Malacca River, Melaka

3.4
#1 of 10 in Parks in Melaka
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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  • I've been all over the world, taking boats on the river and walking on the river. The problem is, it raises my expectations. Come here and take a walk along the river. is to see a lot of interesting buildings. But in some places it's rubbish. At night, the building is built with colored lighting, making the whole place look fake.
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  • Such a beautiful location with so many heritage buildings. Yet all along the River, there are wafts of sewerage smells which are really off-putting! We sat at a bar that was lovely but we couldn’t wai...  more »
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