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Address: George Town, Penang Island, Malaysia
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6th tallest building in Malaysia but...

I really wish they renovate this place. It was constructed in 1974..means it's 41 years old. Ranking the tallest tower in Penang and the 6th around malaysia with 232 meter high... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed July 21, 2015
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Dhaka City, Bangladesh
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

Every town or a place has an unique structure which almost defines the place by. Komtar is the one for Penang. It is seen from far distance. It is the 6th tallest building of Malaysia and undoubtedly the tallest in Penang. Komtar building is also considered as the city center. The central bus staation of Penang is situated on the... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

Nothing much,except supermarket. Do know that the bus terminal can be confusing, as different buses stopped at same lanes. Some buses going in opposite directions are not in the terminal, and you have to walk across the main road.

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Cairo Governorate, Egypt
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015 via mobile

I really wish they renovate this place. It was constructed in 1974..means it's 41 years old. Ranking the tallest tower in Penang and the 6th around malaysia with 232 meter high, but It looks so old from the inside. Lack of Signage guiding. So you will get all lost if you are looking for toilet or surau. Nothing much to... More 

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Seminyak, Indonesia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

komtar located just at the entrance of unesco heritage area in george town, located in between some local shops and shopping centre. this area always busy with locals and tourists who want to travel georgetown by bus (Rapidpenang bus). you can easily reach Batu ferringi (beach resort), Penang Hill (bukit bender) etc using this comfort bus. they also provide free... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

the core place in penang island. nothing much as it is a very old area. left with some shops that sells good price sport shoes.

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K-City
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

Komtar was a complex that many social, bussiness activity held. It was in George Town, where the city is enjoyfull to explore by walk. Anyway if really hard to do, there's some bus that can be used. There's some tower, hotel, mall, lot of public activity centralized in here. So far, when i visit it's clean and tidy place.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

It is located right in the heart of george town and it is the tallest building in penang. it's glory days are over and now is more of an office block rather then a shopping complex. You will find alot of kiosk around selling cheap stuff.

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Emsworth
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

The Komtar was a bit lackluster when it opened years ago. Now it is just a dismal reflection of that lackluster past. Many much better shopping malls in Penang. Useful shelter from the rain though.

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Tilburg, The Netherlands
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

There is an expensive bar/restaurant on the top. 8rm for a coke. The bar is not 360 so that was a bit disappointing.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

This is a complex of malls in Georgetown, Penang, an island in Malaysia. It is located in downtown with a complex of malls including the Komtar, Prangin mall, and First avenue. The malls are interconnected together so that you can get from one to another. Many shops selling many items, mainly local goods at reasonable prices. A lot of restaurants... More 

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Address: George Town, Penang Island, Malaysia
Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Penang  >  Penang Island  >  George Town

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