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Address: 30 Imbiah Road, Sentosa Island, Singapore
Phone Number: +65 6736 8672
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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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Though a fantastic sight describing the name of the country as such - its too sunny especially in summers making the exotic location very cumbersome and not so interesting

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Though a fantastic sight describing the name of the country as such - its too sunny especially in summers making the exotic location very cumbersome and not so interesting

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

This is a magical sight at any time of the day but extra special at night. At Christmas they have light shows reflecting directly onto the MerLion which are suburb and a great picture opportunity. Good tip is to walk across the road from the MerLion and have a cocktail in the terrace of Le Meridian hotel enjoying wonderful views.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

watched the merlion show at night, very magical and check out on utube if possible. great for adults and kids alike

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I visited the Sentosa Merlion in November 2016. When I went to purchase the tickets I was advised that due to bad weather conditions we would only be able to visit part of the Merlion. The head/top of the Merlion was not open. We decided to go ahead and purchase tickets. We decided to be cheeky and... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I know Singapore needed to be the best or as attractive as it can if it comes to touristy things in South East Asia but this is the worst and felt scammed tourism spot when I was in here. Why? Firstly, it should be free of admission since it is the Singapore's proud. Secondly, it offers the view of the... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Need some improvement which is regarding some thing new.any how there is a nice view from here.Cool.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Singapore is nice but expensive and you can already go around the whole country for one day. My experience was okay.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I didn't climb up the Merlion but no visit to Sentosa should be without a photo of the Merlion. There is an amazing park like area one can go through as part of the cost to enter. It is a nice high view of the area and conveniently located next to one of the Sentosa train/monorail stations.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great place for tourists Great for families Must visit during time in Singapore One of the cleanest cities in S.E. Asia

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Sentosa Merlion is Situated in the middle of the Singapore. It is next to Marina bay and Flowers of dome. Many Food & coffee shop near to Merlion.

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