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Chulia Heritage HotelRM85
Located in Downtown George Town, this historic hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Goddess of Mercy Temple and Leong San Tong Khoo Kongsi. The Top at Komatar ...
Yeng Keng HotelRM376
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What started off as one road (China Street), today Chinatown, Penang is a small neighbourhood that is bordered by Lebuh King, Lebuh Muntri, Lebuh Campbell and Lebuh Stewart in the heart of Georgetown. It is a UNESCO World Heritage site that has some stunning architecture and temples, as well as numerous hotels, many of which are built in restored shop houses.Don’t Miss
Cheong Fatt Tze Mansion is one of the most famous attractions in the neighbourhood and is recognised by its indigo-blue exterior. The mansion was built in the 1880s by craftsmen that were brought over from Southern China and followed Feng Shui principles in its construction. It boasts five granite courtyards, seven staircases, 220 windows and 38 rooms, some of which are now are a hotel.
Kuan Yin Teng is one of the most important temples in Penang. It is a Taoist Buddhist temple that was built in 1800 by Hokkien and Cantonese communities and is decorated with intricate dragons and sculpted lions. The Khoo Kongsi is a beautiful clan temple located in Cannon Square and includes a theatre and 19th century row houses.
Armenian Street is right at the edge of Chinatown and is dotted with numerous attractions, including the Batik Painting Museum Penang, Sun Yat Sen Museum and Syed Alatas Mansion. The Armenian Suite hotel can also be found along this street, which is most known for its incredible street art.Restaurants and Bars
Chinatown is filled with coffee houses and restaurants that serve typical Hokkien cuisine and chicken and rice, in addition to Chinese sweets. There are also a few places that serve Western food; many are in hotels or along nearby Chulia Street. There are also plenty of places to drink in Chinatown, with the Cintra Heritage House having one of the most relaxing bars in the neighbourhood.Shopping
Chinatown is filled with shops selling all kinds of things, including wholesale clothing and Chinese herbal medicine. Luggage, beads, textiles and hardware can all be found in Chinatown, and at bargain prices. Prangin Mall is not far away and consists of five levels of shops. Next to this mall is the more upmarket 1st Avenue Mall that offers international brand shops like H&M and Coach.