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Gelugor is a southern suburb of George Town located in Penang, Malaysia. The town is named after a plant species, Garcinia atrovirdis. Gelugor lies along the eastern seaboard of Penang Island, between Jelutong and Sungai Dua. Some of the interesting attractions here are Tuanku Fauziah Museum and Art Gallery and Gallery of Archaeology . End your day at some of the best Gelugor hotels that can be found here.
Gelugor is currently a university city that lies in the southern suburb area of George Town in Penang, Malaysia. Gelugor got its name from a plant species known as “Gu – Lu – Gok” by the local Hokkien people. Gelugor is located at the eastern seaboard of Penang Island which is situated in between of Jelutong and Sungai Dua. It is around 5 km south of George Town.
The people there consists of the multi race exist in Malaysia therefore commonly the language used is Bahasa Melayu. However, the northern part of Malaysia, has their own dialect. It is still using the same language only it might take a little getting used to in order to understand the dialect added to the language.
There are plenty of flights that lands in Penang. Some of the airlines that does are Malaysia Airline, Air Asia as well some of the domestic ones such as Firefly. Then the guests may hail up a taxi to get to Gelugor.
From Kuala Lumpur, one may drive to Gelugor by taking the North South Expressway. Then by taking the exit to Pulau Pinang, it will direct them on the Penang Bridge that will go directly into the city.
There is a bus terminal in Gelugor itself. The Sungai Nibong Bus Terminal takes in buses from all over the Peninsular. There are many bus companies that offers a service to Pulau Pinang.
This night market is very close to Gelugor. Here you can find almost everything you need all in 1 go. It is held every Wednesday and starts at 7.30 pm. The number of stalls are vast with a good variety of food, household items and also accessories. Not to mention it also has a live band to entertain those who is doing their shopping.
Penang Hill or also known as Bukit Bendera is a hill that consists of several other hills where the highest point is at the Western Hill. The height is at 833 metres above sea level. Previously it was a retreat used during the British colonial era however now it is a tourist attraction where people come to look at the view of the whole island.
Kek Lok Si Temple is a hilltop temple with any intricate statues of Buddha images. Many of the believers comes here to pray. It is also a tourist attraction as it is a beautiful park that oversees the whole island. It is right next to the Penang Hill.
This is a budget hotel that is located 8.78 km away from the airport. It is also strategically located to many other public facilities. Even at an affordable price, it is still a hotel that offers great comfort to their guests. This hotel has its own café therefore the guests will be able to enjoy a local cuisine made by them.
This hotel is located less than 10 km away from the Penang Airport. It is also quite close to Malaysia Science University as well which is good for the family members to visit their children who studies there.
This hotel is located right in the city of Gelugor. It offers great comfort at a very affordable price. Moreover, the guest should be expecting a great service by the staff there.
This accommodation is provided by the Malaysia Science University. Breakfast is offered as well so the guest does not have to worry about their meal.
This hotel is located in a good neighborhood of Gelugor. It offers many entertaining facilities to better accommodate their guest and all at a very affordable price.