The Esplanade is a historical place with many British colonial building such as Fort Cornwallis, Queen Victoria memorial Clock Tower, Town Hall, City Hall.
Most of the government official events, public events and festival held at this place. One of the reason is the open field is big enough and suitable to organise all those events.
Standing at the seafront, you may see the Cruise, boat or ferry ply between The Seberang Prai and Penang Island.
The food court near Dewan Sri Penang serve Malay food, Indian food, Chinese food, dessert and drinks.
Near the food court is children playground and War Memorial.
A lot of people spending their time at this area, enjoying the sea view or fishing.