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Pengkalan Weld | 59A, Chew Jetty, George Town, Penang Island 10300, Malaysia
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Reviewed today via mobile

Exploring the Chinese Jetties in Georgetown is a must as part of a visit to UNESCO sites. Chew family jetty is the busiest jetty, full of tourists and souvenirs. Good to look at, but I have to say i found the other family jetties much...More

Thank Odyssey811876
Reviewed today via mobile

The 'Jetis' are great to visit just to see traditional way of living. easily walkable from centre of Penang or just grab a Trishaw! The Chew Jetty offers great shopping and recommend to visit the Big Bowl noodle whilst you're there. It's delicious and great...More

Thank MartinaDushi
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Nothing much other than shop houses but interesting to see how people live and make their living. Good to pay a visit if you are in George Town the first time. Tells you about the clan heritage.

Thank Christina052
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Chew Jetty, which is a Clan jetty for import/export. It is actually a village built on stilts and joined by wooden walkways over the water. These ‘water villages’, set up more than a century ago, house the descendants from Fukien Province in China, they appear...More

Thank Joe D
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We visited this jetty as part of a bus tour in Penang. The early chinese influence here is well worth a visit

Thank trmartin123
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I loved exploring the many jetties of Penang, but this one just made me sad. Instead of a well preserved cultural landmark, the increased tourism has created a demand for people’s homes to be used as storefronts for tourist crap. Skip this jetty and check...More

Thank Joy M
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Surrounded by shops and eating places this is one of the clan jetties of Penang. Lined on both sides with a mixture of residences and tourist shops there is no glimpse of the sea until the end. Although the jetty feels strong and stable a...More

Thank Chris D
Reviewed 5 days ago

Like HK Tai O, high heel wooden house, with sea view and fishing boat. Good place to walk around and feel about Penang.

Thank karenHK_88
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was interesting to see another way of living. About a 1000 people live and work on the pier. We also saw the boat which will be sent to sea for good luck.

Thank JeErGo
Reviewed 1 week ago

A visit to this area is a must, it shows you where the original groups of people who came to Penang to settle lived and how these groups still live on these jetties many years later

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Angelic3311
16 May 2018|
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Response from Joan0452013 | Reviewed this property |
No entrance fee. There’s probably a fee for the boat ride but don’t know how much.
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PSYL
20 August 2016|
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Response from roly w | Reviewed this property |
Really?
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