George Town
in Pulau Pinang, Malaysia

Noteable things around
Location Summary
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: 12:53 PM (Thursday)
Timezone: Asia/Kuala_Lumpur
UTC/GMT offset: 8 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
7:06 am and 6:59 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-5.417 and -79.666 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
La Flor
References
This place on Wikipedia
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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 12:53 PM (Thursday). 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: 30°C / 86 °F

Morning Temperature 25°C / 78 °F
Evening Temperature 26°C / 78 °F
Night Temperature 24°C / 75 °F
Chance of rainfall 8%
Air Humidity 72%
Air Pressure 1009 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 4 km/h (3 mph) from North-East
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 87% of sky
General Conditions Moderate rain

Friday, 15th of November 2019

32°C (89 °F)
24°C (76 °F)
Moderate rain, calm, broken clouds.

Saturday, 16th of November 2019

32°C (89 °F)
24°C (75 °F)
Moderate rain, calm, broken clouds.

Sunday, 17th of November 2019

31°C (87 °F)
25°C (76 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, scattered clouds.

Hotels and Places to Stay

23 LoveLane Penang

Address
0,6 mi
23, Love Lane
10200 Penang
Malaysia

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


The Wembley - A St Giles Hotel

Address
0,4 mi
183 Jalan Magazine
10300 Pulau Pinang
Malaysia

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Mango Tree Place - Hideaway

Address
0,1 mi
494 & 496, Lebuh Pantai
10300 Penang
Malaysia

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Hotel Sentral Georgetown

Address
0,6 mi
No 12 Lorong Kinta
10400 Penang
Malaysia

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Chulia Heritage Hotel

Address
0,6 mi
380, Chulia Street
10200 George Town
Malaysia

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Loke Thye Kee Residences

Address
0,5 mi
326 Jalan Penang
10000 Penang
Malaysia

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Yeng Keng Hotel

Address
0,5 mi
362 & 366, Chulia Street
10200 Penang
Malaysia

Time Information

Checkout: - Checkin:
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Cintra Heritage House

Address
0,5 mi
No: 1, 3, 5, 7, Lebuh Cintra
10100 Penang
Malaysia

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Campbell House

Address
0,5 mi
106 Lebuh Campbell
10100 Penang
Malaysia

Time Information

Checkout: - Checkin:
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Hotel NEO+ Penang

Address
0,4 mi
68 Jalan Gurdwara
10300 Penang
Malaysia

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Videos from this area

These are videos related to the place based on their proximity to this place.

'Mirrors George Town' Street Art of George Town, Penang

Published: February 06, 2013
Length: 12:51 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: SunwayHtlGtown

Ernest Zacharevic is a young Lithuania-born artist who is "making a scene" on the streets of George Town, Penang. This comes in the form of beautifully executed wall paintings, or murals, at...


Penang Georgetown Prangin Mall Shopping Centre

Published: December 10, 2008
Length: 10:13 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: DaiwaHousing

Penang biggest shopping Mall in Georgetown, next to Komtar, main hall unit near to bubble lifts, escalators, ideal for all business or investment. Unit For Sale / To Let. For more Penang...


New Asia Heritage Hotel, George Town, Penang - Family Room

Published: July 31, 2013
Length: 26:55 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: RenegadeTravels

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

Published: February 06, 2013
Length: 12:50 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: SunwayHtlGtown

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

Published: August 12, 2013
Length: 21:01 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: RenegadeTravels

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

Published: February 06, 2013
Length: 09:20 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: SunwayHtlGtown

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

Published: July 31, 2013
Length: 24:58 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: RenegadeTravels

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

Published: July 30, 2013
Length: 24:40 min
Rating: 1 of 5
Author: RenegadeTravels

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

Published: July 31, 2013
Length: 21:42 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: RenegadeTravels

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

Published: April 30, 2009
Length: 39:41 min
Rating: 1 of 5
Author: Hitoshi Endo

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.

Located at 5.42132, 100.335 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Buildings and structures in Penang, Houses in Malaysia

Fort Cornwallis

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.

Located at 5.42035, 100.344 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Forts in Malaysia, Buildings and structures in Penang, Star forts

Khoo Kongsi

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.

Located at 5.41444, 100.337 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Buildings and structures in Penang

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.

Located at 5.41941, 100.343 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Buildings and structures in Penang

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.

Located at 5.42106, 100.341 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Buildings and structures in Penang

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.

Located at 5.41921, 100.344 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Towers completed in 1897, Buildings and structures in Penang, Clock towers, Inclined towers

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.

Located at 5.41194, 100.318 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Schools in Penang, Girls' schools in Malaysia, Secondary schools in Malaysia, Convent of the Holy Infant Jesus schools

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.

Located at 5.40778, 100.346 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Maritime incidents in 2010, 2010 in Malaysia, Disasters in Malaysia

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2019

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29 Nov
2019

Melody Group Convention 2019
Starting at: 04:00 pm (16:00).
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30 Nov
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Devfest & Bizfest George Town 2019
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IMPROVISED COMEDY 7 DEC 2019 - XMAS SPECIAL
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