Travel to Malaysia and discover its scenic beauty around
Georgetown Malaysia , Shopping and Night Life too"
Georgetown is the capital of the island and
state of Penang, on the west coast of peninsular Malaysia. It was listed by
UNESCO in 2008 as a World Heritage Site, together with fellow former Straits
Founded in 1786 by British trader Francis Light, Georgetown was one of the three
Straits Settlements along with Malacca and Singapore. Modern-day Georgetown is
one of Malaysia's largest cities with 600,000 inhabitants. The town seems quite
relaxed, as restaurants, small shops, and mall shops don't fully open until
around noon. If you're waking up early, be sure to look for Chinese Dim Sum
stalls as they are only available in the morning. But don't bother looking for
any other activities besides eating.Boat and Air is mode of transportation to go
Visiting the places and sightseeing is possible by Taxis and Buses. Public
transportation around the city is well organized with modern low floor aircon
buses. Main public bus terminals are at jetty and Komtar building/mall where you
can get map with all lines. When boarding to bus you MUST have prepared exact
change! All buses stop on their route, and if you don't mind going around the
city a bit if you actually want to leave it, you have good chances of getting
where you want. But if you're planning to venture out of Georgetown to the
suburbs and beyond for a day's tripping, do bear in mind that the public buses
stop picking up passengers after 10PM daily - apparently even on weekends and
holidays. And if you need to take a taxi back to your quarters after midnight,
be prepared to pay a 100% surcharge on top of the fare.
Popular things to see. visit in George Town
Cheong Fatt Tze Mansion, Leith Street,
Municipal Council of Pulau Pinang Hall (formerly City Hall)
Fort Cornwallis, Light St. The fort
Leong San Tong Khoo Kongsi, 18 Cannon St,
Pinang Peranakan Mansion, Church Street (Lebuh Gereja)
Queen Victoria Clock Tower, (At the Intersection of Light Street, Beach Street,
Fort Road and King Edward Place). The 60 ft high clock tower was presented to
Penang by local millionaire Cheah Chen Eok in 1897 to commemorate the Diamond
Jubilee of Queen Victoria.
Wat Chaiyamangalaram, Burma Lane
Dhammikarama Burmese Buddhist Temple
Kapitan Keling Mosque, Pitt St (Jl
Kuan Yin Teng ("Goddess of Mercy Temple")
St. George's Church,
The Eastern and Oriental Hotel : The Eastern & Oriental Hotel stands majestically
along Farquhar Street, in the bustling heart of Penang. The bygone era of a
glorious past is seen the minute you catch a glimpse of this imposing white
colonial building. Warm lingering feelings of elegance greet you as you drive up
the courtyard and walk into the spacious domed lobby. 10 Farquhar Street,
10200 Penang, Malaysia. Tel: +604 222 2000 Fax: +604 261 6333.
Golden Plaza Hostel : Golden Plaza Hostel is one of the most
popular places for travelers. Strategically located in town area, this friendly
and congenial place is quite new and clean. There are all together 20 rooms
available. Lebuh Ah Quee / Pitt Lane (Off Chulia Street) 10200 Penang West
The Gurney - Resort Hotel :
It is located along the renowned tourist belt of Gurney Drive, adjacent to the
new Central Business District and is less than five minutes away from all major
shopping complexes and corporate towers. The hotel is 25 kilometres from the
Penang International Airport. 18 Persiaran Gurney, 10250 Georgetown, Penang.
Tel: 604-370 7000 Fax: 604-370 5000
Hotel Malaysia :
Malaysia 7, Penang Road, 10000 Penang, Malaysia. Cable:"HOTELMASIA" Penang P.O.
Box 11 Tel: 604-2633311 Fax: 604-2631621
Oriental Hotel Penang Malaysia
We are strategically located in the heart of this old and
historic town, at the junction of the ever popular Penang Road, Chulia Street,
Argyll Road and Leith Street.
Penang hotels offer you a range from the budget
conscientious to the extravagant. 105, Penang Road, 10000 Georgetown, Penang,
Sunway Hotel Georgetown :
The Sunway Hotel is centrally located in historical, bustling Georgetown, the
heart of Penang. Guests can enjoy surrounds that mix culture and commerce .
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