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Pengkalan Weld | 59A, Chew Jetty, George Town, Penang Island 10300, Malaysia
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

It’s a short bridge where you could find souvenir shops and some food. The night sea view at the end of the bridge is quite relaxing where you could see Penang bridge and city lights. No harm to pay a visit as it won’t take...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 3 days ago

As we stayed nearby at Beach street, we walked to visit the Lee jetty which appeared to be very well maintained and totally residential. At the end of jetty, we had very good view of the sea and other clan jetties which provide good photo...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Kim025Singapore
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We went on a hot day, with lots of people around. A bit of a squeeze but worth doing. Stalls are a little different and it’s interesting when you get to the end.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Not really sure I understand the appeal of the jetties, basically a lot of mini houses on stilts in the water that stretch out, and they pretty much all operate as souvenir shops. Was part of my tour so just walked out to take a...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The place had become typical tourist attractions. Selling all type of souvenirs in front of those houses. Photo taking is good but nothing special other than this.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank RogerCKH
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

another historical site to visit. rich in the founding story of Penang and how the locals descended from China. encroaching tourism with local dwellers life has preserved this site. there is a play that it's running which depicts the history in a storytelling manner, making...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Jingpei
Reviewed 1 week ago

A living sea village with most still being used as homes. a couple of families offer accomodation and more have retail or dinning opportunities worth a walk around

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

While traveling in Georgetown, Penang our tour leader suggested that we visit this location. Really enjoyed seeing the Chinese old settlements. A little touristy with things for sale but liked it anyway.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nothing much to see and very touristy. The stalls selling souvenirs are selling at different price for same stuff. Not worth to visit can skip and visit other places

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Littledingding
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A lot of people walk through the chew jetty . However in my opinion the sea view and temple at the end is the highlight. All the street vendors arent really selling traditional penang items, more like makeshift to extract the most from tourists.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Vivivivi_vi
December 4, 2018|
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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.
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Angelic3311
May 16, 2018|
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Response from Joan0452013 | Reviewed this property |
No entrance fee. There’s probably a fee for the boat ride but don’t know how much.
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August 19, 2016|
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Really?
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PolkaDotsQueen
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Penang 3D2N with 20 months old toddler (9 Replies)
Hi, I will be travelling to Penang on 23-25 Oct together with my husband and 20 months toddler. We will be staying at Maritime Waterfront Hotel. Any advice/suggestions for the following? 1. Suggested itinerary suitable for toddlers (few places in mind include Penang Hill, Chew Jetty & checking out the street art) 2. Suitable food places for toddlers (e.g. with high chair) 3. Recommendations for hire of taxi/private driver for a day trip Thank you in advance.
September 21, 2016|
Response fromPaperStoneScissors|
Are you aware of where your hotel is? It's on Karpal Singh Drive which is not usually where tourists go so you're going to have problems getting around. Suggest you download the Grab app so you can call taxis. I don't think a 20 month old will care very much where you take him, but I wouldn't have thought the Clan Jetties to be the best place unless you can carry him. Otherwise there's a danger of getting his foot stuck between planks or even falling off into the water. There is a big food...More
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Penang Tour Plan (4 Replies)
Hi all, I intend to travel in Penang this May. I am doing the plan for the tour guide that he can drive us on 3-5 days. Our plan: Day 1: We came the Penang Airport from our country, the tour guide will pickup us at the airport, and get us to the hotel. We ll take a tour around George town in that night. Day 2: We will have a tour for Penang, just want go to Kek Lok Si, Chew Jetty, Blue Mansion, Butterfly Farm and Tropical Spice Garden if possible. Can you can tell me which...More
April 21, 2014|
Response fromtaghreed_ali|
Hi Da Tropical spice garden and butterfly are a quite far from kek lok si but you can manage if you start your tour early and it depend on your hotel location, spice garden is in the way to Taman negara ( national park) if you like hiking it worth to visit it and it is free. Kek liok si is very near to Penang hill so you can get the train to the top of the hill the ticket is for 30 MYR the distance from tropical spice to kek lok is around 1 hr depend on the traffic. There is a public bus...More
PaperStoneScissors
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Major change to the HOHO buses (1 Replies)
I have today received this from the company operating the HOHO buses on Penang. I have copied their reply. . "Regarding your inquiry, the 1 day pass & 3 day pass ticket is not available anymore as we're now already change to new tour packages starting 15th September 2018. There's consist of Sightseeing Tour & Sunset Tour. This tour is designated tour for 3.5 hours per each tour. They will only can get off from the bus on certain attractions. For example, you're taking a...More
September 19, 2018|
Response fromHaveYouEatenYet|
I used the HOHO when I was in Penang but this I wouldn’t use if it was free. Don’t like the set times, being told where I can go and can’t think of anything worse than following the flag bearer. Maybe they were losing money on it so have decided to try something different.