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.
There are several other temples in this complex, as well as shops and a vegetarian restaurant .
The statue is a great monument and the views are pretty good.
The carving and the culture of the temple is so much fine detail.
The views up the hill is spectacular and breathtaking overlooking Penang.
Gurney Paragon is set to be the new premier shopping, entertainment, office and luxury residential address in Penang. It is a mixed development comprising a 700,000 sq ft shopping mall, an office tower, and two high-end residential towers.
New shops with big names and high ceilings.
Access to many local bus routes is available behind the mall.
Good parking and all in all most-see for shopping.
Lots of levels with the top level holding a cinema
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.
The top floor is accessible by the grand staircase.
There are three main halls on the top.
Located right across from the Leong San Tong Clan Temple is the temple stage.
Rather than walking, if you are coming from the Weld Quay Ferry & Bus Terminal, take Rapid Penang buses 301, 302, 401 or 502 to Kampung Kolam.
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.
You aren't allowed in in short but there are overskirts to wear to hide your legs and you can then visit the inside of the temple.
Komtar Tower, or Menara Komtar Complex is Penang's tallest building and the sixth tallest building in Malaysia located in the heart of George Town, dominating the island's skyline. KOMTAR is an acronym for Kompleks Tun Abdul Razak.
Komtar Penang is a 65-storey high rise tower in central Georgetown that is one of the most prominent landmarks in Penang.
Komtar is the place you can view the view of heritage city George Town.
There is a nice and restaurant on the top and a viewing deck too.
Penang Rd | Chowrasta Rd, Penang Island, Malaysia
This market has been in operation since the late 1800s and still continues to serve locals early in the morning. At the back is a wet market selling fresh meat, but the front is packed with tourists filling up on traditional sweets and pickles during the day.
It is located along Penang Road and is right infront of Mydin Supermarket.