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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 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

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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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72 Batu Ferringhi, Georgetown, 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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