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Phone Number: 6042631166
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Wonderful place for just walking around.

Georgetown is a wonderful place for just wandering around. We received no hassle here and there are some marvellous buildings to see.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
North Yorkshire, United Kingdom

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The private taxis around swettenham pier charge at outrageous prices. Ran into this particular driver by the name of Arun Hp: 0164028029 which charges twice above market rate. A really bad experience for the tour. Just to warn people make sure you board the right vehicle don't rush for it.

Thank Lakeron V
Leicester, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to George Town on a day trip as we had time to kill. We only had a couple of places where we wanted to go Namely Little India And Penang Mall. The mall was great and has two parts to it, has some interesting shops and a couple of food courts. After the mall we decided to walk... More 

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North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Georgetown is a wonderful place for just wandering around. We received no hassle here and there are some marvellous buildings to see.

Thank amazonlady1
Boracay, Philippines
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was in Penang for a food trip. Meals were served every 2 hours so by the middle of the day, I was getting stuffed and lethargic. Our host walked us around George Town and it was breathtaking! The old buildings and new establishments just worked together and the street art was fantastics.

Thank isabelilim
Hong Kong Region, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I went to Penang, Malaysia recently after almost 30 years since the I last time I went. I stayed in a budget hotel - Elephant House. This is only recently opened and is located in the center of Georgetown on 145 Campbell Street. It is simple, clean and cheap. From there is easy to walk to town and nearby there... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

George Town is a very attractive old town, most of the architectures have more than 100 years of history, another attractive thing is to find out all the wall paintings hidden in the city.

Thank Robredo
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2015

George Town was great for your cultural, historical , architectural and gastronomic craves. The street art is a must seen with humorous graffiti on the walls around the city. The colonial buildings are beautiful and well preserved. Food stalls are around the city which you can always find yourself sit down by the street enjoying a bowl of kway teow... More 

Thank Fei F
Alor Setar, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2015

i would suggest one to start the journey at this world heritage city from the ferry terminal.. visit the clan jetty first, then one might cross over the road and start to enjoy this maze of oriental (alternatively one can a bicycle from the jetty area and cycle there, the penang govt has tried to make this world heritage site... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015

I went to see that now world-famous mural of the 2 kids on an old 'Rolex' bicycle from aeons ago and lo, behold what i found... a 'ROJAK' stall just nearby. What's rojak? It's a local favourite where you mix pineapples, mango, apples and any other fruit you fancy into a bowl of prawn-based paste that's pre-salted and peppered. It's... More 

Thank tonyMMsia
Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2015

As a weekend getaway from Bangkok this was perfect. We did not have a bad meal in this place at all. The World heritage listed area is still populated with Indians, Chinese and Malays going about their business. We ate and ate and ate.

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