Penang Hill (Bukit Bendera), Penang

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    Penang Hill Tour

    by robertgaz Updated Jun 21, 2008

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    Penang Hill Tour
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    This was part of an around the island bus tour that included driving to the top of Penang Hill. On the way you pass through a Malay kampung, clove, nutmeg, rubber and durian plantations.

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  • Penang Boring Hill

    by johnnylau Updated Mar 15, 2008

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    Nothing to see or do up in Penang Hill

    This is another should avoid attraction. The tram ride is terribly boring and there is nothing to see or do up on Penang Hill. Waste of time and money from my experience :(

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    Visit the Hill at dusk

    by mccrorj Written Aug 20, 2006
    View from the finicular at dusk
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    The view from the top of the hill was beautiful. You can see the lights of georgetown spread out before you. It's an added bonus to see kek lok see lit up.

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    Penang for "bird eye view

    by kenari Written Jun 18, 2006

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    at  the cablecar station
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    nice view of penang,need to take a cable car to the top of the hill.direction to hill can be seen all along the major road.

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    Sunset on Penang Hill

    by frankcanfly Written Jun 7, 2004

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    Janet and I sat on Penang Hill and watched the sun go down. The lights of Georgetown slowly illuminated as we played with stray cats.....

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    PENANG HILL

    by cancian Written Jan 27, 2004

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    Penang Hill

    To view Penang, you must stand upon the highet peak of the island, Penang Hill.
    800 mt above sea level, the hill has a bird parck a variety of flora and fauna.

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    Penang Hill - nice view from the hotel

    by Audrey118 Written Aug 2, 2003

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    You can sit and absorb the wonderful view from the hotel's garden.... the view of the straits and the Penang bridge

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    Penang Hill - Grasshopper

    by Audrey118 Written Aug 2, 2003

    And it cost Rm1 for each grass hoppers he made...this is mine!!!

    and after several days it dries up = becomes brown - still nice!!

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    Penang Hill - Bukit bendera

    by Audrey118 Written Aug 2, 2003

    At the hill top, you will see the official name of Penang Hill as Flagstaff Hill...Bukit Bendera.... it is becos the flagstaff here was used to signal to the flagstaff at Fort Cornwallis

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    Penang Hill - view from the top - of the city

    by Audrey118 Written Aug 2, 2003

    Just got out of the train - and you have a breathtaking view of the city.

    my picture includes our national flower - bunga raya...and just next to it is the tallest building on the island - Komtar

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    Penang Hill - tunnel

    by Audrey118 Written Aug 2, 2003

    Somehow almost all the train rides up hill I have taken all seems have to pass through some kind of tunnel...here we are approaching the tunnel

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    Penang Hill - Another train

    by Audrey118 Written Aug 2, 2003

    We saw another train coming on the opposite direction...this one has a sort of push cart in the front - it used to transport goods up

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    Penang Hill - inside the cable train

    by Audrey118 Written Aug 2, 2003
    inside the cable train

    It was horrible inside the train. it was packed and people just did not bother about how crowded it got in each train car... it was sardine pack!!!

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    Penang Hill Funicular Railway

    by alisonr Written Sep 8, 2002

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    The little carrage takes you 800 metres straight up to the top of Penang Hill, breathtaking view over Georgetown and the Penang Bridge.

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