Penang Travel Tips And Things To Do In Penang


name of roads around georgetown city,penang You may have noticed the local Malay language term s of Lebuh  Lebuh Raya, Jalan and Lorong followed by names on the.  These 3 terms are respectively translated as side road, highway, main road and lane.  Check Penang  traffic signs for more traffic terms in Malay. 

The Living Culture of Penang people and their way of life can be captured in the busy roads around Georgetown city.

Along these busy roads, it is not unusual to see local people walking and crossing the road, a few senior citizens still cycling in their old favourite bicycles, trishaws parked by the roadside or moving along the road, followed by motorbikes and other vehicles.  Lorries can be seen parked by the roadside unloading goods. Traditional style of business shop-houses and coffee-shops with food stalls serving Penang famous hawker food are common sights.


It is recommended that you take a ride on the heritage trishaw to experience the traditional feeling of being driven slowly in such primitive methods and be able to watch and capture the scene of Penang living culture in a relaxed manner.


PENANG - Major Roads Around In George Town Heritage Zone

Jalan Penang Lorong Hutton Jalan Burma
Lebuh Campbell Lebuh Buckingham Lebuh Cintra
Lebuh Chulia Jalan Pintal Tali ( Rope Walk ) Lebuh Kimberley
Lebuh Carnarvon Jalan Magazine Lebuh Pantai
Lebuh Masjid Kapitan Keling
( Known as street of harmony )
Lebuh Leith Lebuh Muntri
Lebuh Pasar Lebuh King Lebuh Queen
Lebuh Muntri Lebuh Armenian Lebuh Acheh


Georgetown business centres are the most appropriate place to encounter and see the living culture of  Penang people . Little India  niche market, Wet Markets, Food Courts, Upper Penang Road, Komtar  and Penang Gurney Drive are the busy centres around Georgetown.


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