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What's George Town Like?

People go to George Town to see famous monuments such as Kek Lok Si Temple, as well as to enjoy its many popular attractions like Penang Butterfly Farm. This family-friendly city is also known for its beaches and museums, not to mention being full of restaurants and shops. Learn about the local heritage of George Town at top landmarks like Leong San Tong Khoo Kongsi and Pinang Peranakan Mansion. While here, you may want to make time for other popular sights such as TESCO and Camera Museum.

Where are the Best Places to Stay in George Town?

Below are the number of accommodations by star rating in George Town and the surrounding area:

  • • 14 5-star accommodations from USD 70 per night
  • • 95 4-star accommodations from USD 37 per night
  • • 233 3-star accommodations from USD 20 per night
  • • 79 2-star accommodations from USD 6 per night

How to Get to George Town

Flights to George Town

  • • Penang (PEN-Penang Intl.), 9.8 mi (15.7 km) from central George Town

Things to See and Do in George Town

What to See In George Town

  • • Kek Lok Si Temple
  • • Leong San Tong Khoo Kongsi
  • • Pinang Peranakan Mansion
  • • Fort Cornwallis
  • • Wat Chaiya Mangkalaram

Things to Do in George Town

  • • TESCO
  • • Camera Museum
  • • Penang Butterfly Farm
  • • Penang Islamic Museum
  • • Penang Vintage Toy Museum

Other Popular George Town Attractions

  • • Penang Hill
  • • Penang International Sports Arena
  • • Acheen Street Mosque
  • • Studio Howard
  • • Cannon Street

When Is the Best Time to Visit George Town?

  • • Hottest months: March, February, May, April (average 89°F)
  • • Coldest months: January, February, December, November (average 72°F)
  • • Rainiest months: May, April, October, and November (average 0.31 inches of rainfall)

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