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Address: 30 Imbiah Road, Sentosa Island, Singapore
Phone Number: +65 6736 8672
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Description: No visit to Sentosa is complete without meeting its most famous, 37-metre...
No visit to Sentosa is complete without meeting its most famous, 37-metre tall resident, the Sentosa Merlion. The legendary Merlion is a mythical creature with a lion's head and a fish's body - as a guardian of prosperity which personifies Singapore's history as an important seaport. The lion head depicts the folklore of Prince Sang Nila Utama's discovery of lion (singa) and City (pura) while the fish tail symbolises the fishing village of 'Temasek', also known as 'sea-town' in Javanese. Set foot in the Merlion's mouth to get up close and personal with the legend. But don't stop till you get to the crown! At 60 metres above sea level, you will actually be seeing Singapore through the perspective of the Guardian of Prosperity. Come soak up the 360⁰ commanding view and bask in the aura of this endearing national symbol. You'll see why legends, myths and stories all point to this regal creature for the swift recovery of Singapore's economy from the Asian financial crisis.
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Beautiful view

The biggest merlion in Singapore, The view is spectacular. Majorly visible from all sites around it.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 21, 2015
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52 reviews 52 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW

Largest Merlion in Singapore and nice views nearby. A few attractions like Butterfly Park, Madam Tussauds, and Tiger Tower. Went were staying on Sentosa and came by the free bus.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

The biggest merlion in Singapore, The view is spectacular. Majorly visible from all sites around it.

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Delhi
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 NEW

It's a lion's statue , you can go around and get yourself clicked . Near by are the small trees n flowers and . It's good to to take photos over there.

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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 NEW

I spend w family around and hour. Only a 10-20m tall, but enjoyed a lot, well done & interesting. Includes a 5m video resume of early Singapore worth and usefull to understand were comes from. Gift shop it s interesting as well. Good views.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 NEW

If you are in singapore must visit Merloin . Walk from Marina bay to the walking ramp , to the open auditorium and then to Merloin. Bit of walk but then you dont have to report on shift next day . so enjoy . cheers

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

Don't waste your time and money. If you came to Sentosa with cable car you had enough possibilities to make some nice pictures already, so no need to spend the money for the Merlion. It is even not a nice photo motive

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

Just looking at the magnificent Merlion is a thrill. This place is buzzing with people and activity and is a great place to hang with friends. Great photo op too, if you ask me. ;)

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

Sorry guys but just don't waste your time in this tourists trap, no interest whatsoever... You have plenty of other much nicer places in Singapore.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

it was so big and i can't imagine how the done it but it was so beautiful., the park was clean and there are many people staying because its was cool place to stay..

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

Nice structure, photogenic views. You can keep on taking pictures without realising that you are out ideas.. i can say it is definitely awesome from the top.

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