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Address: 1 Esplanade Drive Esplanade - Theatres On the Bay, Singapore 038981, Singapore
Phone Number: +65 6828 8377
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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Affectionately known among locals as the "durian", Esplanade is...

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.

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Fantastic evening

The Da:ns festival was on when we were there which featured works of great dance companies indulging in classical and contemporary dance forms. A lot of them were free dance... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The Da:ns festival was on when we were there which featured works of great dance companies indulging in classical and contemporary dance forms. A lot of them were free dance performances on the open stage. It was a pleasure to watch them perform.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

There are Regular free acts at the public areas...It is a world-class theatre with many renowned musicals such as Les Mis, The Phantom of the Opera etc often playing here

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Espanade is such a beautiful structure from outside. We saw the building far away, almost the opposite side of lake and made up our mind to visit this beauty. It host some best theatre and concert halls of Singapore. It has a great indian restaurant inside and you can also get a good view of Marina Bay Sands from its... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are lucky enough to attend a concert at Theatres on the Bay you will be amazed at this amazing facility. But also come back the next day when it is quiet and nothing is on and walk up to the rook top for amazing views of marina bay. Well worth the leg work!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went to Esplanade on August 2016, didn't enter the esplanade theatre, just roaming around. The architecture quite nice and the view surrounding the building was amazing. Must go !

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A must visit to witness the iconic Merlion and to be at the heart of Singapore. The theaters are well architect-ed and beautifully exhibited to make you culturally motivated. The shows at the bay makes your soul groove to their tunes while the aromatic dishes slips your taste buds into a fantasy land.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I saw this site very day outside my hotel window and I thought that it was great waking up every morning seeing this view! It made me want to stay a bit longer!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

Great Theatres and concert hall. Also good choices of eateries I the complex. A great place to spend time pre and post event

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

An amazing location for, if I am correct, daily plays by various actors/bands. There are plenty of bars you could attend, such as Harry's, for a drink, or just for food. It's even a lovely experience to just walk by at night to see how many people gather around Esplanade.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Lovely place for catching up the best of Theater action in Singapore. This building has a good shopping mall as well, and the exterior of the building is probably the most stark you'd see!

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