After graffiti hunting in the artsy neighborhood of Haji Lane, we have decided tho visit one of the observation decks in Singapore. The country has never experienced scarcity of skyscrapers thus leading to observatory decks, one of the most popular would be the “ION Sky”. I think ION Sky is kind of new as even my friend who lived in Singapore for quite some time only learned it from me (or maybe he is too preoccupied with his work?).
ION Sky is in ION Orchard, one of the most popular mall in Singapore. Even though that this is my first trip in Singapore, I always hear ION and Orchard as the place to see and visit. Orchard is like the central hub of Singapore with all the malls, shops, restaurants , you name it.
To get to ION Sky, or most probably the right term is ‘to ascend’, you need to go to the 4th level of ION Orchard and an express elevator will take you to the 54th floor. Yes, 54 floors up with non-stop elevator ride. Honestly, I didn’t feel any dizziness at all as you will not feel that the elevator is moving at all. The elevator box is all black, lights are dimmed and a soothing music plays in the background. Talk about distracting the senses.
One you are in the ION Sky, it’s magical. You have a 360 view of Singapore and even be able to see the neighboring states of Malaysia and Indonesia. Perfect to go up in ION Sky if it is sunny but they said that going up during a rainy day is an experience as well. Well, I prefer sunny days than rainy days.
I love ION Sky as I am always fascinated with clouds. Next time I’m in Singapore, I’ll make sure to catch the sunset in ION Sky. Well, if the schedule permits as ION Sky is only open from 3:00PM to 6:00PM and it only gets dark in Singapore around 7PM.
‘Til the next pose & post!