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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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this attraction is included in the 20 attractions fun pass sentosa,on the top you can view sentosa,usually not crowded,a coin as momento is given from here you can visit madam... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 29, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

a place for everyone..solo traveler if u just want to relax, couple for some memorable expirience chatting infront of sealion.lol! and family for pictures and watsoever. clean place though.

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tirunelveli
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

this attraction is included in the 20 attractions fun pass sentosa,on the top you can view sentosa,usually not crowded,a coin as momento is given from here you can visit madam tussauds singapore,tiger sky tower,butterfly park, skyline luge.worth a visit if you have time

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

We took our photies on the Tuesday and by the Thursday it was all covered in scaffolding, a nice area yo get a skyline picture of Singapore and the Marina Bay Hotels.

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Figtree, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

A definite must do, but chose to go during the night as its way too hot to be walking around there during the day and at night the Merlion is lit up, looking very nice. The best way to go and see it is by taking a sky lift or shuttle to Resorts World and taking the walk up via... More 

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England
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

We enjoyed going up inside the Merlion and especially standing at the top of the Merlion and looking out all over Sentosa and Singapore...incredible view. We still of course love the original Merlion best but this is nice to have one on Sentosa.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015 NEW

I loved Sentosa! I liked the entire place, the place was really cool. But what i loved best was the souvenir stores! I liked the things i saw and bought from there! Singapore is perfect!

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Greater Perth, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Great to have a look at this Singapore icon even if it has multiplied over the years as there are now 3 official Merlion's and 2 unofficial Merlion's.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

i guess this looks fabulous from the top...u can see the entire island from the merlions head...good view of the ocean and and the island on the other side......this is a place u can hang around in the evening, esp if u r staying at one of the resort hotels...festive walk is a few steps down,....

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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

There is a $10 fee to enter but it is well worth it. Once you pay you walk thru a air conditioned area full of story boards and marine history. Then you enter the cinema area and watch a short film on Singapore and the rise of the Merlion ( Mermaid / Lion ). As we left the cinema we... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

I would not recommend visiting the Merlion at Sentosa because it's nothing else but a statue of the creature Singapore is named after. It's nothing like the Merlion at Marina Bay (the original Merlion) so I would not see any reason on having a look at this one. Please go here only if you have nothing else to go for... More 

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Address: Address: 30 Imbiah Road, Sentosa Island, Singapore
Phone Number: +65 6736 8672
Location: Asia  >  Singapore  >  Sentosa Island

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