About George Town
Located at the north-eastern tip of Penang Island, George Town is the second largest capital city in Malaysia. Inscribed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2008, it is home to a large assortment of colonial and Asian eclectic architectural styles, riddled with history from various ethnicity and religion that arrived on its shores during its heyday as a British entrepot.
Also known as Malaysia’s gastronomical capital due to its ubiquitous collection of cuisines from different cultural backgrounds, George Town is the place to be to heighten your senses. This also holds true with the burgeoning arts scene, hip cafes and hidden bars; the city offers a twist of modernity in a backdrop of nostalgia and traditions. This soulful city is never short of exciting narratives where the diverse people of George Town complete the timeless story of this unique city.