Penang Road Street View: Chowrasta Market

The renovated Chowrasta Market at Penang Road, George Town.

Chowrasta Market is located at the heart of George Town and is a popular for the locals and one of the oldest markets in Penang. The market’s building had undergone renovations for several years and houses various stalls selling local items and produce.

Penang Isle: A Morning at Chowrasta Market

A famous and popular market in Penang, one may find quite a lot of stuff from the numerous traders at Chowrasta Market such as groceries, fish, meat, vegetables, fruits and even clothing. Locals prefer this market for its cheap prices and variety. The wet market opens early in the morning, and at the upper floors of the market’s building, one may find old bookstores selling used books at bargain prices. Chowrasta Market is located at Lower Penang Road, George Town.