Penang Travel Tips And Things To Do In Penang


PENANG, though a small island in the northern part of peninsula Malaysia, has lots of interesting and amazing things to see and experience. A walk around George Town Heritage Building surroundings will bring back historical memories of foreign rule in the past and their influences being left behind.

Moving away from the preserved Heritage Zone, the landscape is studded with high rise building complexes and apartments, shopping malls for upscale buying, fast food outlets and vibrant nightlife entertainment venue. Within the city, you will get the amazing experience from delicious local cuisine to fantastic bargains in open market stalls and shops.em>
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Plan a Walking or Cycling Tour  on CarFree Day to trace the origin  of   Georgetown Heritage Site   history  in  Penang. The 2-seater heritage trishaw ride is also another free and easy way of touring around GeorgeTown city to see the heritage places and buildings.

Lebuh Light / Lebuh Padang Kota      ( Esplanade Sea-Front Area ) Fort Cornwallis,      Victoria Clock Tower,      State Assembly Building,    War Memorial,        City Hall Building,           Town Hall Building
Lebuh Farquhar / Lebuh Masjid Kapitan Keling (Street Of Harmony) Penang Museum,   St George's Church,    Cathedral Of The Assumption Building,       Kuan-Yin Temple,     Kapitan Keling Mosque
Lebuh Leith Cheong Fatt Tze Mansion  Year 2000 UNESCO Heritage Best Award
Lebuh Chulia  / Lebuh Queen / Lebuh Gereja (Church Street)  Pinang Peranakan Mansion    Teochew Temple,   Nagore Shrine,  
Sri Mahamariamman Temple ,      Little India
Cannon Square / Lebuh Acheh /
Lebuh Armenian
(UNESCO Heritage)
 Khoo Kongsi       Dr Sun Yat Sen's Base Building      Cheah Kongsi  Lebuh Acheh Mosque ,    Islamic Museum ,

Georgetown Surroundings Tour :

Visit more Heritage buildings, temples, mosques, clan jetties,

Attraction Tips : Wat Chayamangkalaram  Buddhist Temple ;    Clan Jetties, Weld Quay



Georgetown Bussiness Centre :  

See the way Penang people's way of life and business activities in

Komtar,  Gurney Drive Upper Penang Road Campbell Street Chulia Street,  Little India



Parks ;   Hill Resort ;   Marina ;   Beaches ;   Farms

Kek-Lok-Si Temple          Penang Hill       Air Itam  
Penang Municipal Park     Penang Botanical Garden
Straits Quay Marina       Penang Beach     Tropical Spice Garden  
 Tropical Fruit Farm      Penang Butterfly Farm        
Penang Turtle Conservation Centre     Penang National Park



About 30 minutes driving distance from  Georgetown. 
Near to Penang Airport surroundings.

Eco-Park      Taman Metroplitan Awan Relau
Golf Course    Penang Golf Club, Bukit Jambul
Balik Pulau hillside   ;      Snake Temple


Penang Bridge: 

One of the longest bridge in the world.  Just 15 minutes to drive across to the Mainland.

Pulau  Jerejak :

Take a ferry and cross over the small island, rich in tropical rainforest for explorations and trekking

 Mainland  Penang :

Take a  Ferry  and cross over to see the less developed part of Penang in peninsula Malaysia.

Visit  Penang Bird Park and St Anne's Church.   Drive around to see rice fields and Malay kampung house. 

Or drive through Penang Bridge and then drive five minutes to Auto City Juru  for food and entertainment.


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