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Merlion Park

An iconic park that is home to the national mascot of Singapore: the Merlion (and its cub).

Nearby Attractions

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Thian Hock Keng Temple
The oldest and most important Fujian temple in Singapore, dedicated to Mazu, Taoist goddess of the Sea.
The Civic District
Founded by Sir Stamford Raffles in 1827, the Civic District is where Singapore as we know it began.
Gardens by the Bay
250 green acres of surreal, colourful, futuristic scenery, the Gardens by the Bay are like no other place on earth.
Peranakan Museum
The first of its kind, this museum showcases the culture of the Straits-born local people with interactive exhibits and multimedia displays.
Sri Mariamman Temple
The oldest Hindu Temple in the city, built in 1827 in the South Indian 'Dravidian' style. It's embellished with six tiers of Hindu deities, painted in bright colours and with fantastic detail.
The Yong Gallery
A celebration of traditional Chinese arts and crafts, including exceptional calligraphy, the Yong Gallery is well worth a visit.

Related Tours

Experience Beautiful Singapore at Night
When the sun sets, you will meet your guide and experience a fantastic four hour night tour of Singapore.

  • Commence your tour at Merlion Park 
  • Enjoy stunning views of the city 
  • Snap pictures of the mythical Merlion cub
  • Visit the colourful and futuristic Gardens by the Bay 
  • Learn about Singapore's multiculturalism at the Heritage Gardens
  • Walk along the iconic Bugis Street, learn about the neon market stalls 
  • Experience a Trishaw ride to Little India 
  • Immerse yourself in the scents, sounds, tastes of Little India (food not included in price) 


Vibrant Singapore

Since independence in 1965, Singapore has risen to become a hugely wealthy city-state, shaking off its reputation as a stopover, to flourish as a premier tourist destination in South East Asia. In this four hour night tour of beautiful Singapore, your expert city guide will show you the city, at night when it is most enthralling. Starting at your hotel, or at a prearranged meeting point, your personal tour of Singapore will begin at Merlion Park where you will have the pleasure of enjoying beautiful night-time views of the city. Here you will also have the chance for a fantastic photo opportunity with the standing symbol of Singapore- the Merlion cub, a mythical creature, half lion half fish. 

Magical Gardens & Neon Night Markets 

Your next stop will be at the Gardens by the Bay a vast, colourful and futuristic park that has won many prestigious awards, including the World Building of the Year at the World Architecture Festival in 2012. Watch out for the specially engineered biodomes that simulate natural climates ranging from the mediterranean, to the tropics. There are also fascinating displays within the Heritage Gardens, showcasing the culture and history of the Chinese, Malay, and Indian communities that make Singapore so unique. 

You will also visit the famous Bugis Street, where you will find the vibrant 800 stall night market, lit up in neon. Here your local guide will be pleased to tell you all about the origins of the market as you search for bargains. Your tour will end with a Trishaw ride to Little India where you will get to experience an authentic taste of the sub-continent, sampling some delicious local delicacies.

Travel Curious Tip: 

We built this tour because 
it invites travellers to immerse themselves in the cultural history and natural beauty of Singapore.
Explore Singapore in Half a Day
In this four hour tour, your expert local guide will endeavour to immerse you in Singapore’s rich and vibrant history; showcasing some of the fantastic sites around this truly multicultural city. 

  • Commence your tour with a drive around the civic district 
  • Pass Singapore's iconic sights, such as PadangSupreme Court City HallCricket Club and Parliament House 
  • Explore the views over Singapore at Marina Bay 
  • Snap photos of the iconic Merlion cub
  • Proceed to Chinatown, and visit Thian Hock Keng Temple 
  • Immerse yourself in the National Orchid Garden 
  • Conclude your tour with the sounds and scents of Little India 
Flourishing Singapore

Since independence in 1965, Singapore has risen to become a hugely wealthy city-state, shaking off its reputation as a stopover, to flourish as a premier tourist destination in Southeast Asia. 

Starting at your hotel, or at a prearranged meeting point, your personal tour of Singapore will begin with a drive around the civic district; regarded as the birthplace of modern Singapore and the unofficial centre of the city.

Not to be missed, you will have the pleasure of seeing the Padang, Supreme Court City Hall, Cricket Club, and beautiful Parliament House. Your next stop will be at the Marina Bay where you will be able to enjoy stunning views over the city. Here you will have the opportunity for a photo with the enigmatic symbol of the city- the Merlion cub, a mythical creature, half lion and half fish. 

Multicultural City

You will then proceed to Chinatown to visit the Thian Hock Keng Temple; one of the oldest Chinese temples in the city. Absolutely not to be missed, is the Singapore Botanical Gardens, which contains the National Orchid Garden, boasting a comprehensive collection of tropical and cooler climate orchids. Your tour of the great Singapore will end In Little India where you will have the pleasure of experiencing an authentic taste of sub-continental culture and cuisine.

Touriocity Tip: Build up your appetite on this tour, and then experience authentic cuisine at your final stop, Little India.

We built this tour because 
it invites travellers to explore Singapore's iconic sights in a short space of time.
Experience Essential Singapore: history and local life on foot
  • Commence your tour at the iconic Central Fire Station 
  • Enjoy a traditional boat ride down the Singapore River 
  • Snap pictures of the Merlion statue
  • Walk past various areas of interest such as the Marina Bay Sands Hotelthe Art & Science Museum, and the Fullerton Hotel 
  • Pass Saint Andrew's Cathedral 
  • Learn about the romance of the Far East at the Raffles Hotel 

Built in 1909, the Central Fire Station with its red and white striped "blood-and-bandage" architecture still stands tall and proud today, an iconic sight in the city. This is where you will commence your tour, before travelling on a traditional boat down the Singapore River, witnessing the dramatic collision of modern and ancient Singapore. The river was the mainstay of business and trading in days gone by, and the bumboats transported the goods to the warehouses lining the river bank. Come up-close and personal with the iconic Merlion statue. 

The walk will then take in areas of interest such as the Marina Bay Sands Hotel, the Art & Science Museum, and the 5-star Fullerton Hotel which was the General Post Office from 1928 to 1997. A stone's throw away is the Asian Civilisation Museum and the Victoria Theatre and Concert Hall which the Singapore Symphony Orchestra calls home. A quick stroll through the National Gallery Singapore, pass the Saint Andrew's Cathedral and the Raffles Hotel welcomes you. From 1887 when the doors were first opened, this luxury 5-star hotel has since become an icon that epitomizes the romance of the Far East. 
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