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Private Tour: Penang City Highlights
"View Fort Cornwallis the largest historical remain in Penang with its cannons still pointing towards the direction of the long-past invaders from the sea. Visit Chew Jetty - the original early Chinese settlement with stilt homes above the coast. Admire the intricate and the basic house rules of the Khoo Kongsi (a Chinese clan house) then drive through the colorful Little India where traditional Indian dresses and spices are traded along the congested streets. Continue tour to see one of the world's largest Reclining Buddha in a Thai temple. Stop for refreshments at Coffee Tr"""View Fort Cornwallis the largest standing fort in Malaysia. Visit Chew Jetty
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Private Tour: Half-Day Penang Walking Tour
"Where else in the world can you find a street lined with so many places of worship of different faith all within a perimeter of one KM with residents living in harmony and respectful of each other's religion and culture. The walking tour begins from St. George's Church oldest in Malaysia to the Taoist Goddess of Mercy Temple which survived the last two world wars. Across the street is Little India with its colorful Sri Mariamman Temple decorated with 40 statuettes of Hindu Gods. Further down visit either Khoo or Cheah Kongsi a Chinese ancestral clan house cum temple. Also not to be missed is the Kapitan Keling Mosque the first Arab-Indian Muslim mosque built in Penang."""
From $66.00
 
Private Tour: Museums and Street Art Tour in George Town
"Explore the UNESCO World Heritage Sites of George Town through selected museums and the famous street arts. Learn the straits settlement history and the culture of our people from as early as the 18th century at the Penang Museum and then adjourn to the with option to super-impose yourself in the pictures. Visit the Peranakan Mansion (or Museum) which houses priceless antique collections and artifacts an assimilation of cultures between the Malays and the early Chinese settlers. Within the old city vicinity check-out numerous murals (street arts) depicting the simple life style of Penang people. Note: Penang Museum closes on Fridays on which day longer stop will be given at other attractions.""""George Town
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More Restaurants in George Town

Noordin & Dean Kafe

I was uncertain when approaching Noordin & Dean Kafe from Komtar because of the amount of wasteland and building work. It didn't seem like the location for a great restaurant. But I was mistaken....
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antistar
Mar 29, 2015

Pit Stop no. 6

A brand new cafe in a refurbished town house on Lebuh China, just off the busy thoroughfare of Beach Street, is Pit Stop no. 6. The menu is small, but the food is tasty, the decor and atmosphere very...
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antistar
Mar 25, 2015

The Leaf Healthy House

There is vegetarian food in Malaysia, but it can be a bit hard to track down, and always a little bit strange. In Penang it's easier than elsewhere. This particular restaurant was filled with local...
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antistar
Mar 23, 2015

At Ayer Itam

Hmm...why the crowds, hanging around under the big umbrella, its not a hot day in Ayer Itam. Make way, make way for Mimi...Oh I see and Oh mine, my favourite MuaChi, not only me, for the rest of the...
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AngMimi
Mar 11, 2013

Mews Cafe.

Mews cafe is a very pleasant little cafe in Muntri street that serves real nice food.their menu nis quite varied with both western, indian, malaysian food and a few other things.The cafe has a really...
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cachaseiro
Jan 01, 2012

Red garden food paradise.

The red garden is a foodcourt where you have several street vendors selling their food at little stalls and then you have tables in the middle and then you can sit there surrounded by good food and go...
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cachaseiro
Dec 06, 2010
 
 
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Meena cafe.

Meena cafe is a wonderful little place that is a local favorite with the indian community in George town, a community that is quite big.I have eaten there a couple of times and been very satisfied...
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cachaseiro
Nov 26, 2010

culinary paradise

Penang offers a multi-cultural gastronomic experience for the newcomer since it sits between the old trade routes from the West (Europe) to the East (China). Our cuisine is a fusion of...
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andrewyong
Apr 01, 2006

Dim Sum breakfast with friends

What could be better than having a weekly dim sum breakfast with your friends and catch-up with each other. The art is to pick your choice of dim sum one at a time, each them daintily (girls) and...
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andrewyong
Jan 03, 2006

Gloria Jean's

You've been in Asia a while and feel like you can't face another curry dish or bowl of noodles. All you really want is a good cup of coffee, a Western style snack (like a sandwich) and maybe a cake....
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Oct 26, 2003

Dragon King

Dragon King, the good Nyonya restaurant has moved location. Last time I ate here the owners said this could happen, and it has. I didn't get a chance to try out the new location. Anything cooked in...
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Oct 25, 2003

Café 509

A very good, clean café on busy Lebuh Chulia. The cleanliness was the big plus for me here as I'd eaten at some other dirtyish places in the area that just made me uncomfortable. Good sandwiches and...
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phil_uk_net
Jan 25, 2003

Dragon King

Penang is home to a special type of cuisine known as Nyonya that is not available anywhere else. This restaurant is 27 years old and was the first to start offering Nyonya cuisine in Penang.It is a...
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phil_uk_net
Jan 25, 2003

Sarkies

Great for a tea or a buffet lunch by the sea, this annex of the Eastern & Oriental is very high quality, but not too snobby or expensive.
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Mar 27, 2015

Top Hotels in George Town

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corner of Hutton Lane & Clarke Street, 10050
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55 Penang Rd., Georgetown, Penang, 10000, Malaysia
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Argyll Road, Georgetown, Penang, 10050, Malaysia
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273-B Chulia St., Georgetown, Penang, 10200, Malaysia
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103, Lebuh Cintra, 10100
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431F Lebuh Chalia, Georgetown, Penang, Malaysia
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Things to Do Near George Town

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Burmese Temple (Dhammikarama)

The Dhammikarama Burmese Temple is just opposite the Thai Reclining Buddha Temple, both founded in the 19th century. This area ( Jalan Burma and Lorong Burma ) may have lived Thai and Burmese people...
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Cathedral of the Assumption

The Church of the Assumption was founded when George Town was first settled in 1786. It was so named because the first group of Roman Catholic Eurasians from Kedah landed in Penang that year on the...
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Chew Jetty

The Chew Jetty is part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site which covers Penang and Melaka, and it is in brief a collection of stilt houses. It was first built more than 100 years ago as a clan jetty for...
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Penang City Hall

City Hall is the most magnificent colonial building in Georgetown. It was build in 1903 with Edwardian Baroque architectural design and painted white of the entire building. This building has brought...
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Penang Chinatown

You can sense the well preserved lifestyle of Chinese immigrant settlers from the 1800's when visiting Chinatown and "Lim Kim Hin". There are many clanhouses and let your step into this area take you...
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Persiaran Gurney & Hawker Center

Gurney Drive is a seaside esplanade with luxury hotels, condominiums and the famous hawker center. It is a popular hangout for locals and tourists alike. Besides local Penang hawker fare, there are...
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Top 5 George Town Writers

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"Georgetown / Penang"
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"Georgetown - Penang"
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SLLiew

"New UNESCO WHS : George Town (Tanjung)"
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"My little home in Malaysia."
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"George Town, Penang"
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