China Town in Penang

The bustling markets of Chinatown

The bustling markets of Chinatown | Photo credit: Manderson2/Flickr

China Town Overview

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Go back in time as you step into George Town’s China Town, with its well preserved clan houses, pre-war shops and temples. Soak in the atmosphere as you shop for goods such as jade, traditional wear, crystals, herbs, antiques and Chinese medicines. Stop at one of the Chinese coffee shops, known as kopitiam as you take a break from all the shopping.

  • Opening Closing Time Kopitiams (Chinese coffee shops) open early in the morning till late, while shops are generally open from 9 am-10 pm

Don't Forget to Buy

  • Traditional wear
  • Crystals
  • Herbs
  • Antiques
  • Chinese medicines

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