Attractions in Penang, Malaysia

  • Penang Hill 1

    Penang Hill

      • Nature
      • Must see

    Georgetown, Penang Island, Malaysia

    Penang Hill is one of the oldest colonial hill station established by the British during their time in Malaysia.

  • Cheong Fatt Tze Mansion 2

    Cheong Fatt Tze Mansion

      • Historic
      • Landmark
      • Must see
      • Kids
      • Architecture

    14, Lebuhraya Leith, Georgetown, Penang Island 10200, Malaysia

    One of the noticeable structure that you can find in the heart of Georgetown will be the magnificent 56,000 sq ft Cheong Fatt Tze Mansion, a 19th century architectural legacy of Penang.

  • Fort Cornwallis 3

    Fort Cornwallis

      • Historic
      • Landmark
      • Kids

    Leboh Light, Georgetown, Penang Island, Malaysia

    The star-shaped Fort Cornwallis stands at the place where Francis Light and crew landed on August 11th, 1786 to "take possession" of the island of Penang. Before that the island belonged to the Sultan of Kedah.

  • Kek Lok Si Temple 4

    Kek Lok Si Temple

      • Historic
      • Must see
      • Kids
      • Temple & Monument

    Ayer Itam, Georgetown, Penang Island, Malaysia

    The Kek Lok Si Temple is a Buddhist temple situated in Air Itam in Penang and is one of the best known temples on the island.The construction of the temple began in 1893 and was inspired by the chief monk of the Goddess of Mercy Temple at Pitt Street.

  • Tropical Spice Garden 5

    Tropical Spice Garden

      • Nature
      • Theme Park
      • Kids

    Lone Crag Villa, Lot 595 Mukim 2, Penang Island, Malaysia

    Set just up the road from the Teluk Bahang junction, Penang’s Tropical Spice Garden is an eight-acre collection of secondary jungle with some 500 species of flora and fauna.

  • Pinang Peranakan Museum 6

    Pinang Peranakan Museum

      • Historic
      • Museum
      • Must see
      • Kids

    29 Church Street, Georgetown, Penang Island 10200, Malaysia

    The Peranakans, also known as the Babas and Nyonyas, was a prominent community of acculturated Chinese unique to this part of the world, especially in the Straits Settlements (Penang, Malacca and Singapore) hence its other name, the Straits Chinese.

  • Khoo Kongsi 7

    Khoo Kongsi

      • Museum
      • Must see
      • Kids
      • Architecture

    18 Lebuhraya Cannon, Georgetown, Penang Island 10200 , Malaysia

    Khoo Kongsi is a large Chinese clanhouse. It is very famous as it is the grandest clan temple not in Penang, but the country of Malysia. It was built 100 years ago. It's historic setting and architecture is what attracts the crowds of tourists.

  • Wat Chaiya Mangkalaram Temple 8

    Wat Chaiya Mangkalaram Temple

      • Historic
      • Must see
      • Kids
      • Free
      • Temple & Monument

    Lorong Burma, Georgetown, Penang Island, Malaysia

    This main shrine and the pagoda were built in the year 1900 after the land was granted on behalf of her Majesty Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland on 30th May 1845 by W.L. Butterworth of the East India Company.

  • Penang State Museum and Art Gallery 9

    Penang State Museum and Art Gallery

      • Museum
      • Must see
      • Kids
      • Art

    Farquhar Road | Lebuh Light, Penang Island 10200, Malaysia

    Penang State Museum and Art Gallery Officially open in 1962, the Museum houses a fine collection of old photographs, maps, charts and other historical relics. There are also Malay daggers (keris), Chinese furniture, embroidery and paintings of old Penang.

  • Sri Mariamman Temple 10

    Sri Mariamman Temple

      • Historic
      • Temple & Monument

    Queen Street, Georgetown, Penang Island, Malaysia

    Sri Mariamman Temple is a Hindu temple set on Lebuh Queen and Lebuh Chulia in Georgetown’s compact Little India district: a vibrant community whose outer face is of saris, incense shops and banana leaf curry houses. Built in 1833, the temple is dedicated to the Hindu god, Lord Subramaniam.

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