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George Town: Half-Day UNESCO World Heritage Sites Tour

1. George Town: Half-Day UNESCO World Heritage Sites Tour

Discover George Town's heritage sites on a half-day tour with included hotel pickup and drop-off in George Town or Batu Ferringhi. Get the most out of your exploration of this UNESCO World Heritage Site with a private, English-speaking guide.  Begin your tour with hotel pickup, then head to the Khoo Kongsi, a Chinese clan house with stunning architecture, with your guide. Continue to be amazed as you visit Hock Teik Cheng Sin Temple and the oldest clan temple in town, Cheah Kongsi. Hear all the background stories and insights from your expert guide. Don't miss a visit to the Taoist Chinese temple, Yap Kongsi, and Ciji Temple. Enjoy the last highlight with a visit to Pinang Peranakan Mansion, a house museum dedicated to Penang's Peranakan heritage which once served as the residence and office of a 19th-century Chinese tycoon, Chung Keng Quee. After 4 hours full of history and cultural insights, you will be dropped off back at your hotel in George Town or Batu Ferringhi.

Penang: 3-Hour Heritage Tour with Trishaw Ride

2. Penang: 3-Hour Heritage Tour with Trishaw Ride

Begin your tour by meeting your informative, English-speaking guide at your hotel lobby. Then, discover the city of George Town, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, for the next 3 hours. Ride for 1 hour in a traditional trishaw, a 3-wheeled taxi, and enjoy the great sights of the city's streets in comfort. Learn the background stories as you ride past the town's historical attractions such as Fort Cornwallis, Penang Town Hall, Beach Street, Khoo Kongsi, and Acheh Street. Visit Kapitan Keling Mosque and the Goddess of Mercy Temple. After your last stop at Little India, you will be dropped off at your hotel in George Town or Batu Ferringhi.

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What people are saying about Penang

Very friendly and attentive guide. Details of the visit at our pleasant pace. Accessible trishaw.

Very nice day with an excellent driver with good knowledge about the areas he took us

Great visit with great guide, we paid the trishah 8 ringitt for 4

The museum visit was very good. We enjoyed the guide.