Penang: George Town in a Nutshell a Self-Guided Audio Walk

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Discover Penang’s George Town and other 1300+ destinations worldwide with a self-guided audio tour in English using the SmartGuide App. Explore historic sites and vibrant street art at your own pace.

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  • Pinang Peranakan Mansion - Museum showcasing Peranakan culture and antiques.
  • Boy on Motorbike - Playful street art by Ernest Zacharevic.
  • Leong San Tong Khoo Kongsi - Lavishly decorated Chinese clan house.
  • Kapitan Keling Mosque - Largest mosque in George Town with Indo-Moorish design.


This is a self-guided tour in English available on the SmartGuide app that uses GPS for automatic audio play, even offline. - Install the SmartGuide app available on Android and iOS. - Use the TOUR LINK provided in the email after completing the reservation to start exploring at your own pace, with offline audio play. - The tour link unlocks all English tours in Malaysia for 1-month. - Keep your phone in your pocket and pause as desired. What will you experience? ─── Embark on a self-guided audio walking tour of GeorgeTown with the SmartGuide App. This 1.5-hour tour, guided by GPS and maps, lets you explore at your own pace, stopping and replaying audio as you wish. Discover two centuries of history in this UNESCO World Heritage Site, guided by certified experts and history researchers who passionately preserve Penang's rich heritage. Immerse yourself in vibrant culture, iconic landmarks, and historical sites, making each step a memorable journey through time. Tour itinerary: ─── - Begin your journey exploring the rich Peranakan culture and intricate antiques of a 19th-century Baba home. - Discover the playful street art that brings a sense of adventure and creativity to George Town’s streets. - Visit this historic clan house and learn about the Cheah clan's influential history. - Experience one of Malaysia’s most distinctive and lavishly decorated clan houses. - Marvel at the Indo-Moorish architecture of this iconic mosque, built by Penang’s first Indian Muslim settlers. - See The Queen Victoria Memorial Clock Tower, a testament to Penang’s royal connections. - Admire Penang Town Hall, which once hosted social events for European elites. - End your tour at Cheong Fatt Tze - The Blue Mansion, known for its stunning indigo-blue walls and rich history. Admission and Opening Hours ─── - Remember, that some attractions may require optional entry fees for in-depth exploration, which are not included in the tour reservation. - Before embarking on the tour, please verify the opening hours of the included sights. We suggest to take the tour between 11 am and 4 pm.


1-month access to SmartGuide Premium for all tours in Malaysia in English SmartGuide Mobile App for Android and iOS Offline access to audio, maps, and geodata

Important Information

  • Install the SmartGuide App. Open the link provided on the confirmation page or within the email details Search for the destination you currently visit - Penang in English version. Choose your tour on the destination page and start exploring! Check the opening hours of sites before the tour, best between 11 am and 4 pm.

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