City Guide George Town, Penang

City Guide George Town, Penang, George Town, Malaysia (B)

Malaysia features many islands you can travel to during your round trip. One of the most popular islands is Penang, located at the west side of the country. In high season, Penang can be very touristic. There are some places located at the beach which attracts tourists and offer some beautiful hotels. When you travel to Penang in low season (for example in October/November), like I did, the island isn’t that touristic at all. In contrast to the other islands, Penang can easily be reached by bus or car via the bridge. You can also go by ferry.

The capital of Penang is Georgetown. It’s a beautiful, but chaotic city with lots of Chinese influences. Besides Kuala Lumpur, Georgetown is the most lively city of the country; you can find shopping malls, restaurants and cafes everywhere. Unfortunately, the city also has many high buildings. This makes Georgetown, in my opinion, a little less atmospheric. However, the city has some beautiful street, a big port, several temples and nice food markets. In this article I’ll tell you about all the things you can do when paying a visit to the city. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: City Guide George Town, Penang
Guide Location: Malaysia » George Town
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Tamara And Daphne From Girlswanderlust
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Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Little India
  • Chinatown
  • Lebuh Chulia
  • Lebuh Kimberley
  • Medan Renong
  • Clan Jetties
  • port of George Town
  • Penang Town Hall