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Downtown George Town is beloved for its popular shops. Take some time to explore sights in the area like KOMTAR and Gurney Drive.
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Tanjung Bungah is known for its stunning beaches, and with sights like Floating Mosque of Tanjung Bungah and PKSA Penang Water Sports Centre, you won't get bored spending a day wandering around this part of Tanjung Tokong.
If you're spending some time in Historic George Town, Swettenham Pier Cruise Terminal and Pinang Peranakan Mansion are top sights worth seeing.
Couples looking to get away will find a romantic atmosphere in George Town, and visitors give high marks for the top-notch restaurants, shopping, and beaches. Walkable and culturally-rich, this city attracts tourists with its temples and museums. Top sights in the city include TESCO, Kek Lok Si Temple, and Leong San Tong Khoo Kongsi.
Well known for its museums, the city's cultural venues include Camera Museum, Penang Islamic Museum, and Penang Vintage Toy Museum. Families come for attractions such as Penang Butterfly Farm, Kidland Penang, and Penang Avatar Secret Garden. The city is notable for its temples and landmarks like Kek Lok Si Temple, Leong San Tong Khoo Kongsi, and Pinang Peranakan Mansion.
In George Town, there are 400 hotels and other lodging options so you'll have a variety of choices for a perfect holiday retreat. Below are highly ranked ones based on our user reviews:
Other favorite sights in George Town include TESCO, Fort Cornwallis, and Wat Chaiya Mangkalaram.