Exclusive tour of Jewel Changi Airport: First look at Pokemon Center, A&W, & other attractions
Jewel Changi Airport officially opens on April 17, 2019.
Here’s a first look at the interior of the mega structure.
Clean and modern interiors
The interiors of Jewel are clean and modern — what you would expect of any mall in Singapore.
What’s different from regular shopping malls is that shoppers will be treated to views of the Rain Vortex and the Shiseido Forest Valley.
Greenery is abundant at the heart of the structure.
More than 280 retail and F&B shops
There are more than 280 shops at Jewel, and 30 per cent of these are F&B outlets.
The tenants are a mix of homegrown and international brands.
The much-anticipated A&W, Shake Shack, and Pokemon Center have also unveiled their shop fronts.
More photos and details will be released in upcoming articles.
For travellers’ convenience, early check-ins, baggage storage, and a 150-seat lounge with shower facilities will contribute to seamless transfers at Jewel.
Other than shopping, Jewel Changi also has a good number of attractions that visitors can explore.
1. Rain Vortex
Nestled in the heart of Jewel, the 40m-high Rain Vortex is the world’s tallest indoor waterfall.
At night, visitors can also watch a light and sound show, projected on a sheet of water.
The show runs from 8:30pm to 12:30am daily at hourly intervals.
Due to the size of the attraction, visitors can enjoy the Rain Vortex from various vantage points in Jewel.
2. Shiseido Forest Valley
The Shiseido Forest Valley is a sanctuary in the core of Jewel, wrapping itself around the Rain Vortex.
A 30-minute walking trail weaving in and out of the valley offers sights of lush greenery and flora. And if you get tired, there are seats along the way for visitors to rest.
If you don’t have that much time, though, you can leave through various exit points along the way.
Although the attraction is suitable for all ages, high heels are not encouraged.
Luggage is also not allowed on the trail, and should be left in bag storage.
3) Canopy Park
At the crown of the Jewel is the Canopy Park, a 14,000sqm recreational space with plenty of activities.
Here’s the complete list of activities:
– Canopy Bridge
– Bouncing Net
– Walking Net
– Hedge Maze
– Mirror Maze
– Discovery Slides
– Foggy Bowls
– Topiary Walk
– Petal Garden
However, note that these will only be opened in mid-2019.
Nonetheless, here’s a peek at the entire park and its attractions.
Besides the attractions, F&B outlets like Burger & Lobster and Tanuki Raw can also be found there.
Members of the public who are attending the preview from April 11 to 16 will be able to stroll through the park, but will not be allowed to play in the attractions.
From April 17, the park will be sealed off until mid-2019.
All images by Mandy How
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