Penang is without a doubt one of the best shopping destinations in South East Asia. Synonymous with its relaxing Island atmosphere and friendly people, Penang offer a pleasant and comfortable shopping lifestyle experience for all shoppers, including domestics and foreign visitors.
You could find high street chain stores and funky boutiques to designer labels like Versace in Gurney Plaza that draw the shopaholic crowds.
One of Penang premium shopping complex Gurney Plaza has more than 400 brands including a 12-hall cineplax and fitness center that spread over 836,000 sq ft. Gurney Plaza offers an array of goods and services to please and pamper the needs of every shopper, from fashion, entertainment, arts & culture, home décor, books, electrical equipment, telecommunications and computer to local delicacies and international gourmet.
Penang offering everything from the finest fashion labels, jewellery and cosmetics to home accessories, furniture and electronics, you’ll be tempted by dazzling displays and bargains aplenty. Penang has a good mix of modern shopping complexes, old-fashion antique stalls and local “Pasar Malam” night market.
Malls like Queensbay Mall, Gurney Plaza, Island Plaza, Prangin Mall, Komtar, Penang Time Square, and Sunway Carnival boasts brand-name clothing and accessories.
In the inner city of Geroge Town, Little India and rows of heritage shop houses, offers opportunity for snapping up rare and unusual gems.
Pasar Malam or night market, brings together a collection of stalls that usually sell goods such as fruit, wooden handicrafts, jewellery, snacks, toys, clothes, and ornaments at low price.
Penang is the place to go for sun, sand — and shopping!