Thursday, February 4, 2010

Queen Mary Cruise | visitPenang 2010 ~ 2012

Come together for a warm welcome of one of the world largest cruise vessel, Queen Mary. Its vast passenger capacity of 5,500 and crew capacity of 1,275 is not to be missed by cruise ship fans.

Venue: Tanjung City Marina, George Town

Tuesday, January 12, 2010

Gurney Plaza | visitPenang 2010 ~ 2012

Gurney Plaza is a major shopping mall on Penang Island that caters to an upmarket customer base. It is located along the famed Gurney Drive facing the North Channel. Gurney Plaza is one of the properties of Singapore-based CapitaLand, one of Southeast Asia's biggest property companies.

Gurney Plaza has 708,000 sq ft of lettable area, making it the second biggest shopping mall on Penang Island after Queensbay Mall. Opened in November 2001, Gurney Plaza has over 300 outlets. The anchor tenant at Gurney Plaza is Parkson Grand, and this is supplemented by a plethora of outlets including MPH Book Store, Popular Books, Toys R Us, British India, Coffee Bean, Giordano, McDonald's, Nando's, Leonard Drake, GNC, SUB, Reject Shop, Starbucks, Body Shop, Timberland, and other upmarket retailers. Cold Storage operates a supermarket on the basement level.

The GSC Cinemas at Gurney Plaza, with 12 halls, is the second largest multiplex operated by Golden Screen Cinemas in Malaysia after the one at Mid Valley Megamall in Kuala Lumpur with 18 halls. It is also the first multiplex in northern Malaysia with THX-certified halls and an 80-seater premiere class hall.


Monday, January 11, 2010

Fort Cornwallis | UNESCO World Heritage Site

Fort Cornwallis
Lebuh Light

It was built by Francis Light immediately after his landing on the island, with the present star-shaped structure completed in early 19th century.
It served as the administrative center of the island, housing the Supreme Court of Penang and later the Sikh Police force before its present role as a tourist attraction.

Visiting Hours: 9am - 6pm daily & Closed on Sunday
Tel: 604-261 0262 / 261 0263
Admission: Adult: RM3.00 & Children (below 12): RM2.00