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Address: Malaysia
Phone Number: 6042631166
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George Town is a great town where you can have lots of fun exploring it's streets, restaurants and art! The food is terrific, especially the variety of different cuisines that... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

It was peaceful escape in George Town . There is lot of nice food that you can't say noooo ! You can walk around because the town is small or probably take hop on hop off unless you are lazy to walk . It's cheapest food and every food are the best . People is nice and do not forget... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I really loved this place. The buildings of the colonial times are a must see. Loved the town hall building all painted in pure white along the sea. The food is tasty and has a lot of veriety. .. you will not get bored in Georgetown ... a must see place I'd you are in Malaysia :)

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

George Town is a great town where you can have lots of fun exploring it's streets, restaurants and art! The food is terrific, especially the variety of different cuisines that you can try...for an affordable price and great taste! George Town is a diverse and has a friendly atmosphere with lots of smiles and a helpful attitude. I was impressed... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

George Town is known as the Food Capital of Malaysia and after spending time exploring the little streets and warrens of this relatively tiny city on Penang Island you realise why. From Char Koay Teow (wok fried flat rice noodles) - Penang State's Signature Dish - to 24/7 Mamak (Indian Muslim) Food Stalls, to the local Ramly Burger and Nyonya... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Definitely a city you can come back. 1 day is not enough to visit all the mural painted. The food are also great. Great for friends and family vacation. Very Cheap.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016

Fell in love with Georgetown for its history, street art and good food. There are many options of sight-seeing and the beach is also nearby. :)

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016

Lots of History here, parts of UNESCO World Heritage. Lots of architecture, street art, hawker stalls, old temples. Great place for an afternoon walk.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016

When you first get off the ferry from Butterworth to George Town you will be in the hub of the state and a land where Chinese, Indian, Southeast Asia and the Middle east come to meet. The island is small enough where you can easily base yourself in George Town and use the extensive bus system to get anywhere on... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016 via mobile

Beautiful city, many options for sightseeing and have fun Lots of very good restaurants. Beach was so so In our last day rained a lot so many attractions was not possible to visit Maybe next time Worth the visit!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

This is a UNESCO World Heritage listed Town, lots of attractions, & lively street art. It has many Colonial style buildings, and the Eastern & Oriental Hotel reminds me of the Raffles in Singapore. There is a Little India precinct where one can buy fine gold & silver jewelry of exquisit designs.

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