July 18, 2016

Merlion Park - Singapore

Site Name: Merlion Park
Site Type: Recreation and Leisure
Location:  Marina Bay, Singapore
Highlights: The identity of Singapore
Nearest Train Station: The Promenade Station MRT
Nearest Airport: Singapore Changi Airport
How to reach: Well connected by road and train
Hotel: All sorts of options all over Singapore
Restaurants: No need to worry; you can easily get whatever variety of cuisine you want

Singapore, the world's only island city-state, is a travel friendly nation. It has so many travel attractions and is one of the most visited travel destination of the entire globe. Let us discuss about an important tourist spot which has Merlion statue, the identity of Singapore.

Merlion Park is located at a distance of around 1.5 km. from the Promenade Station MRT. Merlion is the national icon or the identity of Singapore. It is a mythical animal with the head of a lion and body of a fish. This statue is located in Merlion Park.

Merlion statue is an important landmark across the entire globe. It represents the beginning of Singapore as a fishing village and its original name Singapua (which means the city of lion). The 8.6 meter tall statue which is seen spouting water from its mouth is a must see attraction for all the tourists visiting Singapore.

The park also houses a smaller Merlion statue. People fondly call it as Merlion cub.

Happy travelling. 

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