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Esplanade - Theatres On The Bay

Esplanade - Theatres On The Bay

Theater, Concert Hall, and Lounge
Downtown Core, Singapore
  • Supermodelme
    "integrated arts centre boasts a concert hall"(2 Tips)
    Kimberley K.
    "Overlooking the beautiful view of Marina Bay Sands."(10 Tips)
    Jasper .
    "Best skyline view ever from rooftop garden!"(4 Tips)
    Amir Afiq A.
    "majestic landmark during the day"(4 Tips)
102 Tips and reviews
  • concerts
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  • rooftop
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  • Ting
    TingNovember 4, 2014
    Concert hall is the smaller of the two and is one of the most 'glam' venue in Singapore for a classical music performance. The best thing is that there is no phone reception inside!
  • Cheen T.
    Cheen The MingAugust 21, 2016
    Been here 5+ times
    Locals call this place the "Durian". However from sky, we see more curves than thorns of the popular local fruit. Aerial photo taken by Yeo Kai Wen. Source: Straits Times
  • Gabi Z.
    Gabi Z.July 7, 2016
    Been here 5+ times
    Live shows. Many of them! Quite new names but really good quality. Amazing promoters that spoil the audience and give a chance to young bands to prove themselves
  • Ross W.
    Ross Webster-SalterJune 25, 2015
    Thoroughly enjoyed the Dim Sum Dollies production of the History of Singapore. Angmo's familiarise yourself with some some Singlish and local knowledge otherwise the majority of jokes will be lost
  • Lusy Aaltje
    Lusy AaltjeMay 26, 2012
    A nice arts center and a familiar place for meet-ups with friends for dining & a performance. I like the exhibitions & festivals as well! One horrible experience with a rude theatre usher though!
  • Cheen T.
    Cheen The MingNovember 2, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    Durian look is actually triangulated glass & sunshade system. Tradeoff betw solar shading & panoramic views. Offers shadow & texture during day; & as glowing lanterns @ night. Source: DP Architects
  • The Breast Cancer Awareness Campaign
    Be sure to indulge in a variety of local delights at the aptly named Makansutra Gluttons Bay. Head over to the roof terrace of the Esplanade for majestic views of city and marina bay area. Read more
    DHR.comSeptember 19, 2011
    This place is known for international and local music from rock bands to classical performances. Watch out for the Mosaic Music Festival, one of the most fun festivals here, with lots of indie acts!
  • Supermodelme
    SupermodelmeMay 18, 2011
    This integrated arts centre boasts a concert hall, theatre, studios and more, and its distinctive shape has made it a giant cultural landmark in @visitsingapore.
  • Guy B.
    Guy BlondeAugust 8, 2015
    Amazing structure. Nice place to hang out. Always something to see.
  • Magdalena M.
    Magdalena MrázkováOctober 13, 2014
    Beautiful piece of architecture that looks as interesting from the outside as from the inside. Great dancing spectacles to watch here!
  • Peter W.
    Peter WAugust 14, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    The performance JUMP is the most entertaining, engaging & impressive performance I've seen at the theatre hall. Never miss a JUMP performance!
  • Cheen T.
    Cheen The MingNovember 2, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    Did u know? Theatres on the Bay is built on reclaimed land. Construction began 1998 & completed 2002. S$600M cost fully financed by Singapore Pools & Singapore Totalisator Board. Source: Infopedia
  • Gary H.
    Gary HorFebruary 8, 2016
    There are performances outside Esplanade during the weekends at the covered pavilion. Take a spot facing Downtown Singapore and chill.
  • Suvega S.
    Suvega SrinivasanJune 3, 2012
    Nice place by the bay.. Good weekend evening shows by the bay and nice to view the SG night skyline, Marina Sands and its laser show.
  • edmund ng c.
    edmund ng chee houNovember 10, 2015
    Wonderful! Great place, good direction leading, great enviroment! Had a great night here with #tommyemmanuel performance!
  • Alex P.
    Alex P.November 1, 2016
    My fav spot at night to chill with a cuppa. Great view over MBS.
  • Ayuni
    AyuniApril 6, 2012
    Nothing much to see but we were able to capture some best shots of MBS. Remember to have a hat or cap on you. It's very hot and may have heat headaches.
  • Nik B.
    Nik BedfordNovember 14, 2015
    Great theatre space in a great location. Rooftop has best view in SG!
  • Amir Afiq A.
    Amir Afiq AzmiApril 10, 2015
    a majestic landmark during the day and beautiful at night, truly stunning!
