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Address: Jalan Main, Kuching 93000, Malaysia

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Relaxing time

Just enjoy the local street night life as i was amazed with a young local played 🎻 violin 😊, Try the serawak lekor differ than terengganu lekor .

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Rawang, Malaysia
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Shenyang, China
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48 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The Esplanade is a good place to walk about for a while to watch the locals and to enjoy an hour or two.

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Thank Photodude45
Lawas, Sarawak, Malaysia
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9 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

A good place to have a stroll,. early morning jog or just to sit down and have some snacks. you can a sampan cruise along the river sarawak also.

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Thank mimamason
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23 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Nice waterfront. The cruise is well worth while. Beautiful at sunset and nice places to eat along the water.

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Thank Amber L
Melbourne, Australia
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133 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Especially great if the markets are on and the streets are bustling! I enjoyed the markets and the great food on offer

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Situated in the riverside and city hart, has a beautiful line of old buildings. Don't miss the sunset and the food an drinks.

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Thank AnaRocha2014
Rawang, Malaysia
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8 reviews
6 attraction reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just enjoy the local street night life as i was amazed with a young local played 🎻 violin 😊, Try the serawak lekor differ than terengganu lekor .

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Thank sherlyila
Melbourne, Australia
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22 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A visit to Kuching is incomplete without a leisurely stroll along the river, dinner and drinks at quaint food stalls and fairy lights and tropical plants all the way along.

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Thank Jac3131
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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636 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 646 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

it runs parallel along the bank of the kuching river. it is about a 1km and has trees and benches along the pedestrian walk. you will also find alot of kiosk selling all kinds of items. a nice place to relax and watch the sun set. evening a packed with people.

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Thank jeff1955malaysia
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55 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was expecting the river to be dirty and full with rubbish but surprisingly it is not! Lovely view with the Sarawak State Legislative Assembly Building. Nothing much to do here in the afternoon but you could take an hour boat ride (MYR19) for sightseeing. This tour will bring you to both the up and down river. If you plan to... More 

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Thank Beatrice L
South West France
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183 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Comes alive at night otherwise just a pleasant walk with some fairly poor stalls. In the evening more stalls appear selling the usual tourist bits and pieces..

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