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The Best of Penang: An Overview

When visiting a destination, some things you can do without, while some things are considered the essence of a place – so much so that to miss them would be as good as not having been to that destination in the first place. The same goes with Malaysia’s heritage island, Penang.

Featuring an interesting and eclectic mix of cultural, historical and natural attractions, Penang offers plenty of sightseeing opportunities. Listed below are ten of the island’s must-see attractions that you must cover in your itinerary if you wish to experience Penang in a short space of time.

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