No need to go all the way to Singapore, there is a Merlion in Karawang


You don’t have to go all the way to Singapore to see the Merlion statue, because there are also in Karawang. This statue is a new attraction for the Leuleutikan Park destination.

A tourist destination in the village of Purwasari, Karawang so garnering attention. Leuleutikan Park his name. This tourist attraction has a new icon, the Merlion Statue typical of Singapore.

This destination is located in the housing area of ​​Perum Pagadungan, Purwasari Village, Purwasari District, Karawang. In the past, this destination was not open to the public, but it has only been 5 years since it has only been opened to visitors.

“So it used to be a recreation area for the owner’s family, not open to the public, and finally opened to the public 5 years ago,” said Irfan Saputra, 33, manager of Leuleutikan Park, to detikJabar some time ago.

Then in 2020, the owner will develop a destination by making many rides for selfies.

“So in 2020, start building many rides for selfies, such as making a replica of the Singapore Merlion statue, the Eiffel Tower, Niagara Falls, Tanah Lot, Bali Temple,” he said.

Merlion Statue at Leuleutikan Park Karawang Photo: Yuda Febrian Silitonga

The replica of the Merlion statue is admittedly 1 meter taller than the original.

“So this is 9 meters high and bigger than the Singapore Merlion statue which is 8 meters high,” he said.

For the entrance ticket, the price is only Rp. 15 thousand per person. Meanwhile, visitors under 3 years old are free.

“For the group there is a free discount of 1 person, but for the educational group it is free for teachers and teachers’ families,” he said.

In addition to the Merlion statue, this destination also features a mini zoo.

“There is also a mini zoo, the animals are mostly birds and reptiles, for now there are also horses. In the past there were actually many types, but because of the pandemic the animals were reduced,” he explained.

Regarding facilities, Leuleutikan Park has provided everything, except lodging and meeting rooms.

“Toilets, places of worship, food court, gazebos, karaoke places are also available,” he concluded.


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