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Private Tour: George Town Food Experience and Trishaw Ride
"George Town comes alive in the blaze of lights in the evening with hundreds of food stalls and numerous hawker centres in different locations ready to whet the appetite of diners looking for the famous street food of Penang. You will be taken to the famous Gurney Drive Hawker Centre to taste the famous Pena voted one of the tastiest dishes of the world. Other famous local and appetizing dishes include; Char Koay Teow Satay Grilled Fish and others. The guide will reserve the table and recommend dishes suitable to your taste. After dinner feel the old town ambience by taking a short and relaxing trishaw ride in the center of UNESCO World Heritage George Town."""
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Private Tour: George Town Food Experience and Trishaw Ride
"George Town comes alive in the blaze of lights in the evening with hundreds of food stalls and numerous hawker centres in different locations ready to whet the appetite of diners looking for the famous street food of Penang. You will be taken to the famous Gurney Drive Hawker Centre to taste the famous Pena voted one of the tastiest dishes of the world. Other famous local and appetizing dishes include; Char Koay Teow Satay Grilled Fish and others. The guide will reserve the table and recommend dishes suitable to your taste. After dinner feel the old town ambience by taking a short and relaxing trishaw ride in the center of UNESCO World Heritage George Town."""
From $69.00
 
Penang Island Discovery Morning Tour
"You'll be picked up from your Penang hotel and taken to a Batik Factory to experience the traditional technique of batik printing using wax and dyes.Learn about the rubber tapping spices and local Penang fruits on this discovery tour. Tour continues to a Malay Kampung an old style Malaysian village where you will have the chance to mingle with the locals. Visit the legendary Snake Temple where green Pit Vipers adorn the altars.Observe the art of jewelery making at the OE Design an international jewelry factory located at the Free Trade Zone. See how gold platinum and gemstones are put together into a fine piece of jewelry.View the 3rd longest bridge in the world which links the Penang Island to the mainland and journey through historic Georgetown before returning to your hotel."
From $31.00

Persiaran Gurney & Hawker Center Tips (19)

Gurney Drive

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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aukahkay
Aug 03, 2008

Nice Stroll

Although I didn't enjoy eating at the hawker center, I like to come here to stroll along the water front. Especially in the evening, the feeling of sea breeze is so relaxing. This is something I can't...
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travelpug
Nov 12, 2007

Very Touristy

This is the most popular hawker center in Penang for tourists. I don't think the locals come here to eat too often. I can't recall any food that I ate here was great. But it's fun and exciting when I...
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travelpug
Nov 12, 2007

Don't Miss Gurney Drive

If you have only a very short time in Penang, then you should go to Gurney Drive, located on the northern side of George Town, towards Tanjung Bunga. There is a seafront promenade that spans the...
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longsanborn
Jan 18, 2007

Gurney Drive - Must See

Gurney Drive (Pesiaran Gurney) is probably one of the most famous and popular tourist destination of locals and foreigners. It is about 1.5 kilometer and was called the "new Esplanade" to...
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SLLiew
Jan 03, 2007

GUrney Drive

Gurney drive is very popular with courting couples, retired folks, and simply anybody who loves the sea breeze, the many food stalls, restaurants, the condominiums, apartments, the majestic casuarina...
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gnh
Nov 16, 2005

Asia's Best Destination for Street Food

"Imagine a free-ranging buffet, several hundred square kilometers in area, through which to graze at will. This limitless cornucopia brings together some of the liveliest culinary traditions of Asia,...
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bpacker
Nov 13, 2005

Visit Gurney Drive

When you are in Penang do pay a visit to Gurney Drive. For the full effect, come in the evenings and take a stroll. Don't just drive through! In the good old days the numerous Gurney Drive hawkers...
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Wild_Orchid
Jun 23, 2005

Gurney Drive: Sea breezes walks and local food!

If you are in Georgetown and need to do something, why not take a walk along Gurney Drive, enjoy the sea breeze at night (the beach is not much to rave about; pretty much silt and rocks), see locals...
xuessium
Apr 19, 2005

Gurney Drive Hawker Centre

The stalls at gurney starts at around 5pm. This is the easiest found spot for the tourist to get penang food but, the food are not the best that penangites will purposely go for. If you want to try...
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yuet29
Feb 20, 2005

Gurney Drive

Hawkers open for business as night falls. Try to go early as it gets crowded pretty fast. You will get even hungrier as you wait for food.Best thing is that the food come in small quantities at...
chewjiali
Dec 26, 2004

Gurney Drive

Gurney Drive have one of the best view of Penang sunset, is a favourite among families and lovers. This coastline stretch is a upmarket residential area, many bungalow lots had gave way to the...
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cheekychic
Dec 09, 2004
 
 
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Things to Do Near Persiaran Gurney & Hawker Center

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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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Snake Temple ( Qing Shui Zu Shi )

Visit to the Snake Temple, one must not miss to take some photos of the snakes. Just when you enter the temple, turn right to the snakes hall, there are many harmless snakes moving and rest 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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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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172, Solok Gurney 1, Georgetown, 10250 Jelutong, Pulau Pinang

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