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Popular places to visit in Downtown George Town

KOMTAR
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KOMTAR

3.5/5(63 reviews)

Penang’s tallest building offers spectacular views and plenty of entertainment.

Gurney Plaza
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Gurney Plaza

4/5(69 reviews)

You can enjoy some retail therapy with a trip to Gurney Plaza, a popular shopping spot in George Town. Amble around this family-friendly area's beautiful beaches or experience its fascinating museums.

Penang City Hall
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Penang City Hall

4/5(14 reviews)

One of Penang’s finest examples of Victorian architecture makes for a pleasant backdrop to the Georgetown Esplanade.

Pinang Peranakan Mansion
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Pinang Peranakan Mansion

4.5/5(36 reviews)

Antiques, artifacts and furnishings give a glimpse into the lives of the elite Chinese families of 19th-century Penang.

Kapitan Keling Mosque
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Kapitan Keling Mosque

4.5/5(5 reviews)

The praying devotees, sleek Muslim architecture and calls to prayer add yet another element to Penang’s diverse cultural mosaic.

Fort Cornwallis
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Fort Cornwallis

3.5/5(21 reviews)

The largest and one of the oldest forts in Malaysia offers fascinating insight into Penang’s colonial past.

Top things to do in Downtown George Town

Private Penang Hill & Temple Tour
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Private Penang Hill & Temple Tour

$88
Per adult
90% of travellers recommend
Half-Day Cycling - Away from Georgetown
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Half-Day Cycling - Away from Georgetown

$26
Per adult
92% of travellers recommend
Private Georgetown Heritage Tour
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Private Georgetown Heritage Tour

$77
Per adult
96% of travellers recommend
Private Orangutan and Charcoal Factory with Lunch
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Private Orangutan and Charcoal Factory with Lunch

$180
Per adult
80% of travellers recommend
Private Penang Island Discovery Tour
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Private Penang Island Discovery Tour

$67
Per adult
Penang Half Day City Tour
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Penang Half Day City Tour

$53
Per adult
100% of travellers recommend

Top Hotels in Downtown George Town

Estimated price for 1 night / 2 adults
JEN Penang Georgetown by Shangri-La
JEN Penang Georgetown by Shangri-La
4 out of 5
Magazine Road, George Town, Penang
The price is $48 per night from Sep 30 to Oct 1

This family-friendly George Town hotel is located in a shopping district, within a 5-minute walk of KOMTAR, 1st Avenue Mall, and Prangin Mall.

4.4/5Wonderful! (1,364 reviews)

"Always the best choice hotel for my business trip at Penang!"…"

Reviewed on Sep 2, 2020

JEN Penang Georgetown by Shangri-La
Eastern And Oriental Hotel
Eastern And Oriental Hotel
5 out of 5
10 Lebuh Farquhar, George Town, Penang
The price is $114 per night from Oct 1 to Oct 2

This family-friendly George Town hotel is located on the waterfront, within a 15-minute walk of Cheong Fatt Tze Mansion and Penang City Hall. KOMTAR and Penang ...

4.6/5Exceptional! (1,245 reviews)

"Comfortable, clean and conveniently located. Would definitely come back to stay"…"

Reviewed on Sep 22, 2020

Eastern And Oriental Hotel
Bayview Hotel Georgetown Penang
Bayview Hotel Georgetown Penang
4 out of 5
25-A Farquhar Street, Georgetown, George Town, Penang
Free Cancellation
The price is $26 per night from Oct 8 to Oct 9

This family-friendly George Town hotel is located by the sea, within a 10-minute walk of Penang State Museum and Penang City Hall. KOMTAR and Penang Times Square ...

3.9/5Good! (989 reviews)

"Nice staying there and will repeat again.thank you"…"

Reviewed on Aug 31, 2020

Bayview Hotel Georgetown Penang
Loop On Leith George Town Penang Hotel by Compass Hospitality
Loop On Leith George Town Penang Hotel by Compass Hospitality
3 out of 5
29 Leith Street, George Town, Penang
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $20 per night from Oct 8 to Oct 9

Located in Downtown George Town, this hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Cheong Fatt Tze Mansion, KOMTAR, and Penang City Hall. Gurney Drive and Penang Times ...

4/5Very Good! (21 reviews)

"The hotel was nice and new. Good check-in process. Small but cosy room. The mattress was a little too firm for my liking but overall a good stay."…"

Reviewed on Sep 1, 2020

Loop On Leith George Town Penang Hotel by Compass Hospitality
Garden Inn
Garden Inn
3 out of 5
41, Anson Road, Georgetown, George Town, Penang
The price is $21 per night from Oct 21 to Oct 22

Located in Downtown George Town, this spa hotel is within 2 mi (3 km) of Camera Museum, Leong San Tong Khoo Kongsi, and Wat Chaiya Mangkalaram. Pinang Peranakan ...

3.4/5 (194 reviews)
will come back again

"the room is ecxellent. same as in picture. big room. have flusk for hot water. they provide coway water dispenser at the hallway. easy for customer. my room a little bit near road so can hear noise from the road until late night. but the most i dont like about my stay is around 12.30am some chinese ..."…"

Reviewed on Nov 29, 2019

Garden Inn
The Prestige Hotel Penang
The Prestige Hotel Penang
4 out of 5
8 Gat Lebuh Gereja, George Town
The price is $72 per night from Sep 30 to Oct 1

Located in Downtown George Town, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Pinang Peranakan Mansion and Penang City Hall. KOMTAR and Penang Times Square are also ...

4.6/5Exceptional! (232 reviews)

"My boyfriend and I stayed at The Prestige for 4 nights 5 days. The check in went fast and smooth and the staff were super friendly. We had a free welcome drink voucher. The room was spotless and the decor looked exactly like the pictures on the wensite. We immediately felt like we were staying in ..."…"

Reviewed on Sep 23, 2020

The Prestige Hotel Penang

Other neighborhoods in George Town

Fort Cornwallis which includes heritage architecture

Historic George Town

If you're spending some time in Historic George Town, Penang City Hall and Pinang Peranakan Mansion are top sights worth seeing.

Historic George Town
A shot from Tan Jetty overlooking Penang mainland. A beautiful sight to behold when approaching dusk.
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Clan Jetty

Clan Jetty is well-liked for its historic sites. If you'd like to do some sightseeing in the greater George Town area, you might plan a trip to KOMTAR or Penang City Hall.

Clan Jetty
Tanjung Bungah, George Town, Penang, Malaysia

Tanjung Bungah

4/5Very Good!(26 area reviews)

Tanjung Bungah is known for its stunning beaches, and with sights like Penang Avatar Secret Garden and Floating Mosque of Tanjung Bungah, you won't get bored spending a day wandering around this part of Tanjung Tokong.

Tanjung Bungah
Nature at its best❤️
Photo by Cellv Anju

Gelugor

4/5Very Good!(6 area reviews)

You'll enjoy the cafés and monuments in Gelugor. You might want to make time for a stop at TESCO or Penang Bridge West End.

Gelugor
Sa sA, testing
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Kampung Sungai Nibong

3/5(2 area reviews)

Visitors to Kampung Sungai Nibong enjoy its shopping, and if you want to do some exploring, Queensbay Mall is worth a stop.

Kampung Sungai Nibong
Sa sA, testing
Photo by Royce Lim

Bayan Lepas

3.5/5Good!(26 area reviews)

If you're spending some time in Bayan Lepas, Queensbay Mall and Penang International Sports Arena are top sights worth seeing.

Bayan Lepas


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