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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.
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good41%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“concert hall” (40 reviews)
“outdoor theatre” (15 reviews)
“durian fruit” (13 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
1 Esplanade Drive Esplanade - Theatres On the Bay, Singapore 038981, Singapore
Marina Bay
+65 6828 8377
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Reviewed 5 days ago

I visited Singapore back in August and it was quite sunny during those days. I visited the Merlion and the area around Raffles Place and it was afternoon. I wanted a quite place to beat the heat and I land at esplanade. This place is...More

Thank Shashank S
Reviewed 1 week ago

very nice area for a evening or morning walk. well maintained clean surroundings. nice location to spend your time.

Thank Suprio2012
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Love the design! Always be a good spot for photo hunters. Strategically located near merlion and other attractions.

Thank Devin P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Esplanade - Theatres on the Bay is a beautiful theatre that located on Esplanade drive and is a must visit.

Thank Gugan_Ilango
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Super nice building and was able to take lots of photos here. Crowd is good during weekday. Cafes in the building.

Thank JaniceWill80
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We did this as part of the Marina Bay show and Dine package which was very good value. Super theatre and like everywhere else in Singapore is absolutely spotlessle clean and staff very attentive

Thank DRWesthill
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Theatres are amazing. The building is amazing. If you want to take guided tour inside the concert halls make sure you call ahead because if there is a show on or rehearsals the tours do not take place. The waterfront area is amazing as...More

Thank V W
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is located right at the river side, its perfect to relax and enjoy an evening. Esplanade is a great place for all kind of art lover, theater, music, dance, painting, etc.We were fortunate to visit the place while the Moonfest – A Mid-Autumn Celebration...More

Thank Tamf1
Reviewed 16 October 2017

A great spot to see the harbour; partly a theatre with major attractions but also to appreciate one of the world's major building achievements.

Thank RonWamberal
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

Singapore's only representative in the 1001 Buildings to See Before You Die. It is a beautiful building, it's true. It was designed to look like a durian, that's not true. It is designed to allow views towards 3 directions and not become a glass greenhouse,...More

Thank shinraemonsam
Marina Bay
More of a mini city than a neighbourhood in the
traditional sense, the iconic Marina Bay aims to
dazzle and entertain visitors of all kinds. This is
the Singapore found in glossy brochures, featuring a
world-class hotel, casino, shops, restaurants, bars,
and other attractions all geared towards pure
entertainment. The SkyPark at Marina Bay Sands
provides a stunning view of the city, a must-see photo
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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 :)
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!
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