Penang what to buy: Nutmeg

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Nutmeg

Nutmeg has been widely grown in Penang for a long time and is loved for its versatility. It is often used to enhance the flavor of food with sweet or pickled dishes as a side dish.

Nutmeg
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Penang tourists often buy products made from nutmeg as gifts for their relatives, especially for the persons who love cooking.

Best shopping Penang: Spices

Spices
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Spice product
Spice product | penang shopping guide

If you have ever eaten and loved the food in Penang, this is also an interesting choice to buy spices as a gift. Especially, if you are a foodie, don’t ignore the spices in Penang. Penang is known as the culinary paradise of Malaysia, it is partly dependent on the rich and diverse spices added to the dishes.

Spicy Noodles
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Diverse spices added to the dishes
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Because spices are an indispensable ingredient, they contribute to the Asian cuisines attraction. You can choose from a wide variety of spices in Penang, however, you should not miss out on organic spices that are good for you and your family’s health!

Other souvenirs

In addition what to buy in Penang above you also can buy other souvenirs and gifts such as keychains, T-shirts, postcards, paintings or refrigerator magnets…

Penang T-shirts

Penang shopping guide: Where to buy in Penang, best shopping malls and places in Penang

Queensbay Mall

Address: 100 Persiaran Bayan Indah, Bayan Lepas, Pulau Penang 11900, Malaysia
Opening hour: 10:30 am – 10:30 pm

Frontage of The Queensbay Mall
Frontage of The Queensbay Mall | best shopping malls in penang

One of the famous shopping places in Penang that is always at the top of good shopping centers is Queensbay Mall. More than 500 clothing stores include some popular brands such as MNG, Mango, Gap, Elle, Timberland and Nichii. A big center always has a lot of promotions for a whole year from 10% to 20%.

Inside the Queensbay Mall-Penang
Inside the Queensbay Mall-Penang

This largest shopping mall in Penang during some major holidays of the year or Malaysian New Year, when the clothing stores simultaneously are sold off from 50% to 80%. This is an occasion that many brand hunters often choose to be able to buy their favorite items at a bargain price.

Queensbay Mall with famous fashion brands
Queensbay Mall with famous fashion brands | best shopping malls in penang
Furniture stores at Queensbay Small
Furniture store | best shopping malls in penang

In addition to fashion brands, electronics and furniture stores, supermarkets in the shopping center also get many valuable promotions. You can visit these stalls to buy some necessary products as well.

Komtar

Address: Menara Komtar, Jalan Magazine, Georgetown, Penang, Malaysia
Opening hours: 10 am – 10 pm

Komtar, Penang
Komtar, Penang | best shopping malls in penang

Komtar is the final place on the list of the best shopping places in Penang. This building is an icon of Penang and a landmark for tourists to easily find out Georgetown when they check in Malaysia.

Komtar Building penang (1)
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A perfect night view at Komtar
A perfect night view at Komtar | best shopping malls in penang

You can search hundreds of local brands in Komtar with a wide variety from fashion, fashion accessories, electronics, home goods, and furniture. All of you may find everything in this place.

Shopping mall in Komtar
Shopping mall in Komtar | best shopping malls in penang
komtar building
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One great thing that only this shopping place in Penang has is the panoramic view of the city of Penang on the 58th floor. Visitors are permitted to experience how to look at the amazing scenery and how to explore this towering place for your courage testing.

Gurney Paragon Mall

Address: 163-D Persiaran Gurney, Georgetown, Pulau Penang 11250, Malaysia
Opening hour: 10:00 am – 10:00 pm

Gurney Paragon Mall, Penang
Gurney Paragon Mall, Penang | best shopping places in penang

Located beside Gurney Plaza, Gurney Paragon Mall is a shopping place that mostly attracts tourists to travel and go shopping in Penang. The mall of the center is quite placed on the second floor, where the famous brands in the world such as Debenhams, Kate Spade New York, UNI, Sephora, LADO and the other local brands can be found in Malaysia.

