Negeri Pulau Pinang Things to Do

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Negeri Pulau Pinang Things to Do

  • Penang Hill (Bukit Bendera)

    Penang Things to Do

    Penang Hill is located in Air Itam which is 6 kilometres from city of Georgetown.The hill stands out prominently from the lowland as a hilly and forested area,That's why we are hot up there. Adult RM 30.00 Senior RM 30.00 Child ( Aged 4 -12 years ) RM 15.00 School/College/University Student RM 15.00

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  • Kek Lok Si (Buddhist) Temple

    Penang Things to Do

    Once a Year celebration of the Chinese New Year, Keh Lok Si Temple make it a special occasion by lighten up with more than 10,000 lights not only for decoration but also with a special ritual for those whom like to pledge or donate to a noble cause. It may cost you a few hundred to a few thousand Ringgit to light up a light from 1st to 15th day of...

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  • Beaches in Penang

    Penang Things to Do

    There are many type of motorise water sport activities at Penang beaches. To name them are water scooter, banana boat pull by the other boat, the parasut sailing. The operators would always give the safety briefing before a tourist actually start the game. Those who are healthy and brave can play the games.

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  • Reclining Buddha temple (Wat...

    4 out of 5 stars

    Penang Things to Do

    Wat Chayamangkalaram a Thai Temple which was built in 1845 on the land granded by Queen Victoria. The Temple has one of the largest Reclining Buddha in the world. The Statue is Gold plated and measuring 33 meters in length.

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  • Gurney Drive (sea-watch & hawker food)

    3.5 out of 5 stars

    Penang Things to Do

    Gurney Drive is a seaside esplanade with luxury hotels, condominiums and the famous hawker center. It is a popular hangout for locals and tourists alike. Besides local Penang hawker fare, there are small family-run eateries (kedai makanan) as well as Western-style cafes and restaurants.

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  • Cheong Fatt Tze Mansion

    Penang Things to Do

    A Grand Mansion conceived and constructed by a Grand Man; an eminent edifice which History calls Home; a peerless paradigm of the Paradigm Chinese Courtyard House – the Cheong Fatt Tze “Blue” Mansion has been perfectly poised for over a century on firm foundations of architectural, cultural and historic superlatives. The distinctive blue colour of...

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  • The Botanical Gardens (monkey park)

    Penang Things to Do

    Botanical Gardens, the green lung of Penang. An outdoor recreational venue to come for morning and evening walk, exercise, enjoyed the greens, big trees. Have a walk around the garden or take a buggy ride for RM2 per person, see what Botanical Garden have to offer.. so relaxing and yet so boring. Picture 2 : Botanical Garden was more fun during...

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  • Burmese Temple (Dhammikarama)

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Penang Things to Do

    This beautiful Burmese Temple is located at Burma Lane (Lorong Burma) was founded in 1st August 1803. The Temple was known as Nandy Moloh Burmese Temple, and purchased by Nonya Betong from George Layton for 390 Spanish Dollars and donate to the Temple. The Temple was named Dhammikarama Burmese Buddhist Temple.

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  • Khoo Kongsi (Khoo clan temple)

    Penang Things to Do

    Kongsi or "clan halls", are benevolent organizations of popular origin found among overseas Chinese communities for individuals with the same surname. This type of social practice arose several centuries ago in China. Leong San Tong Khoo Kongsi, or Khoo Kongsi for short, is one of the most distinctive Chinese clan associations in Malaysia. It is...

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  • Fort Cornwallis

    Penang Things to Do

    The fort, built on the spot where Francis Light first stepped ashore in Penang (1786), still exists, complete with its guns. Originally made ​​of wood, but in 1804-1805 it was replaced by a stone building that was built by convicts. The courtyard of the fort is now a park where concerts and other performances are given. Near the...

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  • Esplanade and City Hall

    Penang Things to Do

    City Hall is the most magnificent colonial building in Georgetown. It was build in 1903 with Edwardian Baroque architectural design and painted white of the entire building. This building has brought back some political memory especially the controversy over city status. 1 Jan 1957, Queen Elizabeth II had granted Georgetown as the first city...

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  • KOMTAR

    Penang Things to Do

    Komtar is the tallest building on Penang Island. The complex houses offices, bus interchange and retail shops. Almost all buses comes to the Komtar. There is a viewing floor on the Komtar overlooking the Penang Island where a small fee is required to go up. I did not visit that as I went for Penang Hill instead.

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  • Goddess of Mercy (Quan Yin) Temple

    4 out of 5 stars

    Penang Things to Do

    The oldest Chinese temple on Penang, the Goddess of Mercy was founded in 1801 after Chinese settlers received the plot of land it stands on from the British. The street directly opposite is named Lebuh China - an effort by the British to make clear as to who stayed where. Worshippers here congregate to burn incense and pour oil over sacred objects....

