Sentosa Merlion

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Sentosa Merlion
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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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tmcharis
Singapore, Singapore4 contributions
The Merlion is gone
Sep 2021 • Couples
The Merlion has been demolished. Wished someone had updated this article so we wouldn’t have gone, expecting to see it!
Written September 15, 2021
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Anne Nguyen
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Perfect but :((
May 2020 • Family
I visited Singapore with my family lasr year! This is a wonderful vacation that I cannot forget until now! The environment was very cleannnn! The local people was very welcoming...! And I was interested by the Sentosa-Merlion! You can take photos with it and its mane was PERFECT! However, it is going to be demolished by the end of this year! #Crying #Sad #🥺😢😭
Written April 4, 2021
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John Jackson
Singapore, Singapore899 contributions
beautiful place on the way to the beach!
Nov 2019
one of the most pop places around sentosa even so Under reconstruction some times! 10 min walk from Universal studio and 15 min to the beach side!

I like the places. very instagramable and always full of tourists!

recommended place!
Written September 15, 2020
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JackyTanSG
Singapore, Singapore2,740 contributions
Goodbye, Icon
Aug 2020 • Solo
Do not understand why the Sentosa management is removing this gigantic Merlion statue. This mythical creature (half lion half fish) statue was an icon of Singapore for years. Much better than MBS. Too bad, we have to say goodbye for now.
Written August 21, 2020
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Aung YeMun
Okayama, Japan170 contributions
Bigger statue
Dec 2019
This Sentosa merlion is bigger than the other one. If you don't have have a chance to take a photo with the other one, you can take photo with this one.
Written July 14, 2020
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Jerry Mouse
3 contributions
Sentosa Merlion. Thing of the past
Aug 2019
Just for sharing. Sentosa Merlion has been taken down. So do not have to add to your place of interest.
Written July 4, 2020
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linly madonna
Phuket, Thailand15 contributions
Relaxing
May 2020 • Friends
Whole day for Sentosa go any all Merlion , Botanic garden , Orchid garden and Orchard road street shopping , enjoy and rest time :)
Written June 21, 2020
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aymanninja
Jeddah, Saudi Arabia191 contributions
Singapore's Iconic Landmark
Jul 2019 • Solo
This is one of the iconic places at Singapore and traveller couldn't missed to have a picture before leaving. The area is crowded coz many people wanted to have a great background shot for this landmark. It's good and big enough to this statue even in a distant. I visited in 2014/2015
Written June 12, 2020
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Aslam_Sherif
London, UK737 contributions
Beautiful
Aug 2019
This is an interesting tourist spot for photographs, representing Singapore's development over the years. When it spouts water from its mouth, the view is spectacular. I visited this late afternoon and it was not busy at all.
Written June 6, 2020
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Kaymtravel7
Los Angeles, CA800 contributions
Sentosa Icon
Jun 2019 • Couples
This is definitely quite an iconic part of Sentosa island. We did not go inside, but we did get a good look at it from a few different angles. It’s fun to take pictures with it in the background.
Written May 25, 2020
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