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: 01:28 AM (Wednesday)
Timezone: Asia/Kuala_Lumpur
UTC/GMT offset: 8 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
7:12 am and 7:36 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-5.417 and -79.666 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
La Flor
References
This place on Wikipedia
This place on Geonames.org

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 01:28 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. Let's start with some photos from the area.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 25°C / 77 °F

Morning Temperature 25°C / 77 °F
Evening Temperature 26°C / 78 °F
Night Temperature 27°C / 81 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 70%
Air Pressure 1006.8 hPa
Wind Speed Gentle Breeze with 7 km/h (4 mph) from North
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 95% of sky
General Conditions Overcast clouds

Wednesday, 17th of July 2019

29°C (84 °F)
29°C (85 °F)
Moderate rain, moderate breeze, broken clouds.

Thursday, 18th of July 2019

29°C (84 °F)
29°C (85 °F)
Light rain, gentle breeze, overcast clouds.

Friday, 19th of July 2019

29°C (84 °F)
29°C (84 °F)
Moderate rain, moderate breeze, overcast 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...


Little India Georgetown Penang Malaysia

Published: February 04, 2015
Length: 35:56 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Bangkok Living Travel and Food

Bangkok Living Travel and Food Guide Explore the streets of Little India in Georgetown. Great sights, sounds and delicious street food.


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...


Riding a Vespa through Georgetown, Penang, Malaysia

Published: October 27, 2014
Length: 42:55 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Mytanfeet TravelBlog

We rented a Vespa for 72 hours for 90 RM (~30 USD) and rode all through Georgetown all the way to Batu Ferringi. Read the details here: ...


Best Food in George Town / Penang - 12 meals in 2 days

Published: September 22, 2014
Length: 55:00 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Aden Films

What can you eat if you have only 2 days in George Town but don't want to miss the best places? We have 12 suggestions for food places / dishes.


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...


Hameed Pata Mee Goreng, George Town, Penang

Published: September 17, 2014
Length: 06:33 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Aden Films

In the mood for some Mee Goreng?


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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.

George Town, Penang

George Town (less commonly also spelt Georgetown) is the capital of the state of Penang in Malaysia. Named after Britain's King George III, George Town is located on the north-east corner of Penang Island. The inner city has a population of 720,202 and the metropolitan area which consists of Penang Island, Seberang Prai, Sungai Petani and Kulim has a combined population of 2,251,042, making it the second largest metropolitan area in Malaysia.

Located at 5.41667, 100.317 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Populated places established in 1786, Populated places in Penang, State capitals in Malaysia, Populated coastal places in Malaysia, World Heritage Sites in Malaysia

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

Wat Chayamangkalaram

Wat Chaiya Mangkalaram is a Thai Buddhist temple in George Town, Penang, Malaysia, most notable for its Reclining Buddha statue. The statue is the 3rd largest of its kind, being 33 meters in length. In the main shrine in front of the Reclining Buddha there are smaller shrines of different Buddhas and popular Thai deities. Also on the temple grounds many colored statues of Devas and other mythical creatures are on display.

Located at 5.43189, 100.313 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Religious organizations established in 1845, Buddhist temples in Malaysia

Battle of Penang

The Battle of Penang occurred on 28 October 1914, during World War I. It was a naval action in the Strait of Malacca, in which the German cruiser SMS Emden sank two Allied warships.

Located at 5.43333, 100.333 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
British Malaya, Far East naval battles of World War I, Naval battles of World War I involving Germany, Naval battles of World War I involving France, Naval battles of World War I involving Russia, Naval battles of World War I involving the United Kingdom, Military history of Malaysia, Conflicts in 1914

Perai

Perai, alternatively known as Prai, is a township and a major industrial area located in Penang, Malaysia. It is situated in Seberang Perai, which is on the mainland. This town gives its name to Seberang Perai. The town begin with a settlement located along the Perai River which has been existed since the 18th century. It was earlier known as "Prye" during the British colonial era. This area is located at the river mouth of the Perai River.

Located at 5.38333, 100.383 (Lat. / Lng.), about 4 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places 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

Perai River

Perai River (also Prai and Trai; Malay: Sungai Perai) is a major river in Penang, Malaysia. {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:5|23|N|100|22|E||| |primary |name= }}

Located at 5.38333, 100.367 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Rivers of Penang

Air Itam

Air Itam (Malay for black water) is a town in Penang, Malaysia. The famous Kek Lok Si Temple (極樂寺) and Penang Hill (Bukit Bendera) are situated there. A famous Chinese secondary school, named Chung Ling High School, is located in Jalan Air Itam. The State Mosque, or Masjid Negeri, is also located there. Bandar Baru Air Itam is a town near Air Itam. Air Itam is famous for its 'laksa' which is located at the junction of Kek Lok Si Temple. The primary ethnicity of Air Itam is Chinese.

