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Areca Books, George Town

Categories: Gift & Specialty Shops, Shopping
Inspirock Rating:
5/5 based on 15+ reviews on the web
In the heart of Georgetown, Areca Books remains best known for its illustrated publications on tropical architecture, social history, and visual arts. The shop's well-stocked shelves feature content that promotes Southeast Asia's cultural heritage and religious diversity. The bookstore is a great place to stop if you wish to learn something, pick up a few good reads, or simply take advantage of free Wi-Fi. Take a look at our George Town holiday planner to schedule your visit to Areca Books and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • I am a sucker for postcards! The best thing about the postcards are the lovely architectures of Penang, Malaysia in watercolour. I enjoyed browsing through the store but it was quite dusty when I flip...  read more »
  • I'd personally say that this is one of the finest bookshops in Georgetown area with a wide collection of cultural books. A great recommendation to anyone who loves to read about Malaysian History, Cul...  read more »
  • Areca Books has a lovely space filled with interesting books about Penang and Malaysia by both local and international writers. A must visit when visiting the island as the building and the books real...  read more »
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