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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” (42 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 2 days 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 days 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 1 week ago

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 1 week ago 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
Reviewed 1 week ago

A theatre with a nice view of Singapore river. A great place to relax, chill and chat with friends. It is also a good place for photography.

Thank Hairullah
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Was in a ballet appreciation in a nutcracker. It was fantastic! The place is well maintained. They also have booster seats for children too. But parking is very expensive!

Thank Noel N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great theatre setting and ambience. Wonderful variety of shows. Have seen some of the best musicals here. Highly recommend checking their monthly performance list.

Thank zuziamat
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Esplanade Theatres on the Bay are one of the nice attractions in SG! There live shows mostly over the weekends and its simply an amazing experience. Also one can get amazing views of the Singapore skylines and Marina Bay area! Watching the MBS lights show...More

Thank CA Santosh L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Theatre was beautiful. Show was so-so with a lot of pregnant pauses where you weren't sure if actors forgot their lines or they were building drama lol.

Thank Kerry K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This view is really captivating. the view of this beautiful city makes me and my wife keep coming back here in Singapore.

Thank Richard H
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 :)
7 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