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Esplanade Theaters on the Bay


Who goes here :

  • √ Suitable for : Solo
  • √ Suitable for : Couple
  • √ Suitable for : Family/Group
  • √ Suitable for : Seniors
  • √ Suitable for : Kids

What to expect :

  • √ Popularity with tourists
  • √ Safety : Very Good
  • √ Kids allowed

Essential Information

The Esplanade was built to announce the arrival of Singapore on the international art scene. The honeycomb-like structure is now considered one of Southeast Asia's most dramatic architectures, but was a threat to the city's conservatism when it was first unveiled. The Esplanade provides opera, jazz, classical music, dance, theater, and fringe events all year round. You can pay for a guided tour a self-guided iTour (using an electronic guide) to explore this iconic structure. Go to the website to check out the schedule of upcoming performances.

COSTS : Guided tours cost SGD $10 for adults / SGD $8 for children
ADDRESS : Esplanade Theaters on the Bay, 1 Esplanade Drive, Colonial District and the Quays, Singapore, Singapore
BUSINESS HOURS : 10am to 6pm
PHONE NUMBER : +65 6828 8377

Pictures : Esplanade Theaters on the Bay

  • Esplanade Theaters on the Bay Quay at Night
  • Esplanade Theaters on the Bay Quay Concert Hall
  • Esplanade Theaters on the Bay Quay Exterior
Esplanade Theaters on the Bay Quay at Night


Esplanade Theaters on the Bay at night


Tips, Comments and Reviews : Esplanade Theaters on the Bay

Did you know that the durian-like Esplanade, which sits on reclaimed land, cost $600 million to build? The building stands on a huge slab of rubber, and was constructed-unusually-from the inside out. The acoustically spectacular main concert hall features more than 80 computer-controlled flaps and doors (concealed by mahogany ribs) that make minute adjustments to the reverberations possible.

Joan G.
You can get to Esplanade Theaters On The Bay by bus. Public buses 36, 56, 111, 70M, and 97 are among the ones serving the area. You can find the nearest bus stop along Raffles Avenue, just outside Esplanade Mall's entrance.

Rina L.


How to Get There : Esplanade Theaters on the Bay

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