in Pulau Pinang, Malaysia
- Melaka and George Town, Historic Cities of the Straits of Malacca (Unesco heritage, 1 mi)
- Archaeological Heritage of the Lenggong Valley (Unesco heritage, 50 mi)
- Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
- 5.411 and 100.335 (Lat./Lng.)
- Coordinates by Time:
- N 5° 24' 40" and E 100° 20' 7"
- Currency and Currency Code:
- Ringgit - MYR
- Spoken languages:
- Malay, English, Chinese, Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, Panjabi, Thai
- Local electricity:
- 230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
- Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
- 900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
- Local Time: 12:22 AM (Wednesday)
- Timezone: Asia/Kuala_Lumpur
- UTC/GMT offset: 8 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 7:03 am and 7:26 pm
- Antipode Coordinates:
- -5.417 and -79.666 (Lat./Lng.)
- Closest place to antipode coordinates:
- La Flor
- This place on Wikipedia
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Safety Score: 4,2 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning please reconsider your need to travel to Malaysia.
Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Malaysia. Last Update: 2021-05-18 08:31:40
Delve into George Town
George Town in Pulau Pinang with it's 300,000 habitants is located in Malaysia about 182 mi (or 294 km) north-west of Kuala Lumpur, the country's capital town.
Current time in George Town is now 12:22 AM (Wednesday). The local timezone is named Asia / Kuala Lumpur with an UTC offset of 8 hours. We know of 8 airports close to George Town. The closest airport in Malaysia is Butterworth Airport in a distance of 5 mi (or 9 km), North-East. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).
There are two Unesco world heritage sites nearby. The closest heritage site in Malaysia is Melaka and George Town, Historic Cities of the Straits of Malacca in a distance of 1 mi (or 2 km), North-East. If you need a hotel, we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.
While being here, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Alor Setar, Betong, Kuah, Kangar and Ipoh. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.
Local weather forecast
Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 29°C / 85 °F
|Morning Temperature||27°C / 81 °F|
|Evening Temperature||30°C / 87 °F|
|Night Temperature||28°C / 83 °F|
|Chance of rainfall||9%|
|Air Pressure||1009 hPa|
|Wind Speed||Light breeze with 4 km/h (3 mph) from East|
|Cloud Conditions||Overcast clouds, covering 100% of sky|
|General Conditions||Moderate rain|
Wednesday, 19th of May 2021
30°C (86 °F)
27°C (80 °F)
Moderate rain, gentle breeze, overcast clouds.
Thursday, 20th of May 2021
29°C (84 °F)
27°C (81 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.
Friday, 21st of May 2021
30°C (86 °F)
27°C (81 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, broken clouds.
Hotels and Places to Stay
23 LoveLane Penang
The Wembley - A St Giles Hotel
Mango Tree Place - Hideaway
Hotel Sentral Georgetown
Chulia Heritage Hotel
Loke Thye Kee Residences
Yeng Keng Hotel
Cintra Heritage House
Hotel NEO+ Penang
Videos from this area
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'Mirrors George Town' Street Art of George Town, Penang
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http://www.renegadetravels.com/new-asia-heritage-hotel-george-town-penang/. New Asia Heritage Hotel, George Town, Penang - Family Room. Click the link to find a full review of this hotel, and...
UNESCO World Heritage Site, George Town Penang, Malaysia
The Historic City of George Town was the first British port town along the Straits of Malacca. Founded in 1786 by Francis Light in the name of the East India Company, it is situated at the...
Street Art - George Town, Penang, Malaysia
http://www.renegadetravels.com/street-art-in-george-town-penang-malaysia/. George Town is a great place to see street art. Click the link for full-size images, and also links to walking maps...
George Town, Penang Steel Rod Sculptures - Part 1
George Town Steel Rod Sculptures is a collection of caricatures placed on historic streets of George Town. The concept presented by Sculpture at Work is to relate the history and/or characteristic...
New Asia Heritage Hotel, George Town, Penang - Chill-Out Area
http://www.renegadetravels.com/new-asia-heritage-hotel-george-town-penang/. New Asia Heritage Hotel, George Town, Penang - Chill-Out Area. For a full review of this hotel, click on the link above.
New Asia Heritage Hotel, George Town, Penang - Standard Room
http://www.renegadetravels.com/new-asia-heritage-hotel-george-town-penang/. New Asia Heritage Hotel, George Town, Penang - Standard Room. This hotel is in a great location in the UNESCO World ...
New Asia Heritage Hotel, George Town, Penang - Street Scene
http://www.renegadetravels.com/new-asia-heritage-hotel-george-town-penang/. New Asia Heritage Hotel - Street Scene. This is directly outside the hotel at around 6 pm.This is when all the street...
Penang Ferry Boat Georgetown to Butterworth
Penang Ferry Boat from Georgetown Penang to Butterworth on April 29th 2009.
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Attractions and noteworthy things
Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.
Cheong Fatt Tze Mansion
Cheong Fatt Tze Mansion is located at 14 Leith Street, 10200 George Town, Penang, Malaysia. The mansion's indigo-blue outer wall makes it a very distinct building in the area. The Circa 1880s mansion built by the merchant Cheong Fatt Tze at the end of 19th century has 38 rooms, 5 granite-paved courtyards, 7 staircases & 220 vernacular timber louvre windows. The architecture of the mansion however originates from the Su Chow Dynasty Period in China.
Fort Cornwallis is an old star fort located on the northeastern coast of Penang, Malaysia. It is named after the late 18th century Governor-General of Bengal, India, Charles Cornwallis, 1st Marquess Cornwallis. Fort Cornwallis is the largest standing fort in Malaysia. In its entire history, the fort had never engaged in any battle.
The Khoo Kongsi is a large Chinese clanhouse with elaborate and highly ornamented architecture, a mark of the dominant presence of the Chinese in Penang, Malaysia. The famous Khoo Kongsi is the grandest clan temple in the country. It is also one of the city's major historic attraction.
Penang State Assembly Building
The Penang State Assembly Building is the historical Penang's state administrative building. It is located between Light Street and Farquhar Street near Fort Cornwallis in George Town, Malaysia.
City Hall, Penang
City Hall is a municipal building in George Town, Penang, which was formerly the seat of the City Council of George Town. Originally built in 1903 as the Municipal Office, Penang, the building was erected at a cost of $100,000 to relieve demand for office space at the adjacent Town Hall, which then took on a more social function. Both buildings stand in front of the Padang on Esplanade Road. The name "City Hall" dates from the grant of city status to George Town in 1957.
Jubilee Clock Tower
The Jubilee Clock Tower, in George Town, Penang, Malaysia, is a Moorish-style Jubilee clocktower at the junction of Lebuh Light (Light Street) and Lebuh Pantai (Beach Street). Built to commemorate Queen Victoria's 1897 Diamond Jubilee, the tower is sixty feet tall, one foot for each year of Victoria's reign. A corner of the wall surrounding Fort Cornwallis is situated behind the tower. The clock tower is slightly tilted, a result of Allied (or Japanese) bombing during the WW2.
Convent Datuk Keramat
Convent Datuk Keramat is a school located in Georgetown, Penang, Malaysia. The school is an all-girls Chinese school with primary and secondary school within the same compound.
2010 Penang dragon boat accident
The 2010 Penang dragon boat accident was an incident that occurred on January 17, 2010 in Penang, Malaysia. The incident involved the Chung Ling High School dragon boat team's boat capsizing after colliding with a tugboat amid strong currents. This incident killed 6 people while 12 were injured.
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