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Penang

One of the Straits Settlements, with a rich history and fabulous food. About 12 hr away by coach, or 1 hr if you choose to fly. Also popular for its medical tourism.

7.6km

5.36100.37

Ipoh

capital city of the state of Perak, Malaysia

122km

4.6101.07

Langkawi

A district in Kedah

136km

6.5399.8

Cameron Highlands

hill Station

149km

4.529167101.338889

Medan

city of North Sumatra Province, Indonesia

274km

3.583398.6667

Kuala Lumpur

capital of Malaysia

294km

3.1394101.6893
Sights

Kapitan Keling Mosque

776m

5.41666667100.33738889

Church of the Assumption (Penang)

The first permanent Catholic church to be built in George Town, the Church of the Assumption was established by a group of Eurasian immigrants who accompanied Captain Francis Light to Penang. It is also one of the few churches in Malaysia with church bells that were cast during British rule. It also houses one of the last remaining and oldest European-made air organs in Malaysia. Masses are on Saturday at 18:30 and on Sunday at 10:00 a.m.

951m

5.42076183100.337817

Goddess of Mercy Temple

957m

5.41844389100.33879194

Pitt Street, George Town

road in George Town, Penang, Malaysia

1.0km

5.41897778100.33924167

Penang State Assembly Building

Legislative building for the Malaysian state of Penang

1.5km

5.419423100.343265

Dhammikarama Burmese Temple

Burmese temple

2.4km

5.43092917100.31426306

Penang State Mosque

3.4km

5.40666667100.30138889

Air Itam

suburb of George Town, Penang, Malaysia

4.0km

5.40611111100.29638889

Penang Hill

mountain

6.9km

5.42444444100.26891667

Batu Ferringhi

suburb of George Town, Penang, Malaysia

11km

5.4683100.242

Penang National Park

15km

5.448100.1932

Taiping, Perak

town in Perak

77km

4.85100.73333333

Kedah

Malaysian state

78km

6.12833333100.36277778

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George Town (Malaysia)

Malaysia
George Town is the capital city of the Malaysian state of Penang. It is Malaysia's second largest city, with a population of about 708,000 as of 2010. Founded as an entrepôt in 1786, it was the first British settlement in Southeast Asia. Over the centuries, the city has evolved into a melting pot of sorts and is now home to a cosmopolitan, multi-ethnic populace. Due to its unique architecture, the old core of the city is designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. George Town is also regarded as the culinary capital of Malaysia.

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Climate

Average temperatures

Jan

32°C24
Precipitation: 70 mm

Feb

32°C24
Precipitation: 90 mm

Mar

32°C24
Precipitation: 140 mm

Apr

32°C24
Precipitation: 230 mm

May

31°C24
Precipitation: 240 mm

Jun

31°C24
Precipitation: 170 mm

Jul

31°C24
Precipitation: 190 mm

Aug

31°C24
Precipitation: 240 mm

Sep

30°C23
Precipitation: 350 mm

Oct

32°C24
Precipitation: 390 mm

Nov

31°C24
Precipitation: 240 mm

Dec

31°C24
Precipitation: 110 mm