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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  • Singapore is known as the Lion City, and no visit is compete without visiting the legendary Merlion in Sentosa. One can purchase a ticket go to on the observation deck and embrace the view of the whol...  more »
  • Five years to come, the scenery beautiful air fresh, the sun is very bright, here is Singapore's biggest fish tail lion oh, than the fish-tail Lion Park, Sentosa is a suitable place for vacation, all kinds of entertainment facilities have, of course, including casino, come here for vacation is very comfortable!
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  • Though this island is not that much big but it’s one of the great place I ever visited in Singapore. You can find beaches, tourist spots, skydiving etc. all in Sentosa Island. I think every travel sho...  more »
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  • Price is quite stiff to actually enter each of the attractions ($48/adult and $43/child as of June 2016) for 3 attractions minimum. However, if you just walk around and enjoy the atmosphere and taking pictures for memories, you do not really have to buy any tickets as the Sentosa Express is free to ride. Just take a taxi to the Sentosa Waterfront station and you can explore the Sentosa on foot and tram service for free if you want.
  • Ring the bell and Make a Wish! Got the gift at the end of the Theatre Show- gold coin from the Merlion engraved with PEACE and PROSPERITY. Very nice view from the top of the head of the Merlion. For me its a Must See! A lot of interesting attractions to explore in the area.
  • Great architecture. There is a little show at the entrance which explains the significance of the Merlion. The view from top is amazing, and we also got a surprise souvenir!
  • A fun place to be. Been at Sentosa 4 times and had fun always. You will never know how time passes. If you take the boardwalk from vivo city you don't need to spend a single money to enter the island. Of course there are individual fees for rides and entry fees for aquarium, wax museum, universal studio etc
  • Most attractions in Sentosa are fairly costly but the Merlion remains one of the most affordable at $10 per adult. Granted there is nothing much to do in the Merlion but this is the most economical way to enjoy the view of the surrounds. Our ticket gave us access to a short video clip and views from the mouth and head of the Merlion. There was also a large bell for ringing at the mouth. An elevator took us to the top level where stairs offered direct access to the mouth and head. The 360 degree panoramic views from the head was amazing.

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