Thaipusam is a major Hindu festival celebrated on a large scale in Penang during the full moon of the 10th month in the Hindu calendar. The celebration involves colourful processions, ...
Penang Tourism presents two full nights of global music and culture as we bring to music lovers the next Penang World Music Festival (PWMF), to be staged on 30 and ...
Having a reputation as a food paradise, be it haute cuisine, or cuisine bourgeoise (hawker fare), Penang offers a heady and exotic mix of delicious cuisine to choose from. In a word, Penang food is both famous and fabulous. When people mention Penang ...
Celebrated on the 15th night of the Lunar New Year, it is also known as the Chinese Valentine's Day. That night, The Penang State Government will be organizing an open ...
The Penang State Government will be holding its second Chinese New Year Countdown Celebration in collaboration with Astro, which will be broadcasted live on Astro AEC. The program of the ...
|Written by Administrator II|
|Tuesday, 14 April 2009 12:52|
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!
|Last Updated on Thursday, 16 April 2009 07:34|