  • Cheen T.
    Cheen The MingNovember 2, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    The Esplanade area circa 1900, in front of City Hall/Padang.
  • John T.
    John TanDecember 12, 2010
    Been here 10+ times
    There's a library here where you can borrow DVDs, books and even music scores! Piano in soundproof room for playing as well. Thumbs up!
  • Ramesh I.
    Ramesh IyerSeptember 26, 2011
    there are many free programmes during lunch time and evenings at the concourse and they are top quality
  • yao-ge
    yao-geMarch 4, 2012
    Always quiet. Good place to lepak. Can charge phone here too if batt As long as u don't make too much noise, u won't get chased away.
  • Kimberley K.
    Kimberley KohMarch 17, 2015
    Nice place to chill and relax! Overlooking the beautiful view of Marina Bay Sands.
  • Torzin S
    Torzin SMarch 1, 2015
    Iconic and interesting roof design, but nothing impressive for interior.
  • Alan H.
    Alan HoAugust 27, 2010
    Check out the slush shop beside the outdoor theater, opposite No Sign Board. Ice cold slush with no sugar added. Made from 100% fruit juice
  • Elise ❥.
    Elise ❥December 10, 2015
    Nice to walk around the premises in the evening even if you're not here for a concert / show.
  • InterContinental Hotels & Resorts
    To end the day, enjoy a concert, play or musical at the Esplanade Theatres on the Bay, Singapore's most exciting performing arts centre. Read more
  • Mathew M.
    Mathew MadMaxSeptember 6, 2015
    you can spend the whole day here:-)
  • Felice L.
    Felice LouNovember 14, 2010
    Been here 5+ times
    Arrive slightly early to visit the wash-rooms and find the right theatre. Bring a good read for the break in-between performances.
  • David K.
    David KelhamJanuary 5, 2016
    A great venue. Staff can be a bit officious at times.
  • refinehere
    refinehereJune 3, 2010
    love to hang out here too, listening or watching the performance around. the ambiance is so peacefull and cool.
  • shups l.
    shups limDecember 2, 2010
    Been here 5+ times
    Parking is ex here!! $6/entry after 6pm mon-fri! If u've the time, park at Marina Sq ($2.14/entry after 5pm mon-fri) & walk over instead.
  • Ben T.
    Ben TayOctober 16, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    The best seats is always near the audio console !
  • Bhagaban B.
    Bhagaban BeheraFebruary 7, 2011
    A good place to enjoy some nice ,lovely, sweet music. Test bed for many aspiring music stars.
  • Desmond Charles P.
    Desmond Charles Perry-WongApril 13, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Come Watch 881 The Musical.... Great Singaporean Story that transients language or age.. From April 15 till May 1!
  • Anthony T.
    Anthony TsangApril 12, 2012
    The Classical - Romantic era is coming back by storm into the 21st century!
  • Anya K.
    Anya KorzunJanuary 8, 2016
    live jazz over the bay - just perfect
  • Christine T.
    Christine TanMarch 31, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Harry at Esplanade gives 15% for standard chartered credit card. All prices at nett inclusive if GST and Service charge.
  • Lance A.
    Lance AffrantoSeptember 30, 2011
    Drinking and having girls talks is splendid with the ambience..beware of cockroaches!!!
  • Mei
    MeiApril 23, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    Whenever you're around Esplanade and feeling hot, come over here to chill out!
  • Reza D.
    Reza DzulkifleeNovember 29, 2015
    Manu things to see. Good for walking.
  • Arianne E.
    Arianne ElisorioSeptember 26, 2011
    good thing about this is you can go inside just to take pictures.. ;)
  • yao-ge
    yao-geMarch 4, 2012
    Always quiet. Good place to lepak. Place is cold. Can charge phone if batt low. & won't get chased away if noise isn't too loud.
  • Alan H.
    Alan HoSeptember 26, 2010
    Ice cold slush by the outdoor theater. Made from 100% fruit juice with out the sugar.
  • Kevin Y.
    Kevin YonathanJuly 4, 2010
    bring ultra wide angle lens and come around 7pm to take photos of cbd :D
  • Travel D.
    Travel DelightDecember 5, 2012
    There are many free shows and musicals for people to enjoy
  • Elizabeth L.
    Elizabeth LeeNovember 2, 2015
    Always no network inside the theatre. But that's good for no interruptions to shows.
  • Antonio C.
    Antonio CMarch 1, 2014
    I was here just for a few hours but I really enjoyed it!
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