Singapore's Merlion Park is a pedestrian area located just alongside the mouth of the Singapore River. Singapore's famous Merlion statue is located here. The half-lion, half-mermaid hybrid is the symbol of Singapore. Behind the original Merlion there is now a little Merlion cub which, along with the big one, also spits jets of water from its mouth.
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The Merlion is a statue with the head of a lion and the body of a fish that has become Singapore's mascot. The name Merlion is a combination of "mermaid" and "lion" or in Indonesian it is a mermaid and a lion.
Merlion Park is open 24 hours a day and is free of charge for anyone who wants to visit, so you can save on your travel costs. Besides taking pictures, you can also enjoy the river at this location because Merlion Park is located in front of the Singapore River. #triplocal
Location - Merlion Park
Address - 1 Fullerton Rd, Singapore 049213
Getting There - A short walk from Raffles Place MRT station.
Opening Hours: 24 hours
Merlion Park is a Singapore landmark and major tourist attraction, located at One Fullerton near the Central Business District (CBD). It is a hotspot for tourists to get a glimpse of the Merlion and take some landmark photoshoot. It is also a great spot to see the CBD skyline and Marina Bay Sands.
The main Merlion can be seen spouting water from its mouth. It is 8.6 metres and weighs 70 tonnes. It is popular among visitors to take fun shot with the water coming out from Merlion. There is also a smaller Merlion statue commonly known as the ‘Merlion cub’. It 2 metres tall and weighs three tonnes.
The Merlion Park is also a popular spot among local during national day where they can catch a clear view of firework and some of the parade at the flooding platform.
Merlion Park is one of the best tourist spots in Singapore. It’s honestly the best place to hang around with a nice view of Marina Bay Sands and the Singapore Flyer. The Merlion statue is Singapore’s most recognizable and iconic monuments. Enjoy the nice view here early in the morning to avoid the crowd. Love this place 😍
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