Farquhar Road | Lebuh Light, Penang Island 10200, Malaysia
Penang State Museum and Art Gallery Officially open in 1962, the Museum houses a fine collection of old photographs, maps, charts and other historical relics. There are also Malay daggers (keris), Chinese furniture, embroidery and paintings of old Penang.
Leboh Light, Georgetown, Penang Island, Malaysia
The star-shaped Fort Cornwallis stands at the place where Francis Light and crew landed on August 11th, 1786 to "take possession" of the island of Penang. Before that the island belonged to the Sultan of Kedah.
18 Lebuhraya Cannon, Georgetown, Penang Island 10200 , Malaysia
Khoo Kongsi is a large Chinese clanhouse. It is very famous as it is the grandest clan temple not in Penang, but the country of Malysia. It was built 100 years ago. It's historic setting and architecture is what attracts the crowds of tourists.
This market has been in operation since the late 1800s and still continues to serve locals early in the morning. At the back is a wet market selling fresh meat, but the front is packed with tourists filling up on traditional sweets and pickles during the day.
Gurney Paragon is set to be the new premier shopping, entertainment, office and luxury residential address in Penang. It is a mixed development comprising a 700,000 sq ft shopping mall, an office tower, and two high-end residential towers.
100 Persiaran Bayan Indah | Bayan Lepas, Malaysia, Bayan Lepas, Penang Island 11900, Malaysia
Queensbay Mall opened for business on 1 December 2006. It is currently the largest, longest and most modern shopping mall in Penang with a gross built up of 2.5 million sq ft and over 1 million sq ft net lettable area.
This batik factory is one of the oldest on the island and is known to produce exquisite selections of hand drawn and hand blocked batiks. Besides doing a round of batik shopping in their showroom, join the tourist crowd when you're there.
Gurney Drive Hawker Center, Persiaran Gurney, Penang
As typical of most hawker centres Gurney Drive Hawker Center is perfect spot for your dinner, browsing through the different food stalls and marvelling at the wonderful variety of delicious-looking food.