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Address: Jalan Main Bazaar, Kuching, Malaysia

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At this period of the year is still fond and not too wet. At night it's just perfect to walk along tje esplanade and perfectly safe !

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 12, 2015
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Saint-Maur-des-Fosses, France
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

Bare in mind was pouring with rain when we went not really worth the trip. Lots of shops selling much the same. Lots of people and the humidity high. Broken pavements and very run down and beaten in places.

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Saint-Maur-des-Fosses, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

At this period of the year is still fond and not too wet. At night it's just perfect to walk along tje esplanade and perfectly safe !

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

This is lovely riverside walkway with the old terraced shops opposite selling some interesting souvenirs. Road traffic is light so no distraction, and there are a number of interesting buildings to look at along the way. You could take a river taxi to the other side for a few cents and that would be worth doing. Also stop and have... More 

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Sandakan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

I would suggest you to spend a few hours doing your bargain hunt for souvenirs at the opposite old shoplots until late evening where you can go for cruise ride to view the nice sunset. At the same time you can savour some hawker stalls foods which sell along the esplanade while strolling. There goes your leisure evening.

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Looe, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

Such a beautiful place to while away the time, just watching the World go by. All the locals seem to have a friendly word in passing. We went on the traditional boat cruise on the river, good value at RM 19 for an hour, although they tacked on 20 mins at the end to visit a lapis bakery

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Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

A good place to relax and enjoy the views of the opposite river, take a small boat just 50cents fare to the opposite river, take an evening cruise is wonderful to enjoy the amazing views of the city and village along the river. cruise cost RM60 but some hotel (Tune hotel for guest) do give voucher discount of 50%. Wonder... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

Great place to walk and enjoy views of the river and life on both sides. Variety of restaurants, both in taste and price. Clean and safe. Chance to see fishers at work. "Cruise" across the river felt a little "sketchy" but was an adventure.

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Miri, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

This whole area of kuching is my favourite part. You can stroll along the river, catch a ferry and explore the other side, or just wander along with an Ice cream. If you explore the side streets adjoining the esplanade and look closely you can see the colonial heritage.

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KK, Sabah
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

You can find some good & decent meals here :) Esplanade is generally clean & well maintained. A good spot for family hang outs.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015 via mobile

The Esplanade starts near the Grand Margarita Hotel and finishes near the Square Tower. The walk is very pleasant either day or night with day walks allowing you to join a Sarawak River cruise of your choice. Day walks also allow the viewing of the historical plaques tracking the Sarawak area history. Night walks allow a visitor the lights of... More 

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