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Sentosa Merlion

30 Imbiah Road, Sentosa Island 038981, Singapore
+65 6736 8672
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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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30 Imbiah Road, Sentosa Island 038981, Singapore
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Quite high up and some interesting facts to read about. the cost is a little high. Probably only do once. Good to look at from outside though

Thank Grant R
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Sentosa Merlion is biggest/tallest merlion compare to city one. One of the eye catching place in Sentosa Island. Lot of people used to take pictures.

Thank Mohamed Ricshan A
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Reviewed 4 days ago

One of the major tourist attraction on Sentosa Island. There is provision for lift to reach to the platform on top to see the Island & view is really top notch. We have been provided a free gift voucher to redeemed at store on ground...More

Thank Mainaaya
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Reviewed 6 days ago

this iconic place in a part of Sentosa area, which is stand a "Mommy Merlion" and its "Baby Merlion" surely is a "must visit" place when u r in Singapore, in this place u can take more beautiful picture around this scenery..

Thank HendraNova
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Reviewed 1 week ago

You can't complete your visit to Sentosa Island with out seeing and taking photo with the Merlion Statue especiall when they play lights on it at night.

Thank Fa9ool
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Reviewed 1 week ago

There was no water coming out of the Merlion when we were there and we chose not to go up to the viewing platform based on other peoples reviews. What we did do is wander around the area on either side - the gardens are...More

Thank LeaS671
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A massive structure somewhere in the middle of the island with a viewing deck on top . A great opportunity to take photos from.

Thank speaktruly
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you go to Sentosa you shall go to visit this. The tickets is quite expensive local SGD $15, tourists SGD $18. You can see. The Singapore port from the top of the merlion. Other that that, nothing much.

Thank WilliamLow8
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Very nice and huge statue of Merlion in Santosa. Are surrounding is very well landscaped providing excellent photo opportunities.

Thank Amit P
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Being on the location was a pleasant experience but buying tickets to go on top of the Merlion structure for the kind of money they charged was not worth. Suggest taking photos from the ground.

Thank WeChitra-Abhishek
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Response from Petros I | Reviewed this property |
Hello My friend For 1st day you should go to Universal studios it is fantastic and then you have the night at sentosa island for dinner there are many things to do 2 nd day you go to the port for shopping and for cloud... More
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marianne t
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Response from SentosaOfficial | Property representative |
Hi marianne t, Thank you for your question! We will be pleased to welcome you and your travelling group to Sentosa Island! During your visit to Sentosa, do consider our attractions bundled packages as it allows you to... More
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Response from Oleg M | Reviewed this property |
1. Zoo + River Safari park 2. Chinatown + downtown + Marina bay + Singapore Flyer + Gardens by the bay (show 19-45 and 20 45) 3. Universal 4. Sentosa + Wings of Time (19-45 and 20 45) Everything will take you almost full... More
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