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Chew Jetty

Pengkalan Weld | 59A, Chew Jetty, George Town, Penang Island 10300, Malaysia
+60 13-438 1217
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Private Tour: Penang the Pearl of the Orient
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  • Excellent19%
  • Very good43%
  • Average30%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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“clan jetties” (173 reviews)
“on stilts” (133 reviews)
“wooden planks” (20 reviews)
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Pengkalan Weld | 59A, Chew Jetty, George Town, Penang Island 10300, Malaysia
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+60 13-438 1217
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"clan jetties"
in 173 reviews
"on stilts"
in 133 reviews
"wooden planks"
in 20 reviews
"big bowl"
in 19 reviews
"souvenir shops"
in 60 reviews
"fishing village"
in 26 reviews
"worth a visit"
in 105 reviews
"sea view"
in 24 reviews
"their lives"
in 20 reviews
"small temple"
in 19 reviews
"chinese new year"
in 27 reviews
"interesting place"
in 35 reviews
"nice view"
in 30 reviews
"street art"
in 35 reviews
"homes"
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"tourists"
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"piers"
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Not spectacular, but worth a walk through. A little smelly from the mud flats, but interesting to see the houses built above the water. Lots of gift shops and small eateries. We were surprised to see a few motor bikes in the narrow street despite...More

Thank Richard T
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful view of the harbour however, quite smelly maybe due to the tide being out and the exposure to the mud flats.

Thank Kelownagolfers
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

this place is chinese village and the house made of plain woods and above the sea. the place is sold craft items and local products. nice photo view but kind of crowded.

Thank malissanan
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A few small stores selling same stuff available elsewhere. Only thing of mild interest / amusement was to see the unique method of creating the foundations of the jetty buildings....spoiler alert, plastic buckets used to shape the concrete pillars.

Thank LanceGeange
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice place to watch the sun go down and learn a little more about the Chinese heritage and history of Penang.

Thank 19beardedfoodie92
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Let's be honest - it's pretty basic. The novelty of walking down a jetty lined with small houses is basically all you've got here. Most houses are now trashy souvenirs stores or hipster modern food/drink sellers. The worst part is, if I'd stumbled across it...More

Thank Jimmy E
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It's 15 minutes walk from the cruise terminal there must be around 20 different restaurants as well a Chinese souvior markets. It's on the jetty and Hasan maze of little back alleys mostly people's houses I believe . People are so friendly

Thank Miike2000
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Quite a lot of stalls closed, not a lot happening and not really an attraction. Good hawkers market nearby

1  Thank esstenn
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A walk through the Chew Jetty’s is a look at history. People still live there, so in our quick walk through part of this we were conscious of invading the privacy of the residents there. The homes are out over the water on stilts —...More

Thank Liza B
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Living heritage whereby people still live there but I would recommend that please give these residents their privacy.

Thank Cherina L
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