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Standing at 8.6 metres high and weighing 70 tonnes, the Merlion statue has a lion’s head and a fish’s body, and is housed here in this 2,500 square metre park.
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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1 Fullerton Road One Fullerton | Merlion Park, Singapore 049213, Singapore
Central Area/City Area
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+65 6736 6622
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Reviewed today via mobile

View is good. Construction work is ongoing to the merlion, so you cant experience water coming from its mouth till the work is not done.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank 313sabihai
Reviewed yesterday

Iconic statue of Singapore. Wildly overcrowded with inconsiderate tourist but worth seeing first hand. Expect people to be inconsiderate while there and area restaurants to be overpriced in the area. Still, visit the waterfront park and see the statue.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank MidtourAfghanistan
Reviewed 2 days ago

Unfortunately this was all covered over. I had really wanted to see this and we searched for ages wondering how we could miss it, to find it all covered up having repairs done. Was disappointed. Surrounding area is very nice.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Shelley M
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The merlion is under scaffolding being repaired. There is a “baby” merlion fir tourists to see. The area is beautiful

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank deborahj58
Reviewed 2 days ago

Beautiful park! Amazing view by Singapore river. The big original statue undergoing construction currently but you can take some great picture with the smaller Merlion just behind the big one in the park!

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank trishadasgupta
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This is nothing to write home about. Small and overcrowd feature Look at it if your in the area. But would go out your way to see it

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank ginger_jr
Reviewed 3 days ago

I've been to Singapore many times, and I finally made it to the Merlion. Great spot for a photo with this symbol of the Lion City. You'll have to wait your turn to get your photo or selfie. This is very popular! But once you...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank gingerlee13
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

You never visit singapore is never visit here. This is the first icon of singapore, you must go to here, take a mrt and heading to raffles place station.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank noviasandiapriyani
Reviewed 5 days ago

The Merlion is half-fish, half-lion statue near the waterfront at Marina Bay. The Merlion is Singapore’s national icon and it used to occupy the mouth of the Singapore River and it is moved to its current location in 2002. The statue is 8.7 meters tall...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Tsion A
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This is the 3rd time we visited singapore and out of 3 visits, 2 times where Merlion statue is under renovation. A bit disappointed. But really cant do anything.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank reshellee
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kfoong81
10 March 2019|
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Response from hanght-kala | Reviewed this property |
Restoration works for the Merlion statue at the Merlion Park from 26 February to 6 May 2019
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Passport62639562365
20 December 2018|
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Response from malz132018 | Reviewed this property |
Its free and open always
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Katherine8998
7 October 2018|
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Response from arvindam | Reviewed this property |
Yes, Merlion visit is free of cost. you do not need to pay any entry fee.Must visit for sight seeing. you would surely like the place and its ambiance.
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