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Esplanade - Theatres on the Bay

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Address: 1 Esplanade Drive, Singapore 038981, Singapore
Phone Number: (65) 6828-8389
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Description: Sitting on prime waterfront at Marina Bay, Esplanade – Theatres on the Bay...
Sitting on prime waterfront at Marina Bay, Esplanade – Theatres on the Bay offers a complete lifestyle experience in dining, shopping and the performing arts. It was completed in 2002 and is well-recognised for its “prickly” exterior similar to the durian, a popular local fruit.
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It looks like durian fruits from outside. It is located in Marina bay area and very near to other attraction. You can also enjoy some live performance on weekend.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 2, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

It looks like durian fruits from outside. It is located in Marina bay area and very near to other attraction. You can also enjoy some live performance on weekend.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

The highly impressive exterior continues into warm, welcoming multiple spaces where some really interesting and diverse concerts and performances take place. The tickets are usually expensive, as is most everything in Singapore, however every Friday there's usually a free concert for half hour in the concourse at 7.00 pm, repeats at 7.45 pm, to experience the place. The outdoor theater... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Went to see Yuying Secondary, excellent sound of the hall, not expansive but a delightful venue to listen to musical performances, architectual delight however, would be a good place to visit. Very close to taking a good picture of Marina Bay Sands in the evening.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

This is one of many attractions in the area with simply breathtaking views. The theatres on the bay is a wonderful to meander inside and out, it was a pity I did find time to attend an event as I would like to compare it to other cultural centres. Get your camera ready for a visual feast.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Come here before going to merlion park because this building is very eye catching from far away and for some people they call it durian building..

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

They have a free performance every weekend. The theatre building itself is very beautiful, with the bay as the background.

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

I have been to the theaters here several times to catch performances. This pair of theaters is housed in dome shaped buildings that resemble eyes of a fly, or a pair of durians when you catch a birds eye view of the buildings. The theaters are where major shows and performances are staged. Throughout the year, you can find an... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

An amazing concert hall. We were there on Sunday afternoon and saw young students perform with a full brass band. It was a memorable visit for sure

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Spectacular sight. Would definitely see again. Singapore is such a wonderful city. The light & water show at Marina Bay Sands was well worth viewing.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

North of the mouth of the river lies the Esplanade–Theatres on the Bay which is the main venue of performing arts in the country.

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Address: 1 Esplanade Drive, Singapore 038981, Singapore
Phone Number: (65) 6828-8389
Location: Asia  >  Singapore  >  Singapore>  > Marina Bay

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