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Chinatown - Penang, Penang

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Chinatown - Penang is located in Penang. Using our international travel planner, Butterworth attractions like Chinatown - Penang can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • This is a sprawling China Town with lots of different shops. Ranging from bars to restaurants, tea shops and antiques, clothes and groceries. Many stores are closed in the afternoon, and quite a vibe ...  more »
  • Great bargains. Remember that the price they start off with is generally only worth 25% of the real price so don't forget to batter. Walk away and they'll settle for your price.  more »
  • Stumbled right into the heart of some Chinatown event on a long walk after dinner. So glad we did. Lanterns were lit, songs were sung, thronged with people, cooking in the open, men selling little por...  more »

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With a variety of travelers always coming and going, Butterworth offers accommodations for everyone. Whether you prefer a basic hostel room with a shared bathroom or a luxurious suite, finding a room is easy--but do book ahead of time if you go during the peak season. You can stay on Jalan Kampung Gajah for the easiest access to the ferry terminal, but note that many hotels offer free drop-off and pick-up from the terminal to make travel easy.
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