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How long should you spend on Penang?

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As one of the major settlements in peninsular Malaysia, there is more to do on Penang than your average small island.

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Georgetown’s fascinating fusion culture and architecture draw hundreds of thousands of tourists a year, while many make the pilgrimage to the country’s “food capital” simply in order to stuff themselves with the huge variety of celebrated local dishes. The question remains, however: how long can one reasonably spend on ... Travelfish members only (Full text is around 900 words.)


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 Browse our independent reviews of places to stay in and around Penang.
 Check prices, availability & reviews on Agoda or Booking
 Read up on where to eat on Penang.
 Check out our listings of things to do in and around Penang.
 Read up on how to get to Penang.
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Where to next?

Where are you planning on heading to after Penang? Here are some spots commonly visited from here, or click here to see a full destination list for Malaysia.


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