3/5 - Okay
Verified traveller20 Nov 2019
There is no beach but plenty of food stalls and sights to see in the bussling town centre . Ideal for a short break but there isn't a great deal to do
Reviewed on 7 Dec,2019
Reviewed on 30 Nov,2019
The largest Buddhist temple in Penang houses the awe-inspiring 10,000 Buddha pagoda, the giant bronze statue of Kuan Yin, and a delightful souvenir and food market.
This stately mansion beautifully captures what life was for a wealthy Straits Chinese family in the 19th century.
Delve into Penang's colonial past in the largest and one of the oldest forts in Malaysia.
If you're looking to escape away from bustling and hustling of Georgetown while in Penang - look furthers here. Located in the Southwest of Penang island, Balik Pulau literally means “back of the island”, The laid back agriculture district is famous for it’s durian , nutmeg, coconut, banana, and many others fruits and spices.
Travel to Bukit Merah via the 25 km long Penang second bridge, to see and observe the natural habitat of orangutans living in a small island. These primates are orphans undergoing rehabilitation for future release into the wild.
Explore Penang Island, the “Pearl of the Orient” from its sandy shores to quaint countryside. Stops include an idyllic fishing village, a cottage industry to witness the traditional handicraft of batik painting, the countryside for introduction of tropical spices like clove and nutmeg, local fruits in season and try rubber tapping.
Escape the crowds in Georgetown and relax at Penang Hill and the magnificent Kek Lok Si Temple. Take the opportunity to breathe in the fresh air and embark on a spiritual journey to an iconic temple. Start your private tour from the doorstep of your Penang hotel with convenient private transportation.
Leave Georgetown behind you and take a spiritual journey to Southeast Asia's largest Buddhist temple. Enjoy the view of Georgetown from Penang Hill and relax in the many recreational areas available. Start off your tour with a hotel pickup and visit to the Kek Lok Si Temple.
Visit: Ghost Museum Penang, 57 Lebuh Melayu, George Town, Penang Island 10100 Malaysia Cool Ghost Museum is not just about scaring people with illustrations and life-sized dummy of ghosts in the house, it creates an atmosphere of fun and fear, just enough to tease the kids as it is child-friendly.
Verified traveller28 Oct 2019
A beautiful place full of history but the clumsiness of its tourist industry is sometimes shocking. Streetfood amazing, but things shut at odd times and tho many lovely Gt resident/vendor, others smoke over your food or turn you away unwelcomingly.