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If I go back to Penang, its because of George Town

Wonderful town to walk around and just enjoy the street art. We couldn't get enough of the quaint shops, cafes, and boutiques. I love the East meets West influence and the... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed August 29, 2016
Joanna Christin... C
Davao City, Philippines
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Sarawak, Malaysia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've been solo travelling to Georgetown for 4 days on June 2016. Overall, Georgetown offers a wonderful experience for any travelers. If you're into historical stuff, Georgetown is an answer! All the buildings seemed to have its own history (Unique design, colonial design). There were few places like Fort Cornwallis, St. George Church, Penang War Museum that you might be... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 16, 2016

Nice city with a lot of touristy attractions and heritage buildings. Traffic is crazy though. Loads of choices for reasonably priced food.

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Gold Coast Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016 via mobile

Taken around Georgetown in a Rickshaw which was amazing to see all the street wall art. Beautiful old streets with lots of heritage to look at. Also some good shopping centres. Went to Gama Department Store which has everything. Would highly recommend by Rickshaw.

Thank Angelica13
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 31, 2016 via mobile

Where else to go but at georgetown penang where history heritage cultures all mixed into one. The experiences of staying at georgetown penang favoured by locals and tourists alike...where one could enjoy the richness of food at anytime anywhere..places of interests..interactive museums..street arts...which had been a trend...pubs...entertaining spots you fancy...drinking at weekends. There is so much one could do at... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 31, 2016 via mobile

While George Town has many attractions spanning fantastic food, architecture, colonial remnants, street art etc that keep bringing us back, it is the amazing people that makes it extra special. Wandering through restored, new and also the decaying parts it is easy to keep exploring and meeting fascinating people including indigenous Malay, Chinese, Indian and mixture of Expats who get... More 

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Davao City, Philippines
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 29, 2016

Wonderful town to walk around and just enjoy the street art. We couldn't get enough of the quaint shops, cafes, and boutiques. I love the East meets West influence and the colonial feel of the place. There's much to see and do.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 26, 2016

Charming town ... Art murals on the walls are crowd drawers to this place. Can be very hot though so come prepared with a hat or umbrella and wear your comfortable walking shoes. Lots of walking to do.

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 5, 2016

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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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 3, 2016

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 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2016

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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