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Everything you need to know about Georgetown

With a long and illustrious history under its belt, Penang’s capital city is one of the most interesting and colourful cities in Malaysia. Named after King George III, walking down the streets of Georgetown is like walking through the paths of history.

As acknowledgment of its well-preserved cultural and historical heritage, the city was listed as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO on the 7th of July 2008.

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  • Top 10 Hotels In Georgetown

    Top 10 Hotels In Georgetown

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  • Top 10 Attractions In Georgetown

    Top 10 Attractions In Georgetown

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  • Top 10 Night Spots in Georgetown

    Top 10 Nightlife in Georgetown

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  • Top 10 Restaurants In Georgetown

    Top 10 Restaurants In Georgetown

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    Top 10 Shopping In Georgetown

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Top 10 Hotels In Georgetown

Top 10 Hotels In Georgetown

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10 Best Affordable Hotels in Georgetown

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10 Best Cheap Hotels in Georgetown

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Cheong Fatt Tze Mansion

Cheong Fatt Tze Mansion

The house is open for visitors to learn more about Cheong's history through antiques and paraphernalia displayed in the Read More...

Clan Jetties

Clan Jetties

Consisting of a row of wooden houses on stilts along a planked walkway built over the water, The Clan Jetties are Read More...

Kapitan Keling Mosque

Kapitan Keling Mosque

Situated along Pitt Street, the Kapitan Keling Mosque is Penang’s first-ever mosque built in the 19th century, which is Read More...

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    Kek Lok Si Temple

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    Penang Khoo Kongsi

    A kongsi is a building in which Chinese families of the same surname gather to worship their ancestors. Read More»

  • KOMTAR Penang

    KOMTAR Penang

    KOMTAR is located in central Georgetown, along the north-south Jalan Penang and east-west Jalan Magazine. The most Read More»

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    Penang Road

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    Penang Peranakan Mansion

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Georgetown Travel Guide

Georgetown Attractions

Georgetown Attractions

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Georgetown Restaurants

Georgetown Restaurants

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Georgetown Nightlife

Georgetown Nightlife

As night falls, people would be thronging the streets to let their hair down at a pub or a nightclub, particularly along Read More...

Georgetown Shopping

Georgetown Shopping

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Georgetown Activities

Georgetown Activities

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Georgetown Map

Georgetown Map

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