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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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  • Entering Chinatown into Campbell street through the elegant arc one expects more of this street than others. Also here many shops have closed down, houses are in need of total renovation, one has only...  more »
  • British policy as between British and Malaysian Immigration, such as Chinese or India Indian mutiny.
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  • Plenty of restaurant and shops. It's like in Beijing. Pretty typical and colonial houses. Not to be missed
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