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Malacca River

Melaka, Malaysia
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Ranked #7 of 68 Attractions in Melaka
Type: Bodies of Water
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Singapore
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

Nice ambience along the river but not spectacular. There's a stench along some parts of the river. Boat ride costs RM15.

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Avissawella, Sri Lanka
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

Travel along this river 4.5km from spice garden towards sea. this is not a big river. Width may be around 15-20m. But when you travel along the river lots of historical sites can be seen

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Sit along the many small pubs that can be found along the river and enjoy a relaxed evening watching the small boats go by.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

The last time we were in Melaka was more than 6 years ago. But this time, we decided to take the river cruise. Money well spent. The river cruise went through numerous nearby but yet contrasting areas. Starts from the tourist center, through the cafes lining up the river banks with numerous mural and street arts painted on the rows... More

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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

We went on the river cruise was different to what we are used to. Little shops everywhere. Colours everywhere. Was very relaxing to prepare for the waljing that was coming

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malacca city
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

You can view the length of the Malacca most famous river with a river cruise/ It is operating day and night.

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Central Melaka District, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Sounded like a mirror to the West but great man in the past had said that and it was recoarded in books. The timeline of Melaka is actually constructed along the river, the local folks named it, "Sungai Melaka, Warisan Kita". You are recommended to take the cruise now at 45 minutes and soon it is going to be an... More

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Brisbane
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

We walked along the side of the river quite a lot, but decided to take the ferry to get a full appreciation for it, and were not sorry that we did so. It is great how Melaka has embraced its river and the views of life from it made the ferry fee very reasonable in the circumstances. Very enjoyable, and... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

better visited at night because the light effect shows other features more. and its not hot at night too.

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Llanelli, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Nice introduction to the city. The river winds its way through, lined with colourful buildings and bridges. Comfy boats, but don't expect a running commentary. Good value at only 10rm for an adult (£2).

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