George Town, the capital city of the Malaysian state of Penang, is located at the northeastern tip of Penang Island. It is Malaysia’s second largest city, with 708,127 inhabitants as of 2010, while its metropolitan area, Greater Penang, is the nation’s second most populous conurbation with an estimated population of 2.5 million. It is a pleasant little suburb to explore. One can secure a reasonably price hotel near the historical district and easily and easily stroll through the area, stopping for coffee or lunch at one of the many little corner cafes. Inventive wall art is featured throughout the district as well as beautiful old structures in colonial and oriental architectural style along with the towering spires of a massive mosque.
In the heart of the district, you will find a fun museum tour featuring professional photographers who will help you post with interactive paintings.