What to buy in Penang

Shopping in Penang is a unique experience. Take some time to hunt for that special souvenir and you will be rewarded. Here are some things that Penang is famous for.

Antiques

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Malaysia is a land of rich culture and history. You will be able to find a lot of antiques and old items still harboring around Penang.

Arts & Crafts

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Though Penang is a developed state. It still has a spot for handicraft. There are rows and rows of shop selling interesting and handmade crafts.

Batik

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Batik is Malaysia’s age-old traditional art painted on the fabric. Plenty of batik product can be found easily in Penang.

Spices

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Penang is blessed with its multi ethnic community. Hence, there are variety of spices from every inch of the world can be found here if you know where to look. Places like Georgetown would be the perfect place to look for them.

Food

Penang is known as the center of delicious food in Malaysia. One is guaranteed to be spoilt for choice. There are lots of places that serves good and hearty food for people to enjoy.

Souvenirs

There are lots of places that sells souvenirs in Penang. Prices varied depending on where the souvenirs are sold. The tip is to go to less exclusive area but still touristy and bargain for the cheap price.