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Chew Jetty

Pengkalan Weld | 59A, Chew Jetty, George Town, Penang Island 10300, Malaysia
+60 13-438 1217
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“clan jetties” (168 reviews)
“on stilts” (121 reviews)
“wooden houses” (47 reviews)
Pengkalan Weld | 59A, Chew Jetty, George Town, Penang Island 10300, Malaysia
+60 13-438 1217
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The only reason why I visited this place is because Malaysia Airlines and GoAsean suggested it. Me and my best friend saw the photo here and we were at awe. But when we came, the view wasn’t really that pleasing. I love the fact that...More

Thank Azrie I
Reviewed 4 days ago

We found the jetty heaving with people. When you pass the gift stalls and food outlets you can see the houses side view on, some of which are private homes. You wouldn't spend long here, but we had no regrets about stopping off.

Thank Amethyst627
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The nice mural painting on the wooden wall on the stilt house at the jetty that I saw in 2012 is no longer there. There is a new painting that is less attractive at the entrance to the jetty now. Ok Except for some shops...More

Thank CCLiew_Melaka
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is revamped for tourists. A durian ice cream for 18 ringgit and a small key chain for 5 ringgit. I know if you convert that to dollar, it is considered cheap. But you can get those stuff even cheaper if you go to...More

Thank TravelQueenie365
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I were not overly impressed with the Chew Jetty, it is fine if you want to purchase cheap tourist soveniers, all the culteral aspects have long gone from this jetty. We prefered the other clan jetty's (close to Chew jetty) where people...More

Thank Robert W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Walking on the wooden platform, selling souvenirs, food and drinks are along the passenger way. Residents are staying houses above the sea. It takes about 30 minutes finish viewing the clan jetties. The only disappointing is the street art by Ernest Zacharevic 'children in the...More

Thank Siewhwee1977
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There are jetties along the coast of Penang & Chew Jetty is the most famous jetty. You can access the jetty from Lebuh Chulia. Residents are still living on the jetty. You can get souvenirs along the walkway. You can finish touring the jetty within...More

Thank Nancy L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came expecting quaint fisherman village. But the jetty was very touristy, selling souvenirs etc and I found lost the old charm it once had.

Thank Sarah T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

just ignore the temple, at the end of the jetty, infront of the temple, you will get a good view of the Malacca Straits, good place for some photos. there are a few stalls as you walk inside, recommend try the durian ice-cream, it was...More

Thank yks007
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Friendly vendors, cheap food and tasty ice cream. It takes about a 1/2 hour to see everything. Interesting photo opportunities.

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