George Town shopping

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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 art students they train here.
Top Choice Arts & Crafts in George Town

Bon Ton

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


Malaysian-produced batik printed cloth is made 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.
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…
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, an amusement theme park, a fitness cent…
Arts & Crafts in George Town

Shop Howard

Pick up one of Howard Tan's distinctive photographic prints at this compact gift boutique that also sells unique postcards, art, handicrafts and books on local topics, all made by local artists.
Homewares in George Town

Mano Plus

The subtle, minimalist, design-focused homewares here, some of which are made locally, include earthy ceramics, handsome stationery, wooden toys and fancy scissors. The shop is also home to a good cafe, Fuku Eatery …
Art in George Town

Barbara Moore Gallery

Canadian colour-pencil artist Barbara Moore has a small gallery in her home on one of the heritage zone's more charming residential streets – worth visiting for its ambience and street art alone. Also here is the hi…
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 here is unsurpassed. This is the fiction and poetry branch – there's a non-fict…
Arts & Crafts in George Town

Chop Kongsi

The charming artist Fu Mei Lin will likely list plenty of things in her cosy shop that she doesn't want to sell. Nevertheless stick with it and you're sure to find some lovely piece of jewellery or fabric art that s…