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Address: Jalan Main, Kuching 93000, Malaysia

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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... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed February 4, 2015
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Alberton, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles 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 bubbles Reviewed February 3, 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 bubbles 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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Sydney
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4 of 5 bubbles 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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Batu Gajah, Perak, Malaysia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 6, 2015

The place is very suitable for family leisure. Cleanliness is great with many stalls selling snack..but the price is quite expensive here..my children really enjoyed themselves.

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 6, 2015

This is a very pleasant walk and you have the option of a boat ride to see some of the historic monuments like Fort Marguerita closer. We walked down this and spent some time sitting and simply soaking in the view. The plaques at regular intervals are very interesting bits of information. Nice way to spend an hour or 2.... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 30, 2014

good place to meet up and hang around as it is close by with pretty much everything. Water taxi/ boat service available at multiple stops for you to go across and buy kek lapis ( layered cake which Sarawak is famous for). Street vendor starts to open at dawn up to midnight during weekend.

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Bintulu, Malaysia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 30, 2014 via mobile

Walking along a long pathway,under the trees, with rivers... People sell foods and drinks along the way. 2 words: relax walk

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 29, 2014

Short and sweet this riverside walk was a lovely place to meander at sunset on the nights we were in Kuching -- helped that it was near our hotel. It's a short but nice walk to take in the river (and a few local snacks if you're so inclined).

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 18, 2014

Nice relaxing walkway beside the river. Some night market vendors and musicians provide entertainment in the evenings.

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