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Shore Excursion: Georgetown Shopping and Heritage Tour

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Shore Excursion: Georgetown Shopping and Heritage Tour

Duration: 4 hours

Departs: George Town, Malaysia

Price from USD 71.25


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A visit to charming Georgetown reveals MalaysiaÂ’s mixed heritage and local products industry. Your tour showcases the Thai Buddhist Temple, which houses the worldÂ’s 4th largest Reclining Buddha, and Pinang Peranakan Mansion, where Baba guides detail meanings behind carvings, designs, and paintings. YouÂ’ll marvel at Majestic Khoo Kongsi, the most beautiful Chinese Clan House outside of China. Conclude with great shopping for beautiful Malaysian products.

A visit to charming Georgetown reveals MalaysiaÂ’s mixed heritage and local products industry. Your tour will allow you to visit many wonderful places the city has to offer. You knowledge on the city and it's way of life is sure to grow!

Wat Chayamangkalaram is a Thai Buddhist Temple houses worldÂ’s 4th largest reclining Buddha; said to be one of the longest in the world. The reclining Buddha represents Pra Buddhachaiya Mongkul, the historical Buddha, at his death. This symbolizes complete peace and detachment from the world.

Pinang Peranakan Mansion is a typical home of a rich Baba and Nyonya of a century ago is recreated to offer a glimpse of their opulent lifestyle and of their many customs and traditions. With over 1,000 pieces of antiques and collectibles of the era on display, this Baba-Nyonya museum is also housed in one of PenangÂ’s heritage mansion of eclectic design and architecture.

Majestic Khoo Kongsi is one of the most distinctive Chinese clan associations in Malaysia. It is well known worldwide for its extensive lineage that can be traced back 650 years ago, as well as its closely-knit and defensive congregation of buildings and a magnificent clanhouse. Khoo Kongsi is the grandest clan temple in the country. 

Finish the day off with some shopping!
Visit a local product shop to browse or buy one of the many locally made products. Penang offers a wide range of souvenir items and popular local foodstuff for visitors to buy back to share with their family and friends.


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