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Pengkalan Weld | 59A, Chew Jetty, George Town, Penang Island 10300, Malaysia
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Very touristy and busy on the day we visited. Lots of little shops selling souvenirs, drinks, ice creams etc Worth a stroll down and back, although I found the other jetty’s more far more peaceful and interesting.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank E7174
Reviewed 6 days ago

Watched sunset with my German visitor from Bonn. Magnificent experience as we were able to see far beyond the horizon - Penang bridge in the background and ferry docking at the jetty and seagulls flying above us. We were also able to see the old...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank lovejay28
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Chew Jetty provides a good look at some living history of Penang. There are set visiting hours (9 - 21H) and tread lightly & respectfully as there are still residences along the piers. Boat tours are available, approx 10 minutes, once you reach the end...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank nicholasp512
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I wonder how people live here. I don't think it is hygienic. Just look behind the houses. Do they have sewage system there? But definitely the souvenirs were cheaper.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank G2designin
Reviewed 1 week ago

This small village is supposed to be the oldest village with a Jetty on the Island. There is a very old temple also there at the Jetty. All the village Huts are now converted into shops which either sell food / drinks or souvenirs. Some...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Dalbir_S_Virdi
Reviewed 1 week ago

Mostly shops and tourists. Not much to see really. There are a couple of restaurants. There are a couple of houses they way they used to be.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Dean S
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was interesting as it was unusal with some 73 homes perched over the water and linked by elevated walkways.It is the most significant of a number of clan jetties where people live today. Enjoy a stroll through the walkways and get a close up...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Oldjack
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Chew Jetty area has been sadly over commercialised and has lost any historic appeal it obviously once had. 15 mins is all you need to wander through the jetty. It’s hot and crowded and full of crappy tourist souvenirs.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank C8875BOjasonr
Reviewed 1 week ago

fun for a nice walk if you are near by, If you are with friends there is a novelty size bowl of ramen soup that couple probaby feed 4 people easily! It's huge we loved it

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank leashyjelly
Reviewed 1 week ago

We walked to this place to check it out but it was a big disappointment. The bad smell that many reviewers alluded to was very real so we didn't spend much time there. It was very commercialized. Not really worth visiting.

Date of experience: December 2018
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4 December 2018|
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Response from 125budimanr | Reviewed this property |
i suggest u to go chew jetty at the afternoon because it very hot at the jetty. the business hour is 10 am - 9 pm. there is only one jetty near the big bowl noodle. don't forget to bring hat because it is hot.
16 May 2018|
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Response from Joan0452013 | Reviewed this property |
No entrance fee. There’s probably a fee for the boat ride but don’t know how much.
20 August 2016|
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