Singapore: Merlion then and now

Ok, so this headline makes the post sound like a very old one… well it’s not actually that old. It’s just comparing pictures from a visit to Singapore back in 1994 to now, in 2014. So just 20 years in between!

Singapore 1994

We have not changed much have we? It’s just the Merlion that has changed his location!

Singapore Merlion 2014-1

Singapore Merlion 2014-2

In 2002, the statue and its cub were relocated 120 metres to the current Merlion Park that fronts Marina Bay where it stands on a newly reclaimed promontory in front of The Fullerton Hotel.

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