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George Town

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USD 63.00*
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Penang Harmony Food Trail
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The colonial city of George Town was founded by the British East India Company. People from various ethnic communities and religions now stay in George Town. It has developed as a financial hub and a tourist place and is an attractive location to visit. The...More

Thank Rover_Epicure
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very nice place to visit in Malayisa. It has the mixture of three cultures(Malaysian, Indian & Chinese). It has got very charming and old buildings near sea side. You can hire bicycles to roam in George town. You have innumerous options for food here. You...More

Thank Vishhroyal
Reviewed 23 May 2017

My mode of transport was the shuttle bus.As the bus passes through the city one can get a good view of the city life and how the locals live. One can also ride the Trishaw the man powered ride. I also enjoyed walking on the...More

Thank bhuflying
Reviewed 7 May 2017

We spent 3 days in Georgetown as our first entry into Malaysia. On the first day we rented a trishaw and rode around the city. The driver was very kind and ensured we saw every possible street art along the way. It was a pleasant...More

Thank Suzanne Y
Reviewed 27 April 2017

We came via shuttle bus from our hotel. Large are, get a map from a shop! Trishaw: We had read about riding a trishaw around georgetown- we did this however it is done by elderly men and i know they make their loving of this...More

Thank maztUk
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

Georgetown in Penang has failed to live up to expectations for me. The central historical part is dirty, grubby, run down and I couldn't wait to leave. My husband loved the old buildings and the like. I saw the squalor, he saw the Georgetown of...More

1  Thank Margarithe
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

Wonderful architecture, full of character many buildings sympathetically restored, even more in need of redecoration / restoration. Shops, food stalls, restaurants, places of interest.

Thank jim_s69
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Use a tourist map showing where all the street art is to give yourself a walk that will introduce you to all of Georgetown. Friendly place, great buildings, delicious coffee and food and a really thriving artists' community. I think 2 days is enough to...More

Thank LoungerLondon
Reviewed 1 April 2017

UNESCO bestowed the designation about 6+ years ago... and the previous heritage features have benefitted from added attention from government and private entrepreneurs increasing the offerings to locals as well as visitors. It's definitely worth several walking trips!

Thank smdoctoroff
Reviewed 1 April 2017

george town is the old town of penang. you feel like going back 30 years. a charming old town with many nice little bistros and restaurants, street kitchens, and the famous wall paintings. where ever you go you will find very unique pictures painted to...More

Thank rainerstaub
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Are there any beaches in George town or nearby
25 May 2017|
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Response from Kevin T | Reviewed this property |
Georgetown is on the coast but any beach is pretty average. Head north to Tanjung Tokong it gets better the further u go. Around 4ks north of Georgetown, taxis very very cheap and all over the place.
Mandy N
Hi, we are planning to stop by one day in Penang and like your suggestion to ride on Trishaw. How much is a trishaw ride of 1 or 2 hours?
27 December 2015|
Response from George B |
You can get a tri shaw ride for Ringett $35 per half hour,ride into the Heritgae Market..the tri shaw riders know where to go in that time.Safe ,exciting and a great thing to do to visit "old Penang".