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Kuching Esplanade

Jalan Main Bazaar, Kuching, Malaysia
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Ranked #8 of 36 attractions in Kuching
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Just walking around in the evening was a lot of fun. There are some lovely cafes and tiny shops with many diverse handicraft items. Check out their kek lapis and try the James Brooke bistro by the waters

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Best place to having a night roaming with friends. We can get best "keropok lekor" in town too! There are some buskers entertainment along the streets. Enjoy the music with some "keropok lekor".

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Penang Island, Malaysia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

The place is nice to walk about after dinner with some cool breeze and catch the lightings of the buildings along the waterfront. You can see the changing lights of the Astana and the huge Dewan Undangan Negeri Sarawak on the other side of the river. There is also a big board of "VMY 2014" which changes lights too.

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Aussie in Asia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

We walked this often during our 9 day sojourn in Kuching. Parts are green and inviting with seats and shade trees. Some stretches are quite hot to walk and boat ramps to sampans are unprotected and the river polluted. It might be more interesting outside of Ramadan.

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Islamabad, Pakistan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

Waterfront of Kuching is amazing and there are lot of bazars around this waterfront which are bustling with people on weekends. Ship Cruise is one of the other option which can be taken for getting whole view of this waterfront. Ship Cruise ticket is of 60 RM with juices and cakes unlimited for 2 hour cruise. One of the must... More

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Adelaide, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014 via mobile

Lots of live music stationed along the waterfront which was lovely. Lots of people, families and couples strolling along enjoying the evening. Food and drink stalls stationed along the river bank. It is a shame, however that the river is so dirty and it did make me wonder about the fish that people were eating from it!!

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Love the waterfront. Really makes Kuching a place to relax on a boat. At night, the Bazaar and the live band makes the place attractive

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

In the day, you get to see Astana, DUN Sarawak, Fort Margherita and Square Tower along the river. If you like to see them up- close, you can ride on a cruise for RM 60 and enjoy the sunset, served with light beverages. At night, the DUN Sarawak building is lighted up and the view is just magnificent. Take a... More

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Georgetown, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

European style esplanade. Great and pleasant for morning or evening walks with beautiful scenery along the Sarawak river. Local & sidewalk eateries as well as souvenirs available for purchase. Sarawak River Cruise also starts & ends at the Esplanade. You can also cross over to the other side of the Sarawak River by boat at only 50sens per person for... More

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Kaeng Khoi, Thailand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

The area is steeped in the Colonial history of the White Rajahs of Kuching all incredibly maintained and enhanced by the promenade along the River. Highlights that quickly come to mind are the Astana, Fort Margherita, The Old Court House, Jalan Main Bazaar, Little India, The Padang, Brooke Dry Dock,

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