Penang

Penang also known as “The Pearl of the Orient” is an island off the north western coast of Peninsular Malaysia.  With total area 1048km and total population 1,520,143 which is the 5th densely populated state in Malaysia.  Penang is famous for its rich multicultural history which is full of Malay, Chinese, Indian and European influences. Penang is also well known for being the “food paradise” of Malaysia.

Georgetown
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Georgetown is the capital of Penang, a favorite spot for tourists as it has many attractive pre-war historical buildings and landmarks.   Georgetown have been recognise as World Heritage City by United Nation Heritage Organization. The heritage zone protected by the government and with complementary bus service along the World Heritage Zone Area in Georgetown.

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Highlight places including:

  • Penang City Hall
  • State Assembly Building & High court
  • Fort Cornwallis – Ancient protecting castle from Province Wellesley
  • St.George Church – The first Anglican Church in South East Asia
  • Bank Street – Building remain since 19 century , beauty architectural design
  • Kuan Yin Temple – Penang first chinese Kuan yin temple as well as the oldest Chinese Kuan Yin Temple in North Malaysia

Bukit Bendera
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Bukit Bendera build since 1929 introduce by Sir Francis Light. It set up as a observing tower which can be observe the enermy from Province Wellelley (seberang perai which is belong to Kedah sultan) and some Bangalore for british government servant residential .It was a nice place for holidays due to it pleasant weather in between 21-27 degree celsius. While the modern tram which just refurbish and renovate ,where can bring visitors enjoy the splendor scenery along the journey up to the hill.

Batu Feringgi
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Batu Ferringhi where located in the north west part of the island . It was the place for tourist enjoy the beaches and water sport area. There also contain wide range of  hotel and resort for traveler choose their most suitable hotel to stay . If you in Batu Ferringhi why not pay a visit in Butterfly farm ? where breed with 120 different species ,this farm contain total about 4000  Malaysian Butterflies.Tropical spice garden locate in Batu Ferringhi as well, where it make up with 8-acre rubber plantation , 500 species herbs and exotic flora to explore.Besides, toy museum also one of the choice which worth to pay visit for, it is the world largest which contain 100,000 toys,dolls, and models. There is vast collection includes character from cartoons, comics,computer games,movie models,shows,novels and music world.

Bayan Lepas
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Bayan Lepas which situated in South part of Penang island. The interesting place in the south part including Snake Temple , War Museum ,and Queensbay mall.

Gurney Drive
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Gurney drive can be known as most popular place in penang island whether for the food or shopping venue. There is a Gurney Drive hawker corner where you can found all variety of Malaysian food there. Besides, the walkway infront of the Gurney Plaza which is the love lane can found a lot of couple spending their time enjoy the sunset along the way.