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Queen Street, George Town

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Wander through Queen Street for a glimpse of Indian culture in Malaysia. Affectionately known as "Little India," this charming quarter features shops, restaurants, and Hindu temples. Try the cuisine of the street's food stalls and soak in the smell of incense and Indian spices. Hunt for bargains on saris, scarves, and colorful fabrics at the area' stores, or pamper yourself at the beauty parlors or nail salons. This quarter is also home to some of the city's famous street murals, so be sure to check them out as well. Put Queen Street and other George Town attractions into our George Town vacation generator, and watch your holiday take shape.
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As an established tourist destination, George Town offers a range of options making use of the city's famous architectural diversity, with boutique hotels in the old town themed around the history of the building they occupy. For such singular accommodations, expect to pay a little more. Budget hotels and unbranded local options provide a comfortable night sleep at an affordable rate. The coastal areas offer more expensive resort-style luxury rooms with sea views, while away from the beaten track, you'll find backpacker hostels providing good options for those wanting to keep on the move.
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  • a very lively avenue with lots of small businesses, eating establishments and tourist stores. We walked there towards the end of the business day and it was still full of people. A good way to see par...  more »
  • If you are in Georgetwon a walk through the different streets in the city center is a must. Queen street is one of it and a really quite and peaceful place in a busy city. Nice cafes and bistros to en...  more »
  • Wonder how they live together?...Muslim,Hindu,Buddhism,Christian...you'll find it here. Little India along China Street(Lebuh Cina),across over is Chinatown and in the heart of the triangle is Muslim ...  more »