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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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  • Amazing colonial island town with rich Malaysian culture in a colonial setting. Fantastic food, colonial architecture, and a Malaysian traditional waterfront settlement. This beautiful island has some...  more »
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