The Merlion is a statue with the head of a lion and the body of fish. His name is derived from the union of the words mermaid (Little Mermaid) and lion (Lion). The Merlion was designed for the institute of tourism of Singapore in 1964 by Fraser Brunner and was used as a logo until 1997. appears frequently In the memories, approved by the secretary of tourism. The Original of the merlion statue is at the mouth of the Singapore River, while a replica of larger, is located on Sentosa Island. As reported by the secretary of tourism of Singapore, the body of fish and the lion's head of the statue recover the story of the legendary Sang Nila Utama, who saw a lion while I was hunting in an island, on the way to Malacca. The Island then became the port of Temasek, where today is Singapore. The Merlion, is one of the most famous sights and symbol of Singapore. His monument, previously located in merlion park, is now in front of the Hotel Fullerton.