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.


Top 10 Attractions
10 'Must See' Attractions 10 'Must See' Attractions

Running out of time to see & do it all? See this quick and handy Top Ten Guide to our favourites. Read More...

 
Top 5 Tours in Penang Top 8 Tours in Penang

Running out of time to see & do it all? See this quick and handy tour guide which will help you to find out the best tours available in Penang. Read More...

Most Popular Attractions
Penang Hill Penang Hill

Six kilometres away from the city centre, Penang Hill – also known as Bukit Bendera – is the perfect way to escape the heat and humidity of Georgetown. Read More...

 
Kek Lok Si Temple Kek Lok Si Temple

Standing on a hilltop at Air Itam, near Penang Hill, Kek Lok Si is the largest Buddhist temple in Malaysia. Read More...

Penang Road Penang Road

Penang’s version of Hollywood’s Rodeo Drive, Penang Road is arguably the most important thoroughfare on the island. A mixture of nouveau-riche and quaint heritage. 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 building. Read More...


 

Attractions 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 plenty can be found in the neighbouring Teluk Bahang. 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 weaved into a rich cultural tapestry. 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 most beautiful temples are located in the vicinity. 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 while. 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 beaches that make a trip here more than worthwhile. 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 Bahang Recreational Forest or cuddling snakes in the Snake Temple. Read More...

   
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