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Komtar

Georgetown, Penang Island, Malaysia
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Ranked #34 of 41 Attractions in Georgetown
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Architectural Buildings
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Bangkok, Thailand
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18 reviews 18 reviews
10 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

Not much to see or do. Just an average mall. Good for a walk around I suppose, there are a few options for grabbing a bite to eat and a cinema as we'll.

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Surabaya, Indonesia
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57 reviews 57 reviews
34 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

Its the tallest building in Jalan Ria, opposite Prangin Mall in George town. Inside was many stores and food area. On ground floor is a bus terminal for Rapid Penang. The fare around MYR 1,4-MYR 2 for adults. No bus fee for my 2 kids (3 and 6 years old). There are signs for which bus you may take or... More

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Dordrecht, The Netherlands
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43 reviews 43 reviews
22 attraction reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 via mobile

This used to be Georgetown's, and even Malaysia's, tallest building. The rest of Malaysia caught up, and this mega mall has fallen behind. Nevertheless it is a great place for some daily Asian knickknacks. Go to the half abandoned top floor and check out the really weird shops. Combine a visit with a small, but perfect hawkercentre across the street,... More

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Chiang Mai, Thailand
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102 reviews 102 reviews
58 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

This mall and area is a major intersection and transportation hub in the area. if you use the bus, you will likely pass through here or use it as a stop while in George Town. There is not much to say about the facilities or mall. I didn't spend much time in there. Just grabbing buses to everywhere else.

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Malang
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109 reviews 109 reviews
94 attraction reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

This is the tallest building in Penang. There's a lot of store and outlet inside. They also have supermarket and food court. On ground floor there's bus station that almost all the busses in Penang stop here. Free CAT bus that around the Georgetown also start from here.

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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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44 reviews 44 reviews
25 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014 via mobile

This used to be the best place to do shopping, however it got worn out with the new malls mushroomed in Penang. Some old loyal retail outlets can still be seen operating in this building. Food court is at the top floor. Has a main anchor tenant which runs a mall. Other than that, you would normally see office workers... More

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Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan, Malaysia
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34 reviews 34 reviews
17 attraction reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

Komtar tower is the tallest building in Penang state, consisting of retail outlets, transportation hub and administrative offices for the Penang State

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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60 reviews 60 reviews
45 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

This Komtar tower is a bus stop area.Also has many plaza shops.Nice place for a landmark but do note that the place is large.This tower is like some kind of big building.

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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87 reviews 87 reviews
67 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

komtar might have been the juvel when it was built back in the old days. now it's more a monument over the architecture in those days. but it is still a bus hub so if you go on public transport you will most probably end up here at some point. here you can also catch the free cat bus. that... More

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Peterborough, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

all the shopping mails are now interlinked its just finding what floor you need to be on,so varied items,but you must be prepared to be followed around the shop by the staff,its a pain but there,s northing you can do,

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