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Little India - Penang

Queen Street and Penang Street, Malaysia
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US$45.00*
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Private Half-Day Penang Highlights City Tour
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US$37.50*
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Penang Highlights by Trishaw from George Town
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  • Average17%
  • Poor5%
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“indian food” (8 reviews)
“curry” (5 reviews)
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Queen Street and Penang Street, Malaysia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Bright, Colourful and a must place to visit, Get a snack or meal, or drink, or pick up some sweets or some spices. Great choice of Indian clothes and jewellery I would imagine This place really does BUZZ

Thank George S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a great spot. Tons of stores selling Bollywood movies; spice shops that have a beautiful aroma, music blaring everywhere, and temples everywhere. It's worth the walk on the main street but do go into the side streets where the food vendors are - so...More

Thank Nick D
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Went today to find a good eating experience but were greeted by open sewers,which made me retch, and mediocre food. My partner is Indian so we were looking forward to having an authentic meal but unfortunately were disappointed after walking around for an hour in...More

Thank Belquis
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

I'm going to be slightly controversial here and say that Little India was a disappointment. Firstly it wasn't as busy and bustling as we'd hoped, which I think is because we were there in the afternoon and the main food sellers don't open until early...More

Thank kellypop
Reviewed 16 April 2017

having visited little inda's in many countries this is the best I have been to the food is fantastic and safe well worth the visit

Thank SilverBack4
Reviewed 11 April 2017

always makes me feel like I am visiting India .... so much about Penang's "Little India" is so authentic ..... shops, restaurants, temples .. and a lot more ... definitely worth visiting.....

1  Thank NEV T
Reviewed 1 April 2017

This compact, culturally rich area serves locals as well as visitors. It is much like the commercially diverse market areas in many larger cities in India and also hosts the largest Hindu Temple in Penang. The area is especially lively/crowded during Indian Festivals.

Thank smdoctoroff
Reviewed 30 March 2017

We had heard so much about the place that when we actually arrived there at night for walking tour, we were disappointed. It is a just a representation of small town in South India but much more chaotic and unorganised due to narrow streets and...More

Thank Amarshallsaf
Reviewed 25 March 2017

The good: - colors are beautiful - food is good - smell of spices is amazing - its like you are not in Penang, Malaysia anymore - highly recommended

Thank thevacationtrip
Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

My wife got her eyebrows done for 5ringit, they did an amazing job. After, go get some curry and Roti with an Indian tea and your day will be satisfied. It's hot as hell so be ready to sweat. Women dress appropriately and don't show...More

Thank farang2017
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