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“Nice to see” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Chew Jetty

Chew Jetty
Pengkalan Weld (Weld Quay) | 59A, Chew Jetty, George Town, Penang Island 10300, Malaysia
+60 13-438 1217
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Ranked #20 of 76 things to do in George Town
Type: Neighborhoods, Landmarks & points of interest, Other, Sights & Landmarks
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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“Nice to see”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2012

an interesting place to visit....a village on stilts...in Penang! didn't know until we were taken there!

Visited July 2012
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Amersham, United Kingdom
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“Interesting”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2012

Like nothing you will see in Europe, these houses are suspended above the water and there are many people living here. The locals didn't mind us walking around at all and left us to our own devices to take photos etc. Make sure you wear a hat and take water as there is little shade here and the walk back to central town is a long one when it's 40+ !

Visited January 2012
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Sydney, Australia
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“Wonderful spot to see a slice of old Penang”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2012

Here's a one off chance to get a glimpse into what the old way of life must have been like in George Town.
Here's a photo essay from the Chew Clan Jetty on our blog.
www.asiadreaming.wordpress.com/2012/06/28/the-chew-clan-jetty/

Visited July 2012
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George Town, Malaysia
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“Historical & Peculiar”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2012

The clan jetties is a fisherman's housing area close to the ferry terminal at the beach side.It is an interesting place to see how in older times the fishermen used to live in their boat houses (& some are still living there).It is much more interesting than many other touristic places highly advertised in the brochures.Its a kind of living heritage of Penang which might diminish due to lack of awareness!

Visited January 2012
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“nice view of sea”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2012

at there u can hv a look of some heritage houses... the place very beautiful when sunset...

Visited March 2012
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