Merlion Park Singapore tourism destination, Singapore
Singapore is a small country the size of anyone. The main island is only 26 miles from east to west and 14 km north to south. Although a small city planners have done an excellent job by allocating space for some beautiful gardens. Merlion Park will be the first park we visited, and located next to the Marina Bay at the edge of town. This is the name for the symbol of tourism in Singapore Merlion, half fish, half-lion, and contains a statue of the Merlion overlooking Marina Bay. Leaving Chinatown we went a short distance along the edge of Marina Bay to the Merlion Park. On the way we are again enjoying the scenic wonders of Singapore. Merlion statue park, measuring 8.6 meters and weighing 70 tonnes, the Merlion statue was built from cement fondue Singapore craftsman, Mr Lim Nang Seng Merlion park statue, the second highest, less than two meters tall and weighing three tons, also built by Mr Lim. The body was made of cement fondue, the skin from porcelain plates and eyes from small red teacups.
This place is one of the main attractions of Singapore, which should be visited by foreign tourists. There are several tourist attractions, is located near the Singapore Flyer Esplanade, Merlion Park, the Museum of Civilization in Asia, Raffles landing site, and then at the Marina Bay Sands. Merlion park and the Cub was originally located on the Esplanade Bridge, just 120 meters from their location. The house was adjacent to One Fullerton, a new park built in the 2500 meter square. Also called the Merlion Park area soon became a popular tourist attraction and takes place among famous landmarks in major cities of the world. Lee Kuan Yew, Singapore’s Prime Minister, inaugurated the installation ceremony of the Merlion on 15 September 1972. A bronze plaque commemorating this auspicious occasion with the inscription, “The Merlion has been established as a symbol to welcome all visitors to Singapore”.