Sentosa Merlion, Sentosa Island

Come face-to-face with one Singapore's symbols at Sentosa Merlion, a giant statue of a creature with a lion's head and a body of a fish. Ride in a elevator up to the mouth of the 37 m (120 ft) fish-lion statue, where you can pick up your prosperity coin--included in the ticket price--and ring the prosperity bell for good luck. From the mouth of the creature you can also enjoy sweeping views over the city and take one of Singapore's most iconic photos, in the jaws of a lion. Plan my Sentosa Island trip by asking Inpirock to come up with tips and suggestions.
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  • We visited Sentosa island, was advised to take lots of pics and see the Merlion. Before it was demolished and gone Singapore will soon have one Merlion less.. It was Massive!! We enjoyed the views aro...  more »
  • Sentosa Island & Merlion Park, Singapore Sentosa Island & Merlion Park is located on Sentosa Island. There is the Merlion statue which is very large in size.
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  • Definitely come here during the weekdays. Much less people and hence much easier to take pictures without tons of people around. Then walk is nice as long as you come here in the afternoon while the sun is setting. Sea breeze definitely helps to cool you down a bit. Prepare to do tons of walking unless you are paying for the monorails.
  • Careful with the parrot staff. They will say touching is free no photography. Then lure you in take pics and print the pics and ask if you want to buy all. But other than that great staff and friendly. Nice views
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