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 ThaipusamInspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Penang trip simple and quick.
The 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 Street
But 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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Little India - Penang Reviews
I really enjoyed the foods around the little India specially the banana leaf. This place is good to hang around and shop Indian goods. more »
We were told "dawn until dusk". We arrived mid-morning. Wandered around finding most places either closed or shut permanently. This was not the vibrant, interesting "piece of India" I was led to belie... more »
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