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Private Tour: Half-Day Penang Walking Tour
"Where else in the world can you find a street lined with so many places of worship of different faith all within a perimeter of one KM with residents living in harmony and respectful of each other's religion and culture. The walking tour begins from St. George's Church oldest in Malaysia to the Taoist Goddess of Mercy Temple which survived the last two world wars. Across the street is Little India with its colorful Sri Mariamman Temple decorated with 40 statuettes of Hindu Gods. Further down visit either Khoo or Cheah Kongsi a Chinese ancestral clan house cum temple. Also not to be missed is the Kapitan Keling Mosque the first Arab-Indian Muslim mosque built in Penang."""
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Private Tour: Half-Day Penang Walking Tour
"Where else in the world can you find a street lined with so many places of worship of different faith all within a perimeter of one KM with residents living in harmony and respectful of each other's religion and culture. The walking tour begins from St. George's Church oldest in Malaysia to the Taoist Goddess of Mercy Temple which survived the last two world wars. Across the street is Little India with its colorful Sri Mariamman Temple decorated with 40 statuettes of Hindu Gods. Further down visit either Khoo or Cheah Kongsi a Chinese ancestral clan house cum temple. Also not to be missed is the Kapitan Keling Mosque the first Arab-Indian Muslim mosque built in Penang."""
From $66.00
 
Private Tour: Half-Day Penang Hill and Temple of Paradise
"Ascend Penang Hill the former British Hill Station with the height of 720m above sea level by means of the unique funicular train. Enjoy the bird's eye view (usually clearer in the afternoon) of the city and part of mainland and feel the cool and refreshing air at the summit. Down from the hill another highlight is Kek Lok Si (Temple of Paradise) Southeast Asia's largest Buddhist temple with Malaysian Thai and Burmese influence. Marvel at the 30m high statue of the Goddess or Mercy climb up the 7-tier 'Thousand-Buddha Pagoda' and see the 'Pond of Longevity' filled with vegetable-eating turtles.Finish the day with a drop-off at your hotel in Penang."
From $74.00

Komtar Complex Tips (13)

Tallest Building in Penang

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...
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walterwu
Sep 15, 2013

Multipurpose complex

Komtar (acronym for Kompleks Tun Abdul Razak) is a multipurpose complex consisting of retail outlets, transportation hub and administrative offices for the Penang state government. The building was...
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Willettsworld
Aug 17, 2010

The start and end of all your journeys

Komtar sticks out in the Penang skyline and you can't miss it. All bus journeys start and end there. Use it as your base and walk around the area. Lots to see and eat and shop. Very friendly and...
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pepemorris11
Aug 19, 2008

COMTAR TOWER

Comtar Tower supposed to be Penang's icon that is featured in Visit Penang brochure, is really a disgrace. It is dilapidated and many shops in there are closed. And get this - one has to pay $15...
johnnylau
Mar 15, 2008

Tallest Building in Penang

This tall skyscraper is very outstanding in Penang. Almost everywhere you go in Georgetown, you can see it. It is like a good way finding landmark. It can be seen even from the Prai side. Komtar used...
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travelpug
Nov 13, 2007

Tallest Building in Penang

KOMTAR is a short name for Kompleks Tun Abdul Razak and it is the tallest building here in Penang with 65 storeys high.Although KOMTAR is not among the most tallest building in the world, but visiting...
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Azri_Azmi
Sep 06, 2007

Go to the top of KOMTAR Tower

The highest building in town does not have a particularly inspired desing but it offers breathtaking views of the entire city from its panormic terrace. Well worth the few ringgits that the lift ride...
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DanielF
Aug 08, 2006

Massive building, but Penang Hill has better views

This 65-story tower is essentially the lone building in Georgetown's skyline. The 55th floor offers a panoramic view of the city and on clear days, the distant Kedah Peak on the mainland is visible. ...
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iNorv9
Dec 25, 2005

Komtar

Komtar used to be a hot spot for hanging around with frineds a few years ago. However, after the Penang government moved their development focus to more outskirt places(exp Bukit Jambul, Onestop,...
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yuet29
Mar 10, 2005

Komtar

There is a restaurant on one of the higher floors of this building that serves great food. It is also a good place to take children or family, and there is a gift shop on another floor selling Malay...
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xxangelxx
Dec 29, 2004

Once the tallest building in Malaysia ...

until the erection of Petronas Twin Tower in Kuala Lumpur .It is the landmark of Penang and perhaps the compass for travellers as well as locals ..KOMTAR is short for Kompleks Tun Abdul Razak, which...
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kenyneo
Jan 27, 2004

KOMTAR

The Complex Tun Abdul Razak, a prominent Penang landmark, houses Government departments, commercial offices, department stores, shops and restaurants. The 65-story complex also contains theaters,...
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sunnywong
Nov 12, 2002
 
 
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Things to Do Near Penang

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Kek Lok Si Temple

At the main temple, in the hall, all visitor are invite to make a new year wish. One have to pay RM1 or at your wish ( to pay more ) to get a wish ribbon, write down the name and additional wish (...
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Sri Maha-Mariamman Temple

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...
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Penang Butterfly Farm -Closed until Dec, 2015.

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...
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Burmese Temple (Dhammikarama)

The Dhammikarama Burmese Temple is just opposite the Thai Reclining Buddha Temple, both founded in the 19th century. This area ( Jalan Burma and Lorong Burma ) may have lived Thai and Burmese people...
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Cathedral of the Assumption

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...
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Chew Jetty

The Chew Jetty is part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site which covers Penang and Melaka, and it is in brief a collection of stilt houses. It was first built more than 100 years ago as a clan jetty for...
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Jalan Penang, George Town, Pulau Pinang

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