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Address: 1 Esplanade Drive Esplanade - Theatres On the Bay, Singapore 038981, Singapore
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+65 6828 8377
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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Affectionately known among locals as the "durian", Esplanade is...

Affectionately known among locals as the "durian", Esplanade is one of the busiest arts centres in the world with about 3,000 performances presented yearly. Spot our prickly cladding in the middle of the central arts and cultural district, and take in the view from the Marina bay waterfront where our Outdoor Theatre is situated. Coming to Esplanade means that you're in for a complete lifestyle experience, from enjoying a night out at a show, to shopping and dining. And whether you're a first-timer, an ardent patron or fellow arts lover, you're most welcome here and we'll do our best to give you a great experience with the arts.

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A perfect oasis to enjoy a wet afternoon indoor walking in this beautiful building, capturing the beauty with your camera or visiting the Library@Esplanada or the Cafe there for a... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

A perfect oasis to enjoy a wet afternoon indoor walking in this beautiful building, capturing the beauty with your camera or visiting the Library@Esplanada or the Cafe there for a quiet contemplation. Or go for the Esplanade Walk/Tour, to get to know more. On a sunny day, there surrounding view is simply awesome. And there are free performance. And there... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

its a nice place to visit if you want to experience a nice art and music. A great rooftop view overlooking the city best seen at night.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Well spent weekend at Esplanade when you can enjoy both view and good music by the Bay! Views of city buildings or the view of MBS. Just nice that there's Hua Yi Chinese Festival and I have enjoyed myself so much while sitting back and enjoy! It's a good place to take a short break and walk around there! :)

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Just savor in the sights while leisurely walking and cap the night with good food. Do this at night.

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Fantastic art place to drink, chill, and concert for all to enjoy. Especially at festive season, lots of activities going on.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We launched our theatre & events company in Singapore at the Esplanade theatre on the 14th January with our production" History of India- Vir Das". One of the most beautifully equipped theatre with all the amenities required to stage an international show. The venue is sprawling with restaurants and shops that make it a visit ebbed for lunch or coffee.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is just grand and beautiful.It is beautiful location near The Merlion Square.It is a good photographic place.I will suggest you to take the Hopper Bus ride - which gives comfort to view these places as per our choice-but be punctual in timing as buses ply in specific times slot-be ready with routes-Green-Red etc and keep maps-camera handy!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There is always different events and performances in the area. It has a beautiful view of the CBD areas at night and there is alot of choices that you can choose from for the restaurant. International cuisines available in the area and there is even a few bars and clubs that you can go to. For families there is also... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Situated close by the waterfront in downtown Singapore is the Esplanade with its iconic 'durian' landmark against the city's skyline. The Esplanade - Theatres on the Bay is Singapore's premier art centre with a concert Hall that can seat close to 2,000. Various art exhibits can be seen there. Shops and eateries also abound in the building bringing some life... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is not recommended to go on a hot day, but if you go on roof top you can see the spikes of this durian shaped dome. Tour is highly recommended

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