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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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U will get a fortune coin, ice cream and also bear doll which is i think worth the price of 10 sgd! Oh ya, in conjunction with Singapore 50th independence day, tigerair had make a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 28, 2015
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Navi Mumbai, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

We were here on Singapore 50 national day and saw it changing colors. The place is nice to walk up at chill. Sit next to the fountain and admire the changing colors. Do it after you finish universal studios.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

U will get a fortune coin, ice cream and also bear doll which is i think worth the price of 10 sgd! Oh ya, in conjunction with Singapore 50th independence day, tigerair had make a special privileges to all their flight ticket buyers, so i chose Sentosa Merlion as one of the privilege provided and bought the ticket online thru... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

This is a wonderful structure, but they charge you to go to the top. So a better way to enjoy this attraction would be to take photoes near the merlion, get on the escalator and go to the top of Imbiah hill and experience the view from there. Never miss it on a visit to Sentosa, but not worth paying... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

It should be the valuable attraction to visitor. The view from the top is amazing. I recommend to visit during sunset for having the best experience. The entry fee is $12 SGD and you will get a lucky coin, doll and an ice-cream. It is definitely deserve a visit.

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Hawalli, Kuwait
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

An icon of Sentosa and must be visited. You can go inside his mouth however, if you want to see the whole island you should go on top of his head. I tried to go on the very top but because of the rain they only allowed me to go inside his mouth.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

Take the free shuttle service of sentosa express within the island to visit this magnificent statue, just drop off at imbiah station and you will see a very large and breathtaking merlion statue.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

It cost $21 for me and my teenage Son to go inside the Merlion.We got inside and you watch a bit of a movie about how the Merlion came about.When you get your ticket you are given a card which you then put inside the lions mouth and it spits out a Commemorative Merlion Coin. Then you get into the... More 

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Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

Our children were very excited to learn that they could go up inside the Merlion! There was a walk way through to begin with and then a little film before getting into an elevator to the top! Great views over Sentosa and back towards Singapore. At the end the children received a gold cooin from the Merlion 'bank' before exiting.... More 

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Port Louis
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

It will be our fourth visit to Sentosa with all these new attractions it was a marvelous time. We were in family and the children never stopped playing with the snakes and dolphins.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

This very good place to take photo ,and they have very nice coffee shop ,you should pay a tkt to go up and look to all Sentosa Island through Lions' eye . Thanks

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