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George Town (Penang Georgetown) Tours and Activities

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George Town (Penang Georgetown) is a UNESCO World Heritage Site that boasts a unique mix of cultures. The beating heart of Penang, George Town offers visitors a heady combination of world-class street food, colorful colonial architecture, and street art. This historic enclave, which can be explored entirely on foot, is also famous for its novelty museums.

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Penang: Flexible 6-Hours Highlights

Penang: Flexible 6-Hours Highlights

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This tour let you go to all the attractions that you like, not like the can approach of a predetermined itinerary tour. For a 6 hours visit from ship or hotel or airport, you choose some 4-7 attractions to go from the list in "tour details". You choose the places and dictate how much time to spend at each attraction. Either you explore every nooks and corners, or you simply take pictures from the outside without entering the attraction, you call the shot. If mobility is a concern, go for a round island tour and take in the view from the comfort of air-conditioned car. If you do not have a clue where to go or to do, let our learned tour guide choose it for you. The tour guide cum driver, will accompany you into all attractions and give commentary on the go. You will be not be disappointed. Penang is a truly surprising hidden gem!
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$80.00
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$80.00
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Penang: George Town City Half-Day Attractions

Penang: George Town City Half-Day Attractions

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Immerse yourself in the sights and sounds of George Town on a private 4-hour tour. Highlights include visits to the Reclining Buddha, Pinang Peranakan Mansion, and Clan Jetty. You also enjoy a driving tour through vibrant Little India where Christians, Taoists, Hindus, and Muslims live in harmony. The comprehensive snapshot of the multicultural town is a great opportunity to orient yourself to the area for future exploring.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$55.00
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$55.00
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Penang Island 4 Hours City Tour

Penang Island 4 Hours City Tour

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Penang is considered the jewel in Malaysia’s crown, due to its culture-rich mix of food and history. Even if you’ve only got limited time in the city, see the best of Penang on a half-day tour that’s designed especially for first-time visitors on a time budget. You’ll explore the vibrant Little India and Chinatown, and delve deeper into the city’s history at Penang State Museum. Plus, a small group limited to eight ensures you receive personalized attention from a guide.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$28.72
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$28.72
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Guided Tour of Cheong Fatt Tze's Blue Mansion in George Town

Guided Tour of Cheong Fatt Tze's Blue Mansion in George Town

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Learn about a life of grandeur in 19th-century Penang on a tour of Cheong Fatt Tze, aka the Blue Mansion. Book admission to the famed George Town landmark and gain insight into its eclectic architecture and heritage, based on the lavish lifestyle of its former resident.
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  • 45 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$6.35
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$6.35

Penang George Town All-In-One Heritage Tour By Bicycle & Trishaw (Metro Bike)

Penang George Town All-In-One Heritage Tour By Bicycle & Trishaw (Metro Bike)

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Join this easy and relax bike tour around George Town with our informative English speaking local guide. Learn about the history, religions and characteristics of this wonderful city while paddle through the local streets and heritage buildings. Enjoy famous and delicious local food and get some inside tips from friendly locals.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$58.35
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$58.35

4-Hour Georgetown Food Tour

4-Hour Georgetown Food Tour

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Feast your senses on the sights and smells of George Town on a half-day culinary tour, ideal for food lovers with limited time in Penang. In a small group, explore the UNESCO World Heritage Site of George Town in the early evening, a cooler and less-crowded time to visit, on a tour that combines its rich culture with numerous local delicacies. Plus, taking a food tour at the start of your trips means you receive ample culinary recommendations sure to enhance your vacation.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$72.00
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$72.00

3-Hour Heritage on a Plate Dinner Hop in George Town Penang

3-Hour Heritage on a Plate Dinner Hop in George Town Penang

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Food makes the perfect introduction to any city—especially Penang. Slurp, sip, and snack as you discover the highlights of the city’s historic center, Georgetown, on a small-group foodie walking tour with a guide. Enjoy the sorts of insights you can only get from a local as you visit vendors and hawkers, and taste the fare of the generations of migrants who have made the island their home.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$62.00
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$62.00

The Gravityz- World's Highest Rope Course Challenge

The Gravityz- World's Highest Rope Course Challenge

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Take your Malaysia vacation to new heights on a rope course challenge in Pulau Pinang. Set 784 feet (239 meters) in the sky, the thrilling 1-hour activity is guaranteed to get your adrenaline flowing. Professional guides provide instruction and reassurance as you make your way across six different challenges: Confidence Path, High Bench, A Great Bridge, X-Point, ZWire and G-Rocky.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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$46.86
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$46.86

3-Hour Heritage on a Plate Lunch Hop in George Town Penang

3-Hour Heritage on a Plate Lunch Hop in George Town Penang

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As the undisputed culinary capital of Malaysia, Penang’s food scene is as diverse as it is delicious. Let a guide reveal the best of the city’s dishes on a half-day tour of George Town, a UNESCO World Heritage Site renowned for its culture and cuisine. You’ll receive personalized attention in a small group limited to six as your guide provides a comprehensive introduction to Penang that’s ideal for first-time visitors.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$62.00
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$62.00

