PLACES OF INTEREST

Nature and Adventure

Kek Lok Si Temple

Located at Air Itam, it is reputed to be the most beautiful and the largest Buddhist complex in South East Asia. It is Interesting to note that it is seven-storey pagoda standing at 30m tall, is a mixture of Chinese, Thai and Burmese architecture and craftsmanship. The actogonal base is typically Chinese, the middle tiers Thai and the spiral dome Burmese. Open daily from morning to late evening. Admission is free. Opening hours : Early morning to late evening.

Khoo Kongsi Temple

Located at Lebuh Cannon, the Leong San Tong (Dragon Hall) of the Khoo Kongsi is the most picturesque temple in Penang. The Kongsi or clan-temple is a magnificient building with intricate carving on its wall, spread-eagled roof, massive columns, carved ceiling, bas-reliefs, friezes and oputent halls created by master craftmen from China. The beams are made from the finest wood and is richly ornamented. Opening hours are from 9 am to 5 pm Mondays to Fridays and 9 am to 1 pm on Saturdays. Permission to enter must be obtained from the Kongsi Office. Opening hours Mondays to Fridays : 9.00am - 5.00pm Saturdays : 9.00am - 1.00pm

Komtar Building

The most Conspicuous landmark of urban Penang has a central tower that is 65 storeys or 232 metres high. The tower houses all major government offices, commercial offices, department stores, shops and restaurants. Komtar also contains theatres, squash court and a geodesic dome which serves as a multi-purpose hall, while the 55th floor is the Tower Tourist Centre (TTC), a commercialised observation deck, offer a panoramic view of the city and on clear days, also of Gunung Jerai in Kedah. Surrounding the tower are commercial complexes.

Orchid Garden

The two hectares park at Bukit Jambul includes the Orchid and Hibiscus Farm and Reptile Farm. Visitors to the garden will enjoy the spectacular collection of a wide variety of hibiscus, orchid and tropical flowers near a cascading waterfall. Others are the deer park, an amamental Japanese pond, a cactus garden, a tea kiosk, a pottery corner and several plant sale areas.

Nagore Shrine

Constructed in the early 1880's, the shrine is a memorial to the Caliph, Syed Shahul Hamid. Faithful devotees may be seen visiting the shrine to seek faVORs on Thursdays.

Nattukkotai Temple

The temple is dedicated to the deity, Bala Subramaniam, and features prominently during the annual Thaipusam festival when thousands of devotees throng its premises for the various rites and ceremonies. Opening hours : early morning to late evening permission to enter must be obtained from temple officials.

Places of Interest

Nature and Adventure

Penang

  • Acheen Street Mosque
  • Balik Pulau
  • Balik Pulau kampung houses
  • Batu Maung Fishing Village
  • Botanic Gardens
  • Butterfly Farm
  • Cheah Kongsi
  • Cheong Fatt Tze Mansion
  • China Town
  • City Hall, Esplanade
  • Clock Tower
  • Dharmikarama Burmese Temple
  • Dr. Sun yat sen's Penang base
  • Forestry Museum
  • Fort Cornwallis
  • Goddess of Mercy Temple
  • Kampung Seronok
  • Kapitan Kling Mosque
  • Kapitan Kling Mosque
  • Kek Lok Si Temple
  • Khoo Kongsi Temple
  • Komtar Building
  • Orchid & Hibiscus Garden

Bukit Mertajam

  • Bukit Mertajam recreational park
  • Cherok Tok Kun Relics
  • Mengkuang Dam
  • Penang bird park
  • Sacred Heart Church
  • St Anne Church
  • Nagore Shrine
  • Nattukkotai Temple
  • P.Ramlee's House
  • Penang bridge
  • Penang hill
  • Penang museum and art gallery
  • Pinang Cultural Center
  • USM Museum and Art Gallery
  • Snake Temple
  • Sri Mariamman Temple
  • St George Church
  • State Assembly Buildings
  • State Mosque
  • Wat Chaiya Mangkalaram
  • Yap Kongsi Temple
  • Youth Park

Island and Beaches

  • Batu Feringghi Beach
  • Penang's famed beaches
  • Rimau Island

Accommodation

Penang

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  • Lone Pine Hotel
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  • Oriental Hotel
  • Paradise Sandy Bay
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  • Penang parkroyal resort
  • Shangri-La's Golden Sands Resort
  • Shangri-La Hotel
  • Shangri-La's Rasa Sayang Resort
  • Sheraton Hotels & Resort
  • Sunway hotel Georgetown
  • The Northam All Suite
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Seberang Jaya

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Bukit Mertajam

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Butterworth

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Dining and Entertainment

Penang

  • 1-Stop International Food Garden
  • Along Gurney Drive
  • Chikuyo-Tei
  • Coca Restaurant
  • Eden Seafood Village
  • E-Park Cafe
  • Gurney Hawker Centre
  • May Garden Palace Restaurant
  • Nyonya Corner
  • Popular Ferringhi Motel & Restaurant
  • Reggae Club
  • More
  • Restorante Little Italy
  • Rooftop Kafe
  • Shin Miyabi Japanese Restaurant
  • SOHO Free House
  • Sunny Cafe
  • Sweden's
  • The House of Sharksfin
  • The Ship
  • 20 Leith Street
  • Bobsalino Disco
  • Brix Bar . Bistro . Party
  • Chaser's BBQ & Pub
  • Cubar
  • Vintage
  • VOR
  • More

Sports and Recreation

Travel Services

Penang

  • Mega Ice
  • Snow Land
  • Bukit Jambul Country Club
  • Kristal Golf Resort
  • Penang golf resort
  • Horse Racing
  • Jungle Trekking
  • Sea Sports

Pulau Tikus

  • Rooftop Water Theme Park
  • More

Penang

  • Asiana Airlines
  • China Sounthern Airlines
  • Ferry
  • Hawk Rent A Car
  • Kasina Rent-A-Car
  • Newsia Tours & Travel (PG) S/B
  • Penang marina club
  • Saber Sun
  • TOMO Express
  • Tour East
  • More

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