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A Day at the Chew Jetty

Chew Jetty, the famous and unique seaside village on stilts.


Chew Jetty Boardwalk






One of the unique attractions in Penang is the clan jetties located along the coastal area of Weld Quay, George Town. One such jetty is the larger and more popular Chew Clan Jetty, or commonly known as just Chew Jetty, which features wooden houses built on stilts.

Penang Isle: The CHEW Jetty

A Brief Info

The CHEW Jetty is a settlement of wooden houses built on stilts and the name “CHEW” is the surname (the first name) of the residences and that’s where the name was derived. Migrant’s families with this surname would live together in this area. The CHEW jetty is now one of the popular tourist attractions on the island. Wooden platforms connect the houses supported by stilts on the waters. Visitors can even go for a homestay at the village for an unique experience.

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