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Once you get past the smelly sea bank this narrow alley cum jetty is interesting. Some very small shops and restaurants, a small temple too. In fact its really the living area of a small, longstanding but friendly Chinese community.
We spent a happy couple of hours on the jetties. They provide great insight into Chinese culture as it affects Malaysia. Some remain just domestic while others are commercial and entrepreneurial. A must visit place during any visit to Malaysia. We really enjoyed our visit,...More
Interesting walk through and also liken to a stroll back to the past. Many little shops selling souvenirs as well as some local street food. Very popular with tourist and can be a bit of a "traffic jam" when visitors stop and look at things....More
I enjoyed our brief time here. Interesting history. Some nice little stalls run by locals. We had some chocolate puffs from one of the little shops and they were AMAZING!
Would recommend for a short visit.
There are many shops, selling food and various tourist souvenir items. The prices are quite reasonable. The downside is the stink of sewage, especially closer to the shore. This turned us off staying for long and buying anything.
Pity as this is a place we...More
This place is situated near the ferry terminal, about five minutes walk. Basically you are entering a living heritage area. People are still living in the houses built on stilts over the sea. There are some great photo shoots of the 1st Penang Bridge and...More
So interesting strolling along the Chew Jetty. Lots of different little stalls and if you are lucky like us you will get to talk to a local who just loves to explain all about why these jetties are still,
here today. The stories they tell...More
The clan jetties of George Town Penang were an eye opener for us
Built on the shore line the narrow jetties and wooden houses are propped up on pylons When the pylon stumps start to deteriorate they are replaced by plastic buckets filled with concrete...More
Response from Raindance66 | Reviewed this property |
It’s made of planks and there’ll be some inconvenience for wheelchairs. But what would probably be more of a problem is to get there cos Malaysia is not exactly a wheelchair friendly country imo. Of cos, it will depend on... More
It’s made of planks and there’ll be some inconvenience for wheelchairs. But what would probably be more of a problem is to get there cos Malaysia is not exactly a wheelchair friendly country imo. Of cos, it will depend on where you stay, what facilities you have and where you go. Best wishes.
Response from 125budimanr | Reviewed this property |
i suggest u to go chew jetty at the afternoon because it very hot at the jetty. the business hour is 10 am - 9 pm. there is only one jetty near the big bowl noodle. don't forget to bring hat because it is hot.