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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 Penang trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.
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  • Georgetown is a World Heritage site on the northeast side of Penang Island. You can enjoy exotic cityscapes with a variety of cultural backgrounds, including Chinese, British and Indian.
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  • In George Town, there’s a meal of a different sort at Hikayat, a sleek one-stop-shop for literature, creativity and Penang’s latest, most artsy accommodation. BEACH STREET, THE LONG thoroughfare conne...  more »
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