Malacca River, Melaka

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Admire the wide and storied waters of Malacca River, the natural feature around which the town grew and prospered. Hop aboard a popular sightseeing cruise to discover the history of the urban area and the importance of the river to its industry and culture. With many key historical and architectural landmarks lining its banks, the river offers new perspectives on the city and plenty of photographic opportunities. Plan your Malacca River visit and explore what else you can see and do in Melaka using our Melaka trip planner.
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  • We walked the Melaka River for about 5 km in a loop. It is a very enjoyable walk with a few places to stop for a drink on the way. Very nice sites of the homes along the riverbank. Even spotted a few ...  more »
  • Take a boat ride(45 minutes) and enjoy the scenery either side or walk on the paths either side. No rubbish in the water, no bad smell. Most every building along the riverbanks are well maintained wor...  more »
  • Best time to take this ride is during night time. Super nice with all those light decoration and well-reserved villages. River doesn't smell bad, just a little bit which is kinda acceptable.  more »

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