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Top Choice Arts & Crafts in George Town

Shop Howard

Pick up one of Howard Tan's distinctive photographic prints at this compact gift boutique also selling unique postcards, art, handicrafts and books on local topics, all made by other local artists.
Top Choice Arts & Crafts in George Town

Unique Penang

Be charmed by the colourful artworks, prints and postcards of friendly young owners Clovis and Joey, as well as the many images created by the young art students they train here.
Top Choice Arts & Crafts in George Town

Bon Ton

Head here for fabrics – both new and antique – boxes, stationery, coffee-table books, art pieces, bags and other classy Asian bric-a-brac.
Top Choice Fashion & Accessories in George Town

Batek-Lah

Malaysian-produced batik printed cloth is made up into a variety of men's and women's fashions and gift items here. Some of the more expensive designs are hand-drawn rather than block-printed, making them unique.
Top Choice Gifts & Souvenirs in George Town

Moon Shop

Tan Wei Min creates lush and beautiful terrariums in everything from small glass jars to giant globes. Buying one is like taking home a piece of the tropics. Even if you're not in the market for a plant, the shop is…
Top Choice Arts & Crafts in George Town

Tropical Spice Garden In Town

Linked with Batu Ferringhi's Tropical Spice Garden, this fragrant shop sells soaps, essential oils, dried spice and other spice-related goods as well as artworks by owner Rebecca Duckett (http://rebeccaduckett.com).
Top Choice Books in George Town

Gerak Budaya

If you're looking for books about Malaysia and the region, or books written by local authors, this is the place to come – the selection is unsurpassed.
Market in George Town

Chowraster Bazaar

Meaning 'four cross roads' in Urdu, this sweaty old market hall was undergoing a major upgrade when we were in town, which is likely to rob it of its former frenetic, souk-like experience. Come here for the sensory …
Market in George Town

Macallum Street Night Market

Follow the crowds to this lively Monday evening night market that fills the street from Gat Lebuh Macallum to Gat Lebuh Cecil. There's the usual selection of bargain clothes, toiletries and gadgets, but it's really …
Mall in George Town

Gurney Plaza

In addition to more than 300 shops, including the department store Parkson, Penang’s biggest and boldest mall includes tonnes of food and beverage outlets, a multiplex cinema, amusement theme park and fitness centre…