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Merlion Statue @ Singapore



Merlion Statue Singapore by drifter baba

Merlion Statue @ Singapore

The Merlion Statue is a very famous tourist destination in Singapore which is located near One Fullerton and Central Business District (CBD). 

It's a unique and mythical white color structure with a lion's head and a fish body. Water will keep flowing from the mouth of the structure. It is the national personification of Singapore as well.

The new structure was established in April 2002 and open for the public. 


Timing: It's open 24hrs as it is part of the city and you can have a look from outside but the official visiting timing is 10:00 AM to 08:00 PM. (ALL DAY)

Best time to visit: All time.


Entry Fees / Charges:  

For Adults: $18 

For Children : $15




Merlion Statue

1 Fullerton Rd, Singapore 049213


Special occasion:

No such special occasion but you will find more tourists during the below days. 

  • Weekends
  • Holidays
  • December & January

Places to visit  in Singapore:

  • Marina Bay
  • Gardens by the Bay
  • Singapore Botanic Gardens
  • Singapore Zoo
  • National Orchid Garden
  • Cloud Forest
  • Skypark
  • Singapore Flyer
  • Jurong Bird Park
  • Supertree Grove
  • National Museum of Singapore
  • Chinatown
  • MacRitchie Nature Trail
  • Buddha Tooth Relic Temple
  • Merlion Park
  • Asian Civilisation Museum
  • Mini India

Parking Places: Finding parking near the Merlion Statue in Singapore is a little tough task. Better to use public transport for local sightseeing.  

How to reach Singapore: 

By Air: Singapore Changi Airport is an international airport which is well connected with almost all the country. It is one of the busiest airports in the world.  

By Rail: Singapore is well connected to many other countries like  Malaysia, Johor Bahru, and Kuala Lumpur by rail, with a route to Bangkok.

Buses: Regular bus services are available for Malaysia and the Mainland of Asia. The buses are operated by SBS and Causeway Link.

By Water: Being an Island country. there are many ferry services to Tanjung Belungkor in Malaysia and Riau Islands in Indonesia. Star cruises are very famous in Singapore.

Private Taxis/ Car: The availability of Taxis is good but I feel the government transport system is very good in Singapore.

Distance from major cities

  • Singapore: 0 km
  • Woodlands:  17 km
  • Tampines, Singapore : 10 km
  • Johor Bahru, Malaysia: 18 km
  • Batam, Indonesia : 35 km
  • Tanjung Pinang, Indonesia: 82 km
  • Batu Pahat, Malaysia : 116 km
  • Malacca City, Malaysia: 202 km
  • Seremban, Malaysia: 263 km
  • Kuantan, Malaysia: 278 km


As it is a famous tourist destination in Singapore, many hotels with different price ranges are available there. Hotels are a little costly comparatively. 


Food & Restaurant:

This is one of the famous tourist destinations in Singapore and thousands of tourists visit there every day. There are many restaurants around it. 


Few Photos:

Merlion Statue Singapore by drifter baba

Merlion Statue Singapore by drifter baba

Merlion Statue Singapore by drifter baba

Visit Date:  10 Jul 2013