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George Town, Penang

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Historic Site Tourist Spot
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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  • My mode of transport was the shuttle bus.As the bus passes through the city one can get a good view of the city life and how the locals live. One can also ride the Trishaw the man powered ride. I also...  more »
  • We spent 3 days in Georgetown as our first entry into Malaysia. On the first day we rented a trishaw and rode around the city. The driver was very kind and ensured we saw every possible street art alo...  more »
  • We came via shuttle bus from our hotel. Large are, get a map from a shop! Trishaw: We had read about riding a trishaw around georgetown- we did this however it is done by elderly men and i know they m...  more »