Penang – Things to do

Penang Attractions

George Town after dusk

With its ornate shop houses and buildings on stilts over the water, Penang's capital, George Town, has a distinct Chinese flavour and no visit to Penang is complete without a visit. Named after King George III, George Town is a window to the sights, sounds and scents of this fascinating part of the world; its architecture offers an intriguing fusion of colonial-fronted residential buildings with modern, commercialised high-rises, and the people prove that George Town is a charming heritage jewel.

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Batu Ferringhi Night Market

Batu Ferringhi is a famous Pasar Malam night market and is an extremely popular attraction in Penang. At night, Batu Feringghi comes alive with the bustle of the market vendors selling everything from clothing and fake designer handbags, to local crafts, souvenirs and artwork. Throughout the market, there are plenty of hawker stalls selling tasty local delicacies. The night market is within walking distance from most of our hotels in Penang and a great way to spend your evening. Don't be afraid to haggle while you're there and you could grab yourself a bargain

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