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Georgetown

Georgetown is the capital of the island and state of Penang, on the west coast of peninsular Malaysia. It was listed by UNESCO in 2008 as a World Heritage Site, together with fellow former Straits Settlement, Melaka.

Founded in 1786 by British trader Francis Light, Georgetown was one of the three Straits Settlements along with Malacca and Singapore. Modern-day Georgetown is one of Malaysia's largest cities with 600,000 inhabitants. Note that with its combination of Chinese and Muslims, Georgetown takes its religious resting days seriously. Most of the town stops working for the latter half of Saturday, and all of Sunday. Many shops and restaurants are closed during these times and the streets are extremely sleepy and quiet, with little tourist friendly activity going on. Muslim prayer calls can be heard at the required prayer times, and it is not uncommon to see the Chinese locals burning incense for ancestor worship on the sidewalks. The town seems quite relaxed, as restaurants, small shops, and mall shops don't fully open until around noon. If you're waking up early, be sure to look for Chinese Dim Sum stalls as they are only available in the morning. But don't bother looking for any other activities besides eating. Today, the town is known for its well-preserved colonial core, with original shophouses dating from the 19th century to the 1930s still surviving, together with their trades of old. Street markets and hawkers continue to be a part of daily life, and the atmosphere is often likened to that of Singapore back in the 1960s and 1970s. The town truly springs to life in the evenings, when most of the locals would head to the nearby street hawkers to have their meals and sometimes, a couple of drinks.

Georgetown is the capital of the island and state of Penang, on the west coast of peninsular Malaysia. It was listed by UNESCO in 2008 as a World Heritage Site, together with fellow former Straits Settlement, Melaka.

Founded in 1786 by British trader Francis Light, Georgetown was one of the three Straits Settlements along with Malacca and Singapore. Modern-day Georgetown is one of Malaysia's largest cities with 600,000 inhabitants. Note that with its combination of Chinese and Muslims, Georgetown takes its religious resting days seriously. Most of the town stops working for the latter half of Saturday, and all of Sunday. Many shops and restaurants are closed during these times and the streets are extremely sleepy and quiet, with little tourist friendly activity going on. Muslim prayer calls can be heard at the required prayer times, and it is not uncommon to see the Chinese locals burning incense for ancestor worship on the sidewalks. The town seems quite relaxed, as restaurants, small shops, and mall shops don't fully open until around noon. If you're waking up early, be sure to look for Chinese Dim Sum stalls as they are only available in the morning. But don't bother looking for any other activities besides eating. Today, the town is known for its well-preserved colonial core, with original shophouses dating from the 19th century to the 1930s still surviving, together with their trades of old. Street markets and hawkers continue to be a part of daily life, and the atmosphere is often likened to that of Singapore back in the 1960s and 1970s. The town truly springs to life in the evenings, when most of the locals would head to the nearby street hawkers to have their meals and sometimes, a couple of drinks.

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Victoria Green Corner
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Pat Q
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Newday Porridge (新園清香粥)
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Simon Loh
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Padang Brown Food Court
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Syazwan Wan
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Kocha Taiwanese Delight (台灣古早味)
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Minced pork rice famous in penang
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Tao Kae Noi 小老板泰式火锅
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William Woods
Very nice soup and chilli sauce 😋👍🏻
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Siam Road Charcoal Char Koay Teow
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Yonghui Chong
That is not enough for u if u just order the normal potion bcz it was jz too yummylicious!! The price is reasonable n the uncle is friendly.. No regrets!!
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YMCA Badminton
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Book the court in 1 or 2 days in advance to get ur best time to play^^ rm12 for 2hours, reasonable price for such a good quality court^^
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Rosfazilah Bidin
Classic. Legend. Number 1.
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Starview Restaurant (仙景樓飯店)
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xeon fong
Food portion is huge!
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Calvin Yeap
Pay As you wish! They served Indian foods with unlimited but please make sure you can finish it!
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Soul Cafe
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I love being here. They have quite limited space but i was been there twice and lucky to had a table to dine in. Their beverages and food were always perfectly served!!! Highly recommended. xx 😘
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原石鍋 Flavor Food
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Tee Yon
The taste is more towards home style steamboat and not commercial steamboat taste. For the price is a little high if you compare with other steamboat shop. Nice place to go in groups
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Dolce Dessert
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Yeap WenShie
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Continental Bakery
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Aaron Seong
A must try mushroom soup ^^
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Linda Wong
Mango!! Good taste!!
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Adrian Khoo Li-Chuen
Still hands down to me the best Thai food in town. I love their lemon fish and the curry paste tofu
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PIKNIK
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Love the salmon waffle here <3
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SSF Creative Lifestyle Hub
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Jin Ong
I’m so in love with this place! How I hope I could afford to buy everything around here! It’s definitely a great place to choose your favourite house decorations and furnitures! Enjoy shopping, yay!
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Justin Anthony Completo
Tasting menu is nt recommended if u r nt a big appetiter! Their food so far so good, but the environment is nice b4 7.30pm bcz of the sunlight..
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Joez Coconut Jelly
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Choo Steve
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The Gunners Burger
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HaiRie NoRli
Sempoi :-)
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Wong Chau Jun Restaurant (王昭君小食館)
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sm4rt guy
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Nurjaya Tomyam
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Farahana Sabri
sedap cepat and murah...
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Anba Coconut Trading
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Marcus Lee
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