Visit the place where the renowned shoemaker Jimmy Choo first learned his craft, the Hong Kong Shoe Store, on this half-day guided tour. Witness the mesmerizing production of beaded shoes and visit one of the oldest remaining wooden clog stores in Penang.
After pickup from your city hotel, make your way to Kimberley Street to visit the Hong Kong Shoe Store. This is where the world-famous shoemaker Jimmy Choo had his apprenticeship under the guidance of Master Wong. Trace his journey from novice craftsman to designer of shoes for celebrities and royalty, including the late Princess Diana. While here, see how shoes are still made using traditional methods.
Next, visit the beaded shoe shop on Armenian Street. See the production of the vibrantly colored women's beaded shoes. Your last stop is one of the only surviving wooden clog shops in the city center. Witness the making of life-sized and miniature wooden clogs and perhaps purchase 1 or 2 pieces to remember your time in Penang.