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Address: Malaysia
Phone Number: 6042631166
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Penang Harmony Food Trail

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Nostalgic Chinatown

Walking through George town bring backs fond memories of my nostalgic childhood in Singapore. The street stall, colonial shop houses and the ice ball desert which I use to have... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Its not as big as it looks, the entire Georgetown is walkable by foot. Our hotel is Cititel hotel and we walked/wandered all the way to the Chew jetty comfortably. Of course another popular mode of travel is bicycle which there are stalls here and there for rental. The whole point of Georgetown is the street art - recommend getting... More 

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Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Walking through George town bring backs fond memories of my nostalgic childhood in Singapore. The street stall, colonial shop houses and the ice ball desert which I use to have when I was a kid. Taking photo of the street art was a challenge as there were many tourist queuing. Don't forget sunscreen as the afternoon sun can get really... More 

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Shah Alam, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

George Town has a lot to offer. So many places to visit and the food is excellent. Restaurant open all the time and they even have 24 restaurant. You may also want to visit morning market at Taman Tun Sardon where you can find varieties of local dishes at a fairly cheap price. Escape Adventureplay Penang is a cool place... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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 July 15, 2016 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 July 14, 2016

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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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

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 June 20, 2016

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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Singapore
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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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