Penang Shopping Malls and Markets

Shopping Malls and Department Stores

Shopping centres and department stores have shot all over the Penang landscape in recent years to accommodate the constant rush of shoppers.

Find the typical range of goods from designer brands to fresh fruits under one roof in any of these malls. Shopping centres open from 10:00 - 22:00 daily. On certain festive occasions, they may open all the way up to 24:00!

The most popular shopping malls include KOMTAR (the tallest building in Penang which can be seen across the island), Gurney Plaza, Island Plaza and Midlands One-Stop Shopping Centre.

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Most Popular Shopping Mall



KOMTAR is located in central Georgetown, along the north-south Jalan Penang and east-west Jalan Magazine. The most Read More...

Gurney Plaza

Gurney Plaza Shopping Mall

Gurney Plaza is Gurney Drive’s premier shopping mall, with over 400 retail outlets on 7 levels of space including a Read More...

Gurney Paragon Mall

Gurney Paragon Mall

Set along Persiaran Gurney and incorporating a heritage building into its design, the seafront Gurney Paragon Mall is Read More...

More Shopping Malls in Penang

AEON Seberang Prai City

It is located at Bandar Perda. It is the latest and largest shopping centre in Seberang Prai.

  • Opening Hours: Every day from 10am - 10pm

Auto City

AUTO-CITY is billed as one of the island’s foremost modern tourist destinations. It is a one-stop complex for shopping venues, F&B outlets (including BED, one of Penang’s most popular clubs) and houses more than 30 brands of automobiles. A favourite outdoor event venue for concerts, road shows, carnivals, exhibitions and more, besides the smorgasbord of F&B Read More...

  • Address: 1688-F8, Jalan Perusahaan, Highway Auto-City, North-South Highway Juru Interchange, 13600 Prai, Penang
  • Tel: +604 501 1222
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Gurney Plaza

Gurney Plaza is a waterfront shopping mall in Penang. Opened in 2001, it has three anchor tenants: Parkson Grand, the 12-screen Golden Screen Cinemas and Cold Storage supermarket. Additionally, the nine-storey mall houses over 380 stores with brands such as Coach, Fossil, Versace, and more. Approximately three km northwest of Georgetown, located along the popular Gurney Read More...

  • Opening Hours: 10:00 – 22:00
  • Address: Gurney Plaza, Persiaran Gurney, 10250 Penang
  • Tel: +604 222 8111
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Gurney Paragon Mall

Gurney Paragon Mall is a new beachfront lifestyle mall set to open along Gurney Drive, Penang. Similar to Kuala Lumpur’s The Gardens @ Mid Valley, the 700,000sqft complex is a mixed development project comprising a lifestyle mall, an outdoor dining strip, office tower and two luxury apartment blocks. Phase 1 of Gurney Paragon Mall was completed Read More...

  • Address: Gurney Drive, Penang
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KOMTAR is located in central Georgetown, along the north-south Jalan Penang and east-west Jalan Magazine. The 65-storey high-rise and mall is one of the most prominent landmarks in Penang with a viewing deck on the 58th floor offering views of the island and across the straits to Penang’s mainland. The cylindrical skyscraper is the sixth-tallest building Read More...

  • Opening Hours: 10:30 – 22:30
  • Location: South Georgetown (Next to Traders Hotel)
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One-Stop Midlands Park Centre

Consisting of 200 retail outlets, One-Stop Midlands Park Centre is considered a bargains galore amongst some. Aside from the mainstream brands, its two concourse floors are occupied with traders selling arts and crafts items as well as religious paraphernalia such as ceramics, paintings, pottery and feng shui charms. The mall’s sixth floor is dedicated to computers and IT-related products. A bowling alley and a rooftop water theme park add to the excitement, while Funzone and Great World Park on the seventh floor offer simulated fun. The Berjaya Hotel is just next to this shopping complex.

  • Highlights: Reject Shop, Dave’s Deli, Lea Fashion, and MOG Address: Jalan Burmah, George Town
  • Opening Hours: Daily
  • Tel: (604) 226 3768

Penang Plaza

A quiet shopping mall right next to New World Plaza, Penang Plaza features two floors of retail space with a huge Giant Supermarket as its anchor tenant. Located upstairs is a bargain bookstore and a furniture showroom. Good for getting a few essentials.
Highlights: Giant, Guardian Pharmacy.

  • Opening Hours: Daily, 10:00 – 22:00
  • Address: Jalan Burmah, George Town (next to New World Plaza).
  • Tel: (604) 226 8080

Prangin Mall

The largest shopping mall in George Town, Prangin Mall is considered a bargain-hunter’s paradise despite its mainstream appeal. Featuring five floors of retail, dining and entertainment outlets, the mall also has a cinema as well as a games arcade on the top floor. This mall is a popular haunt of Penang’s youngsters.

  • Highlights: Parkson Grand, Cathay Cineplex, Body Glove, Baleno, Takashima, Popular Bookstore.
  • Opening Hours: Daily, 10:00 – 22:00
  • Address: Jalan Dr Lim Chwee Leong (Prangin Road), George Town (right next to KOMTAR).
  • Tel: (604) 262 2233

Queensbay Mall

Queensbay Mall is the largest shopping centre in Penang. Minutes away from the Penang Bridge, it is a waterfront complex in Bayan Lepas near the airport. The mall is home to mid-level restaurants, branded clothing stores, electronics shops and even a large Golden Screen Cinemas complex. Spanning 73 acres, the 2.5 million-sqft complex sports the tagline Read More...

  • Opening Hours: 10:30 – 22:30
  • Location: Next to Eastin Hotel
  • Address: 100 Persiaran Bayan Indah, 11900 Bayan Lepas, Pulau Pinang.
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