Admission Ticket for Dark Mansion Glow-in-the-Dark Museum in Penang

Admission Ticket for Dark Mansion Glow-in-the-Dark Museum in Penang

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Guarantee your entry to the fun-filled Dark Mansion, a 3D glow-in-the-dark museum in Penang, by booking your admission ticket in advance. Family-friendly and located in the heart of UNESCO-listed Georgetown, the museum features spectacular luminescent effects  and provides welcome respite from Penang’s daytime humidity.
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  • 1 to 2 hours
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$8.80
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$8.80

Half-Day George Town History Private Tour

Half-Day George Town History Private Tour

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Discover George Town with an expert guide on a half-day, private tour of the city’s top highlights. You’ll see the bustling Clan Jetties and the Khoo Kongsi clan house, then tour a pair of important Buddhist temples, learning about local history and culture along the way. This 3.5-hour tour offers the flexibility and personal service of a private guide, and includes round-trip hotel transfers in the George Town area. Both morning and afternoon departures are available.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$64.11
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$64.11
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Penang Harmony Food Trail

Penang Harmony Food Trail

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Enjoy insights into food and culture you can only get from a local as you slurp, snack, and sip your way through the Georgetown heritage area on this small-group food tour. Stop by at least three different food outlets and sample at least 10 delicious bites—enough for a full lunch. Along the way, discover sights like St. George’s Church, the Goddess of Mercy Temple, and historic Chinese clan houses.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$72.00
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$72.00

Skip the Line: Admission Ticket - General

Skip the Line: Admission Ticket - General

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From traditional Malaysian musical forms such as potehi puppets and bangsawan opera through to the arrival of western music in the 1940s, the story of music in Penang is fascinating. Discover it when you prebook tickets to Penang House of Music. After your guided tour is done, get hands-on with musical instruments, enjoy interactive features such as the Virtual Reality room, or simply listen to tunes.
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  • 1 to 3 hours
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$7.18
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$7.18

Penang: Flexible Full-Day Adventures

Penang: Flexible Full-Day Adventures

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This guided tour is flexible tour for 8 hours meaning you can customize your own tour in Penang from ship or hotel or airport. You choose some 5-9 attractions to go from the list in "tour details" and dictate how much time to spend at each attraction. Either you may indulge in details in the attractions, or kind of "touch and go" or you simply snap pictures from the exterior without going in, you call the shot. If heat is a concern, go into more indoor attraction or go up the hill. If mobility is your concern, then go for a round island tour with the comfort of air-conditioned car. If you like shopping then your American dollars are stretch 4 X versus Ringgit Malaysia as everything is a bargain. If you do not have a clue where to go or to do, no problem, let our learned tour guide choose it for you. The tour guide cum driver, will accompany you into all attractions and give commentary on the go. You will be surprised what Penang has to offer.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$100.00
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$100.00
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Chef Samuel's Private Malaysian Cooking Class

Chef Samuel's Private Malaysian Cooking Class

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Ethnic lays the foundation of Malaysia's diverse food culture. Get hands-on cooking with a professional local chef while learn 3 signature dishes of your choice from scratch. Immerse in different ethnic culinary such as Malay, Chinese, Indian, Mamak, Nyonya & even Penang Street Food. After I pick you up, we'll visit Air Itam Market to gather and learn unique local ingredients while sightseeing the bustling locals' morning lifestyle. We'll also have an authentic breakfast and enjoy coffee at a famous nearby Kopitiam. Along the class, you'll taste nutmeg juice, which is a Penang native-grown produce famous for spice trade in the past. Rest assure you will be fully taken care of as we'll be able to customize for vegetarian & vegans. Let us know in advance of your any dietary restriction too.
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  • 4 hours
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$87.18
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$87.18

Penang: Flexible Half-Day Escapes

Penang: Flexible Half-Day Escapes

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This is a guided tour and it let you have the flexibility to pick and choose attractions that you like. You will be spoilt for choices. For a 4 hours visit from port or hotel or airport, you may select to go to some 2-4 attractions from the list below. You choose the places and dictate the time to spend at each attraction. Either visit the attraction to your heart fills, or simply take picture from the outside without entering, you call the shot. If mobility is a concern, go for a round island tour and take the comfort of viewing from the car. If you do not have a clue where to go, let our learned tour guide choose it for you. The tour guide cum driver, will accompany you into all attractions and give commentary on the go. You pick some 2-4 attractions/activities from the list in tour details. Penang is a land of charm and you will be surprised what it got to offer and you wish you stop by here longer!
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$55.00
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$55.00
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Penang Tour: Penang Hill and Kek Lok Si Temple

