Negeri Pulau Pinang Travel Guide

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Negeri Pulau Pinang Highlights

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     Compact International City 

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     U can get lost easily.. Get a MAP 

  • In a nutshell
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     Good place to spend a few days while travelling through Malaysia 

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Bukit Mertajam


George Town


Pulau Aman


Batu Feringgi




Batu Maung




Nibung Tebal


Balik Pulau


Pulau Jerejak




Batu Kawan






Ayer Itam


Telok Bahang


Bayan Lepas


Kepala Batas


Sungai Bakap


Kampong Batu Uban


Gertak Sanggul

Kampong Kuala Juru


Kampong Sungai Gelugor


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Bukit Mertajam

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  • BM Train Station

    Bukit Mertajam Things to Do

    See my earlier post of BM Train Station, the train station is still beautiful as ever. I was here again with my friend to buy a train ticket to Kuala Lumpur. We were so lucky to see a train come to pick more passengers. Some parts of the train station already torn down especially the overhead...

  • Kampung Style Eating in Kubang Semang 2

    Bukit Mertajam Restaurants

    Beside enjoy eating, I go around to explore the PMC. All workers are in their uniform but they are in different rolls. There are waiters, runners, cooks, cleaners and cashier ... The Animal Resort has many kind of animals that could be end up on dinning table, Oh ! so sad. According the hanging banner on the fence, the swimming pool is opened to...

  • Kampung Style Eating in Kubang Semang 1

    Bukit Mertajam Restaurants

    Thanks to AngMiMi I come to know about Puncak Mutiara Cafe in Kubang Semang and I went there before 2013 Ramadhan start. It was indeed a great eating experience with my wife and daughter in a Kampung Style restaurant where we can either choose to dine in a big dining hall, inside an air-conditioned hall, in a private hut or a round table under a...


George Town

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  • Temples of George Town

    George Town Things to Do

    To the number of places of worship can be seen that in Penang different religions are practiced. The Kapitan Kling Mosque, in the street with the same name, was built in the early 19th century by Muslims from southern India. On the same road is the temple of the goddess of mercy, built in 1800. Not much further is the Sri Mariamman Indian temple,...

  • Hotel Mingood

    George Town Hotels

    We came for a short stay but extended due to the more than adequate accommodations, convenient...

  • Fort Cornwallis

    George Town Things to Do

    The fort, which was built on the spot where Francis Light first set foot on Penang (1786), still exists, complete with his guns. Originally it was made ​​of wood, but in 1804-1805 it was replaced by a stone building, which was erected. By forced labor The courtyard of the fort is now a park where concerts and other performances are...


Pulau Aman

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  • Worst Service of Restaurant Terapung...

    Pulau Aman Restaurants

    very bad service from the owner and staff. the owner is a racist too. restaurant didn't provide price tag too, and the owner will scold you if you ask for the price. Average one mantis prawn will cost you around RM40-RM50, so it's not cheap. Pulau Aman still is a nice place to visit, but please skip this restaurant. Not worth it. very bad service...

  • Adventure to the village.

    Pulau Aman Things to Do

    We are taking a little walk on this village,only can knew they are only have a small school,farm and fish farm.One thing is i never see car,they transport with motorcycles and bicycles.A small island can hold the life till the end,I am very appreciated.

  • Fishing.

    Pulau Aman Things to Do

    Pulau Aman is the best place for fishing using fishing rods or fishing nets. Many fishing enthusiasts will rent a homestay with varandah facing the sea and start fishing, what a waste of time, I rather sleep!! Hehe.. Get fishing baits from picture 5.


Batu Feringgi

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  • The Merdeka Bridge

    Butterworth Things to Do

    The Merdeka Bridge also known as Jambatan Merdeka in Malay language. It was built in 1955 and the bridge spans across the Sungai Muda River ( the longest river in Kedah) and also as a border between Kedah and Penang. During the 70s, 80s and early 90s before the North-South Highway was built, we used to travel to Penang using this trunk road. I...

  • Travel Lodge

    Butterworth Hotels

    1 Lorong Bagan Luar Satu, Butterworth, Penang, 12000, Malaysia

    Satisfaction: Terrible

    Good for: Business

  • How Chiak Kay

    Butterworth Restaurants

    Next visit to Chai Leng Park, you can find a while row of eating stalls. much of food, very tempting but I am already fulled after having a few stick of yummy bites of Lok=lok.Pick your food, find a table, make sure the water is boiling in the pot and You just dip your food in the boiling water and eat it with the many sauces in the bowl,...


Batu Maung

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  • Penang's Haunted Fort

    Batu Maung Local Customs

    Thought this British Fort in Batu Muang had been around for 70 years, it was only re-discovered in the 1970's . Why? Simply because at one time, this entire region was shunned by the locals as it was 'cursed' and haunted by restless soldiers. It took a very brave man from Kedah to track through the thicket and discover this fort. Talk about a...

  • War Museum

    Batu Maung Things to Do

    Built around the remnants of British fort, this 20-arce museum contains several installations above and below ground where old war relics are stored. Visitors can weave through complex to view barracks, old cookhouses, lock-ups, tunnels and ventilation shafts.

  • Narrow jetty of Batu Maung

    Batu Maung Warnings and Dangers

    Most of the jetties found all over Penang is fairly spacious even enough for two motorcycles to drive pass each other easily.However, the one at Batu Maung is relatively "narrow" and "flimsy". So take precaution especially with children or elderly especially if you are strolling at night so that no one fall overboard and get wet.The locals are used...



See all 24 Perai Tips
  • Use Parking Coupons

    Perai Transportation

    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...

  • Driving Around Seberang Jaya

    Perai Transportation

    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...

