Popular places to visit in Downtown George Town
Penang’s tallest building offers spectacular views and plenty of entertainment.
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.
One of Penang’s finest examples of Victorian architecture makes for a pleasant backdrop to the Georgetown Esplanade.
Antiques, artifacts and furnishings give a glimpse into the lives of the elite Chinese families of 19th-century Penang.
The praying devotees, sleek Muslim architecture and calls to prayer add yet another element to Penang’s diverse cultural mosaic.
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
Half-Day Cycling - Away from Georgetown
Private Georgetown Heritage Tour
Private Orangutan and Charcoal Factory with Lunch
Private Penang Island Discovery Tour
Penang Half Day City Tour
Top Hotels in Downtown George Town
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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.
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.
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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.
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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.
Kampung Sungai Nibong
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Visitors to Kampung Sungai Nibong enjoy its shopping, and if you want to do some exploring, Queensbay Mall is worth a stop.
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If you're spending some time in Bayan Lepas, Queensbay Mall and Penang International Sports Arena are top sights worth seeing.