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Little Penang Street Market

Penang is known for its art culture and is the reason why it is one of the top tourist spots in the country. Thus, it should come as no surprise that they have a monthly bazaar where you get to see people selling items that are artful. The purpose of this monthly market is not only to promote the unique culture of Penang, but also to celebrate it with other people who share the same passion.

Travelling here: 9 minutes by car from Sunway Hotel Georgetown

Address: Little Penang Street Market, 7, Jalan Penang, George Town, 10000 George Town, Pulau Pinang

Opening hours: 10:00am – 5:00pm (Every last Sunday of the month)

Tip 1: Take good care of your belongings as there might be pickpockets around.

Tip 2: As this is a non-profit making venture, chances are the price set for these products are already pretty cheap.

Photo credits to Sandro Lacarbona, made available under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 2.0 Generic license.

Macallum Street Night Market

Here is another night market that you can choose to visit during your trip in Penang. The products that you will find here are what you will usually find from any other night market. What really distinguishes this market from others, though, is that it is generally cheaper compared to other places.

Travelling here: 9 minutes by car from Sunway Hotel Georgetown

Address: Macallum Street Night Market, Lintang Macallum 1, Pengkalan Weld, 10300 George Town

Opening hours: 7:00pm – 11:00pm (Mondays and Thursdays)

Tip 1: Take good care of your belongings as there might be pickpockets around.

Tip 2: Polish up on your bargaining skills as you might need them here.

Photo credits to Moayad Hussain from Flickr, made available under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 2.0 Generic license.

Batu Ferringhi Night Market

If you are planning on going to a night market here in Penang, the one in Batu Ferringhi is definitely one of the options that you can consider. There are plenty of stalls here with a wide variety of products available. It is still an interesting market to visit even if you do not intend to buy anything.

Travelling here: 31 minutes by car from Sunway Hotel Georgetown

Address: Batu Feringghi Night Market, Jalan Pantai Batu, Taman Pantai Batu, 11200 Tanjong Bungah

Opening hours: 6.00pm – 12.00am

Tip 1: Take good care of your belongings as there might be pickpockets around.

Tip 2: Polish up on your bargaining skills as you might need them here.