28 Jan '11, 10am

The Merlion at Merlion Park will undergo a transformation from Feb 7 to March 9 to turn it into a temporary hotel suite

The Merlion at Merlion Park will undergo a transformation from Feb 7 to March 9 to turn it into a temporary hotel suite

'The Merlion Hotel' will be unveiled on March 11 and opened for public viewing from March 13 to May 15. -- PHOTO: TATZU NISHI THE Merlion at Merlion Park will undergo a transformation from Feb 7 to March 9 to turn it into a temporary hotel suite to welcome guests for overnight stays. Called 'The Merlion Hotel', it is one of the many artwork installation projects presented as part of 2011's Singapore Biennale organised by the Singapore Art Museum. During the transformation period, the Merlion will be hoarded up to facilitate the conversion and for safety considerations. 'The Merlion Hotel' will be unveiled on March 11 and opened for public viewing from March 13 to May 15. Members of the public will be able to view the installation daily from 10am to 7pm. Key information on 'The Merlion Hotel', including how visitors may stay a night at the suite, will be illustrated on the ...

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