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Queen Street and Penang Street, Malaysia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We loved walking through the streets of Little India. We bought a number of small souvenirs from merchants who were courteous and helpful. We also stopped in stores just to look at the beautiful merchandise, especially cloth and wood articles.

Thank Marcia71
Reviewed 1 October 2018

Little India is a compact area, in Central Penang, which highlights one of its essential characteristics-- the long standing Indian Heritage! It is 100% "Indian" with the "Bollywood Music" blaring from shoppes selling music and "stuff". There are many great food stalls making wonderful Indian...More

2  Thank Mark D
Reviewed 4 September 2018

Actually this area is a collection of shops selling Indian stuff ranging from snacks, groceries, clothes, jewellery and many more. Lot of Indian restaurants are in this area with lot of varieties of food available. Mostly specializing in South Indian food and catering to the...More

1  Thank Alok_Nahata
Reviewed 3 September 2018

For the traveler, this is mainly a shopping area, and it has some interesting stores. It's an important part of George Town's really fascinating mix of cultures. Go, if it's not too hot outside.

Thank LarryJ917
Reviewed 30 August 2018

Our first AirBnb was here, and it left much to be desired. If you are looking for good street food, cheap accomodations, and bars head to chulia street down the road instead.

Thank ChaseforA
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

Enjoyable walk down the colourful and lively stteets of Little India. Street Art was a great way to take pics. Visited the many outlets that sold a variety of goods from clothing to gifts and souveniors. Much of the stock was outdated especially the eastern...More

Thank VeenaN99
Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

Little India here is same as the Little India in Singapore, and maybe here is of smaller scale. Shops selling flowers, food, gold jewellery etc. Not much Indians seen here on a Thursday afternoon.

Thank DonC181
Reviewed 10 July 2018

It's so so so nice to walk around the area. You can find a lot of tradition coming from India like the costume, food, atmosphere, vegetables shops with hanging flowers in front of. Especially, you can have Henna drawn, i also tries it, look great....More

Thank Tygon C
Reviewed 4 July 2018

So nice to walk around there! The streets are always busy, loud, crowded, the smell around some shops is very exotic. They play on some croners music and there a lot of colours, thats how you can expect India. If you like to shops some...More

Thank Worldskarma
Reviewed 29 June 2018

Must visit during your foreign visit when you are tired of eating the same food. Go here try out nice south indian food here. The food in most of the restaurant is served in sharing tables, it is fresh and delicious plus pocket friendly. It...More

1  Thank akshanaD
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