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  • The Snake Temple

    3 out of 5 stars

    Penang Things to Do

    Visit to the Snake Temple, one must not miss to take some photos of the snakes. Just when you enter the temple, turn right to the snakes hall, there are many harmless snakes moving and rest on the tree branches or on the rattan hoop above the pillar. You are free to take the snakes' photos. At the other corner, the snake keeper showing and playing...

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  • Little India & Kapitan Keling Mosque

    Penang Things to Do

    On Jalan Masjid Kapitan Keling, I discovered the beauty of mix cultural neighborhood. That include commercial buildings and shop houses from British colonial period, then the Kapitan Keling Mosque and Yap Kongsi Temple located end of the corner street surrounded by old shop houses. Jalan Masjid Kapitan Keling was formerly named Pitt Street during...

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  • Butterfly farm

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Penang Things to Do

    In Penang Butterfly Farm, you can walk around freely in and invite all sorts of butterflies on your palm. There are so many butterflies and you enjoy seeing them with colorful wings. Its really an amusing place. I like it very much and visited twice.

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  • Colonial old houses

    Penang Things to Do

    Known as the first "Great House" and is a colonial Mansion that was build on William Light's land. It has been recently restored in a partnership between the Malaysioan Govt, Corporate investment and donations. To say that it was restored from a shell is an overstatement, it has been lovingly restored and furnished with itmes that fit with the...

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  • The State Museum

    Penang Things to Do

    The Penang Museum is housed in a colonial-era building built in two phases, phase one in 1896, and when funds were adequate, phase two in 1906. The building originally housed the Penang Free School. There was already a museum in Penang in 1940, housed within the original St Xavier's Institution. That museum was destroyed when it was bombed by...

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  • PENANG BRIDGE

    Penang Things to Do

    When 1980's when the Penang Bridge was opened, photographers took photo of the bridge from different angles and the many of them, especially the night bridge photos were made to postcards. At the 1980's, travellers can easily parked their vehicles at the side and stood up on the bridge divider to have a solo or even group photo, at that time, the...

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  • Colonial style mansions

    Penang Things to Do

    From the Raja Tun Uda Ferry Terminal, walk across Pengkalan Weld (main street), then turn right to see the junction to Gat Lebuh China (or China Avenue). Wisma Kastam (Office of Customs Department) is just right at the corner. This old British colonial building was named Malayan Railway Building. It was completed in 1907. It was not a Railway...

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  • HOUSE on the sea (fishing village)

    Penang Things to Do

    I loved this place it is like a miniture village on the sea. From the street down at Weld Quay you just walk right onto the village, tiny wooden sreets and the beautifully decorated chinese little wooden houses each with its own garden or yard.

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  • Clock Tower

    Penang Things to Do

    It is located at the begining of Light Street where it meet Lebuh Pantai. The 60 foot clock tower was built in 1897 to commemorate Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee. Each foot represents a year in the Queen's reign. Interesting spots near here are the areca nut ( Biji Pinang ) round about, the Port Sweetenham, the Explanade and the Fort Cornwallis.

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  • St George Church ~ Francis Light...

    4 out of 5 stars

    Penang Things to Do

    St George's Church is reportedly the oldest Anglican church in Malaysia. Built by convicts, at the corner of Lebuh Farquhar and Jalan Mesjid Kapitan Keling, it has been faithfully holding services since its conception in 1818. The grand Francis Light memorial that rests in front of the church is a reflection of Penang's tribute to Francis Light,...

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  • Sri Maha-Mariamman Temple

    3.5 out of 5 stars

    Penang Things to Do

    This Hindu temple is one of the oldest Hindu temples in Penang, built in 1833. It is dedicated to the Hindu deity Sri Muthu Mariamman, who has a following among south Indians. It contains fascinating sculptured gods and goddesses, amongst them a priceless statue of Lord Subramaniam decorated in gold, diamonds and other precious stones. The temple...

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  • Lorong Bangkok - old heritage houses

    Penang Things to Do

    Bangkok Lane is so far the most beautiful street with old heritage houses of Georgetown. The street is near Gurney Drive, go straight on Jalan Concordia, then will see Bangkok Lane on Jalan Kelawei. On Bangkok Lane, you will expect to see Penang old heritage houses built by Cheah Leong Keah in 1928. Cheah Leong Keah was a local businessman into...

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  • Yap Kongsi (Yap clan association)

    Penang Things to Do

    The Yap Kongsi is the clan association of Hokkien Chinese in Penang of the Yap surname. The Yap clan traces its origin to 439 BC, when warrior Shen Zhu Liang defeated the troops of the Qin Dynasty, and helped place the Chu Dynasty back into power. In return, Shen was awarded a title, the hand of a princess to marry, and given a piece of land which...

