George Town’s historical and architectural heritage is best discovered on guided walking tours, of which one of our favourites is the George Town Night Trail (see Last year, during George Town festival, we had the opportunity to experience another great walking tour – A Liar’s Walk.

Liar's WalkFortunately for us, this year again We Are Artists is offering its unique take on the heritage walking tour, for one night only on August 15th. The concept is based on the similar Liars’ Walks offered in London; at each stop on this interactive tour around the city, tour guides will share two stories: one true, and the other a ridiculous lie. You have the chance to vote on which of the two stories are true, but even local history buffs can be taken in by the seeming plausibility of the fibs. Fun and educational at the same time, this adults-only tour gives all those who sign up a chance to see and experience a different side of Penang.

George Town: A Liars Walk is free, but pre-booking is strongly advised, via email to Instead, a donation (recommended minimum of RM 20 per person is requested to go to Meowy Cat Shelter Penang .

Tours begin at 7pm and at 8pm, and last approximately one hour. The meeting place is the Star Building, but at the Queen Street entrance, not the Pitt Street entrance.

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