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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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Esplanade

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.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 27, 2015
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Ozamiz City, Philippines
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

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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Jakarta, Indonesia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

Esplanade concert hall must be one of few world fabulous opera houses. Go the photos at https://www.facebook.com/teguh.santoso.9277583/posts/1628436497387001?pnref=story I truly enjoyed the May 2015 Joyce DIDonato's extraordinarily elegant, high clarity of Baroque music, yet with high sense of humour performance. The Esplanade adds to the grand performance with 4 decks of balcony (used only 2 this time). Even a Crescent Girls'... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

If u are there for a play or concert or skit or show, well, it's ok. Else, photo taking and enjoy the free aircon is fine. Food wise, limited selections. Retail wise, even more limited selections. It's a theatre so don't expect anything. However, it does give u a pretty nice view of the bay/harbour/reservoir/water catchment area (whatever u wanna... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

Good place to watch shows. I always buy my tickets before time to make sure i get the seat, show and time i want, Get it from www.sistic.com.sg Nice, Clean environment Fees apply for most shows, but there are some free ones. Plus the mall is free entry.

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Jurong, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

To see wots playing, visit it's website..It's basically sumtin like e Sydney Opera hz tt showcases both local n international plays.. During the week they hav plays for kids too.. Alot of good dining options inside.. But do go to Gluttons Bay jus beside for very very good food! There is an outdoor mini stage area tt has live bands... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

The Esplanade is an excellent venue for the arts, which features free musical and sometimes theatrical performances almost every day at the Concourse and Outdoor Theatre (On the Waterfront). These performances span a wide array of genres, with every thing from funk to post-rock. They also have special monthly programming such as Jazz in July and Celebrate December and annual... More 

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Asiain, Spain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

In most weekends, there are many free awesome performance of different kind of arts genre, for example: dance ( flamenco on one weekend, Balinese dance on another weekend); music performance ( pop to indie to blues), etc. Venue, lobby and stage area by the bay with the background of Singapore skyline.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

I went there on a weekday afternoon with my classmates and teachers on our learning journey.We went there by bus.we saw the merlion and so many tourist went there they to take pictures.The place is very safe for children to walk on they own

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

It is one of the architecture structure you will see and amazed by it. From outside it looks like a business centre but its full of happening place with theater and bandstand where you can see free concerts as well.. Womens won't be happy if such a beautiful place don't have shopping, so there is lots of shopping here to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

I discovered the theatres on the bay also known as the Esplanade during a walk from the Marina Bay Sands Hotel around the Marina Bay. It was a weekend and there was a free concert on the outside bandstand. I was able to sit on the wall near the bay and listen to a young group jamming very nicely for... More 

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