Georgetown Tourism

Visit Georgetown - Best of Georgetown

Georgetown in Malaysia offers a unique experience to travellers. A gripping city on its own right, Taiping also deserves a visit. Take a short trip from Georgetown and set some time aside to explore the Taiping. Dotted with places like Penang Hill, Kek Lok Si, Pinang Peranakan Mansion; it will definitely be a good idea. To reach Georgetown, hop on a flight to airport which is the nearest major Tekah Airport. Get in the character of the city, this city requires at least of 1 to 2 number of days of exploration.

Yes,it is that simple really! Enjoy your trip! Keep travelling!

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- Know before you go to Georgetown

Facts and Stats for Georgetown*

  • Pollution Statistics in Georgetown

    Know the pollution level of Georgetown before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 75 (High)
    • Water Pollution 100 (Very High)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 25 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 25 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 25 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 75 (High)
  • Georgetown: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Georgetown for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Georgetown.

    • Burglary and Theft 41.67 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 37.5 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 37.5 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 78.85 (High)
    • Car Stealing 25 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 37.5 (Low)
    • Attacks 18.75 (Very Low)
    • Drug offense 29.17 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 85.42 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 62.5 (High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 20.45 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 27.08 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 33.33 (Low)
  • Living in Georgetown - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 64.24 (High)
    • Pollution Index 70.69 (High)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 10 (Very Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 46.28 (Low)
    • Health Care Index 78.24 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 8.47 (Moderate)
    • Purchasing Power Index 87.44 (Moderate)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Georgetown

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Georgetown

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.06 USD
    • International Movie per seat 3.7 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 26.95 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 68.07 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 52.33 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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