Step inside the two original Orient Express train carriages and book a reservation for a gourmet experience in Orient Express replica restaurant this coming Valentine!
Wondering what exciting things could be done in Singapore as you are stuck in the country and cannot travel overseas due to Covid-19 travel restrictions? Not to worry!
Europe has been brought close to Singapore. The legendary and popular train, Orient Express has been shipped all the way from Paris to Singapore as a pop-up attraction to showcase the history related to travel, culture, and gastronomy. Singapore is the first destination to be chosen outside France to hold this exhibition. Excited?
The “Once Upon A Time On The Orient Express” exhibition is currently held at Gardens by The Bay - West Lawn (next to Bayfront Plaza) until 13 June 2021. It has been going on since 12 December last year. Don’t miss it and hurry to get the tickets on SISTIC now!
Photo Courtesy of Orient Express Exhibition
What are the exciting highlights of the event?
Step inside the two original Orient Express train carriages: the fourgon car and a Pullman car built in 1929. Visitors can witness the lavish decorations and the history of what was once a luxury train service experienced by only a few explorers and diplomats.
The pop-up museum displays over 300 artefacts such as tablewares used onboard, uniforms, Louis Vuitton trunks once used by the travellers, posters from movies inspired by the Orient Express and many more.
The 40-seat Orient Express Road Cafe features various coffee blends discovered along the iconic train’s stops through Paris, Venice, Vienna and Istanbul. There is also Kopi O, Singapore’s traditional coffee and other dishes on the menu. Reservations are not needed; you can do walk-in and even take away your order.
Special dining experience in a replica Anatolia dining car served by Michelin-starred chef Yannick Alléno. Reservations are needed and the bookings can be made here. Get ready for their Valentine’s Dinner Special Menu from 12 to 14 February 2021. Faster book now!
Pricing is as follows:
Family Bundle - 2 Adults & 2 Children (3-12 y.o): S$88
Fast Track/VIP: S$80
Admission for children below 3 years old is free.
Pricing above excludes booking fee.
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Travel Weekly Asia (website)
Orient Express Exhibition (website)