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Reviewed 1 week ago

The old town is just stunning: take a walk or a tour with a rikscha. You will see lots of street art, a street with different temples, a lot of heritage buildings. Enjoy the free bus lines.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Cr0jo
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

one of the top tourist locations in the world with good reason. The mix of cultures in the old colonial town centre is breath taking. Food here is probably as varied and as tasty as you will find anywhere.

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My 2-night stay in Penang coincided with the Thaipusam of the Indian community here in Penang 20 - 22 January 2019.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank PeterC78
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This UNESCO site is just wowwwwww. Take a walk in the old city and just feel it while you’re hunting the street art. Maps are available in mostly every accommodation. While you’re walking around you’ll find so many cute cafes, restaurants and street food. Definitely...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank joehiroth
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Driving and walking around the old township of George Town you can just imagine the days of the old British colonial rule. The old colonial administration buildings are large and opulent while the average Malay workers buildings are small and compacted together. This said the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Tony W
Reviewed January 12, 2019

The UNESCO World Heritage area of George Town on Penang Island was everything that I had hoped that it would be. Firstly, I love South East Asia and, living in Australia, it's pretty easy to visit. However, while we have spent a number of holidays...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed January 10, 2019 via mobile

While I like to get out and find my own path - sometimes fate dictates otherwise - and so it was that after missing a tour of the Blue Mansion that my wife and I were approached by Zul (licensed taxi driver and guide) to...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed December 21, 2018 via mobile

We travelled to Penang on the basis that I had heard of it. I have to say it was the best culinary adventure I have ever been on. What, a wonderful island and at its heart sits this main town. The food is eclectic covering,...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed December 2, 2018 via mobile

A place to visit for a few days worth doing on route somewhere Easy to get around old buildings .Helpful locals .Taxis are cheap

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Tredgold1948
Reviewed November 26, 2018

from Penang cruise terminal you can walk to George Town in twenty minutes or you can take the free shuttle bus,visit the WHS museum then cross the small park go down Armenian Street passing The Eidelweiss Bar where they serve a nice class of Beer...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Elizabeth1955
May 25, 2017|
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Response from satanbug | 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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Mandysyng
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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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