Gurney Paragon Mall
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Famous brand in Gurney Paragon Mall, Penang
Famous brand in Gurney Paragon Mall, Penang | best shopping places in penang

Due to high prices in the shopping mall, shopaholics often choose a discount time to hunt for cheap branded goods.

Besides clothing and fashion accessories shopping, you can also enjoy food in the shopping mall on the first or third floor of Gurney Paragon Mall, the playground for kids on the fifth floor.

Playground for kids at Gurney Paragon Mall
Playground for kids at Gurney Paragon Mall | best shopping places in penang

This place in combination is a shopping, dining and entertainment center for families.

Straits Quay

Address: F-G-1 Straits Quay, Jalan Seri Tanjung Pinang, Tanjung Tokong
Tel: +604 891 8000
Opening time: 10:30 am – 10:30 pm

Straits Quay, Penang
Straits Quay, Penang

The shopping mall is located along Jalan Seri Tanjung Pinang, which is near the mooring of the yacht. This is a place for shopping in Penang to chill out and buy your favorite stuff.

Famous fashion brands in the world such as Converse, Bran et Daguet and Shoepoint that their quite high prices are not caused lack of visitors.

A stall at Straits Quay

Furthermore, this shopping place for the brand believers in Penang is also known for its restaurants and bars such as Healy Mac’s Irish Bar & Restaurant, Starbucks Coffee, PappaRich, Dome Café and Blue Reef Fish & Chips.

Blue Reef Fish & Chips
Blue Reef Fish & Chips | best shopping places in penang
Starbucks Coffee at Straits Quay
Starbucks Coffee at Straits Quay
The Coffee Bean
The Coffee Bean

The Penang Performing Arts Center (Penang PAC) is here as well, the tourists can look at a branch of Thai Odyssey renowned spa specialists, a trampoline park and a fitness center.

1st Avenue Mall

Address: 182 Jalan Magazine, Georgetown, Pulau Penang 10300, Malaysia
Open hour: 10 am-22 pm

1st Avenue Mall, Penang
1st Avenue Mall, Penang | where to buy in penang

Where to go shopping in Penang? A famous shopping place in Penang, Malaysia is the First Avenue Mall. Designed with 7 floors of a high building, it has many famous brands such as H&M, Victoria’s Secret, Cotton On, Coach and Sketchers scattered in this mall.

Sketchers store at 1st Avenue Mall
Sketchers store at 1st Avenue Mall | where to buy in penang

These famous brands often have great discounts and promotions, so there are a lot of brand hunters in Penang to come for shopping.

Making discounts of some famous brands at 1st Avenue Mall
Making discounts on some famous brands at the 1st Avenue Mall | where to buy in penang

However, you can go shopping and also eat in the mall. Then you have some pleasant entertainment activities, watch movies with friends in the big cinema or play bowling, Karaoke, or Escape Room interactive game.

Prangin Mall

Address: Jalan Dr Lim Chwee Leong, Georgetown, Pulau Penang 10100, Malaysia
Opening hours: 10:30 am – 10:00 pm

Prangin Mall, Penang
Prangin Mall, Penang | where to buy in penang
Ground floor at Prangin Mall
Ground floor at Prangin Mall

If you would like to buy good-priced fashion products, Prangin Mall shall be a good choice. You shall find many great local fashion brands with Bossini, Body Glove, Giordano, Hang Ten and Voir from here, where you can buy your products at a good price in the stalls.
However, these stalls usually only have promotions at the end of the year, but not a lot of good price programs as in the other big shopping centers.

Prangin Mall, Penang
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Prangin Mall

In addition, you can find some cheap electronic goods, and snack bars in this mall, the 5th floor of this shopping place in Penang includes the Parkson Grand department store chain being rented for business.

Go shopping at Prangin Mall
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This is probably a place for the cheap-priced fashion believers for their shopping.

