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Review of Sentosa Merlion

Sentosa Merlion
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Full-Day Sentosa Island Experience Including Hotel Transfers from 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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Hong Kong, China
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“Must see”
Reviewed 14 June 2014 via mobile

A must visit in Singapore, romantic view of marina bay hotel in evening. There are some elegant restaurants with outdoor tables around.

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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“Meet the iconic place”
Reviewed 13 June 2014

well this is the most popular place, well known around the world, spend you time for sightseeing or take picture or just take a rest for a while

Visited October 2013
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“Merlin Tower”
Reviewed 5 June 2014 via mobile

Wonderful theme park much to do as a family and couples. The aquarium is a must see so much sea life I have never see before. Plenty of restaurants so you can relax in the evening.

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Launceston, Australia
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“A great perspective on Singapore's history”
Reviewed 5 June 2014

We have now done this twice. A great tourist attraction and not overly expensive ($12SGD pp)- even had a free ice cream at the end!

Visited June 2014
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Calgary, Canada
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“Merlion,Merrily”
Reviewed 4 June 2014

The Merlion is one of the nice spot in Singapore.This is perfectly located at Imbiah station and it feels good that my family enjoyed this attraction.Stunning statue right there with good photographic view.

Visited March 2014
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