Penang Points of Interest and Places to Visit

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Wat Chaiya Mangkalaram Temple

4.5 star rating: Recommended 39 Reviews

Queen Victoria donated 5 acres of land to the local Thai community here, where in 1845 they built Wat Chayamangkalaram - a Thai buddhist temple. The Temple ...  Read more

George Town

4 star rating: Recommended 156 Reviews

George Town is known for its colonial heritage and old-world architecture, but travelers to this Penang destination will find a unique mix of Indian, Chinese, ...  Read more

Fort Cornwallis

4 star rating: Recommended 8 Reviews

When Captain Francis Light landed on this spot in 1786 and took the island from the Sultan he built a wooden fort, Fort Cornwallis, to defend it against the ...  Read more

Entopia

2.5 star rating: It was OK, but could have been better 2 Reviews

When Entopia opened in 1986 as the Penang Butterfly Farm, it was the first facility of its kind anywhere in the tropics. This living museum showcases more ...  Read more

ESCAPE Adventureplay

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 2 Reviews

ESCAPE Adventureplay is one of Penang’s most unique attractions—a sky-high ropes course that throws visitors into an all-out balancing act above the forest ...  Read more

Little India

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 1 Review

Colorful Little India is a three-street community in already eclectic Georgetown that envelops visitors with the sights and sounds of a small street in ...  Read more

Kek Lok Si Temple

4.5 star rating: Recommended 50 Reviews

Translated from Hokkien the Kek Lok Si Temple, or 'Temple of Serene Bliss', sits majestically on a hill, a focal point of the local Chinese ...  Read more

Penang Hill (Flagstaff Hill)

4.5 star rating: Recommended 50 Reviews

Flagstaff Hill is the best known of the group of granite peaks which are Penang Hills. At 2,411ft (735m)  it provides brilliant panoramic views of the ...  Read more

Monkey Beach

4 star rating: Recommended 20 Reviews

At the base of Muka Head Cape in Penang National Park is secluded Teluk Duyung, commonly know as Monkey Beach due to the long-tailed macaques that reside ...  Read more

Snake Temple (Fu Xing Gong)

4 star rating: Recommended 13 Reviews

Snake Temple (Fu Xing Gong) may not be the largest Buddhist temple in Malaysia, but it’s certainly one of the strangest. True to its name, this small Chinese ...  Read more

Penang Hill Funicular Railway

4 star rating: Recommended 8 Reviews

When the heat and humidity of Penang get to be too much, many a local and visitor ride the Penang Hill Funicular Railway to enjoy the cool, fresh air of ...  Read more

Penang Botanic Gardens

4 star rating: Recommended 3 Reviews

Nicknamed the Waterfall Gardens, Penang Botanic Gardens was established by British colonists in 1884 on the site of an old granite quarry. Today, the gardens ...  Read more

Penang Bridge

3 star rating: Worth doing 4 Reviews

Opened in 1985 after 15 years of planning, the Penang Bridge connects George Town in Penang with Seberang Prai on the Malaysian mainland. With a total length ...  Read more

Armenian Street

Armenian Street (or Lebuh Armenian) is a narrow street located within the Unesco World Heritage Site and Penang capital, George Town. Surrounded by Chinese ...  Read more

Camera Museum

Film fanatics will love Penang’s first and only camera museum. The well-curated galleries span the millennium and display a variety of cameras—like pinhole ...  Read more

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