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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 Half-Day Heritage Walking Tour of Georgetown
"This tour starts at the Star Pitt Street located near the corner of Church Street and Gat Lebuh Gereja. You private tour guide will meet you and bring you to the first destination the Khoo Kongsi or clan house. You will learn about the central role of the Kongsi the first port of call for Chinese immigrants far from home and explore the wooden houses on the clan jetties where descendants of the first Chinese settlers still live.We will then stop at the historic Kapitan Keling Mosque one of the most visited places of worship in the heart of Georgetown. We will breathe in the spice-laden air on the streets of Little India and its shops packed with enticing goods. The picturesque alleys of the protected heritage zone are also t eat and worship will help to ensure that centuries-old traditions and beliefs will live on for generations to come.""""Join this private half-day walking tour to discover and learn more about the history of Georgetown’s most recognized landmarks
From $300.00
 
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

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14 Leith Street, Georgetown, Penang, 10200, Malaysia
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Batu Feringgi Beach, Penang, Batu Ferringhi, Penang, 11100, Malaysia
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10 Farquhar Street, Georgetown, Penang, 10200, Malaysia
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(formerly Grand Plaza Parkroyal), Batu Ferringhi, Penang, 11100, Malaysia
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Penang Hill (Bukit Bendera)

The Sky Walk Tower is located at your right after about 50 meters when you come out from the tram. It was officially opened by Penang Chief Minister, Honorable Mr. Lim Guan Eng in February 2015. It is...
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Beaches in Penang

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...
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Kek Lok Si Temple

South East Asia's biggest Buddhist temple complex, and getting constantly bigger, very crowded, especially at Chinese new year and shops are everywhere.... Get there with Rapid Penang bus 201 from...
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Art & Architecture

3D photography has became popular when people travel to Penang. Some local people who love tricky photo would like to spend some money for a ticket which I think expensive. There are now more than...
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Wat Chaiya Mangkalaram (Reclining Buddha Temple)

The religion has no boundry. When I visited the Thai Reclining Buddha in Penang recently, there are group of students probably on their holiday or study tour about religion in Malaysia. Although they...
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The Botanical Gardens & Monkeys

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...
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Cheong Fatt Tze Mansion - The Blue Mansion

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...
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Leong San Tong Khoo Kongsi (Khoo Clan) Temple

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...
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Top Warnings and Dangers in Penang

Warnings and Dangers

Don't Temper With the Wild Monkeys

I can't really say that I like monkeys too much. Yes, they're cute and everything but they're also very unpredictable and can attack even if not intimidated. When you exit the funicular at the hills...
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How Safe is the Seawater

Honestly speaking, the beach at Batu Ferringhi, Penang isn't quite what the tourist literature makes it up to be. The sandy portion is narrow, there are rocky outcrops everywhere and there's jellyfish...
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Penang Hill on Rainy Day

If you reach the Penang Hill lower station while it was already raining heavily and to be long lasting, you would mostly think to come again. It was a cloudy day, we are in the queue and in the tram...
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Pickpockets

There is a quete good Pickpocket operating in Hin Bus 101, Komtar to Batu Feringhi (probable also in other buses). He looks like a middleaged Businessman, and is hiding his work behind large...
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Mosquitoe Bites

Penang is in the tropics so mossies are commonplace. And yes, what you heard is true, they don't bite the locals, only the tourists;p If you're thinking of escaping the mossies, going to the...
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