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“last sunday”(13 reviews)
“local artists”(2 reviews)
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Upper Penang Road, George Town, Penang Island, Malaysia
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went to beach street at penang for sight seeing. It was hot & sunny day. However, don't worry as there are alot of stall & cafe for refreshing.

Thank Yayanazemi
Reviewed 24 June 2018

Well it's the last Sunday of the month & advertised on Penang tourism website is the regular upper Penang Rd markets between 1000 & 1700. We went there - nothing & no one. Very disappointing. This seems typical of Penang - many shops & restaurants...More

Thank Kathy N
Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

I am totally disappointed when I come to George Town and was expecting more shops and things to see. Visited this place on Saturday that I would expect huge crowds, to my surprise it was not crowded and few shops were open. This is far...More

2  Thank Daniel S
Reviewed 26 February 2018 via mobile

A good place to take a walk to learn indian culture & lifestyle. There are a few stalls selling indian related products. Worth for a heritage walk

Thank Lee C
Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

Read about this street market and was excited to visit. But after walking a distance in the heat to get here, all I saw were a few stalls and mostly selling stuff you can get elsewhere. A few stalls sold handmade goods like soap, pouches...More

1  Thank runningnose
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

we've been before but honestly this so called market offers little. The stalls are a mix of home produced items none of which is uniquely from Penang. I won't bother going again as Penang has a lot more to offer.

4  Thank preic
Reviewed 15 March 2017

This is a really nice market. A few handicraft stalls selling some interesting items. A couple of local charity stalls with some of the actual artists helping sell their wares. Entertainment from some excellent local artists. Good delicacies to purchase too. There are even a...More

2  Thank Andy S
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

We just visit here to check out what's this is all about. It's basically a small street market of local cool stuff like, paintings, books, arts, fashionable accessories like ear rings, necklace, handmade coffee, local small bites. We show few Lisa trying on a music...More

Thank Alifaiz
Reviewed 5 August 2016

Heard this market was open only every last sunday of the month and it sells some products made by local artists. Well its a reasonably long stretch of stalls, just a short distance up from Cititel hotel and famous Sup Hameed stall. There are no...More

1  Thank EuniceOng
Reviewed 26 June 2016

We were very disappointed when we visited this market. Many of the stalls were being run by shops we'd already noticed, but avoided because of the poor quality, often imported goods they were selling. There were some exceptions - individuals with a creative flair, a...More

1  Thank Alexander6011
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