George Town is known for its rich history, the local delicacies served in countless hawker stalls, and amazing hotels in Penang, Malaysia that offer unique accommodations bound in culture and tradition. Penang has so much to offer that it really isn’t surprising to know that it is one of the biggest shopping destinations in Malaysia.
Shopaholics everywhere can find shopping centres, stalls, and street markets that offer bargains they wouldn’t be able to resist. So here we list down some of the best places you can visit to get the best deals in your purchases.
1st Avenue Mall
Located at the George Town city centre, 1st Avenue Mall is one of the stylish malls in Penang. It offers all kinds of fashion, entertainment, leisure, and dining outlets available for travellers looking for the perfect place to have a good time. When you go to 1st Avenue Mall, be sure to visit the 8th floor where you can be treated to a panoramic view of the city of George Town.
Little Penang Street Market
Little Penang Street Market is the first street market to offer unique Penang only items, delicacies, and more. It happens at the Upper Penang Road every last Sunday of the month, from 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Not only are shoppers offered local products, but they are also entertained with live performances and even book readings.
Considered to be the largest and the most popular shopping mall situated right at the heart of George Town. It is the preferred shopping destination of a lot of locals and tourists not just because of its size, but also because it is known to be the “bargain hunter’s paradise”. It offers a lot of retails outlets and dining options, it even has a cinema so that kids can enjoy their day while their parents are shopping.
Batu Ferringhi Night Market
Batu Ferringhi Night Market is the perfect place for shoppers who are looking to buy products of many different varieties. The market has about 100 stalls available, stretching up to a kilometre in Batu Ferringhi. Get ready to haggle as the night market sells everything from clothes, artworks, and food.
If you are planning to spend the whole day on your feet shopping to your heart’s content, you will need a Penang hotel where you can end a tiring day with your feet up on a comfortable mattress, relaxing and unwinding. The Royale Bintang Penang offers rooms that boast high quality amenities to make sure your stay will be serene and soothing.
So get those purses ready and travel to Penang. Have a happy bargain hunt!