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George Town, Penang

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World Heritage-listed George Town boasts colonial-era administrative buildings, Chinese shop houses, pedestrian walkways known as "five foot ways", a crumbling protestant graveyard, ornate Chinese temples, colonial churches, and mosques. Sample traditional Chinese dishes from street stalls, and spot the humorous street art scattered across the city. George Town is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our online itinerary creator, Butterworth Edition.
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  • usually i celebrate CNY back at hometown, but this year i decided to try celebrate it in another country, turns out to be a bit dissapointing. before going, i've read that penang is quite outstanding ...  more »
  • In the densely populated suburb meets the, old english"style on the Chinese and Indian culture. All in all is almost every house in need of renovation, and the smell of garbage and waste water alternate with food smells, and incense. Everything colorful mixed and fairly takes getting used to. Worth seeing but takes getting used to.
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  • On going for Chinese New Year 2017...cultural performances...the lion dances being watched by spectators local and foreign tourists. Even trishaws being fewer as they were not available...as being spr...  more »