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Private George Town Heritage Tour from Penang

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Explore the amazing UNESCO World Heritage Sites in George Town. Photo stop at Fort Cornwallis, Penang’s most prominent historical fortress. Visit the Peranakan Mansion which houses priceless antique collection and artifacts, showcasing an assimilation of cultures between the Malays and the early Chinese settlers. Next stop is the Cheong Fatt Tze - The Blue Mansion, an award winner of Asia Pacific Heritage building.
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Not wheelchair accessible
- Most travelers can participate
- This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate

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Stop At: Fort Cornwallis, Leboh Light, George Town, Penang Island Malaysia

Fort Cornwallis is the largest standing fort in Malaysia. Set close to the Esplanade and Penang Clock Tower, the star-shaped bastion is one of the oldest structures in Penang. Named after Marquis Charles Cornwallis, only a set of ten-foot high outer walls remain, with an enclosed park within.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Pinang Peranakan Mansion, 29 Church Street, George Town, Penang Island 10200 Malaysia

The Pinang Peranakan Mansion is a stately mansion, refurbished to reflect bygone days of the Straits Chinese settlement in Penang. This magnificent townhouse is the former residence and office of Chinese Kapitan Chung Keng Kwee. He was a 19th century Hakka tin-miner and secret society leader of Hai San. The Pinang Peranakan Mansion is filled with more than 1,000 antiques and collectibles. The residence is unique and incorporates various Chinese architecture. The townhouse, built in the 1890s incorporates Chinese carved-wood panels, with English floor tiles and Scottish iron works.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Cheong Fatt Tze - The Blue Mansion, 14 Lebuh Leith, George Town, Penang Island 10200 Malaysia

Built in the 1880s, this famous indigo-blue Chinese Courtyard House in George Town was the residence of Cheong Fatt Tze, a prominent Chinese figure in the newly established Penang Straits Settlement during the 19th century. The mansion was built by master craftsmen brought in especially from China, who used their skills to fashion the mansion with 38 rooms, 5 granite-paved courtyards, 7 staircases and 220 windows. In 2000, the Cheong Fatt Tze mansion received the inaugural UNESCO Asia-Pacific Heritage Conservation Award, selected as the 'Most Excellent Project' in the Asia Pacific Rim following its RM7.6 million restoration works.

Duration: 1 hour

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Traveler pickup is offered
We pick up from any location in Penang Island

Departure time:

9:00 AM

Duration:

3 hours 30 minutes

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For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.


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Private George Town Heritage Tour from Penang
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Explore the amazing UNESCO World Heritage Sites in George Town. Photo stop at Fort Cornwallis, Penang’s most prominent historical fortress. Visit the Peranakan Mansion which houses priceless antique collection and artifacts, showcasing an assimilation of cultures between the Malays and the early Chinese settlers. Next stop is the Cheong Fatt Tze - The Blue Mansion, an award winner of Asia Pacific Heritage building.

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$47.5

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