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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. Find out how to plan Butterworth trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.
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  • September 27, 2017
    We visited Georgetown in September 2017 and found the City most delightful. There is an interesting mix of British colonial buildings amid Chinese and Indian temples, market stalls and eateries. It's ...  more »
  • September 25, 2017
    Penang was one Happy Valley West of Puerto Vallarta in the future city in the San Francisco area with high proportion of Chinese people can feel the atmosphere of national integration within 圍 Chinese people view sound 廟 Happy Valley Hindu temple 廟 lipps, Inc people outside a mosque in the future China's Church and I can eat the Food Traditions of the ethic group is real is to want to lose weight walking the park fun
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  • September 24, 2017
    Kota ini seperti kota yang masih bertahan di tengah gempuran teknologi dan desain modern minimalis.. masih banyak bangunan-bangunan kuno dan jadul.. yang tentu membangkitkan kenangan di tahun-tahun 80...  more »

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Where to stay in Butterworth

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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