Penang Hill (Bukit Bendera)

Penang Hill Train
Penang Hill is one of the oldest colonial hill station established by the British during their time in Malaysia. Explored in the late 18th century, a horse trail was cut by the Waterfall Gardens (present day Penang Botanic Gardens) to the summit of the hilly spine of Penang, allowing the British to escape from the chaos of George Town to the cooler climate on the hill. P...
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Hutan Lipur Teluk Bahang (Teluk Bahang Recreational Forest)

Muzium Perhutanan Pulau Pinang
The 32-hectar Hutan Lipur Teluk Bahang makes an interesting introduction to the Malaysian forest. A forestry museum located within the vicinity provides details of the forest? feature and history, while an arboretum presents the many varieties of local and exotic flora. It is located 24km form Georgetown. Mini waterfall The Hutan Lipur Teluk Bahang offers visitors with ...
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Wat Chayamangkalaram

Wat Chayamangkalaram
The Reclining Buddha of the Wat Chayamangkalaram is the 3rd largest of its kind, with its 33 meters length. This gorgeous traditional Thai temple complex would be well worth a lengthy visit even without the Reclining Buddha, but no doubt most visitors come to pay homage and admire the majestic golden Buddha. In the main shrine in front of the Reclining Buddha there are smal...
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Tropical Fruit Farm

Tropical Fruit Farm Penang
   Tropical Fruit Farm which is situated at about 800ft above sea level on the hilly terrain of Teluk Bahang, Penang is an ideal location for cultivating many types of tropical and sub-tropical fruit trees. The orchard covers 25 acres and it was developed back in 1993 with a few objectives in mind. First of all, to conserve the rare and exotic fruit trees. Secondly, to educa...
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St George’s Church

St George Church Penang
Oldest Anglican church in Malaysia Saint George 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 Fra...
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P. Ramlee House

P.Ramlee House
P. Ramlee's House at No. 4A, Jalan P.Ramlee Pulau Pinang is the birthplace of the late P. Ramlee. The house was built in 1926 by his father and his uncle, Rejab bin Hussein. The house has been repaired by his uncle during the Japanese Occupation and once again in 1948. Today the house has been renovated and preserved for the third time by the National Archives of Malaysia. ...
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KOMTAR (Kompleks Tun Abdul Razak)

KOMTAR
The major shopping giants in this 65-storey building (above) in Penang Road include Super Komtar Departmental Store and Japanese supermarket Yaohan Departmental Store. Retail shops featuring clothes are also found on the second and third floors at Phase One and Two. Komtar was once the shopping haven for Penangites as shoppers could purchase almost anything under the...
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Leong San Tong Khoo Kongsi

Coming out of the mosque's compound, walk straint ahead onto Lebuh Cannon. This street is so called after a hole in the ground made by cannon balls fired into the area during the Penang Riots of 1867. These were the secret society wars, fought between local groups, which the British tried to suppress. The Straits Chinese from the surrounding clan associations together...
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Kek Lok Si Temple

Kek Lok Si Temple
One of the finest Buddhist temples in South-east Asia. Stands majestically on a hill in Air Itam, this temple built in tiers culminates the beautifully crafted ''Pagoda of Ten Thousand Buddhas''. It took more than 20 years to build which features gardens, a turtle pond, shrines and beautiful sculptures. There are many souvenir shops leading up to the temple which offers goo...
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City Hall, Esplanade Penang

Penang City Hall
The City Hall (Dewan Bandaraya) building opened in 1903 and, together with the adjacent Town Hall, constitutes a handsome pair of colonial architectural relics framing the edge of the historic Padang Kota Lama (green field). Visually feasting over its pretty Victorian facades leaves one with the feeling that perhaps it deserves better than serving as the periodic meeting pl...
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