Esplanade – Theatres on the Bay

Esplanade – Theatres on the Bay

Wonder on the Bay

Theatre Esplanade is one of the biggest and busiest centres of arts in the world, regularly holding numerous theatrical, music and dance events and arts exhibitions. Esplanade team organizes more than 14 festivals and 3000 performances a year. The art centre offers a huge range of programs and workshops designed for a audiences of various ages.

The architectural complex, designed by Singaporean company DP Architects, was built in 1996-2002 years. With total area of 60,000 sq m², it includes a 1600-seat concert hall, designed for music performances, as well as the 2000-seat theatre auditorium opera and ballet performances. Esplanade Theatre is a place where one can listen to the Singapore Symphony Orchestra and other world-renowned musical performers. It is also a home-base for several Singapore's theatrical troupes - Recital Studio, Theatre Studio and Outdoor Theatre. The galleries of Esplanade Theatre are often used for visual exhibitions and various cultural events and activities.


+65 6828 8377



1 Esplanade Drive, Singapore 038981

How to get there?

By Bus:

Bus Stop No. 02061 (The Esplanade)
Buses stop outside Esplanade Mall entrance along Raffles Avenue. Bus service numbers 36, 56, 70M, 75, 77, 97, 97e, 106, 111, 133, 162M, 171, 195, 531, 700A, 857, 960, 961, 1N, 2N, 3N, 4N, 5N, 6N, NR1, NR2, NR5, NR6, NR7, NR8

Bus Stop No. 02111 (Esplanade Bridge)
Buses stop along Esplanade Drive. Bus service numbers 10, 57, 70, 128, 162, 196, 531, 652, 656, 660, 700, 850E, 868, 951E, 971E


City Hall MRT (North-South (red) or East-West (green) line)
Esplanade MRT (Circle Line)

By Taxi:

The taxi stand is located at the entrance to Esplanade Mall along Raffles Avenue.