The capital city of Penang Island, George Town is a surreal destination dotted with several beaches, ancient temples, museums, and restaurants. Whether you are a nature lover, ardent adventurer, history buff, or a spiritual seeker, George Town has something for everyone. OYO Hotels in George Town are located in the vicinity of some of the popular attractions which makes traveling in and around the city convenient.
Places to visit in and around George Town
Penang Museum & Art Gallery - Another major attraction of the city is the Penang Museum and Art Gallery. Established in 1821, the museum houses an extensive collection of artifacts, jewelry, furniture, paintings and costumes of the bygone era. The museum also has different galleries that depict the major historical events of the city. If you are planning to visit this wonderful museum, OYO Hotels near Penang Museum & Art Gallery are perfect for your stay as their favorable location makes them easily accessible.
Kek Lok Si Temple - One of the most significant religious places of the region, Kek Lok Si Temple is the largest Buddhist Temple in Southeast Asia. The temple is flocked by thousands of tourists every day. Apart from being a pilgrimage site, the temple also boasts of splendid architecture, and over 10,000 Bronze statues of Buddha. Kek Lok Si Temple is also a great place for nature lovers owing to its lush-green horticulture, covering an area of 30 acres.
Batu Ferringhi Beach - This beautiful virgin beach should be at the top of your list if you want to witness the scenic natural beauty of the region. Batu Ferringhi Beach is a gorgeous white sand beach that draws a large crowd every day. Not only an ideal place for peace seekers, but Batu Ferringhi Beach is also a great spot to indulge in thrilling activities like deep-sea fishing, parasailing, jet-skiing, and water skiing. If you are looking for accommodation near this stunning beach, OYO Hotels in Batu Ferringhi Beach can be the best pick.
Must-try Dishes in George Town
In George Town, you can try some delicious Malaysian, Chinese, Indian, and Western dishes. Lagenda House and Cafe is the best place to try the local favorite Teh Tarik. Curry Mee is another popular dish which you can try at the White Curry Mee restaurant. While Joo Hooi Cafe is known for its mouthwatering Penang Assam Laksa, Kheng Pin Cafe is the best place to try Lor Bak.
How to reach George Town
Penang International Airport is the nearest airport to reach George Town. The airport is located at a distance of 16 kilometers from the town and to reach there you can take a Rapid Penang bus or hire a taxi.
Alternatively, you can travel to George Town via train. The nearest station is the Penang Buttersworth station which is well connected to most parts of the region including Kuala Lumpur, Klang, and Kota Bharu. From the Buttersworth station, you have to take a ferry to reach George Town.
Oyo Georgetown Hotel
OYO Hotels in George Town are located in close proximity to the major attractions which makes them a perfect choice for convenient and comfortable accommodation. Equipped with all the essential amenities including well-furnished rooms, clean bathrooms, TV, free Wi-Fi and AC, OYO Hotels ensure a hassle-free stay. Other facilities like pay at hotel, first-aid and housekeeping are also available for the guests.