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Penang Street Art

An enjoyable way to spend a few hours in George Town is to follow the Penang Street Art trail, which takes you through the Historic UNESCO World Heritage Zone, in search of unique... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 15, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

An enjoyable way to spend a few hours in George Town is to follow the Penang Street Art trail, which takes you through the Historic UNESCO World Heritage Zone, in search of unique art murals and wrought-iron caricatures (w/ anecdotal descriptions of the streets where they are found). In 2012, Lithuanian born Ernest Zacharevic was commissioned to paint a few... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Have fun for a weekend by visiting George Town on Penang. Do take the walking tour past all the street art, its well worth walking in the heat! Visit the Khoo Kongsi for a very nice walk through history of the town. Take the train up Penang Hill and take in the beautifull view, after you come back down take... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

I was expecting something better from a UNESCO world heritage town. First, I will strongly discourage anyone renting a bicycle to tour around the world heritage town. The world heritage zone is highly bicycle unfriendly. Reason being that there are too many vehicles prowling the streets, making navigation around the town an arduous task. Even though there are markings on... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

far better place to visit by night than by day. museum is small however interesting, little india is boring, night life however is good if you are into visiting bars etc. good food is available

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Trondheim, Norway
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

I have to admin that I had expected more of an heritage city. It was interesting to see some of the paintings from 2012, the famous street art! We took a nice rickshaw tour around the heritage and old part of the city. A lot of buildings around 100 years old, and a lot of traffic. It was garbage everywhere... More 

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Rondebosch, South Africa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

This bus company is a scam! If possible, do not use it. The busses are not maintained, the drivers questionable, the terminal staff, once you have bought your non-refundable ticket are rude and generally the buses are late - like hours late!

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Ajmer, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 via mobile

As a Solo Traveller, enjoy the past of the City of George Town, Penang while visiting Malaysia. My son, Nishkarsh spent whole afternoon exploring the iron grill skeches found outside some old houses which contributed to Unesco World Heritage status to this place along with Malacca in 2008.

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Wyong, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

Has a great day walking around and exploring George Town. Keep an eye out for the street art - is adds a fun and interesting perspective

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

It is nice to just take a walk around the city centre or you can just jump into a CAT bus and visit all the historical sites in penang. it offers good food and cost is reasonably cheap. You still get rickshaws around and if you like you can hire them at a fee. You have the china town, india... More 

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Noosa, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Take a trishaw and explore George Town. Great wall art so line up and get your photos. Then ask the guide to drop you off at a good restaurant for lunch. Whatever your taste, George Town has you covered. Then for dinner make sure to hit up the hawker food from street vendors and if you like to party then... More 

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