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George Town: Itineraries & tips

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"George Town is very walkable and there are murals to be found every few blocks."missfilatelista.com
"George Town is full of delicious food."penang-insider.com
"George Town is my favourite city to visit in Malaysia!"velvetescape.com
"George Town is a food heaven for everybody."davestravelcorner.com
"George Town is one of the best places to stay in Penang for budget and boutique accommodations."roadaffair.com
"George Town is not just a must visit Unesco site in Asia, but one of Southeast Asia's most vibrant and artsy towns."travelphotodiscovery.com

Northwest Malaysia

George Towns location

George Town at a glance

Art
Street Art
Food

300,000

Population

2-3 nights

Recommended

Average (3 of 5)

Level of costs

Around George Town

Airports:

Penang International Airport (PEN)

Pelaneng Airport (PEL)

About George Town

(Malaysia) George Town has 300,000 people. And this town is in the east of Malaysia. Ipoh is the nearest big city. And it is located by the sea and so it is possible adore the wonderful beaches at George Town.

Things to do

, a Malaysia (plan Malaysia itineraries)n travel blogger who now calls Penang as her home, to share her list of things to do when visiting Penang. Chowrasta M

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Penang is made up of two parts: Penang Island and Seberang Perai. Penang Island is located a short distance off the mainland of Pe

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Things to do in Penang

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Penang is known for being the food capital of Malaysia (plan Malaysia itineraries), but there are several other things to do in Penang besides eating! Here ar

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Eat & drink

Nestled in the quiet of the Tropical Spice Garden sits this treasured gem. A Thai restaurant with a huge wooden verandah with tabl

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Golden Thai Seafood Restaurant

Ferringhi Garden Restaurant

Golden Bay Sands - Garden Cafe

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Here is our Penang food map pinpointing all of the best places to eat in Penang. This map is of George Town Penang, as this is whe

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Woodlands Vegetarian Restaurant

Sri Ananda Bahwan Restaurant

Tek Sen Restaurant

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When doing food research, I’m drawn to places that have withstood the test of time because to me, that usually means four things.

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First Famous Federal Restaurant

11. First Famous Federal Restaurant

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Worth to visit

We were pleasantly surprised to discover that there is a much wider variety of exotic wildlife here than just butterflies. But the

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General

The Habitat is an interesting nature walk set on top of Penang Hill. , but until last year, I kind of despised visiting Penang Hil

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7 Reasons Why You should Visit the Habitat Penang Hill

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It’s impossible to plan a family vacation to Penang and not at least consider visiting Penang Butterfly Farm’s award-winning new p

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For many Malaysia (plan Malaysia itineraries)ns, shopping is a natural activity, and lingering in shopping malls to enjoy an air-conditioned break from the pu

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Itinerary

, but that was nothing compared to George Town. When we checked the Lonely Planet We are guests in a 200-year-old colonial buildin

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I love walking along historic streets lined with old buildings. George Town, along with Melaka, is a UNESCO world heritage site li

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Vibrant and colorful, George Town, Penang is a city with a multicultural heritage and laid-back vibe that is sure to charm you. Ex

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Planning Your George Town Itinerary

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Costs

Remember that you only pay for a ride on Penang Ferry when you travel from Butterworth, the mainland side, to Penang island. The r

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It really depends on your habits and whether you are a drinker or not, but costs for backpacking in Penang can be limited to about

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Qatar Airways’ planes are comfortable and spacious, and the flight attendants very well trained. ...

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Accommodation

George Town is the colorful, multicultural capital of the Malaysia (plan Malaysia itineraries)n island of Penang. Beyond the old town, George Town is a modern

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Penang is made up of Penang Island as well as part of the mainland. Penang Island has one large city, the capital George Town, and

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Where To Stay In Batu Ferringhi

Where To Stay In George Town

Why Stay In Batu Ferringhi?

Why Stay In Gurney Drive

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During my 6-month Asia trip I spent around a month in George Town, Penang, because I loved it so much. In that time I stayed in mu

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The Kimberley Hotel

Where to stay in Penang

Campbell House Hotel

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