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George Town

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Penang Harmony Food Trail
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Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

There are plenty of museums and wonderful remanences of the colonial error. If you like walking in the heat visiting museums and looking at historic building this the the placer for you. You could be mistaken in thinking your in a very western city, take...More

Thank Miike2000
Reviewed 7 March 2017

For me, Penang is all about Georgetown. Heritage, historical building, quiet exotic old town, street food heaven. Great for city walk. True gem of Southeast Asia.

Thank Reinaldo_dc
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

I was on the mainland for work and went to Georgetown town to check it out. Georgetown is the best place to be! All the tourists and tourist related stuff is there. Check out the malls, street art and all the different culture.

1  Thank Terry_Edwards
Reviewed 4 March 2017

Definitely worth a visit, the street art walk is really good, with lots of very good art works on the walls of buildings. The town is easy to walk around or you can catch the free city circle bus.

Thank Mark&Rosa
Reviewed 3 March 2017

George Town Penang was our first port call on the 'Mariner of the seas' cruise, we reached Penang around 6.00 pm. It's a pretty colonial town, walking around the streets, admiring the colonial architecture was nice. The hop-on-hop-off tour could have been a good idea,...More

Thank Aprajita R
Reviewed 23 February 2017

This is a very old town with fantastic history. Furthermore it houses nice old buildings and modern buildings too. My main influence was the food, it was fresh cheep and many varieties, basically fantastic. There is lot of culture in this place and the people...More

Thank Woody992
Reviewed 14 February 2017

The capital city of Penang, George Town has been awarded UNESCO world heritage site status so we were expecting great things. Whilst the architecture shows a great mix of cultures and religions, it hasn't been maintained well and is rather bland. There are a few...More

Thank Liketorome
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

My husband and i came to George Town for a short break. After reading up on the place we were expecting to have a great time. We have never been so disapointed!!! Its dirty, smelly and a nightmare to walk round especially at night trying...More

Thank Sam F
Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

usually i celebrate CNY back at hometown, but this year i decided to try celebrate it in another country, turns out to be a bit dissapointing. before going, i've read that penang is quite outstanding in CNY, the decoration and crowd. after i go there,...More

Thank hennyquo
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

On going for Chinese New Year 2017...cultural performances...the lion dances being watched by spectators local and foreign tourists. Even trishaws being fewer as they were not available...as being spread out at heritage zones. Buses packed as most heading towards destinations of their choices to visit...

Thank safwanlim
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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".