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“Stunning Views from the Outdoor Theatre” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Esplanade - Theatres on the Bay

Esplanade - Theatres on the Bay
1 Esplanade Drive, Singapore 038981, Singapore (Marina Bay)
(65) 6828-8389
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Ranked #36 of 564 things to do in Singapore
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Owner description: 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.
Manila, Philippines
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“Stunning Views from the Outdoor Theatre”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

Don't miss the free performances at the Outdoor Theatre. The breathtaking view of Marina Bay, flanked by the glittering Sands towers and other skyscrapers, enhances the experience. The laser light show from the Sands is icing on the cake. Listening to the hypermodern music playing that evening, I felt like was inside a sci-fi movie.

Visited February 2014
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“Durian”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2014

Also known as the Durian, the Theatres on the Bay is one of the most eye-catching landmarks in Singapore. The building itself is unique and interesting. It makes a good side-trip before going to the Merlion statue as they're close to each other. I can also imagine this to be a peaceful, less crowded place for those who'd like to relax and introspect. It's also a perfect place to photograph. The Esplanade - Theatres on the Bay can be viewed from both the Singapore Flyer and the Singapore River Cruise, and it's such a lovely sight, especially when illuminated at night.

Visited October 2013
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“Great views”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2014

Absolutely stunning views from Esplanade to Marina Bay area. Durian shape theatre is one of the landmarks in S'pore. Whole area is vibrant and full of life and people.

Visited January 2014
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“Beautiful place”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2014

If you have bad mood ,bad feeling ,just come here to relax . The house was designed like a Durian , it carried very special shape on that. There is a streetfoot overther , as special is the satay, sea food , fried rice and fresh fruit juice. My favor is BBQ chicken eat together with chilli and ginger.
After finish the food you can go straight to the Merlion Statue . And remember to carry the camera , because in night time , the scenary with the light on will be nicer and more beautiful.
If you have time , you should go there in the early morning the see the sunset. Its so wonderful.

Highly recommmend traveler to go here.

Visited February 2013
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“Nice place to relax in an evening”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

This is a place you can see different kind of attractions depending on the day you visits. I have been to the place few times and seen cultural shows, pop musics, young talent shows in same place.

Beautiful surrounding and pictures background. Always recommend to have a hat and water bottle. Don't forget to visit the lion status and also climb up the esplanade theater neraby.

Visited October 2013
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