Perai Travel Guide

  • Seberang Jaya Mosque
    Seberang Jaya Mosque
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  • Japanese Garden, Taman Tunku
    Japanese Garden, Taman Tunku
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  • Penang Bird Park
    Penang Bird Park
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Perai Things to Do

  • "Temple Street" of Seberang Jaya

    A delightful surprise in Seberang Jaya is that next to the Penang Bird Park, there is a zone allocated for religious buildings. See attached 5 photos of the major religions.You can see side-by-side, a Hindu Temple, Chinese Temple, Buddhist Temple, a Christian Center, Thai Buddhist temple and a Harekrishna building. The Mosque is located at a...

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  • Government Adminstrative Buildings

    For most Penangites coming home after a long time will find that the all main centers of Imimigration Office, Vehicle and Driver Licensing, Business Linceses, etc have moved from George Town in Penang Island to Seberang Jaya.Although there are still branches operating in George Town for most transactions. For some which require checking of records...

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  • Penang State Main Library

    The Penang State Library (PERBADANAN PERPUSTAKAAN AWAM PULAU PINANG ) is relocated at Seberang Jaya.. The old library at Dewan Sri Pulau Pinang near the Esplanade in George Town, Penang Island has been closed.Membership is only RM2 yearly. There is a children's library as well as magazines, CD section and internet access at an hourly rate. There is...

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Perai Restaurants

  • Apom - Another dessert you must try

    Apom is originally Indian and usually the street food prepared by Malaysian Indian. In this case, it was a Malaysian Chinese seller.It is light flour batter cooked usually in a clay pot but in this case in a small wok. It is coconut milk based which gives its unique taste.It is thick and soft in the middle and light and crispy in the outer circle...

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  • Hainanese Chinese Rice

    Hainanese Chicken rice is a popular standard dish in Seberang Jaya and all over Malaysia.You can request the steamed or roast chicken. If you are particular of choice meat, request for drum stick, otherwise you will be served the least popular part of the chicken.Usually served with a dish of red chilly sauce to flavor. Amply soya sauce and oil is...

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  • Muslim Street Food Court

    Medan Selera means food court in Malay.If you require halal food or going out with Muslim friends, there are several foodcourts in Seberang Jaya where all the street food served by Muslim food handlers.There is satay, nasi lemak, different fried, gravy or soup noodles, tomyam noodles, economy rice with different curry and vegetable dishes and many...

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  • Dessert - Bang Chang Kueh

    Bang Chang Kueh is a popular street food dessert which is best eaten hot.It is batter cooked inside a hot plate with margarine and sugar added as well as grounded peanut. Very often corn is added. It is round and folded into half.When eating, be careful it can be temperature hot in the middle. You can request for it to be cut into half to...

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  • Clay Pot Chicken Rice

    There are two stalls that sell clay pot chicken. I have tried both - no particular preference.The clay pot rice is cooked over a quick fire when ordered with ample pieces of soya based seasoned chicken. You have an option of adding a chicken egg which I recommend.There can be a waiting time as each clay pot is cooked individually. So allow 10-20...

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  • Wanton Mee

    Wanton Mee is a popular standard street vendor for Malaysian Chinese. It is not halal for Muslims. It is buckwheat yellow thin noodles cooked like sphagetti in hot water, cold water and hot water again.Then added special soya based sauce with barbecue pork, banched green vegetables with cut green chilly to taste and a bowl of soup with "wanton"...

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  • Herbal Tea

    The Malaysian Chinese believe that herbal drinks is cooling and help to cool the heaty body to maintain the ying and yang for optimum health. This will avoid getting sore throat and overcome body fatigue."Kek Hwa" (Chrysanthenum flower tea) and "Tek Cheah" (Cane sugar) are easy to drink.There are medicated slightly bitter tea that promotes health...

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  • Leng Chee Kang - Yummy Dessert

    There are many street vendors selling "Leng Chee Kang" an iced dessert of different ingredients like beans, fruits added. One of my favorite stall is called "Hello Kitty". It is priced at RM2.50, higher than most of the other stalls which are usually at RM2 or less.Well, you get the quality you pay for. Also you can buy back but usually it does not...

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  • Duck Meat Broth

    Duck meat is an less popular altenative to chicken and pork for most Malaysian Chinese.The duck broth is served hot with thick soya sauce based gravy and hard boiled eggs.There are different part of duck innards as well as duck blood (coagulated). You can opt for only duck meat. Duck drumstick is charged more. Duck meat with rice as well as duck...

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Perai Transportation

  • Use Parking Coupons

    Unlike in Penang Island where you use parking meter or parking tickets, in Seberang Jaya for public parking lots, you have to buy the parking coupons and rub out the date and time of each parking coupon.Each parking coupon is 40 sen for every hour. And you have to place them visibily inside your car on top front dash board. There is RM2 coupon for...

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  • Driving Around Seberang Jaya

    When driving in Seberang Jaya, look out for the signs and follow them.There are many intersecting roads in Seberang Jaya. Once you know the major roads, then driving around Seberang Jaya is easy.1) There is Penang Bridge from Penang Island to the mainland connecting with North South PLUS Highway between Alor Setar in the North and Ipoh in the...

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  • Crossing the Penang Bridge

    Seberang Jaya is only a 20 minutes drive across the Penang Bridge from Penang Island. It is a 13.5 km long over the sea.There are limited bus services across the brdige by Rapid Penang Bus (U704, U705) and other bus companies. In the past, it is a big deal for Penangites on Penang Island to cross the Penang Bridge to go to Seberang Jaya. Nowadays,...

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Perai Shopping

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  • Mall right after Penang Bridge

    At one time, it was targeted to be the largest mall in Penang. Today Megamall is still a popular shopping center but at the higher levels, most of the shop lots are unoccupied.There is cineplex and the famous Megalanes for bowling where major competitions at national and international level are regularly held. There is a major bookstore for English...

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  • Newest Shopping Mall in Seberang Jaya

    Sunway Carnival Mall is the place to shop as the latest and newest mall in town. There is a cineplex, departmental stores, cafes, fast food chains and meeting place for the locals.The anchor tenants are Parkson and Giant Hypermarket.

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Perai Sports & Outdoors

  • Outdoor Jogging, Walking and Exercise

    A great place for jogging, walking and exercise is along the paths at Taman Tunku at Seberang Jaya. It is popular in the late afternoons. Parking is free and no admission charges as it is a public park. The shade provide by the trees create a conducive atmosphere to stretch out.

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  • Safira Country Club

    Safira Club has a swimming pool, golf driving range and putting green, tennis, squash, badminton, table tennis and a futsal center Safira Sports Planet as well as other sports facilities and activities.There is also a restaurant open to public as well as chalets for rent. It is one of the oldest club which started when the new Seberang Jaya...

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  • Seberang Jaya Public Swimming Pool

    A popular public swimming pool especially on weekends. There is an Olympic size pool and children's pool. The locker system is "broken" and so keep your valuables in car or in sight.Entrance is RM2 for adult. It is closed on Fridays. It goes by 2 hours sessions. 5pm-7pm and 8-10pm sessions are best times as it is hot without shade during the other...

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