George Town City Highlight Full-Day Tour

Kid Friendly in George Town

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Visit 7-8 attractions in George Town: 1. 9 am Pick up from hotel/port/airport. 2. Visit Reclining Buddha and Burmese Temple (Ride:15 mins), learn Buddhism and take nice pictures with Reclining Buddha and Standing Buddha. 3. George Town Heritage sites (Ride:15 mins) to see Fort Cornwallis, Cityhall, Townhall and Cenotaph.4. Tour Pinang Peranakan Mansion (Ride:10 mins) glimpse how the rich live their life to the fullest in the late 1800s, with antiques and 4 wives. 5. Drive along Street of Harmony with 4 faiths' buildings co-exist along each other along 200 meters. 6. Lunch at Penang famous hawker center (1 hour).7. Drop by Clan House (Ride: 5 mins) to see a magnificent family house as a get together for festivals.8. Visit Clan Jetty (Ride:5 mins) stroll on the plank walkway to see locals go about their daily life on stilts house, take nice pictures of harbor view, Penang Bridge. 9. Street Art Murals - Children on Bicycle. 10. 5 pm Drop off at hotel/port/airport (Ride:20 mins)
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Reclining Buddha Wat Chaiyamangalaram, George Town, Penang Island, PenangWat Chaiyamangkalaram is a Thai Buddhist temple that contains one of the world's longest reclining Buddha statues, as well as several coloured statues of Dragon (nagas) and other mythical creatures. See the beautiful and serene world 3rd longest reclining Buddha. Walk around the statue for more trivias like "Weekdays" Buddha, 12 Chinese animals zodiac Buddhas, and pay homage to the "Future Buddha" (Matreya). Duration: 25 minutesStop At: Dharmikarama Burmese Temple, George Town, Penang Island, PenangDhammikarama Burmese Temple, built in 1803, is the sole and oldest Burmese Buddhist temple in Penang. The temple is situated directly across Thai Temple Wat Chaiyamangkalaram. See the great marbled Standing Buddha. Walk around it to see what are the Buddhist nations. At the back of the temple, count the number of animal's parts that make up the magical animal called Panca Rupa. Throw a few coins for good luck at the "Wheel of Life" fountain.Duration: 25 minutesStop At: George Town World Heritage Incorporated, George Town, Penang Island, PenangSee the legacy buildings built during the British colonial era from 1800 to 1942. Here listen to stories about Fort Cornwallis and its virgin cannon, Penang war of WW1 at the War Cenotaph. Take a picture or two of City Hall and Town Hall, and take in the breeze at the Straits of Malacca, the longest straits in the world.. Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Pinang Peranakan Mansion, George Town, Penang Island, PenangSee the former house built by a Chinese Captain, Mr. Chung Keng Kwee, called the Pinang Peranakan Mansion. This elite house full of antiques and collectibles from east and west, featured many recollection memories when the Chinese immigrants inter-marriage with the locals and created a fusion of east meets locals, hence a new tradition was borne. It is also a popular shooting location of choice for Malaysian, Singaporean and Chinese movies.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Kapitan Keling Mosque, George Town, Penang Island, PenangA visit to George Town's heritage enclave - heritage houses, clan houses and living heritage to understand why this city, together with Malacca were inscribed into UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Site in 2008. Understand George Town's diverse multi-racial cultures - The Christians, Hindus, Taoist, Buddhist and the Moslem with their living styles, past and present, living harmoniously side by side of each other along the same street.Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Khoo Kongsi, George Town, Penang Island, PenangTake a tour to Khoo Kongsi, one of the grandest temple or clan house of the Khoo family and marvel at the grand architecture, one of the best outside China. Learn about the history, rituals, fengshui and trivia stuffs found in Khoo Kongsi.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Chew Jetty, George Town, Penang Island, PenangVisit to the Clan Jetties located along the waterfront of George Town. Get a first-hand view of houses on stilt by the coast of the living heritage of the Clan go about their daily life.Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Street Art in George Town, Penang Island, Penang We will go murals art hunting by visiting 3-4 of Penang famous street art murals by Ernest Zacharevic from Lithuania in back alleys. See "Children on Bicycle", "Boy Climbing Wall", "Boy on Motorcycle"and "Boy with Pet Dinosaur". The arts are lively and interesting, literally jumps out for your attention. Duration: 30 minutes

What’s included

  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Professional guide
  • Transport by private vehicle
  • Private tour
  • Hotel/port pickup and drop-off
  • Parking Fees

What’s not included

  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
  • Entrance tickets
  • Entry/Admission - Pinang Peranakan Mansion
  • Entry/Admission - Khoo Kongsi