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Georgetown, a picturesque city in Penang, Malaysia, is a harmonious blend of history, culture, and modernity. This UNESCO World Heritage City is known for its well-preserved colonial architecture and vibrant street art that adorns its historic walls. The city's heart beats with bustling markets, where you can find an array of local delicacies and unique handicrafts.

 

Georgetown's culinary scene is a testament to its multicultural heritage, with hawker stalls serving up delectable street food and restaurants offering a fusion of flavors influenced by the Chinese, Indian, and Malay communities. The city's rich history is brought to life through its numerous temples, mosques, and clan houses, which reflect the diverse tapestry of its inhabitants.

 

Malaya Travel genuinely recommends visiting as spending a few days in Penang! With its narrow, winding streets and vibrant culture, Georgetown is a place where time seems to stand still, inviting adult and children alike to explore its historic neighborhoods. The city's well-maintained streets and welcoming atmosphere make it an excellent destination for those seeking a taste of Malaysia's heritage and a genuine connection with its people.

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Georgetown in Penang Island, Malaysia with Malaya Travel

HIGHLIGHTS OF PENANG

If you only have a few days in Penang, here are Malaya Travel's top picks while visiting the Malaysia's food paradise.

GEORGETOWN

No visit to Kuala Lumpur can be complete without standing on the 41st floor bridge between the two towers. Advenced ticket reservation is recommended.

LAKSA 

Visit the prestigious Royal Selangor pewter factory, a heritage spanning back to 1885. Explore the rich history and craftsmanship that have made Royal Selangor a name synonymous with exceptional pewter craftsmanship for generations. Top of Form

TRY DURIAN 

If you are in Penang in durian season (May, August) do not miss visiting Bao Sheng Durian Farm for an authentic durian tasting.

EAT LIKE A LOCAL

No trip is complete without dining on the streets of Georgetown and exploring the different dishes at different food stalls.

RAINBOW SKYWALK

The Rainbow Skywalk offers an exhilarating experience as the highest outdoor glass sky walk in Malaysia, perched atop the city's tallest skyscraper, Komtar.

PERANAKAN MUSEUM

Visit a 19th-century Chinese tycoon former stunning residence, learn about Penang's Peranakan heritage, a mix of Chinese and Malay traditions. 

SHOPPING AT PAVILION 

If you are a shopping lover, you can't miss KL's favorite shopping mall in the heart of Bukit Bintang. Make sure you visit the mall during any holiday for its festive decoration.

FREE YOGA IN KLCC PARK 

Join a free yoga session every Saturday morning in KLCC Park at 7:30am and start the day refreshed! 

CHILL AT BANGSAR 

Bangsar is a trendy neighborhood a little further out, and it is a great place to spend a few hours looking around, and even try the best banana leaf rice in the city.

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Peter Spaits, Malaysia Vacation Expert

PENANG ITINERARIES

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PENANG'S CURATED HOTELS

Not sure what you are looking for? Here are some of our favourites hotels from standard to once in a lifeitme. If you can't find what you are looking for, just let us know and we will be happy to find you the most suitable hotels for your needs.

PENANG'S CURATED EXPERIENCES

From excellent spa treatments to interactive sightseeing. No matter where you travel, we got you covered! We work only with a selected few local agencies to provide the highest quality tours at every destination!

Peter Spaits - Malaysia and Singapore Specialist at Malaya Travel

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