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Esplanade - Theatres on the Bay

1 Esplanade Drive Esplanade - Theatres On the Bay, Singapore 038981, Singapore
+65 6828 8377
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Affectionately known among locals as the "durian", Esplanade is one of the busiest arts centres in the world with about 3,000 performances presented yearly. Spot our prickly cladding in the middle of the central arts and cultural district, and take in the view from the Marina bay waterfront where our Outdoor Theatre is situated. Coming to Esplanade means that you're in for a complete lifestyle experience, from enjoying a night out at a show, to shopping and dining. And whether you're a first-timer, an ardent patron or fellow arts lover, you're most welcome here and we'll do our best to give you a great experience with the arts.
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good41%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“concert hall” (41 reviews)
“outdoor theatre” (16 reviews)
“durian fruit” (13 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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1 Esplanade Drive Esplanade - Theatres On the Bay, Singapore 038981, Singapore
Marina Bay
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+65 6828 8377
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Esplanade is a signature of Singapore from its building outlook that looked like a durian from the outside. It is easily accessible from MRT and most of the people went there for its restaurant and musical concert. There is a stage both inside and outside...More

Thank Jacky84
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was blown away by the quality of this place. The architecture alone should not be missed, but then add the fact that 70% of concerts are free. We watched a music concert while we were there - casually relaxed and great quality sound. There...More

Thank Donsafe
Reviewed 1 week ago

A typical art centre where one can enjoy a series of plays to suit your taste and interest. A must visit for theater lovers .

Thank Swatiib
Reviewed 1 week ago

Absolutely delightful concert with Music Director Leonard Tan and guest conductor Ignatius Wang. We were moved and entertained - and the little (and older) ones enjoyed The Snowman movie. Excellent Primary School Choir sang as well. There was a most engaging and humorous host speaking...More

Thank MimiVoyage2012
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Place as usual is clean and filled with people coming to watch plays or see what is up..listening to the music and to appreciate art.

Thank FerraIceberg
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The theatre is very modern and offers both paid and free concerts.The range of concerts and shows is very good. There is something for everyone here.The free music concerts facing the bay are a good way to enjoy an evening.There a hawker food centre here...More

Thank Benna O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent two hours for the two hour back of house tour with guide Melvin, who is professional and natural. We started off from the box office, to concert hall, back of house, performance studio, concourse, recital studio, theatre - front and back of stage,...More

1  Thank Fanny L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A must see, Singapore city and the view at night are spectacular and colourful.. highly reccommended

Thank ashventura
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Always have events there, Free and Ticketed performances. Many venues and halls are usuallyy taken up for performances. Outdoor shows are usually Free. AMple seating . Nearby are restaurants and Cafes for relaxation and refreshment.

Thank MKh00
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Yes, this place is definitely a must go place in Singapore There are lot of FREE SHOW, you just need to check on their schedule! and you wont regret!!

Thank Lisboed
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Happy T
11 July 2016|
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Response from Esplanade_sg | Property representative |
Hey everyone! There's no dress code at Esplanade! You can wear whatever you like :)
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Waiting7
8 July 2016|
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Response from Esplanade_sg | Property representative |
Hi there! Yes, if the seats are not labelled (restricted view), you should have a clear view of the stage from Circle 1 all the way up to Circle 3. Hope this helps, thanks!
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HorseyNuky
5 September 2015|
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Response from cianannalizavictoria | Reviewed this property |
one of the rooms has 2 pcs of double deck beds while the other room has a queen sized bed. Yes definitely this is spacious for your family
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