PLACES OF INTEREST

Nature and Adventure

rhouse P.Ramlee's House

Situated along Jalan P. Ramlee (formerly Caunterhall Road), is the newly restored wooden house, to commemorate the late P.Ramlee, Malaysia'sforemost entertainer. Originally built in 1926 by his father and uncle, the house had previously undergone successive repairs before being taken over by the National Archives as an extension of its P.Ramlee Memorial project in Kuala Lumpur. The display within and outside the house features the main living areas and also the life history of the late singer, actor, composer and director. The various artifacts include his personal memorabilia related to his life in Penang and also items belonging to his family. Admission is free ~ Opening hours: 9.00am - 6 00pm ~ Closed on Mondays

Penang Bridge

The pride of malaysia, Penang Bridge is the third longest bridge in the world. Penang Bridge measures 13.5 km from seberang prai on the mainland to gelugor on Penang island itself. The portions on land measures 8.4 km. Built at a cost at about rm800 million and completed in 1985, the bridge is designed to withstand earthquakes of up to 7.5 on ritcher scale. The middle span has a 225m vertical clearance to allow ships with maximum mast-height of 30m to pass.

Penang Hill

This rendezvous, which is set 821m above sea level provides a panoramic view of the island from its peak. Going uphill via the funicular train itself an experience that one should not miss. The journey to the summit take 30 minutes. The first train up leaves the station at Air Itam at 6.30 am and every subsequent half an hour till end at 9.30 pm. A return fare costs RM4.00 for adults and RM2.00 for children.

Penang Museum and Art Gallery

This is undoubtedly the best place to pick up Interesting historical details of the island. Situated near the High Court at Jalan Sultan Ahmad Shah, the building started out as a school in 1821. The museum has old photographs, maps, charts and relics of the past, a showcase of the state's progress over the years. Visiting hours are between 9 am to 5 pm daily, except Fridays and the opening hours are between 9 am to 12.15 pm and 2.45 pm to 5 pm.

Pinang Cultural Center

Pinang Cultural Center operates 3 cultural tours daily (except fridays) from 9.30 am - 5.00 pm. The cultural tour, which lasts for 2 hours 30 minutes each, is a window to the malaysian culture. No 44-0-1, Jalan Hassan Abas, 11050 Teluk Bahang, Penang. Tel : 604-811 175 Fax : 604-812 449

University of Science Malaysia's (USM) Museum and Art Gallery

The museum houses a collection of artifacts on Malay and Nyonya cultures, textiles, prints, traditional jewelry and daggers (keris). One section is devoted to the performing arts. The art gallery has a fine collection of paintings. Opening Hours:10.00am - 5.00pm Mondays to Fridays (It closes from 12.15 - 2.45pm on Fridays) 1 0.00am 1.OOpm Saturdays Permission to visit should be obtained from the security guards at the main gate.

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

  • Beach hotels Penang
  • Agora Hotel
  • Bayview Beach Resort
  • Berjaya Georgetown hotel
  • Casuarina Beach Resort
  • Cititel Penang
  • Copthorne Orchid
  • Crown Prince Hotel
  • Eastern & Oriental Hotel
  • Equatorial Hotel
  • Evergreen Laurel Hotel
  • Ferringghi Beach Hotel
  • Holiday Inn Resort
  • Hotel 1926
  • Hotel Continental
  • Hotel Grand Continental
  • Hotel Malaysia
  • Hotel Seri Malaysia
  • Hotel Tanjung Bungah
  • More
  • Lone Pine Hotel
  • Mar Vista Resort Apartment
  • Merchant Hotel
  • MidTowne Hotel
  • Mutiara Beach Resort
  • Novotel Hotel
  • Oriental Hotel
  • Paradise Sandy Bay
  • Paradise Tanjung Bungah
  • 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
  • Vistana Hotel

Seberang Jaya

  • Sunway hotel Seberang Jaya

Bukit Mertajam

  • Sunway hotel Seberang Jaya

Butterworth

  • Heritage Hotel
  • More

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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