Goodbye Merlion , Hello Sentosa Senosoryscape


Say goodbye to the Merlion on 20 Oct 2019.

That is the last day of operation for the largest Merlion statue in Singapore. The Merlion is regarded as a Singapore icon. Currently, there are seven authorised Merlion statues in Singapore with the largest one standing at 37 m tall in Sentosa.




The Sentosa Merlion has been a prominent feature in Sentosa since 1995. It is an attraction where you can climb 12 storeys high with a viewing platform from the Merlion's mouth. With plans to rejuvenate Sentosa and the adjacent Pulau Brani into a premier leisure and tourist destination.


In it's place, a 90 million Sentosa Senosoryscape project will commence. With the size of 30.000 sq m, the new two-tiered thoroughfare will connect RWS with the beaches in the south and replace the existing walkway.

Source : SENTOSA DEVELOPMENT CORPORTAION


Source : SENTOSA DEVELOPMENT CORPORTAION

There will be water features, lookout points and other architectural elements along the path. It will be marked for completion by 2022 an would be the first project for the two islands that will be rolled out in phases over the next 2 to 3 decades.
Source : SENTOSA DEVELOPMENT CORPORTAION
It will be sad to see the largest Merlion making way for this project. Nonetheless, it is necessary to renew Sentosa to make it more vibrant and relevant to future tourism needs. There are still six other Merlions you could visit.


They are located in Merlion Park,Mount Faber, Tourism Court and Ang Mo Kio

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