Welcome to the Food Capital of Malaysia, George Town

Posted by Sunshine Silva · Sep 18 · in Georgetown, Malaysia · about Awesome Travel Stuff

Are you a foodie? Do you enjoy savoring delectable dishes while traveling?  If you are, you must visit George Town in Malaysia. This is the place where you can hit two birds with one stone, enjoy its sights and savor Malaysian cuisine.

George Town is the capital of the state of Penang, Malaysia.  It was founded by Captain Francis Light, a trader for the British East India Company, who named the town after Britain's King George III. Its inner city is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site because it best represents Asian multi-cultural heritage, and the colonial influences of Europe. The best and fastest way to get to George Town is by air travel.  The Penang International Airport, your gateway to Georgetown, is located about 35 minutes away. It is served by a number of domestic and Asian carriers.

There are so many places you can visit in George Town including the Pinang Peranakan Museum, Asia Camera Museum Penang, Wat Chayamangkalaram, Sun Yat Sen Museum, the Inner City, Dharmikarama Burmese Temple, PG Gold Museum, and Queen Street, just to name a few. Because it is the food capital of Malaysia, you must not miss savoring the best dishes in the city. Its cuisine is a fusion of traditional Malay, Chinese and Indian dishes which are all mouthwatering! In between your sightseeing, you must take time out to check out New Lane Hawker Center where you can eat from 4pm to 2am! This is where you can savor authentic Malaysian delicacies that are ridiculously cheap! If you want to taste more, you can join a food tour which will bring you to the best restaurants in George Town.

George Town will satisfy all your senses. It is one city where food cravings are gratified. Consult your travel agent for more details. 

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