Sunway Carnival Mall

Address: 3068 Jalan Todak | Pusat Bandar, Seberang Jaya, Malaysia
Opening hours: 10:30 am – 10:30 pm

Sunway Carnival Mall, Penang
Sunway Carnival Mall, Penang | where to buy in penang

The most famous shopping destination in Penang is the Sunway Carnival Mall. The strategic location of this mall is in Seberang Jaya near the North and South highways.

Sunway Carnival Mall

The renowned shopping places at Sunway Carnival Mall are Parkson, Padini, Voir, Hush Pupgie and Poney of which prices are not so high, therefore many visitors’ choices are to buy their qualified products at appropriate prices.

Shopping Mall at Sunway Carnival Mall
Shopping Mall at Sunway Carnival Mall
Sunway Carnival Mall
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In addition, you can also enjoy movies in the cinema located in this mall for your entertainment. Restaurants and cafes include Starbucks, Chicken Rice Shop, Subway and popular cuisine brands.

Sunway Carnival Mall's Festival
Sunway Carnival Mall’s Festival | where to buy in penang

This shopping center is friendly and comfortable for customers such as clean restrooms, elevators, escalators, information counters that are always available to assist customers, and spacious parking.

Design Village Outlet Mall

Address: 733, Jalan Barat Cassia 2 | Bandar Cassia, Bukit Mertajam 14110, Malaysia
Opening hours: 10:30 – 22:00

Design Village Outlet Mall, Penang
Design Village Outlet Mall, Penang

Inaugurated in 2016, this shopping place in Penang is located on the mainland, opposite Penang Island 25km away, is a prestigious fashion shopping mall in Penang. With many famous brands, this place has a store named Outlet of Adidas or Levi’s which is known as the largest place in Malaysia.

Adidas brand
Adidas brand
Design Village Outlet Mall
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It’s considered as the greenest shopping mall in Asia with all shops on the first floor, customers do not have to go upstairs. There is an extremely eye-catching green tree path between two rows of shops.

Green view of Design Village, Penang
The green view of Design Village, Penang | what to buy in penang

Design Village Outlet Mall

The prices of fashion products are also quite expensive, because of all the famous brands, however, you don’t worry that the best promotions are found for tourists who come here to go shopping.

New World Park

Address: Lorong Swatow, Georgetown, Pulau Penang 10050, Malaysia
Opening time: 10 am – 10 pm (some Sundays of the week will be closed)

New World Park
New World Park | what to buy in penang
New World Park
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The New World Park Shopping Center is one of the inexpensive shopping places in Penang that you can visit. You shall not be upset with the prices and quality of the products at the local fashion stores.

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Many eateries at New World Park
Many eateries at New World Park | what to buy in penang
Golden Bowl
Golden Bowl

In addition, food at the eateries on the first floor shall not make you disappointed. You are completely satisfied with the delicious food at this mall when you travel to this place.

Sunshine Square

Address: 1, Jalan Mayang Pasir, Bayan Lepas, Pulau Penang 11900, Malaysia
Opening hours: 10:30 – 22:00

Visit Sunshine Square, Penang
Visit Sunshine Square, Penang

A shopping place located in the middle of the city is Sunshine Square. Many local fashion stores may be found under the mall on the first floor. The prices are cheaper than in other shopping malls in Penang, but the quality is quite good. You can bargain the products from RM5 to RM7, it’s sure you shall buy some favorite products.

Inside the clothing store at Sunshine Square
Inside the clothing store at Sunshine Square

Food stalls, eateries, and electronic goods are also sold in this mall. A small play area located on the third floor of the commercial center is also a place frequented by families with young children on weekends. If you have the opportunity to travel to Penang, please take the time to visit here to buy some fashion products.

Sunshine Square
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Traveling to Penang, Malaysia, please get a chance to visit the big and famous shopping places in Penang, having many domestic and foreign brands, it’s certainly you shall buy your favorite goods. Moreover, Penang has typical local specialties and products, and good souvenirs, which are an indispensable part of the journey to Penang. Let’s explore with us!

penang beautiful street
Georgetown street | what to buy in penang

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