PENANG SIGHTSEEING ATTRACTIONS IN SOUTH PENANG
PENANG - Major Places Of Attraction In The Southern Region
"Balik Pulau", literally means the other side of the island when translated in Malay language. The place is located on higher ground levels surrounded by hills, bordered by the coastline on the western side. When going on a round island trip, watch out for road signs which will lead you to this part of Penang, famous among durians lovers.
Bukit Jambul Country Club (Golf Course )
A 18-hole world-class golf course in scenic surroundings for golf enthusiast.
Built in 1850, dedicated to a legendary priest with healing powers and who had provided shelter to shield snakes from danger in the olden days. And since then, it remained as legend that those snakes stayed on for safety until today.
Batu Maung Fishing Village
A fishing village in the southern tip of Penang island. There was a legend that a giant footprint on a rock boulder at beach was left behind by Admiral Cheng Ho, and has now become a tourist attraction site.
Penang War Museum
The War Museum was built by the British army to protect the island from enemies attack in the 1930's. Today the place remained as a war memorial with old war relics and depicts the lifestyle of soldiers during World War II. Visitors can get the experience of a soldier's perspective as he narrates the dangers and challenges of war. Cannons, armaments, and survival kits are displayed .