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Reviewed 5 days ago

The river runs through the heart of old Malacca. You can experience the city's charm from the riverside walk or by taking one of the many pleasure boats, either (or both) during the day or throughout the evening.. All the major spots adjoin the river...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank martin w
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Was cheap, was enjoyable, very windy, nice scenery... But just because as the boat is cruising along, river water tend to splash upwards, so better keep your mouth closed

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank AngSiongHuat
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice short trip with a boat. Were told it would take 45 minutes. The trip was 32 minutes. Nice to see the kampong houses.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank JourneyGlobe
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visit the river at night and take the cruise. The riverside is full of lights. Don't forget to take the picture from the bridge to Jonker Street.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank jcresna
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The river area is a hub for tourists. It is relaxing to walk along the river and the boat tours are a great way to see the river and surrounding areas. Being near the water is cooling in the hot climate. You can also spot...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank X8330ERkarenw
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

beautiful ride on the malacca river ... will recommend for family as it is very educational . the river was relatively clean and the ride pleasant .

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank tan_adrain
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Accessible via one of the numerous river cruises or by the walkway, exploring the river is a nice way to spend some time in Melaka. The initial bars and restaurants on the river near to Red Square give way to street-art and also some ornate...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank neilhassall
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Worth going on the river cruise especially at night. Beautiful lights and sights along the river. It takes about 45 mins for the entire journey. Get a seat on the front row.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Muzammil_MM
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You can enjoy all drawing/painting on the building during if you take daytime cruise. Light is beautiful at night time and much cooler

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank RoseMeiKwui
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful place to walk and relax, extremely peaceful. Appears well looked after and clean. There’s lots of amazing art work all the way along the river. Worth a look.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Rhi_Rhi_Travel
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Response from Kirana H | Reviewed this property |
Not recommended stay near river due to noisy at nite from crowd choose close to convinience especially cafe and food stall to ease our needs at all time