Unesco World Heritage George Town City Half Day Tour
Penang, Ipoh, Langkawi & Northern States, Malaysia
I am a Malaysian licensed tourist guide and can customize half or full day tours according to your interests. A transportation (a van or a bus) can be arranged if needed.
I am normally doing guiding in Penang and Northern Perak or Kedah state of Malaysia. I am interested in meeting new friends and guests around the world and share my country cultures, food and others that guests want to know.
I can customise tours to individual preference or look at my tours for some sample itinerary. Contact me for discussion! I will be please to help!
George Town awarded UNESCO World Heritage City on 7 July 2008 for 3 outstanding values. The outstanding values are:
1. Living trading port at Straits of Malacca.
2. Living heritage culture and religions.
3. Colonial building architecture.
On this special heritage walk tour, guests are going to understand the much detailed about the outstanding value in George Town city. This is a walking trail heritage tour around in major George Town Heritage City site. Covers Town/City Hall, Esplanade, Diamond Jubilee Queen Elizabeth Clock Tower, Beach Street, Pinang Peranakan Mansion, Little India, Goddess of Mercy Temple, Khoo Kongsi, Dr Sun Yat Sun Museum. Street arts around George Town area.
- Historical & Cultural
Guiding only by experienced and knowledgeable tour guide
See the real Penang heritage cultures, building and traditional trading in George Town area.
This is a walking trail heritage tour around in major George Town Heritage City site. Covers Town/City Hall, Esplanade, Diamond Jubilee Queen Elizabeth Clock Tower, Beach Street, Pinang Peranakan Mansion, Little India, Goddess of Mercy Temple, Khoo Kongsi, Dr Sun Yat Sun Museum. Street arts around George Town area.
The tour at Town Hall where British administration form their administration office in Penang island in year 1880. Over the year, the building has been renovated a few times. Besides Town Hall, the City Hall building is also standing away from the sea. Esplanade is outside Town Hall and City Hall and a place for special events to hold here.
Diamond Jubilee Queen Elizabeth Clock Tower
Queen Memorial Clock Tower was built to memorial Queen Elizabeth diamond jubilee reigned. The clock tower has 4 sizes and each size has a clock. The clock tower bell is not in operation.
Pinang Peranakan Mansion
Pinang Peranakan Mansion is owned by one rich Chinese
kapitan in Perak and also a Chinese secret society headquarter in Penang. Many
antique collection are displayed in the mansion. The mansion has ranked one of
the most visit places in Penang island.
Little India is a small Indian community in George Town.
They settle and run their own business likes spices, clothes, restaurants to
name a few.
Goddess of Mercy Temple
Located in Pitt Street or Jalan Masjid Kapitan Keling.
The street is also known as Harmony Street in Penang because a few religion
buildings are located on this road. This road was got heavy bombed by Japanese soldiers
Khoo Kongsi Clan House
Khoo Kongsi is one of the finest clan architecture out
China. The building has outstanding workmanship and fengshui elements. The wall
mural is also very impressive and intangible value to the Chinese culture.
Dr Sun Yat Sen Penang Base
Dr Sun Yat Sen Penang Base is a shop house turned to a
museum. This house had been used by Dr Sun for China revolution in 1910.
Besides understand Dr Sun in Penang, the house has other factors to offer to
visitors such as complementary tea, nice photography places and more.
Mural street arts are also main attraction to lure Chinese China and local visitors to George Town.
Town Hall, George Town.
Nil, walking tour by foot