Located at 5.40611, 100.296 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places 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

Prai River Bridge

Prai River Bridge (Jambatan Sungai Prai in Malay) is a dual-three lane cable stayed bridge connecting the banks of the Prai River in Prai, Penang. It is part of the Butterworth Outer Ring Road (BORR). Designed by Dar Al-Handasah Consultants, it won the IStructE Award for Transportation Structures and the prestigious Supreme Award in 2006. Constructed by Lingkaran Luar Butterworth (Penang) Sdn. Bhd. on a turnkey contract.

Located at 5.38939, 100.376 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Bridges completed in 2005, Cable-stayed bridges in Malaysia

Chung Ling High School

Chung Ling High School (钟灵中学 in Chinese, Sekolah Menengah Jenis Kebangsaan Chung Ling in Malay) is a boys' secondary school in Malaysia, located in George Town, Penang.

Located at 5.40371, 100.295 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Schools in Penang, Secondary schools in Malaysia, Educational institutions established in 1917

Suffolk House, Penang

In Penang, Malaysia, the Suffolk House refers to two early residences built on the same site located some four miles west of George Town, Penang, on the banks of the Air Itam River (Black Water River in the Malay language). The earliest of the two buildings is notable for serving as the residence of Francis Light, the founder of the British settlement on the Prince of Wales Island, commonly known as Penang Island.

Located at 5.41091, 100.305 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Buildings and structures in Penang, Houses in Malaysia

Taman Sentosa

Taman Sentosa is a township in Johor Bahru city, Johor, Malaysia with many pubs and nightclubs.

Located at 5.36667, 100.3 (Lat. / Lng.), about 4 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Johor

Mak Mandin

Mak Mandin is an industrial town located in Butterworth, Penang, Malaysia. There are Chinese, Tamil and National schools there. There is a post office there.

Located at 5.41667, 100.383 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Penang

Bagan Luar

Bagan Luar is a area located within the town of Butterworth, Penang, Malaysia. To be precise, it is located between Bagan Jermal to the north and Bagan Dalam to the south. It is named after Kampung Bagan Luar which is a formerly a village located within the same area. Jalan Bagan Luar, or Bagan Luar Road, is a major road that runs through the centre of the area.

Located at 5.4, 100.367 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places 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

Penang Botanic Gardens

The Penang Botanic Gardens, also known as the "Waterfall Gardens" because of the cascading waterfall nearby, is a public park situated on Jalan Air Terjun (Waterfall Road) in George Town on Penang Island, Malaysia. The original gardens were established in 1884 from an old quarry site, under the supervision of Charles Curtis, who was the first superintendent.

Located at 5.43996, 100.288 (Lat. / Lng.), about 4 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
1794 establishments, 1884 establishments, Penang, Botanical gardens in Malaysia

Dhammikarama Burmese Temple

Dhamikarama Burmese Temple in Penang is the temple enjoys the prestige of being the first Burmese Buddhist Temple in Malaysia. As the first Buddhist temple to be built in Penang back in 1803, Dhammikarama is a temple filled with striking features and rich past. It provides a historical evidence of Burmese occupation in Penang as well as the retreat for Buddhist devotees.

Located at 5.43121, 100.314 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Buddhist temples in Malaysia, Theravada Buddhist temples, Religious organizations established in 1803

Penang Sports Club

Penang Sports Club is a cricket ground, established in the year 1947. It is located in the city of Georgetown covering a land area of about 16 acres . The ground has hosted cricket matches for Malaya and then Malaysia.

Located at 5.42064, 100.304 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Cricket grounds in Malaysia

Butterworth railway station

The Butterworth railway station is a Malaysian train station located at and named after the town of Butterworth, Penang.

Located at 5.39333, 100.366 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
KTM Intercity railway stations, Stations of Malaysian Railway

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

Penang Masonic Temple

‡‡Penang Masonic TempleGeneral informationTown or city 136 Jalan Utama, 10450 Pulau Pinang, PenangCountry MalaysiaCoordinates {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:5|25|35|N|100|18|7|E|region:MY |primary |name= }}Construction started 17 December 1927Completed unknownCost M$ 31292.50Design and constructionClient The Penang Masonic Temple Company Limited, now Penang Masonic Temple Sdn. Bhd.

Located at 5.42639, 100.302 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Masonic buildings, Buildings and structures in Penang, Art Deco architecture in Malaysia, Masonic buildings completed in 1927

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This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Penang, Pinang George Town, Pinang, George Town, Ĝorĝtaŭno, جرج تاون پنانگ, Khiâu-chhṳ-sṳ, גורג טאון, PEN, Georgetown, ジョージタウン, ჯორჯტაუნი, 조지타운, Džordžtaunas, Džordžtauna, Џорџ Таун, ജോർജ്ജ് ടൗൺ, ပီနန်မြို့, जर्ज टाउन, Джорджтаун, ஜார்ஜ் டவுன், จอร์จทาวน์, جارج ٹاؤن، پینانگ, 乔治市, 喬治市