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George Town

Malaysia
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  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
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“little india” (33 reviews)
“street art” (48 reviews)
“street food” (18 reviews)
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"little india"
in 33 reviews
"street art"
in 48 reviews
"street food"
in 18 reviews
"cheong fatt"
in 3 reviews
"blue mansion"
in 8 reviews
"world heritage"
in 9 reviews
"clan jetties"
in 7 reviews
"wall paintings"
in 7 reviews
"colonial architecture"
in 3 reviews
"shop houses"
in 5 reviews
"walk around"
in 10 reviews
"visit georgetown"
in 3 reviews
"interesting mix"
in 3 reviews
"foreign tourists"
in 3 reviews
"penang island"
in 15 reviews
"department store"
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"places of interest"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It's where art, food, culture, heritage, diversity all meet. There are interactive murals, an array of Indian, Chinese, and Malay street food (the best), religious structures such as mosque, Chinese and Hindu temples, and so much more. It is diverse yet peaceful and with manageable...More

Thank Louise A
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

good place to visit when in penang..its an old settlement town.. when in penang, u can take a car ride thru this place..

Thank ankurkandoi
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just had a great week visiting George Town. Now getting ready to return for GTF 2018. Am just looking at website - tickets are already available for this month of events; many free shows too. Will be back! Really really worth your while to book...More

Thank tcyokohama
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On our first visit to Penang we stayed on the beach in Batu Ferringhi and popped down to Georgetown several times but we did not see enough of it. This time we stayed in Georgetown and made the most of this old colonial city. The...More

Thank PrestonGuild
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Many people came here for their local foods. But if you are coming here between July to September, you will be in treat with their cultural and arts events like George Town Heritage Celebration and George Town Festival. Expect exciting programme with performances by international...More

1  Thank Han Chung K
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

really really enjoyed penang, its local and its wonderful street art! wish i had more time to explore and properly soak in .... too many tourists and selfie... me as well! lovely town and so charming!

Thank cherylyeo25
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spent a week here based at the E & O Hotel - hired a car at the airport and was pleased we did as it was very hot and humid and the aircon made getting around more pleasant - George Town boasts Heritage Status...More

Thank GDay1044
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Reviewed May 20, 2018

You cannot miss going to George Town when in Penang. This town has so much to offer. Rich with history, wall art, cafes, hidden bars & so much more. Spend as much time as you can to explore things here.

1  Thank NikhilNahar
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Reviewed May 18, 2018 via mobile

We made a day trip into George Town and quite enjoyed the experience. It was certainly a different, cultural experience - but one that we thought was great for the children. A little old and dirty in parts but safe and easy enough to get...More

Thank Norman P
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Reviewed May 15, 2018

Our second visit and it is cleaner but old buildings are still in danger. The huge extension to the E&O hotel not a good idea. The museum was closed for rebuild and most of the Fort was too!!

Thank f2s
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Elizabeth1955
May 25, 2017|
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Response from Kevin T | Reviewed this property |
Yes I stayed at Batu Ferranghi myself. Very safe plus there is a decent night market and plenty of places to shop, eat or simply sit around the pool. Enjoy....
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Mandy N
December 27, 2015|
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Response from George B |
You can get a tri shaw ride for Ringett $35 per half hour,ride into the Heritgae Market..the tri shaw riders know where to go in that time.Safe ,exciting and a great thing to do to visit "old Penang".
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