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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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Pengkalan Weld | 59A, Chew Jetty, George Town, Penang Island 10300, Malaysia
+60 13-438 1217
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I had a stroll down Chew Jetty not knowing what it was that attracted so many tourists. When I walked along the jetty there were many houses where people live. These clusters of houses built on stilts by Chinese poor immigrants are perched above the...More

Thank Sharon T
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A quick look around if you are in the area to see the people livelihood at the jetty and a view of the sea and faraway Penang bridge.

Thank Pamela T
Reviewed 4 days ago

If you have a good tour guide, this place will be very interesting. It's definitely worth a visit. It is, however, becoming touristy with souvenir shops and stalls.

Thank AgentBroccoli
Reviewed 4 days ago

Its a popular jetty (pier) where Penang fisherman live, its there homes that are now turning into small home craft shops. Interesting, unique products for sale. Locals are friendly and smile at the seemingly endless groups of people that wander by and stare into their...More

Thank HarryHank
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

To us, Chew Jetty kinda made us disappointed. There was nothing to do or to look at, except the view of the sea. They sell normal stuffs you can find in the market or any tourism places.

Thank ririandchris
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This was an interesting and quaint attraction, suitable for the younger ones to see how people live in older days. There were some interesting stuff for the foodies like big bowl noodles, durian puffs and ice cream. Worth a stop as part of half/full day...More

Thank Marcus F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The jetty is populated with houses. Some jetty goes far into the sea, so you can have an interesting view on the city. Better go with the sea is high. So not in the morning. There is people fishing there, temples for the fishermen...

Thank Jeremy K
Reviewed 1 week ago

As a Malaysian I was not impressed with the place. Pretty touristy and it could be worth a visit just for once.

Thank ym_onthego
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had spend sometime Here visiting and had a nice walk! Is worth a visit to see the houses which are very original and kept well!!

Thank TheVinesNBranches
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The famous Chew Jetty is one of the main attractions of the World Heritage Area in George Town and it's not hard to see why... Whether it's the quaint houses located alongside the Jetty that heads out to the sea or the nice Dragon Boat...More

Thank Millennium_Falcon888
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I went there and it was very interesting- i would recommend visitors to see this area , even for once. I mentioned it to a local Penanite who had not been before. Rich culture
20 August 2016|
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