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Sentosa Merlion

30 Imbiah Road, Sentosa Island, 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, Singapore
+65 6736 8672
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This depicts the icon of Singapore as the Lion City. Though this is located in Sentosa but its symbol would truly remind you of Singapore. It may not be that wonderful as the one in the Waterfront but still it gives you a sense of...More

Thank jeckli
Reviewed 2 days ago

Its a must do in Singapore as this the face of Singapore everywhere. Everyone goes here to walk around and take pictures.

Thank Ashwitha G
Reviewed 2 days ago

It is good look at, appreciate and take snaps.Spend time in the park.You have more to explore in sentosa island

Thank AnjanManda
Reviewed 6 days ago

This is another Merlion statue in Singapore. There is another Merlion statue at Merlion Park. This statue in Sentosa is also worth it for one to take a picture or two, thanks to its size and location. When one comes to Sentosa, it is recommended...More

Thank Bali-Melali
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

It was a lovely place to visit, nice grounds & lovely views from the top. Reasonably priced entrance fee. Would be good for children. Garden is pretty with peacocks

Thank Beverley E
Reviewed 1 week ago

Statue itself is nice but the story behind it is even more interesting. Worth a walk to see . The walkway near it is a nice walk as well

Thank Alka A
Reviewed 1 week ago

The statue is located at the prominent tourist place with express station, cable car station alongside and Sentosa Resort World at a walking station. A nice place to spend an hour or so in the evening. There is ticket to go inside the Merlion. Once...More

Thank voyagerclicks
Reviewed 1 week ago

This statue of a Merlion on Sentosa is the largest in SP and worth a look while you are in the area. You can ascend to the top and peak out of the mouth via a lift but not sure how much it costs. There...More

Thank JJOH
Reviewed 1 week ago

The statue of Sentosa Merlion is the largest one in Singapore. It is located in a prominent place so that one can also just experience whilst just walking past it. One can also go up to the top of the statue for good views.

Thank Mukta2016
Reviewed 1 week ago

Pleasure to eye at night with colorful lighting!! You can visit on top of the status and watch Sentosa.

Thank Smruti M
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31 March 2017|
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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
marianne t
24 August 2016|
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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
marianne t
24 August 2016|
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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