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George Town, Penang

(3.8/5 based on 320 reviews on the web)
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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  • For me, Penang is all about Georgetown. Heritage, historical building, quiet exotic old town, street food heaven. Great for city walk. True gem of Southeast Asia.  more »
  • I was on the mainland for work and went to Georgetown town to check it out. Georgetown is the best place to be! All the tourists and tourist related stuff is there. Check out the malls, street art and...  more »
  • Definitely worth a visit, the street art walk is really good, with lots of very good art works on the walls of buildings. The town is easy to walk around or you can catch the free city circle bus.  more »