Penang’s main shopping destination Georgetown is divided into 3 parts – street markets, stand-alone stores and shopping malls. The most popular mall is KOMTAR. But if you are a budget shopper, then you must visit Little Penang Street Market, which is famous for handicrafts.
Queensbay Mall is the largest shopping mall in Penang, Malaysia located in Bayan Lepas.
Address: Queensbay Mall, 100, Persiaran Bayan Indah, 11900 Bayan Lepas, Penang, Malaysia.
1st Avenue Mall
A seven-storey mall offers branded clothing, fashion accessories. It also has a cinema and food outlets.
Address: 182, Jalan Magazine, 10300 George Town, Penang, Malaysia.
Lorong Kulit Flea Market (a.k.a. The Thieves Market)
A market selling hunting knives, binoculars, flasks, etc. A good place for locals and bargain shoppers.
Address: 625 Jalan Dato Keramat Georgetown, 10460 George Town, Penang, Malaysia.
KOMTAR Tower is a 65-storey tallest skyscraper. There are a lot of stores selling electronic gadgets, cameras as well as apparels.
Address: Lebuh Tek Soon, George Town, 10100 George Town, Penang, Malaysia.
A good place for bargain shoppers offering local clothing, apparels. It also has restaurants and cafes.
Address: Prangin Mall, No 33, Jalan Dr Lim Chwee Leong, George Town, 10100 George Town, Penang, Malaysia.
A daily market selling local delicacies like fresh nutmegs, preserved fruits and biscuits. There is also a wet market selling fresh seafood.
Address: Lot 124, Jln Penang, George Town, 10100 George Town, Penang, Malaysia.
Cecil Street Market - Lebuh Cecil
A popular place amongst locals for fresh vegetables and meats. This dry section of the market includes stalls selling local delicacies.
Address: 40-48, Lebuh Cecil, 10300 George Town, Penang, Malaysia.
Penang Times Square
Located at Dato Keramat Road, Penang Times Square comprises offices, a shopping mall in Birch the Plaza, and another mall M Mall O20.
Address: 144, Jalan Dato Keramat, George Town, 10150 George Town, Penang, Malaysia.
Pulau Tikus Wet Market
It is popular in tourists includes stalls selling Chinese curios, handbags, watches, shoes, clothes and electronics goods.
Address: 3, Jalan Pasar, Pulau Tikus, 10350 George Town, Penang, Malaysia.
Hin Pop Up Market
This former bus depot converted to a market selling second-hand books, plants, home-made drinks, jewellery etc.
Address: 31a, Jalan Gurdwara, 10300 George Town, Penang, Malaysia.