Two Beautiful New Apple Stores Expected to Open Soon in Singapore

Apple's first and only retail store in Singapore opened at the Knightsbridge Mall shopping complex on Orchard Road in 2017. Now, a report says the iPhone maker plans to open two additional stores in the island country later this year.

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A render of Jewel Changi Airport

The Straits Times reports that one of Apple's new stores will open at Jewel Changi Airport within Singapore's main airport. The tourist destination, slated to open April 17, will feature more than 280 shops amid a five-story terraced garden with a 40-meter-tall waterfall cascading from a vaulted glass roof.


The other new store is said to open at the Marina Bay Sands resort next to Singapore's central business district. The dome-shaped store will be situated over water, connected to the luxurious resort with a walkway nestled amid palm trees. The site was previously occupied by night club Avalon.

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An aerial view of Marina Bay Sands via Wayfarer, highlighted with reported location of Apple's new store

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Apple is believed to be behind the construction of this dome-like structure for its Marina Bay Sands store

Both locations look like they will be very unique additions to Apple's chain of over 500 stores around the world, in line with the company's more ambitious store designs in recent years. The report claims the new stores will open in the "coming months," but Apple has yet to announce any grand opening dates.

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palmerc2 Avatar
68 months ago
Singapore is a beautiful city-state. Remarkably clean (harsh laws on littering, and gum is illegal), unusually quiet and empty for a large city (not many vehicles due to costly import taxes, and underground public transportation is world class), breathtaking attractions, and some of the best food I’ve ever had concentrated in one area - both the hawker centers (street food) and the Michelin star restaurants.

If you have a chance to visit for a few days, do it.
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ericgtr12 Avatar
68 months ago
Singapore makes America look like a third world country in many ways.
Score: 14 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Abazigal Avatar
68 months ago
Maybe start making more of your services available in Singapore as well? News, tv app, Siri support for Apple TV...
Score: 5 Votes (Like | Disagree)
paologrimaldi Avatar
68 months ago
Singapore makes America look like a third world country in many ways.
I think you mean United States "OF" America.... America is a continent like Europe or Asia... :rolleyes:
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macguru212 Avatar
68 months ago
Singapore makes America look like a third world country in many ways.
Most civilized nations are in that club.
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Peperino Avatar
68 months ago
Impressive how Apple opens multi-million dollar stores, but they are not able to design a decent Macbook that actually works.
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