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George Town

Malaysia
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Penang Harmony Food Trail
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“little india” (32 reviews)
“street art” (46 reviews)
“street food” (18 reviews)
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"little india"
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"street art"
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"street food"
in 18 reviews
"world heritage site"
in 8 reviews
"cheong fatt"
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"blue mansion"
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"clan jetties"
in 7 reviews
"wall paintings"
in 7 reviews
"colonial architecture"
in 3 reviews
"unesco heritage"
in 6 reviews
"shop houses"
in 5 reviews
"walk around"
in 10 reviews
"visit georgetown"
in 3 reviews
"interesting mix"
in 3 reviews
"foreign tourists"
in 3 reviews
"penang island"
in 15 reviews
"morning market"
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We spent a week here based at the E & O Hotel - hired a car at the airport and was pleased we did as it was very hot and humid and the aircon made getting around more pleasant - George Town boasts Heritage Status...More

Thank GDay1044
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You cannot miss going to George Town when in Penang. This town has so much to offer. Rich with history, wall art, cafes, hidden bars & so much more. Spend as much time as you can to explore things here.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We made a day trip into George Town and quite enjoyed the experience. It was certainly a different, cultural experience - but one that we thought was great for the children. A little old and dirty in parts but safe and easy enough to get...More

Thank Norman P
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Reviewed May 15, 2018

Our second visit and it is cleaner but old buildings are still in danger. The huge extension to the E&O hotel not a good idea. The museum was closed for rebuild and most of the Fort was too!!

Thank f2s
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Reviewed May 12, 2018

Amazing colonial island town with rich Malaysian culture in a colonial setting. Fantastic food, colonial architecture, and a Malaysian traditional waterfront settlement. This beautiful island has something for everyone, whether you are in search of an extraordinary culinary experience, Malaysian colonial past or parks and...More

Thank Leolo L
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Reviewed May 8, 2018

There's not much I can say that wasn't already said by other reviewers. But if I were to point out something that stuck to me personally, I'd say it's how much Georgetown offers a glimpse of how and why things turned out the way they...More

Thank Edgardo F
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Reviewed April 8, 2018 via mobile

Georgetown has it all, you just need to be prepared to look (and do a lot of walking). It certainly has the points of interest, but research them well. Fairly scattered and hampered by the traffic congestion, it has the history. Plan well.

Thank esstenn
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Reviewed April 4, 2018

Georgetown with its heritage British Colonial buildings is an interesting place to visit. It is safe and clean and has a rich and diverse culture with many interesting places to visit. It has an airport with frequent flights from Singapore and KL and well worth...More

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Reviewed March 31, 2018 via mobile

Iv visited UNESCO sites all over the world so had certain expectations. Rather than seeing obvious colonial history it’s a town of run down grotty old houses/shops. Some are restored (our hotel was beautiful) but mainly they aren’t. It’s a glimpse of past glory days...More

Thank Chitch75
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Reviewed March 30, 2018

The capital city of George Town was deemed a Unesco Heritage Site in 2008. It is an interesting mix of Chinese, Indian and Muslim culture and architecture. It is a wonderful area to explore and discover the amazing street art and see the interesting old...More

Thank Cheryl K
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Elizabeth1955
May 25, 2017|
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Response from Kevin T | Reviewed this property |
Yes I stayed at Batu Ferranghi myself. Very safe plus there is a decent night market and plenty of places to shop, eat or simply sit around the pool. Enjoy....
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Mandy N
December 27, 2015|
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Response from George B |
You can get a tri shaw ride for Ringett $35 per half hour,ride into the Heritgae Market..the tri shaw riders know where to go in that time.Safe ,exciting and a great thing to do to visit "old Penang".
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