designed the “HSBC Rain Vortex”, the centrepiece of Jewel Changi. This iconic masterpiece will soon become your next destination for the gram!


Photo: Safdie Architects

If you are on a tight stopover with little chance to explore Singapore, take a slice of Singapore and explore the Shiseido Forest Valley, a forest wonderland with the largest indoor showcase of plants in Singapore totalling over 60,000 shrubs, 900 trees and palms.


For those young at heart and kids, there is also a 250m net, suspended at least 3 stories from the ground to bounce around and explore the vicinity.

At every turn, every step, you are in for a surprise as this architectural marvel takes your breath away. Go up to the Canopy Park at level 5, the Topiary Walk and Petal Garden for some great photo-ops less the humidity in this temperature controlled indoor forest!

Photo: Safdie Architects

Get up close and personal with the Rain Vortex at ground level, as you are surrounded by stories-high floral walls, with nature trails for you to explore, or simply sit around and enjoy your views. And not to mention, the sky train that connects between terminal runs right through the middle of Changi Jewel, feeling like a journey to the future yet?

Photo: Jewel Changi Airport

As evening comes, the waterfall transforms into a light and sound musical theatrical play at various time intervals and with different themes from 830 to 10pm.


Many Firsts…


Pokémon Centre Singapore


Photo: Leng Chen How

Apart from the world’s largest indoor waterfall, see the first of many firsts at Changi Jewel. Featuring the first Pokémon Centre outside of Japan, Pokémon Centre Singapore carries Singapore-exclusive merchandise and adorable Pikachu plushies that will set your heart flutters!

For the café hoppers and food aficionados, pop by these must-try destinations!

A&W Singapore

After a hiatus of 16 years, American fast food giant, A&W Restaurants made their maiden return at Changi Jewel, #B2-209.

Photo: A&W Restaurants Singapore

With many holding fond memories, you no longer need to flock to Johor Bahru for a taste of A&W signature root beer float and other well-known favourites including its cream cheese burgers and golden aromas chicken!



The first for the retail brand, this oasis for shoe lovers from all walks of life, cultures and countries prove to be much-needed respite after all those shopping. Discover PAZZION Café located at B1-43, serving artisanal coffee and delectable meals.

A feature wall set with a shelving unit displays a selection of vintage-looking decors, from a typewriter, telephone and a metal globe, will make this café your next Insta-worthy spot.

Serving artisanal brewed coffee from a house blend of 50-50 Brazilian and Colombian beans, how about sipping on a good cup of coffee while admiring chic-comfort leather footwear and bags with the phenomenal gigantic waterfall just by your side! True to its tagline, everything in moderation, except coffee & shoes!


Be it winding down from shopping, taking a break from work, enjoy the delights to welcome and refresh you. Let a cuppa refresh you before or after a trip as you gear up for your next adventure. Or simply have a date with your BFF, sit back and relax with your best friend and share your shoe buys!

Waiting for a flight, or transiting from overseas? Rest back, relax and watch the waterfall flow right beside you. With its affordable priced menu, there is something to delight every taste bud. Once you are done with your meal, you can now have the best of both worlds with the PAZZION boutique a stone’s throw away at #B2-44.



Once you are done filling your stomach, stroll through the many stores in Jewel Changi Airport. For sports enthusiasts, visit the largest NIKE store in Southeast Asia at #02-31-34.

 Photo: Justrunlah

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For those looking for a good night rest, look no further from the 130-cabin Yotelair hotel – the first in Asia to unwind, refresh and rejuvenate before your next flight just a couple of steps from the departure gate. Designed for smart travellers, the hotel offers complimentary high-speed WIFI and other technological essentials.

Photo: YotelAIR Singapore

Be it a day out with friends, family day outing or a layover, there is something for everyone! Be sure to add Jewel Changi Airport to your next travel bucket list.


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