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Address: Melaka, Malaysia

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Great little river cruise

The river cruise costs 20 ringget each and is about half an hour long. Great to see all the different murals and the monorail that was never finished. We also did a walk along the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 29, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

The river cruise costs 20 ringget each and is about half an hour long. Great to see all the different murals and the monorail that was never finished. We also did a walk along the riverbanks which was lovely. If you found the review helpful let me know.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

nice location, but a litte bit too much tourist around, special at weekends...anyway...very popular..

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

The walk along the river is great, theres lots of cafes, and places to sit and relax. It's nice to walk by night and see the river lit up and colourful.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

Looking at the street art on the buildings along the river is a nice way to spend some time, whether you are walking or hopping in the river cruise both are great options too see the different buildings in Melaka. River cruise was 20rm, came with a drink and a snack and lasted about 30 mins.

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Hobart, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

You must do this trip as it gives you a better view of the river than just wandering along the banks. Magnificent murals on many of the houses and you get an interesting contrast of the old and new, with the tall city buildings in the background as you glide along.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

We walked the paths along the along both sides of the river a couple of times during our 6 night stay. Beautiful ! A few places to stop for a cold drink along the way. One time we walked as far as Villa Sentosa. They did a visit there before our return.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

I read the reviews and took the cruise in the night as mentioned, scery very nice at night. I amost fell asleep casue could not understand the introduction in Malay. Not recommended.

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Singapore, Singapore
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

It an OK cruise down and up the river. Not much really but there isn't that much to do in Malacca anyway.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

The river flows through the city so you can have a nice stroll along the banks past some of the historic buildings however the Malaysian's are over developing and reclaiming much of the mouth from the sea. This is narrowing the river and meaning that their is little for the tourist to see. There are river tours available but I... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

A great area to explore on foot or by boat. Take a boat trip at sunset so you see things In daylight then lit up. The tower ride gives great views of the city.

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