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Penang Attractions

What to See in Penang

Malaysia's 'Pearl of the Orient' carries a natural beauty and cultural splendour like no other place. Its name comes from the Malay translation of betel nut - 'Pinang'. Every year, thousands of visitors come here to experience the unique cultural heritage and scenery. It is also a very cosmopolitan city, perhaps the second busiest in the country after Kuala Lumpur.

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  • 10 'Must See' Attractions

    10 'Must See' Attractions

    Penang is bathed in history and filled with lots of great attractions. Our list of Top 10 Things to Do in Penang will Read More»

  • 5 Best Daytime Activities

    Penang is not just all about culture and beaches: let us turn your dreamy island getaway into an action-filled adventure Read More»

  • Top 10 Attractions in Batu Ferringhi

    Top 10 Attractions in Batu Ferringhi

    From learning how to batik-paint, visiting a charming butterfly farm, to enjoying watery thrills and spills in an Read More»

  • Top 10 Attractions In Georgetown

    Top 10 Attractions In Georgetown

    Georgetown is an island state with no shortage of great local sights, ranging from inspiring cultural attractions to Read More»

  • Top 10 Attractions In Gurney

    Top 10 Attractions In Gurney

    After having your fill of tasty hawker food, head on to our top ten attractions - from religious institutions dating Read More»

  • 6 Romantic Spa Hotels in Penang

    5 Romantic Spa Hotels in Penang

    In the mood for a romantic spa experience after a day of exploring Penang’s temples and heritage streets? Then look no Read More»

Penang Wonderfood Museum

Penang Wonderfood Museum offers visitors a kitsch, kooky and in-depth look at the city’s unique food culture with Read More...

Penang Street Art

Penang Street Art

An effort to spawn awareness of the rich history of the streets, the project was a success with Zacharevic turning Read More...

Cheong Fatt Tze Mansion

Cheong Fatt Tze Mansion

The house is open for visitors to learn more about Cheong's history through antiques and paraphernalia displayed in the Read More...

Kuan Yin Temple

Kuan Yin Temple

Penang’s oldest temple, Kuan Yin Temple, was built in honour of the Chinese Goddess of Mercy (Kuan Yin), an important Read More...

Nattukotai Chettiar Temple

Nattukotai Chettiar Temple

Nattukotai Chettiar Temple is the largest Hindu temple in Penang and perhaps the most famous. Dedicated to Lord Read More...

Nine Emperor Gods Temple

Nine Emperor Gods Temple

The Nine Emperor Gods Temple is one of the largest temples in Butterworth. Dedicated to the Nine Emperor Gods of Taoist Read More...

Featured Stories

  • Cheah Kongsi

    Cheah Kongsi

    Cheah Kongsi is the first of Penang’s five great Hokkien clan houses. Set in the block beside Khoo Kongsi, it resembles Read More»

  • Bukit Jambul Orchid & Hibiscus Garden

    Bukit Jambul Orchid & Hibiscus Garden

    Encompassing two hectares of beautifully-landscaped gardens, Bukit Jambul Orchid & Hibiscus Garden is home to an Read More»

  • Penang National Park

    Penang National Park

    Penang National Park, otherwise known as Taman Negara Pulau Pinang, is a piece of nature reserve in the northwest corner Read More»

  • Penang Street Art

    Penang Street Art

    An effort to spawn awareness of the rich history of the streets, the project was a success with Zacharevic turning Read More»

  • Escape Adventureland Penang

    Escape Adventureplay

    A great alternative to the beach, Escape Adventureland Penang is an outdoor theme park specialising in climbing, Read More»

  • Old Georgetown Streets

    Old Georgetown

    Due to its well-preserved heritage buildings Penang’s capital, Georgetown, has been accorded a listing as a UNESCO World Read More»

Georgetown Activities

Georgetown Activities

There are plenty of things one can do around Georgetown. From magnificent heritage buildings in the centre of town to Read More...

Tanjung Bungah Activities

Tanjung Bungah Activities

Being a seaside town, Tanjung Bungah is perhaps most well-known for its miles upon miles of sandy beaches. It’s no Read More...

Gurney Drive Activities

Gurney Drive Activities

The stone pavement along Gurney Drive is a popular hub for a range of leisure activities. For movie buffs, there’s the Read More...

A to Z Attractions List by Areas

Batu Feringgi Attractions

Batu Ferringhi Attractions

Batu Ferringhi doesn’t really have any attraction within its vicinity aside from the beach and the night market, but Read More...

Georgetown Attractions

Georgetown Attractions

Visiting Georgetown is like visiting a world where time stands still – a world where history, nature and traditions are Read More...

Gurney Drive Attractions

Gurney Drive Attractions

Gurney is most well known for its happening eating places at night. Perhaps then, not many people know that two of the Read More...

Tanjung Bungah Attractions

Tanjung Bungah Attractions

Tanjung Bungah is pretty quiet when compared to its more touristy neighbours, Batu Feringghi, Gurney and Georgetown. Read More...

Seberang Perai Attractions

Seberang Perai Attractions

The number one attractions within Seberang Perai is the town of Butterworth, where much of the action takes place. Read More...

Bayan Lepas Attractions

Bayan Lepas Attractions

Bayan Lepas may be a predominantly industrial area, but it also has plenty of noteworthy attractions that are worth your Read More...

Penang Attractions Guide

Penang Attractions A to Z

Penang Attractions A to Z

An island of rich Chinese heritage, Penang has an array of temples, ruins, museums, preserved forests, and beautiful Read More...

Penang Beaches and Islands

Penang Beaches and Islands

Despite the large population and rapid urbanisation, Penang still has some magic to offer from its beaches and islands. Read More...

Penang Nature Discovery

Penang Nature Discovery

Visitors can engage in a variety of nature-based activities, such as a train ride up Penang Hill, trekking in the Teluk Read More...

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