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Not Well Defined But Neat And Tidy

You can see the difference in the area that is classified as Chinatown. There is an interesting... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Oldjack
,
Greater Melbourne, Australia
Which China town?

Mixing with little India it is confusing to say what is actually strict area China town as city has... read more

Reviewed 9 March 2018
Flitz8
,
Johannesburg, South Africa
via mobile
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You can see the difference in the area that is classified as Chinatown. There is an interesting market and the streets seemed to have better paved foot paths and overall it seemed neater than much of George Town

Thank Oldjack
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Reviewed 9 March 2018 via mobile

Mixing with little India it is confusing to say what is actually strict area China town as city has bits China in most places from old Chinatown to new Chinatown.Some parts Chulia and Campbell part of Chinatown and have chinese fare

Thank Flitz8
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Reviewed 13 February 2018

Entering Chinatown into Campbell street through the elegant arc one expects more of this street than others. Also here many shops have closed down, houses are in need of total renovation, one has only the supported facade left standing. There are three new looking restaurants...More

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Reviewed 15 December 2017 via mobile

Very interesting and vibrant place. Lots of culture, food and shops. Do try the street food. In the evening, the place is brightly lit and nice for pictures.

Thank Phi S
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Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

This is a sprawling China Town with lots of different shops. Ranging from bars to restaurants, tea shops and antiques, clothes and groceries. Many stores are closed in the afternoon, and quite a vibe at night.

Thank Matvl
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Reviewed 14 July 2017

Great bargains. Remember that the price they start off with is generally only worth 25% of the real price so don't forget to batter. Walk away and they'll settle for your price.

Thank Karavini J
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Reviewed 30 June 2017

Stumbled right into the heart of some Chinatown event on a long walk after dinner. So glad we did. Lanterns were lit, songs were sung, thronged with people, cooking in the open, men selling little porcelain goldfish, children smiling and laughing and playing games. Seriously...More

1  Thank mizlgw
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Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

Must to visit Penang ! Experience the cultures , the foods , the heritage, the lovely people. Local stalls , street foods at love lane is my favorite!

Thank dorisc983
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Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

This place is great! Easy walking from the Eastern and oriental or the Blue Mansion. The sites and delightful smells of Chinese food and durian! Couple this walk with Armenia street and Little India. You won't get a short list of places to eat! Beware...More

1  Thank JH72
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Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

Chinatown kind of runs into Little India, lots of temples and ancestor alters, I like strolling here late at night to see the incense and candles burning. In the early morning have a hot soy milk and Chinese donut to start your day :) Make...More

1  Thank LisaFreeBirdCafe
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