Merlion Park is located near Marina Bay, Singapore. Merlion Park is the home of iconic Singapore symbol of a mythical Merlion statues with a head of lion and a body of fish. This park is a popular Singapore tourist attraction. Two Merlion statues are located here and it is a major tourist attraction and a Singapore landmark, an attraction that tourist should not miss.
While the park was first designed as an emblem for the Singapore Tourism Board (STB) in 1964, the lion head with a fish body resting on a crest of waves quickly became one of the well known images of Singapore. The Merlion park is located adjacent to the famous hotel One Fullerton. Measuring 8.6 metres high and weighing 70 tonnes, the Merlion statue was built from cement fondue by the late Singapore craftsman, Mr Lim Nang Seng.
There are total of 7 Merlion statues in
Singapore. 2 of them located at Singapore Merlion Park. The other 5 Merlion
statues are located at Mount Faber, Sentosa ,Tourism Court and two located at the public carpark entrance along Ang Mo Kio
Avenue. On 20 Oct 2019 the Sentosa Merlion is going to demolish to make way for themed linkway between the north and south shores of Sentosa which is part of Sentosa expansion.
Come to the Singapore Merlion park now to photograph this world famous icon and enjoy this favourite photography site for tourists and locals!
The nearest Merlion Park MRT is Raffles Place mrt.
Walk along the Battery Road towards Fullerton Road from Raffles Place MRT Station
The easiest way to go to Merlion Park is from Raffles place MRT. I have encountered lot of tourist asking me the direction from Raffles Place MRT to Merlion Park so I have decided to post picture to direct you.
When you get out from the MRT gate, you will
see the signboard right in front of you. Exit to Exit B by turning to your
right. You will then see an escalator, take the escalator up and turn to your
You will see the Exit B signboard again. At the
signed board there is an escalator. Take the escalator up.
At the Raffle place MRT entrance, turn to your
left and at your left you will be able to see the Standard Chartered Bank.
Cross the road to Standard Charted Bank and
walk toward China Bank. Walk straight down to Fullerton Hotel
Walk to the bus stop and turn to your left.
Walk along the pathway you will see a traffic light on your right. Cross the
traffic light and you will see the Merlion Park
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