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“Interesting walk”
Review of Chew Jetty

Chew Jetty
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Private Tour: Penang City Highlights
Melbourne, Australia
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54 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“Interesting walk”
Reviewed January 15, 2013

Went to only the Chew jetty as only had time for that. Free admission but donations are welcomed to help upkeep the place.

Very interesting walk along the jetty, was a bit strange at first to be looking right into someone's home. Some residents do have a sign saying no photos so should respect that. Lots of houses also sell souveniers etc.

It was low tide when we went but it wasn't smelly or anything like that. The houses have got such character and the jetty view at the end is lovely. We saw houses which used old plastic tubs filled with concrete as stilts. Smart recycling! The famous boy mural has now weathered to almost nothing, If you want to see the other clan jetties, should allow a couple of hours at least

Visited January 2013
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Poole, United Kingdom
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“Ok for a quick visit”
Reviewed January 14, 2013

A collection of wooden houses on stilts and home to a community that has been there for generations.Not quite as rustic as you might find in Cambodia but worth an excursion away from the noise of the city. There are numerous shops scattered around and nice to walk around but nothing special.

Visited December 2012
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Penang Island, Malaysia
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6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Beautiful view”
Reviewed January 13, 2013

Clan jetty has beautiful scenery of the sea and the old house is pretty either. They have good maintenance on the Chew village.

Visited January 2013
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Durban, South Africa
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91 reviews
41 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
“expected more”
Reviewed January 12, 2013

the Chew jetty was the longest but the jetty didnt feel like it had as much heritage attached as i had expected mainly due to all the majore modifications done to the original buildings.

Visited January 2013
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Surabaya, Indonesia
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“homy village”
Reviewed January 9, 2013

When I going to Penang for second time, I would like to show my family to this place. the fisherman village, with wooden wall and floor. They live upper the water, kids playing around. Nice.

Visited June 2012
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