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Pengkalan Weld | 59A, Chew Jetty, George Town, Penang Island 10300, Malaysia
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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.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Wingfield73
Reviewed 2 days ago

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

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank saswcpr
Reviewed 6 days ago

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

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank 9357MarkY
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

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.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Rinni1974
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

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

Date of experience: July 2019
1  Thank Tripping_Taylors
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

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

Date of experience: June 2019
1  Thank dan2963eve
Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Lyn L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You can buy souvenir and they also sell foods. There is plenty place to take picture, friendly local who stay there and great place .

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

A unique flea type market selling all sorts of souvenirs and bits and bobs. Worth a visit to the end of the river jetty too see the skyline.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Aloysius001
Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Date of experience: June 2019
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June 5, 2019|
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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
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.
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.