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Review of Sentosa Merlion

Sentosa Merlion
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Sentosa Segway Tour in Singapore
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Owner description: 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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Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

There isn’t an awful lot to do here but you get a great views from the top! You’ll also get a merlion coin as a keepsake which was a nice touch.
Worth a venture

Thank yasmin_richardson
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Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

While it's not worth a visit on its own, if you're already at Sentosa Island it's worth checking it out.
A visit starts off with a quick movie that shows the history of Singapore and the origin of the Merlion.
Then it's time to take the lift to the first lookout which is in the merlions mouth Then there's a few steps up to the top if its head.
It's not amazing but worthwhile if you're already at Sentosa

Thank Darren S
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Reviewed 3 April 2018

One of the attractions in Singapore, well connected to other parts. One can use cable car or sentosa express to reach the place. Limited options for food outlet.

Thank BijayParida
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Reviewed 2 April 2018

Prominent statue visible from various parts of the island. There are much better tourist attractions here.

Thank Michael C
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Reviewed 1 April 2018

I didn't climb the lion, but the water features and garden at the bottom were lovely and the way it was lit up at night was really pretty.

Thank Karina B
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