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Best things to do in George Town

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Shopping Mall
“Penang's Premier Lifestyle Shopping Mall Gurney Plaza is strategically located in the famous Gurney Drive promanade in Penang and approximately three kilometres to the north-west of city centre of Georgetown, Penang's capital. It is Penang's premier lifestyle shopping mall and a one-stop shopping and entertainment destination catering to both family and tourists arriving in Penang. Gurney Plaza is a nine storey shopping complex with two levels of basements comprising nine floors of retail space from basement 1 to the 7th floor and car park spaces at the two basement levels, the 4th to 8th floor and on the rooftop. As Penang's premier shopping mall, it houses various well-known brands for shopping, dining and entertainment. Gurney Plaza is anchored by Parkson and is the only mall in the state of Penang to carry well-established international brands such as Coach, Rolex, Tissot, Omega, A|X Armani Exchange, SuperDry, Mark & Spencer, Pandora, TopMan, TopShop, H.E. by Mango, Dorothy Perkins, Fossil, Calvin Klein Jeans, M.A.C, Kiehl's and Birkenstock. With many food and beverage outlets located within the mall, Gurney Plaza is also a popular destination for food lovers.”
64 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“One of the Penang famous Shopping Mall in Georgetown. there are plenty of food, cafe, shops, to shopping around. operates from 10am to 10pm.”
40 locals recommend
Restaurant
“many of local food available, fully recommend the char kuey teow at the middle of the junction. it is just next to a famous sugarcane drinks . I always order the char kuey teow with the sugarcane drink, perfect matching. ”
34 locals recommend
Lake
“It is one of the largest and finest temples complexes in Southeast Asia. Kek Lok Si Temple is not just a center for Chinese culture and Buddha teaching, but also an unique heritage treasures that have Mahayana Buddhism and traditional Chinese rituals blend into a harmonious whole, in temple architecture and daily activities of worshipers.”
45 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“Gurney Paragon Mall is Penang’s best centre for an eclectic mix of fashion trends. Set along Persiaran Gurney, the seafront complex is home to more than 40 fashion boutiques and 30 restaurants. However, what makes Paragon utterly unique is the fact that the entire 700,000sqft complex has been built around St. Joseph’s Novitiate, a 1925 chapel that has been beautifully restored and incorporated into the mall’s open-plan layout design. The mixed development complex comprises the nine-storey mall, plus luxury residences and office towers. High fashion stores are concentrated on the first and second levels, while the best dining opportunities can be found primarily at its al fresco frontage, and its main entertainment offering (an IMAX theatre) tops its ninth floor. ”
27 locals recommend
Food Truck
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“Gurney Drive, otherwise known as Persiaran Gurney, is perhaps one of the most well-known place in Penang. Often referred to as 'The New Esplanade', Gurney Drive is a deluge of hawker delights and exciting restaurants that come alive at nighttime, giving the unique experience of dining by the sea. Gurney Drive was named after Sir Henry Gurney, a Malayan High Commissioner who was assassinated by the guerrillas of the Malayan Communist Party during the Emergency period in the early 1950s.”
28 locals recommend
Park
“your arrival will be greeted by cheeky monkeys your eyes will be amazed by the various types of protected plants, flowers and trees. Local favorite spot for picnic, running and relaxing spot”
17 locals recommend
Park
“A sure relaxing place to just take an early morning stroll or evening exercise. Meet the locals and join them for Tai-Chi, vocal practice, hiking and just walk round and round...There is a bamboo park, an amazon lily pond, and lots of local floral and fauna. After a good morning stroll, as you exit the park and opposite the Indian temple, drop by BeeBee for a healthy capati or LSY Organic for a healthy breakfast. There are also two fruit stalls that make Pure fresh fruits smoothie. For a hearty breakfast, there is Big Ben Western and Garden Paradis next to it.”
21 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“Penang Hottest F&B spot where you can spend your time with your friends and family. Its a place to enjoy and variety typical of food can be found here.”
12 locals recommend
Restaurant
“This is a very active place in the morning from 8am - 12 noon and again in the evening. Wet market by day hawker food by night. This area is full of food. Many organic shops in this area as well as local restaurants including a new Vegan restaurant are found along Jalan Moulmein. You can find a full grocery store across the street on Cantonment.”
12 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Serves dim sum in the morning, seafood for lunch and dinner. Do get crowded during the weekend!”
9 locals recommend
Premise
“Local Supermarket, Post office, barber, eateries, Pizza, McDonalds, drug store and etc...”
7 locals recommend
Night Club
1 local recommends
Movie Theater
“What is the best thing to do at night? Mid-night movies!!! Who doesn't like it? Malaysia cinemas is known for the cheap price for movie. With a low price and now you can enjoy all the blockbuster movies. ”
4 locals recommend
Place of Worship
“The Kek Lok Si Temple is a Buddhist temple situated in Air Itam in Penang facing the sea and commanding an impressive view, and is one of the best known temples on the island. It is said to be the largest Buddhist temple in Malaysia.”
2 locals recommend
Buddhist Temple
“The Kek Lok Si Temple (8.6KM) is a Buddhist temple situated in Air Itam, Penang, Malaysia. It is the largest Buddhist temple in Malaysia,[1] and is also an important pilgrimage centre for Buddhists from Hong Kong, the Philippines, Singapore and other countries in Southeast Asia. The entire complex of temples was built over a period from 1890–1930, an inspirational initiative of Beow Lean, the Abbot. The main draw in the complex is the striking seven-storey Pagoda of Rama VI (Pagoda of Ten Thousand Buddhas) with 10,000 alabaster and bronze statues of Buddha, and the 36.57 metres (120.0 ft) tall bronze statue of Kuan Yin, the Goddess of Mercy.”
12 locals recommend