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At George Town Heritage Walks, we will bring you on a journey through George Town's historic streets like you have never experienced before. Our on-going Heritage Walks are : 1) Facades & Five-Footways (Shophouse Architecture/Feng Shui) 2) Nutmeg...more
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| Lebuh Chulia, George Town, Penang Island 10200, Malaysia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

the guide was great, he has lots of knowledge on history and information. Only issue with me to find the gathering office. There is big tourist information center but it is not the right one for the walking tour meeting point, it is just opposite...More

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GTHW, Owner at George Town Heritage Walks, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi there, Thank you for your review but our meeting places are usually in the lobby of a hotel. All our walks are tailor-made based on your interest and the location of your hotel (3 hour Bespoke Walk). Usual meeting place is in the lobby...More

Reviewed September 30, 2018 via mobile

My girlfriend and I had a walking tour with Joann and she was incredible. I don’t usually take walking tours but she was so insightful and I learnt so much more then if I was to explore by myself. She is also a Penang local...More

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GTHW, Owner at George Town Heritage Walks, responded to this reviewResponded October 2, 2018

Hi there, Thank you so much for such a wonderful review. I can't thank you enough. Take care, Joann

Reviewed September 30, 2018 via mobile

Joann was amazing! I can’t recomend her enough! I mentioned that I had interest in everything... history, architecture, peopl, street art!...and She managed to fit it all in three hours. Started with a history lesson of Malaysia over famous white coffee and then onto such...More

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GTHW, Owner at George Town Heritage Walks, responded to this reviewResponded October 2, 2018

Hi A, I had so much fun showing both of you my city. Thank you for such a wonderful review as well. Take care, Joann

Reviewed August 4, 2018

We really enjoyed our walking tour with JoAnn. We started out in our hotel foyer with some insight into the history of Penang and Malaysia before we headed out. Our interest was in the history and culture as we also intended to have a trishaw...More

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GTHW, Owner at George Town Heritage Walks, responded to this reviewResponded August 8, 2018

Hi Glenda, I had a great time showing both of you around. The walk was a bit longer with breaks in between. Hope you enjoy the rest of your trip. Joann

Reviewed July 20, 2018 via mobile

Today we had a foody tour with Joann and it was just great, she guided us through all the good places to taste the local dishes, the market, the interesting places to watch street art. We tried many many dishes, no dinner tonight :-)

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GTHW, Owner at George Town Heritage Walks, responded to this reviewResponded July 21, 2018

Hi Bruno, Thank you so much for your wonderful foody tour review. I had a great time showing your and your family around. Enjoy the rest of your holidays. Warmest regards, Joann

Reviewed July 16, 2018

My husband arranged a walking tour with Joann, Joann was fantastic, she tailored the walking tour to what interested us and end up spending most of our day with her walking around Penang, I would highly recommend George Town Heritage Walks. I would hope to...More

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GTHW, Owner at George Town Heritage Walks, responded to this reviewResponded July 18, 2018

Hi Rachael, Thank you for your wonderful review. Looking forward to see both of you again in Penang. Joann

Reviewed June 25, 2018 via mobile

Joann can really make your day in Penang. She has tons of knowledge about the heritage and history of Penang. She is very patient and flexible with timings. Thanks Joann!

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GTHW, Owner at George Town Heritage Walks, responded to this reviewResponded June 27, 2018

Dear S, Thank you so much for your review. I had a great time showing your group around.

Reviewed May 28, 2018 via mobile

Joann was fantastic, passionate entertaining and made some great suggestions to cater for our young daughters (7 & 3). We only saw a small part of George Town but will definitely be contact with Joann to plan part 2 on our next visit to Penang.

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GTHW, Owner at George Town Heritage Walks, responded to this reviewResponded May 29, 2018

Hi Marc, It was a pleasure showing your family around. Thank you so much. Joann

Reviewed May 18, 2018 via mobile

Our group of 6 seniors from Singapore and Canada are happy to confirm that Joann Khaw’s reputation as Penang’s finest heritage tour guide is well deserved. Her knowledge of Georgetown - deep, wide and rich- came across in the way she painted the historical and...More

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GTHW, Owner at George Town Heritage Walks, responded to this reviewResponded May 21, 2018

Hi Wong and friends, Thank you so much for such a wonderful review. Please thank everyone on my behalf. Have a great time. Take care, Joann

Reviewed May 16, 2018

We visited George Town with a group of 30 students and everyone loved every minute of it! Our tour guide-David was fantastic. He shared stories about George Town and about himself and his life in this beautiful city, which was very touching and inspirational. We...More

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GTHW, Manager at George Town Heritage Walks, responded to this reviewResponded May 18, 2018

Hi Marina, Thank you for review.

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ajaykhandkar2015
April 28, 2018|
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Hi Ajay, your message just came through on the morning of 30th April. Sorry about this. Please contact joannkhaw (gmail).
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Auraajaree
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It depends on how many people...our price quote was $60 each for two people, but it went down to $50 each for 3. And Joann was happy to accept US dollars.
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Please send email to joannkhaw at gmail com
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