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Marina Bay Sands

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Marina Bay Sands
Location Bayfront Subzone, Downtown Core, Singapore
Address 10 Bayfront Avenue, Singapore 018956
Opening date27 April 2010; 14 years ago (2010-04-27) (soft opening)
23 June 2010; 14 years ago (2010-06-23) (official opening)
17 February 2011; 13 years ago (2011-02-17) (grand opening)
No. of rooms2,561
Total gaming space15,000 m2 (160,000 sq ft)[1]
Signature attractionsSands SkyPark
The Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands
The Sands Expo and Convention Centre
Bay Floral
Marina Bay Club
Marina Bay Sands Art Path
ArtScience Museum
Wonder Full
Notable restaurantsBread Street Kitchen
DB Bistro Moderne
Waku Ghin
Sky on 57
Casino typeLand-based
OwnerLas Vegas Sands
ArchitectMoshe Safdie

The Marina Bay Sands (abbreviation: MBS) is a resort and casino hotel in Marina Bay within the Downtown Core district of Singapore. It was opened in 2010. It has been called the world's most expensive standalone casino property at S$8 billion (US$6.88 billion), including the land cost.[2] It is owned by the Las Vegas Sands.

About[change | change source]

The resort includes a 2,561-room hotel, a 120,000-square-metre (1,300,000 sq ft) convention centre, the 74,000-square-metre (800,000 sq ft) The Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands mall, a museum, a large theatre, "celebrity chef" restaurants, two floating crystal pavilions, art-science exhibits, and the world's largest atrium casino with 500 tables and 1,600 slot machines. There is also a skyway. It has a 150 meters long infinity pool, gardens and jogging path.

Future Plans[change | change source]

In April 2022, Marina Bay Sands planned to open a fourth tower by 2026.

The fourth tower is set to contain 1000 hotel rooms and a concert venue with seating for 15,000 people.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. Thiago Meister (15 December 2010). "A little 'sin' in Singapore". BBC Travel. Archived from the original on 24 April 2016. Retrieved 2016-03-31.
  2. "Marina Bay Sands set to open 27 April". Sbr.com.sg. Archived from the original on 31 July 2012. Retrieved 2012-08-10.
  3. Hermes (2019-04-04). "Marina Bay Sands: Stand-alone hotel tower, 15,000-seat concert arena to be built | The Straits Times". www.straitstimes.com. Retrieved 2023-02-08.