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Chowrasta Market at Penang Road, within George Town’s UNESCO World Heritage Site, is one of Malaysia’s oldest markets and one of only two markets in the city centre, the other being Campbell Street Market.

Fort Cornwallis

Fort Cornwallis is the largest standing fort in Malaysia. Set close to the Esplanade and Penang Clocktower, the star-shaped bastion is one of the oldest structures in Penang.

Penang Marathon 2019

The Penang Bridge International Marathon (PBIM) saw a 25,000-strong field of participants from 65 countries, with Kenyans emerging as winners in most of the categories in the Men’s and Women’s Open.