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River flowing through KL

The Klang River starts its life at the Klang Gates Dam and eventually empties into the Straits of... read more

Reviewed January 23, 2018
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Kuala Lumpur - Malaysia - Kland River - River running through KL

Other than giving rise to the name Kuala Lumpur, meaning muddy estuary where the rivers Klang and... read more

Reviewed July 4, 2017
Gateshead, England
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Jan 23, 2018
“River flowing through KL”
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“not sure whats to expect”
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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Reviewed January 23, 2018

The Klang River starts its life at the Klang Gates Dam and eventually empties into the Straits of Malacca in Klang. Along its route it is joined by tributaries and meets the Gombak River where Kuala Lumpur stands. At present there is a rehabilitation and...More

Thank nellielim
Reviewed December 25, 2017

i've been here long time ago, and back then i think this river has no different with the city river in my country. it's big, smelly and gross. but now i guess they change alot. the river now seems clean and they installed the water...More

Thank Muhammad K
Reviewed November 8, 2017

Thanks to the River of Life Project initiated and implemented by authorities, rows of water sprays are installed along the river near Masjid Jamek. During a humid daytime in the morning, the sprays create a mist out of the river below and covers the heaps...More

1  Thank joeonn
Reviewed August 21, 2017 via mobile

Not somewhere to visit. This is a muddy and occasionally torrential body of filthy polluted water that carries rubbish and debris through the city. In time it will no doubt be cleaned up to reflect the amazing city it serves. For now at least it...More

Thank richardandkids
Reviewed July 4, 2017

Other than giving rise to the name Kuala Lumpur, meaning muddy estuary where the rivers Klang and Gombak merged, this is a pretty standard run of the mill murky river. It's nothing special at all other than it splits up the city and makes some...More

Thank SteveJacksonnufc
Reviewed June 22, 2017

the area of the confluence of the rivers, once an historic meeting place and of trade and growth importance is now not much to see. Downstream from the Klang and Gomback merge the river is larger but still not pretty. Don't go our of your...More

Thank Nick D
Reviewed May 12, 2017 via mobile

The most interesting thing about the river area was the old buildings along its banks, not really a place to spend much time

Thank AussieAnniversary
Reviewed April 26, 2017

Kuala Lumpur means the muddy confluence of two rivers; the Klang and the Gombak. The river is an eyesore; ugly and dirty and its banks are covered in grafitti. It could all be so much better and it will be as the City is beautifying...More

Thank Nomadman411978
Reviewed January 22, 2017

the klang and gombak river meets near Masjid India and this was where Kuala Lumpur was born. this river has been deepened and runs parallel to Jalan Syed Putra. this is the main river in KL. more can be done to beautify the river.

Thank jeff1955malaysia
Reviewed April 2, 2016

Apparently this was where Kuala Lumpur was born. Our guide told us the history of Kuala Lumpur which is situated at the point where Gombak River flows into Klang River as we were walking from Independent Square to Central Market, crossing the bridge on the...More

Thank ROCruiser
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