  • Crossing the Penang Bridge

    Perai Transportation

    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,...


Nibung Tebal

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  • Taman Negeri Bukit Panchor - Camping...

    Nibung Tebal Things to Do

    Taman Negeri Bukit Panchor is a state forest reserved park. The authority has design and built the park with facilities suitable for schools and societies to organise their outdoor activities and even to camp over night in the park compound. The organising committee need to officially write to the Forest Park Office with full participants details...

  • Steamboat dinner foodstuff

    Nibung Tebal Shopping

    Sundry food and steam boat foodstuff preparation before Chinese New Year ? Get them from the Taman Berjaya Market in Nibong Tebal. There are many hawkers selling these items before CNY. A few sundry shops attached to the market also take opportunity to sell seasonal foodstuff like fish maw, pig maw, dried ginkgo, dried prune, dried longan fruit,...

  • Chinese New Year Decorative Items

    Nibung Tebal Shopping

    Last time, it is very hard to find fancy and colourful decorative items on sales by street vendors but only big shopping malls have them on sales. When Chinese New Year is approaching, most Chinese family would clean and decorate their house as red and colourful as they invite good fortune and the god of good wealth to the house.


Balik Pulau

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  • Explore Balik Pulau

    Balik Pulau Favorites

    Get a free guided tour of Balik Pulau from Explore Balik Pulau - the visitor centre. You pay only the bicycle rental fee, they will bring you visit around balik pulau for attraction like traditional malay village, paddy field, mangrove, beautiful seaside, fruit orchard and more...

  • Visit an Fruit Orchard Farm

    Balik Pulau Things to Do

    Especially during the durian season in June-July, visit one of the many fruit orchard farms in Balik Pulau.You can enjoy a durian buffet for a fixed price of RM25 or so per person. Then you can eat as much as you can and being introduced to the many famous varieties of durians from seedless, bitter, sweet, milk creamy to extra dry or extra...

  • Balik Pulau Sugar Can Juice anyone?

    Balik Pulau Restaurants

    After all that hot spicy "laksa", the sugar can juice is great to quench the taste and take away the lingering spiceness.Fresh sugar can are pulverized to squeeze out the juice. There is difference in price if you want "iced" or "pure". It is naturally sweet and "no sugar added". You can drink at the stall or ordered it to your tables inside the...


Pulau Jerejak

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  • Island Prison

    Pulau Jerejak Things to Do

    Jerejak Island was used as a prison up to about two decades ago. You can take a 3 km walk to get to this prison (refer to map in activities brochure) and pay nothing or you can ride in the resort's truck with a guide (RM25). On the way there, you will pass old graves which are most likely those of the lepers who were on the island in the mid...

  • Suspension bridge

    Pulau Jerejak Tourist Traps

    The resort has a suspension bridge that you can use for free if you walk there by yourself. Just refer to the map in the activities brochure in the lobby.But if you are signing up for the flying fox, payment to use the suspension bridge will be included. Because to hitch up for the flying fox, you have to cross the bridge. I guess this is one way...

  • Convenient and easy to reach

    Pulau Jerejak Nightlife

    Queensbay is the latest shopping mall on Penang island with lots of parking. Besides shopping, there are many outlets where you can eat, both Eastern and Western cuisine. There is also a hawker's centre at the basement. There is a cineplex and a winter theme park (with skating rink) has just opened.



See all 4 Juru Tips
  • Shop In d' Park

    Juru Things to Do

    Shop In d' Park open from evening until mid night. The stalls offer many kind of imported products which attract all range of people. You can buy a new fashion, a funny watch, a pinting wall clock, perfume, footwears, all are latest design with reasonable prices. This place worth a visit, if you are not buying anything, just window shopping will...

  • Pasar Malam

    Juru Things to Do

    Pasar malam is wellknown and famous in most of the town in Malaysia. Some places holding their pasar malam once a week and the traders doing their business by travelling around to the places they preferred. At Juru Autocity, the Pasar Malam is held every evening with the traders offer goods such as household goods, shirts, toys, leather products,...

  • Stop for a cool drink and snack !

    Juru Things to Do

    Inside the Pasar Malam, if you feel thirsty or want to fill up your stomach, they are stalls selling hot and iced drink, and Malaysian snacks.


Batu Kawan

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    Batu Kawan Stadium ( Penang's state stadium )

    by cs_zee Written Oct 18, 2007

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    Batu Kawan Stadium ( Penang's state stadium ) is a multi-use stadium in Penang, Malaysia. It is currently used mostly for football matches. The stadium has a capacity of 40,000 people. It was built in 2000. The stadium has been built to host the 8th Sukma Games ( Malaysian Games ) on 2000.

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  • The Kee Family Big House

    Jawi Off The Beaten Path

    This family must be rich in Sungai Bakap some time ago. Now, their grand children only come back once a while for family gathering, most of them living at some other places in Malaysia or other countries.It is located at the Sungai Bakap old town opposite the police station.

  • Jawi Money Changer - Thousand Life S.B.

    Jawi Favorites

    Since 2008, I used to exchange my foreign currency whenever I travel oversea at this not so impress outlet. It is located at Sungai Bakap old town along the main road, just opposite the Sungai Bakap Police Station and on the left side of the Kee Family big house.Local people used to exchange their foreign currency at this money changer too. We used...

  • Sungai Bakap Roasted Duck & Pork

    Jawi Restaurants

    Sungai Bakap has many favourite cuisine which attract the people who prefer good food not only local people but travellers. People return and some time tourists come in buses to have their breakfast to eat the roasted duck and the Teow Chew Vegetable dumpling. These two famous restaurant are located side by side, they even setting up the dining...


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