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Sentosa Merlion Tours

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Sentosa Merlion
Part fish, part lion, this cement statue amid the tourist attractions of Sentosa Island is both an homage to mythical sea creatures and a proud national icon. At 121 feet (37m) tall, it’s the largest of five official merlion statues scattered around Singapore, and, for a fee, visitors can walk inside.

The cave-like interior winds past murals of snake-like mermaids, demonic eels and things that look like a cross between the Loch Ness monster and a plesiosaur, to a film room where a cartoon on loop attempts to explain the significance and origins of the merlion. It’s said that when Malay King Sri Tri Buana landed on the shores of the fishing village that would later become Singapore, he saw a terrifying beast. This later gave the area its name: ‘Singapore’ comes from the Sanskrit words ‘singa,’ meaning lion and ‘pura,’ meaning city. Though the king likely did not see a terrifying sea monster (or, arguably, a lion), the merging of lion and fish created a unique and conveniently symbolic symbol of Singapore’s fierce growth from its humble fishing origins. Beyond the video there are two scenic gallery stops: A photo op in the mouth of the merlion looking out across Sentosa Island and roof deck atop its head offering panoramic city views. There’s a gift shop on the way out selling merlion t-shirts, cookies and more.

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The Sentosa Merlion is located at 30 Imbiah Rd on Sentosa Island in Singapore. It’s possible to reach the attraction by cable car from the mainland at Mount Faber or via the Sentosa Express (get off at Imbiah Station). The attraction is open from 10am-8pm, with last admission offered at 7:30pm. Admission to the merlion’s interior is $8.60 (12SD) adults, and $6.50 (SD9) children.
Address: 30 Imbiah Rd, Sentosa Island, Singapore
Hours: Daily 10am-8pm
Admission: Adults: $8.60 (12SD); Children: $6.50 (SD9)
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Frequently Asked Questions

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What are Sentosa Merlion hours of operation?
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Sentosa Merlion hours of operation: Daily 10am-8pm. Buy tickets in advance on Viator. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund.
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Should I book Sentosa Merlion tickets in advance?
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We recommend booking e-tickets ahead of time to secure your spot since Sentosa Merlion can get crowded. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund. See all 3 Sentosa Merlion tickets and tours on Viator.
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How much does it cost to visit Sentosa Merlion 2020?
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Currently, an entrance ticket to Sentosa Merlion costs USD 1087.00. Guided Sentosa Merlion tours start around USD 1087.00 per person. See all 3 Sentosa Merlion tickets and tours on Viator.
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