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“Worth a brief visit”
Review of Chew Jetty

Chew Jetty
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Reviewed 20 October 2017

We found the jetty heaving with people. When you pass the gift stalls and food outlets you can see the houses side view on, some of which are private homes. You wouldn't spend long here, but we had no regrets about stopping off.

Thank Amethyst627
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Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

The nice mural painting on the wooden wall on the stilt house at the jetty that I saw in 2012 is no longer there. There is a new painting that is less attractive at the entrance to the jetty now. Ok Except for some shops selling souvenirs, there is nothing much to see.

Thank CCLiew_Melaka
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Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

This place is revamped for tourists. A durian ice cream for 18 ringgit and a small key chain for 5 ringgit. I know if you convert that to dollar, it is considered cheap. But you can get those stuff even cheaper if you go to the supermarket! It is basically a place for tourists to take some cool photos. We spent about less than an hour here. Great to visit but make sure you come with a full tummy because everything around this area is quite overpriced. Also if you are not keen on smelling dirty stinky drainage water, make sure you bring a handkerchief to cover your nose.

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Reviewed 16 October 2017

My wife and I were not overly impressed with the Chew Jetty, it is fine if you want to purchase cheap tourist soveniers, all the culteral aspects have long gone from this jetty. We prefered the other clan jetty's (close to Chew jetty) where people still live as they did a centuary ago

1  Thank Robert W
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Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

Walking on the wooden platform, selling souvenirs, food and drinks are along the passenger way. Residents are staying houses above the sea. It takes about 30 minutes finish viewing the clan jetties. The only disappointing is the street art by Ernest Zacharevic 'children in the boat' was totally faded and only left mark on the wooden house wall.

Thank Siewhwee1977
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