4. Merlion Park Merlion is Singapore's national icon, which combines a lion’s head and a fish’s body. It is located right in the middle of the city overlooking the iconic Marina Bay Sands. Perfect for: Families, tour groups Budget Travellers, Fitness enthusiasts can use this track for a run. Closest MRT station: EsplanadeWhat's so special: This can be a great starting point for a walking trail to explore the sights in the vicinity. Some sights to explore: Fullerton Hotel, Marina Bay Sands, Singapore Central Business District, Boat Tour and Helix Bridge.
8. Merlion Park - Spoiler Alert!! The much-seen symbol of Singapore - the Merlion statue might disappoint you a little. But it's still worth a visit for the mandatory Marina Bay backdrop selfie.
1. Merlion statue, park and Marina Bay - Around 8.5 meter tall water sprouting Merlion statue is main attraction of this park. It is guard of Marine Bay. This statue is Singapore's city Icon having Lion head and fish body. Mer means sea, Lion - Singa represents Lion city Singapura and fish represents local history. All most every tourist will have a picture with this statue. This gives views of Singapore flyer, the Esplanade, Art science Museum and Marine Bay Sands building.
Half-fish and half-lion, the iconic Merlion resides at the waterfront Merlion Park. you can glimpse this legend spouting water from its mouth, the statue stands tall at 8.6 metres and weighs 70 tonnes.