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Jalan Raja, Kuala Lumpur City Centre, Kuala Lumpur 50050 Malaysia
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Masjid JamekKuala Lumpur Rapid KL5 min
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Private Half-Day Batu Caves Waterfalls and Hot Springs Tour
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Private Half-Day Batu Caves Waterfalls and Hot Springs Tour

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Escape the beaten path—and the hubbub of the city—on this private tour that’s perfect for anyone who loves both nature and culture. Your personal guide brings the legends of the Batu Caves to life, introduce you to the Selayang Hot Spring and Kanching Rainforest Waterfall, and ensure you travel at a pace that suits your style. Tour includes door-to-door private transportation and fresh coconut.
$99.96 per adult
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Laura T wrote a review Mar 2020
Middlesbrough, United Kingdom3,916 contributions473 helpful votes
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Unfortunately we didn't get chance to visit at night to see the dancing fountains after dark, but we did enjoy a pleasant stroll along the river in the sunshine. We visited Jamek Mosque (reviewed separately) and then walked over the bridge to the famous Dataran Merdeka (Merdeka Square), where the 100 meter-high flagpole was hoisted to signify the country’s independence from British rule. We took a few photos of the Sultan Abdul Samad Building and then had a nice stroll along the river again, before wandering on our way to Sri Maha Mariamman Temple (highly recommended). We saw a little mist but it seemed as if the water levels of the river were really low when we visited? (see photos) Summary: not an attraction worthwhile to visit on it's own, but so much to see and do within a short walk that there's no reason not to add this into your plan for the day too. Located next to Jamek Mosque and 6 minute walk to Petaling street food market.
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Michael Mojakz S wrote a review Feb 2020
Luzon, Philippines3 contributions3 helpful votes
River of life is an amazing place with or without the fog.. at the center is Masjid Jamek mosque.. Hope to visit again soon..
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Date of experience: January 2020
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Heli P wrote a review Feb 2020
Helsinki, Finland4,232 contributions478 helpful votes
The concept might have been too optimistic to begin with - turning the open sewer running through city center to a touristic attraction. Two years ago it looked though quite nice, new walkways, gold fish pond, lights and greenery, a cafeteria and observation deck to be opened. The adjoining garden of the Abdul Samad building was cleared to be more wellcoming to sit down. Now everything has stalled like so many projects all over Malaysia without a realistic work plan, just hype.
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Date of experience: January 2020
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macedonboy wrote a review Feb 2020
Glasgow, United Kingdom146,685 contributions100,841 helpful votes
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The River of Life project is supposed to be an educational setting for teaching about the use of water in Kuala Lumpur. There are several plaques around the platform describing the processing of providing clean water to the city. Mostly people just come here for the views of the confluence of the river and of Masjid Jamek. Both of which are good. The area is lit up at night and it does look kind of pretty. This place is close to several attractions and is worth a detour for the views. It’s worth seeing this landmark of the city, especially because of its proximity to the surrounding attractions.
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Nassim N wrote a review Jan 2020
Dubai, United Arab Emirates4 contributions1 helpful vote
Place was not clean could see smoke apparently sprayed to control mosquitoes in the evening will not recommend as a must visit
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Date of experience: January 2020
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