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  • Dr Sun Yat Sen's Penang base

    Penang Things to Do

    This shophouse built in the 1870's witnessed surprising events that shaped world history. While it may appear stark compared to the ornate architecture of the clan temples down the street, it is a house that is worth documenting. While it looks like a typical George Town shophouse, the things that happened in it is anything but typical. The last...

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  • Beggar God Temple

    Penang Things to Do

    Chek Kong is an extremely popular Buddhist deity worshipped China-wide. Chi Kung speaks out on behalf of the weak and was much loved by the common people. He is usually shown barefoot, wears patched and tattered robes as a beggar, carries a bottle of wine and a fan with which he can perform magical feats.

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  • Cathedral of the Assumption

    3.5 out of 5 stars

    Penang Things to Do

    The Church of the Assumption was founded when George Town was first settled in 1786. It was so named because the first group of Roman Catholic Eurasians from Kedah landed in Penang that year on the eve of the Feast of the Assumption. The Church moved to a temporary building in Farquhar Street in 1857 before the present building was built in 1861....

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  • Penang Hill

    An unexpectedly pleasant excursion. Unexpected because I did not know anything about Penang Hill beforehand.A funicular railway in 2 sections takes visitors to the top of the hill for a great view of the island. It is a nice piece of Swiss engineering. The top of the hill is 831m above sea level.On the way up you will see troops of monkeys...

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  • Pasar Malam (Night Market)

    Tanjung Bungah night market on Tuesday nights is a good place to go for murtabak, putu mayong, ban chang kuih, laksa, satay... Some of the food stalls in the market are also open. cheap fruits and lots of interesting knick knacks are on sale-hair clips, magnets..

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  • Batu Ferringhi

    Ferringhi Beach - Batu Ferringhi - is at the northern coast of Penang Island. It's very popular with the locals.Foreigners would stay at the beach hotels and do their shopping at the numerous art galleries, stalls and shops.

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  • Tg Bungah Is Nice

    Tg Bungah has nice attractions too.Numerous hotels, restaurants and then the beautiful mosque over the water.

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  • Visit The War Museum, Batu Maung

    Everybody goes to the temples and food centres in Penang. Why not you do something different and go to the War Museum at Batu Maung ?

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  • Entrance Fort Cornwallis

    Here's a alook at the entrance .. as u walk along the pathway there will be an entrance... and u can purchase your tix before you get in and roam around... interesting place... as u walked in... to forget to snap a photo of the entrance as the signboard up at the entrance stated what year it was there... cool aint it..

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  • Fort Cornwallis

    This is actually a place where Captain Francis Light first landed his foot on way back in the 80s. THe structure was not the original thought but it was rebuilt as per before using stones... before it was wod.This fort, engrave its name from Charles Cornwallis a very well known and distinguished i would say, a Governor General of India. Before it's...

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  • Kek Lo Si Temple

    Kek Lok Si Temple (Temple of Paradise) a place to be and also the biggest buddhist temple around.. infact in south east asia if im not mistaken... this temple is dedicated to the goddess of mercy. You can see a flacour of chinese , burmese kinda architecture ... this place is well kept and those who are visiting are forbid to litter and do...

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  • Penang Butterfly Farm

    butterflies is a favorite of locals and tourists . You can find thousand species of beautiful looking butterfly at the park... also close by for u antiques lover... check out the shop they have located not far from the park itself

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  • Forestry Museum

    at the Forestry Museum, tranquil paths, bubbling creeks, and the beauty of nature are all on display . it's located in the middle of Teluk Bahang's recreation forest park. On display throughout the 247-acre park are exhibits on indigenous species of flora and fauna, as well as insects, lizards, and snakes.

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  • Penang Hill

    Those who didnt know already the Penang Hill is a major tourist attraction here in Malaysia in the state of Penang. Located more than 2,700 feet above sea level (the top) it give ya a magnificent view of the city and the surrounding areas. To reach the top u can take a ride in the "cable car" for about 30minutes.

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  • Komtar

    Komtar a 65-story tower - Penang skyline with modern era design. The komtar building (interior) consists of offices and also shops and not forgotten food outlets .

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  • Ayer Hitam Dam

    Look down and sea the island below.. the view magnificent! Most of the people who resided here enjoy a good jog and also stroll along.SO basically it depends on the weather.

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  • Khoo Kongsi

    A old building in Penang for people who surname is Khoo.Is a very interesting building that show the myterious of chinese from China to Penang.

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  • Ferringhi beach

    There we are!! Sunbathing on the big stone.Sometimes wave washed us away but that place was so cool that we went back again and again.

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  • Penang Hill

    Penang Hill, the island highest point, is situated on the northern part of the island. During British time, it was sought by them as a cool retreat. It takes about ½ hour to get to the top of the hill and along the way, you'll pass through jungle vegetation. At the top of the hill you can find the first railway car ever to display there. You can...

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