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Trishaw Ride

Batu Ferringhi, 11100, Malaysia
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Great way to see Georgetown

My respect for the strength and bravery of the trishaw men in amongst crazy Georgetown traffic... read more

Reviewed 3 March 2018
mousefindsout
,
London, United Kingdom
Hard job for elderly pullers

We hired two trishaws for 100MR/hour. One of the pullers wanted to stop at temples, heritage... read more

Reviewed 30 January 2018
Sondess O
,
Paris, France
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Batu Ferringhi, 11100, Malaysia
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Reviewed March 3, 2018

My respect for the strength and bravery of the trishaw men in amongst crazy Georgetown traffic knows no bounds. Ours were provided through Discovery and Overland tours as part of a Georgetown Discovery tour and we made plenty of stops to walk talk and visit...More

1  Thank mousefindsout
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Reviewed January 30, 2018 via mobile

We hired two trishaws for 100MR/hour. One of the pullers wanted to stop at temples, heritage sights, street art places and asked us to get off and take photos but we wanted to discover the street in general while riding the trishaw, without stopping at...More

Thank Sondess O
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Reviewed July 30, 2017 via mobile

Ups and downs were the lives of the trishaw pullers who had to wheel their passengers despite of rain...heavy traffic. Times had been a terrible blow for them should there be no guided tours given. Most of them had to rely for these trips.. alone...More

1  Thank safwangimmy
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Reviewed July 14, 2017 via mobile

Got a trishaw around 3.30 pm easily from front of Citadel on Jln Penang . Negotiate price before leaving around 40-45 MYR per hour. In an hour you can go to most street art to get quick pictures and take a few photos of temples...More

4  Thank simonaU701TG
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Reviewed April 26, 2017

Trishaw triple wheel or Beca as the locals called exist since the British days. Probably the best way to enjoy the lovely lanes of Georgetown if you're thinking some of the famed street within UNESCO Heritage areas...Street Art,Little India,Melayu Lane(Lebuh Melayu),Love Lane, the ever busy...More

Thank Rangoon R
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Reviewed October 11, 2016 via mobile

Fake flowers on the trishaws for some riders...others more decorative and creativity...each depending on tour agencies by buses..or by tour cruises. Umbrellas..t-shirts were sponsored either by individuals...companies...hotels... They may look haggard..but they could carry twice their body size (heavied passengers) on their trishaws..unbelievable amazing. Apart...More

Thank safwanlim
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Reviewed May 28, 2016

Went on Trishaw ride it was relaxing & something different but before you get on one be sure to work out a price with the man or you will end up paying way to much when your ride is finished

Thank DownunderWA
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Reviewed May 18, 2016

Taking a trishaw ride around the heritage sites of Penang was a great experience for us. It brought back memories of our growing up days when trishaws were a normal form of transport. The trishaw man took us around the Esplanate, along Beach Street to...More

2  Thank nellielim
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Reviewed May 6, 2016

Riding Penang's trishaw is an experience on its own. What used to be a common public transportation has now become a tourist attraction. My brother and I used to ride the trishaw to school as lil kids. It brought back loads of memories as I...More

Thank csoosai
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Reviewed March 7, 2016

We took a trishaw ride mainly because I was unfortunate enough to dislocate my knee ten days prior to our long planned Penang trip. However, it turned out to be a highlight. We found out that the rate charged is government controlled in the historic...More

3  Thank TravellingGreenFrog
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