Komtar Tower, or Menara Komtar Complex is Penang's tallest building and the sixth tallest building in Malaysia located in the heart of George Town, dominating the island's skyline. KOMTAR is an acronym for Kompleks Tun Abdul Razak.
Other than clothes and goods offered in the complex, restaurants and food courts are available in the complex too.
Besides shopping in Komtar Complex, you can have a clearer view from the top of the complex on the amazing Penang Bridge and Butterworth mainland.
It is easy to reach Komtar. You can hail a taxi, take a trishaw ride, rent a car or even embark on public buses.
Ayer Itam, Georgetown, Penang Island, Malaysia
The Kek Lok Si Temple is a Buddhist temple situated in Air Itam in Penang and is one of the best known temples on the island.The construction of the temple began in 1893 and was inspired by the chief monk of the Goddess of Mercy Temple at Pitt Street.
There are several other temples in this complex, as well as shops and a vegetarian restaurant.
The two main ways to get to Kek Lok Si Temple are either private taxi, which costs about 25 MYR, or take the public bus for 2 MYR ($0.54) per person.
The carving and the culture of the temple is so much fine detail.
The views up the hill was spectacular and breathtaking overlooking Penang.
Parking is cheap at RM 3 (USD $0.70) on the lower level with no time limit.
Jalan Dr Lim Chwee Leong, Georgetown, Penang Island 10100, Malaysia
Prangin Mall is one of the most popular shopping complexes in Penang. Located right smack in the centre of George Town and with its strategic location, you can find anything and everything within the five-levels of shopping, dining and entertainment experience
Pranging Mall is a modern mall located next to the [email protected] complex, and opposite to one of the main bus stations of Georgetown.
There are shops selling mostly smartphones but you need to ask around as the prices may vary from shop to shop.
There's a large car park in the top floor.
They also have a food court on the upper floor.
After your shopping, you can take a taxi to come back the hotel.