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Little India - Penang, Penang

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Covering an area around Queen Street, Chulia Street and Market Street, Little India (Tamil: குட்டி இந்தியா) in the city of George Town in Malaysia, is an ethnic Indian enclave. The oldest Hindu temple in Penang, Sri Mahamariamman Temple is located here. This area bears many similarities to market streets in Chennai, Mumbai or Delhi. It location at the centre of Penang Heritage Zone and nearby Penang's main finance centre, Beach Street make it one of the most famous and notable shopping spot in Penang among local and tourist.Little India is also famous for Malaysian Indian cuisine.It also serve as main commercial and cultural activities of Penang Indians. The place becomes more lively during festival times like Deepavali, Christmas and ThaipusamLocationThe Penang's Little India located in the heart of Georgetown,the capital of Penang. It is in the centre of Penang Heritage Zone. Penang's Little India covered by 3 streets, which is: Chulia Street Queen Street Market StreetBut the Little India also can be expanded to the Jalan Masjid Kapitan Keling and Church Street due to large number of Indian business over there.
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  • Located within the Heritage zone in Georgetown, Little India covers around three streets, Chulia Street, Queen Street and Market Street. This area is filled with shops selling everything from sarees, ...  more »
  • Was taken here by a colleague who has visited Penang many times, and was super pleased he did. We stopped at one of the many Indian restaurants in this part of the city, it was full of Indian families...  more »
  • It has character and atmosphere and a must see when in George Town. Little India covers some four or five blocks with the typical restaurants, shops, noise, music and a little chaos. It was however qu...  more »
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