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The bustling island port of Penang has a rich history and diverse culture that attracts hundreds upon hundreds of visitors each year. Known for its festivals and busy market hubs, Penang provides a getaway experience like no other. You will love everything about the island port of Penang. Plan your trip to Penang and you will know why it is one of the best places in Malaysia.

Old George Town is the capital of Penang Islands and is listed as a UNESCO world heritage for the preservation of its marvelous structures and unbelievable heritage. The temples and the religious places display the reminiscences of Chinese-Malaysian-Hinduism and Buddhist culture. Penang itineraries are loaded with the centers for culture and religion and you will experience a Nirvana in the air of Penang.

Another unmissable fact your Penang itinerary planner will amaze you with is the versatility of the attractions in the island. Enter here for exotic natural parks and resorts, wide soothing beaches, shopping malls and food platter served like none other.

Penang Hill Travel Tips

Essential travel information and Penang Hill tips for your visit

  • If you hiring a taxi, make sure the meters are working or negotiate the prices before you get in.
  • The religious places demand the well deserved peace, also make sure you leave your footwear aside before entering any religious places.
  • Avoid renting a drive-yourself car because the traffic is chaotic.

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Penang Hill Tours for you

The best tours and activities in the city, guided by experts to give you a local insight to the best of Penang Hill

  • Penang Tour Georgetowns Hidden Gems via Bicycle
    Penang Tour Georgetowns Hidden Gems via Bicycle New on TripHobo

    Duration: 4 Hrs

    Learn Malaysian history, traditions & culture in just 3 hours private Bicycle tour in Penang with English speaking guide....

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  • Penang Georgetown Through The Alleys Walking Tour
    Penang Georgetown Through The Alleys Walking Tour New on TripHobo

    Duration: 4 Hrs

    Learn about second smallest state in Malaysia, Penang Island in our 3 hours walking tour start from your hotel lobby with Eng...

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  • Half Day Penang Penang Heritage Trail
    Half Day Penang Penang Heritage Trail New on TripHobo

    Duration: 7 Hrs

    This 8 - hours Penang Heritage Trail tour with local English speaking driver in the air conditioned vehicle will gives you a ...

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  • Asia Camera Museum Admission Ticket
    Asia Camera Museum Admission Ticket New on TripHobo

    Duration: 1 Hrs

    Explore more than 1000 cameras and photographic accessories that you have never seen before! You will be able to view antique...

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Facts and Stats for Penang Hill*

  • Pollution Statistics in Penang Hill

    Know the pollution level of Penang Hill before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 53.13 (Moderate)
    • Water Pollution 66.07 (High)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 44.64 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 41.07 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 30.36 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 33.93 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 45 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 41.07 (Moderate)
  • Penang Hill: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Penang Hill for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Penang Hill.

    • Burglary and Theft 47.02 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 51.16 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 41.07 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 70.35 (High)
    • Car Stealing 39.29 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 52.38 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 31.98 (Low)
    • Drug offense 37.79 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 79.65 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 39.53 (Low)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 27.38 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 33.72 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 52.91 (Moderate)
  • Living in Penang Hill - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Penang Hill is 141.53 (High)

    • Safety Index 55.57 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 59.28 (Moderate)
    • Pollution Index 56.24 (Moderate)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 31.89 (Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 44.79 (Very Low)
    • Health Care Index 78.51 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 8.73 (Moderate)
    • Purchasing Power Index 73.06 (Moderate)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Penang Hill

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Penang Hill

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.07 USD
    • International Movie per seat 3.75 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 26.42 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 71.31 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 55.79 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ‚Äčand subjected to change without notice.

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