Experience Penang's cultural trading in this half-day tour! Visit George town, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Go to the Chowrasta wet market and witness the trading of grocery and livestock. Admire the art of joss-sticks making. Also have a taste of Penang's White Coffee, and many more!
George town is among one of the very few places in this region where dying cultural trades continue to strive. Witness the making of Chinese spring roll wrappers at the Chowrasta wet market, where grocery & livestock are traded. At a nearby alley, admire the art of joss-sticks making, some with intricate dragon motif. Proceed to see the baking of the popular "Tao Sa Peah" biscuits and Nonya Kueh - the authentic Malay desserts. Tour continues to check out Penang's original products such as the medicated "nutmeg oil". Tour ends with a taste of Penang's White Coffee at Coffee Tree.
Chowrasta wet market
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Chowrasta Wet Market
Witness the hustle and bustle at the oldest wet market, Chowrasta, and see Penang's overflowing fresh produce. Observe how locals go about their groceries and the interesting banter between vendors and shoppers. Also, see the intricate art of joss stick-making with a dragon motif at a nearby alley.
Tau Sar Piah and Nyonya Kuih
See how authentic traditional Malay desserts are made at a baking shop. Tau Sar Piah is a pastry biscuit with sweet ground mung beans as filling. Nyonya Kuih is a colorful sweet rice cake dessert. Other local products to check out include medicated nutmeg oils and Penang White Coffee at Coffee Tree.
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4 - 4.5 hour(s)