Penang Tour: Penang Hill and Kek Lok Si Temple

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Your private tour of Penang Hill and Kek Lok Si Temple, the Pagoda of Ten Thousand Buddhas, is guaranteed to be a memorable one. Take a trip on the funicular railway up Penang Hill and experience the beauty that surrounds you on this half-day tour. Your local guide will share insight and history about the stunning hill country, the city of Georgetown and distant mainland Malaysia, as well as background on one of Southeast Asia’s most incredible Buddhist temples—known for its seven-tiered pagoda.
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  • 4 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$67.12
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$67.12

Penang City & Temple Tour with Penang Hill(Fast Lane) & Kek Lok Si

Penang City & Temple Tour with Penang Hill(Fast Lane) & Kek Lok Si

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Even if you have only a short time in Penang, soak up the key sights in just half a day on this action-packed door-to-door tour. Ride the funicular to the peak of Penang Hill; explore the streets of George Town, a UNESCO World Heritage site; watch pewter craftsmen; taste white coffee; and check off religious monuments from Kek Lok Si Temple to Wat Chaiyamangkalaram and Dhammikarama Burmese Temple.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$70.26
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$70.26
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Penang "Old" Street Food Tour (Breakfast-Brunch-Lunch) by Bicycle and Trishaw

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A unique heritage food trail bringing you to the intriguing nooks and corners of Penang, showcasing Penang’s street food of YESTERYEARS with heirloom food recipes handed down from past generations some almost a century old. Exquisite tantalising flavours for the taste buds from wonderful savouries to sweets. Experience the exotic ingredients, cooking styles, textures and local tastes. Penang is famously synonymous with good food of overwhelming varieties and tastes. First time ever to be carried out in Penang, an experience not to be missed!
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
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$46.16
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3-Night Cameron Highlands and Penang Tour from Kuala Lumpur

3-Night Cameron Highlands and Penang Tour from Kuala Lumpur

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See the best of Malaysia’s rural highlands on this 3-night Cameron Highlands and Penang Tour from Kuala Lumpur. Enjoy round-trip coach transportation from your hotel or airport, as well as comfortable accommodation on this memorable journey beyond the urban landscapes. A local guide will lead travelers through a tea plantation, and the historic city of Georgetown. Enjoy an up-close look at the Kek Lok Si Temple, as well as a traditional trishaw ride on this unique tour that showcases the area's highlights.
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  • 4 days
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$463.30
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$463.30

7-Days Best of Malaysia

7-Days Best of Malaysia

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Experience the best of Malaysia with this 7-day coach tour with round-trip travel from Kuala Lumpur. Make stops in five incredible destinations, including Cameron Highlands, Kota Bharu, and Kuantan. Discover the beauty, culture and history along with your informative local guide. Tour a tea plantation, visit the Islamic Civilization Park and tour a tea plantation as part of this epic journey. Your tour also includes a ride around the UNESCO World Heritage site of Georgetown in a traditional trishaw. Round-trip hotel transport is included and interested travelers can upgrade to include an optional airport transfer.
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  • 7 days
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$833.80
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$833.80

Private Arrival Transfer : Penang International Airport

Private Arrival Transfer : Penang International Airport

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• Sit back and relax as you enjoy a transfer from Penang International Airport to Penang Island City Hotel • Enjoy Penang scenery without having to worry about traffic or maps • Travel to Penang knowing that a punctual and safe trip to your destination awaits you Enjoy a private transfer from Penang International Airport to Penang Island City Hotel. Begin your trip in a safe, convenient, and easy way in a private vehicle. Skip the long cab lines and head straight toward your destination in Penang.The transfer length is around 30-40 minutes and is available year-round, 24-hours a day.
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  • 30 to 40 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$11.34
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$11.34
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Tower Spa Romance - Only You

Tower Spa Romance - Only You

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This rhythmic series of soft tissue Aromatherapy massage instils ease and relaxation by using Intuitive Aromatherapy Card. These cards are linked with the essential oils identified in the cards. You can use the essential oils identified to support you in achieving your goals and desires. It can benefit everyone from not only the physical healing properties of essential oils but also the emotional and metaphysical benefits as well.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$157.43
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$157.43

Georgetown Sightseeing Tour

Georgetown Sightseeing Tour

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Explore colonial history and heritage in Penang’s ancient capital city on this private 4-hour sightseeing tour in Georgetown. Take a scenic drive through downtown Georgetown with your private guide and admire the UNESCO–listed colonial architecture you find. Explore Fort Cornwallis’ mighty perimeter and learn of Captain Francis Light’s first landing in the 18th century. Visit Clan Jetty then head into the bustling Chinatown and Little India districts by trishaw, and visit the Chinese clan house of Khoo Kongsi.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$41.03
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We recommend booking e-tickets ahead of time to secure your spot since George Town (Penang Georgetown) can get crowded. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund.
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Currently, an entrance ticket to George Town (Penang Georgetown) costs USD 4.62. Guided George Town (Penang Georgetown) tours start around USD 4.62 per person.
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