Traditions and Culture of the Peranakan

Penang, Malaysia

4 hours
1 - 4 travelers
Booking notice
3 days
Standard price
RM 384.00

Nyonya Lillian
I speak English

Experience the authentic sights, food, history, traditions and culture of the Peranakan community in this half-day tour.

I will bring you to the places and local shops that play a significant role in the lives of the Peranakan community. Learn about several notable buildings and their architecture. Visit a jewellery shop where you can get a lesson in symbolism and enjoy some shopping. Learn the proper way of Peranakan dressing in a kebaya shop. Finally, have an authentic Nyonya lunch and learn about the spices that go into it.

Main activities:

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Half Day Peranakan Tour

We will first take a tour to significant places that are close to the Peranakan community's heart. You learn about the rich history, culture and lifestyle while understanding the interiors and detailed architecture of a Straits Chinese mansion. Our next stop is the jewellery shop where you can learn about the rich symbolism behind each jewellery piece.

We will also drop by a kebaya shop and learn the proper way if dressing up in a nyonya sarong kebaya, after which we will have an authentic Nyonya meal while discovering the herbs and spices that makes a flavourful dish.

Where we will meet

Pinang Peranakan Mansion, Church Street, Georgetown, George Town, Penang, Malaysia

How to get there

Standard price
RM 384.00 /Pax
Booking details
Total MYR 0.00
Price including
How to get there

Meet me in front of Pinang Peranakan Mansion.