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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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  • August 7, 2017
    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 »
  • July 14, 2017
    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 »
  • June 30, 2017
    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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