Top Places for Art and Cultural Activities in Penang Hill

Explore the rich culture while visiting the many attractions Penang Hill is replete with. These cultural attractions are suitable for all ages and can prove to make your trip to Penang Hill a fruitful one. Be it historic monuments or cultural performances, cultural attractions somehow steal the show of the other attractions and things to do in Penang Hill.

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Check the list of top places for art and culture in Penang Hill:

  1. Kek Lok Si

    #1 of 11 Art and Cultural Attractions in Penang Hill
    Kek Lok Si

    Tags: Religious Site, Temple, Off Beaten Path, Trail

    Address: No. 1, Tokong Kek Lok Si, Georgetown, Penang Island 11500, Malaysia

    Timings: 07:00 am - 09:00 pm Details

    Also known as the Temple of Supreme Bliss, Kek Lok Si is said to be the largest Buddhist temple in Southeast Asia, and arguably one of the most famous in Penang. Located in Air Itam, the hills in that...Read more

  2. Pinang Peranakan Mansion

    #2 of 11 Art and Cultural Attractions in Penang Hill
    Pinang Peranakan Mansion

    Tags: Art And Culture, Mansion

    Address: 29, Church Street, Georgetown, 10200 Pulau Pinang, Malaysia

    Timings: 09:30 am - 05:00 pm Details

    Displaying around 1000 pieces of antiques and collectibles, Pinang Peranakan Mansion recreates the historical Peranakan culture. It is housed in one of the most prestigious mansions and exhibits excel...Read more

  3. Khoo Kongsi

    #3 of 11 Art and Cultural Attractions in Penang Hill
    Khoo Kongsi

    Tags: Art And Culture, Religious Site, Historical Site

    Address: 18 Cannon Square, 10450 Pulau Pinang, Malaysia

    Timings: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    Hidden in a maze of alleys and pre-war houses is the breathtakingly beautiful Khoo Kongsi – clanhouse built by the early Khoo clanmen more than 100 years ago. Three tucked away entrances at Cann...Read more

  4. Dharmikarama Burmese Temple

    #4 of 11 Art and Cultural Attractions in Penang Hill
    Dharmikarama Burmese Temple

    Tags: Religious Site, Temple, Tourist Center

    Address: Lorong Burma, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia

    Timings: 05:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    This is the only Burmese Buddhist temple outside Mynammar and is located in the Georgetown area of Penang. Standing opposite to Wat Chayamangkalaram temple, this temple was built in 1805 and presents ...Read more

  5. Wat Chayamangkalaram

    #5 of 11 Art and Cultural Attractions in Penang Hill
    Wat Chayamangkalaram

    Tags: Art And Culture, Religious Site, Temple, Historical Site

    Address: 24 Lorong Burma, Georgetown, 10250 Georgetown, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia

    Timings: 06:00 am - 05:30 pm Details

    Wat Chaiya Mangkalaram is a Thai Buddhist temple in George Town, Penang, Malaysia, most notable for its Reclining Buddha statue. The statue is the 3rd...Read more

  6. Penang State Museum And Art Gallery

    #6 of 11 Art and Cultural Attractions in Penang Hill
    Penang State Museum And Art Gallery

    Tags: Art And Culture, Art Gallery, Observatory, Tourist Center

    Address: Lebuh Farquhar, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia

    Timings: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    This museum was established in 1821 and houses the national and state collection of Baba Nyonya porcelain, furniture, jewellery and costumes. It also preserves and displays eight oil paintings by Capt...Read more

  7. Sri Mahamariamman Temple

    #7 of 11 Art and Cultural Attractions in Penang Hill
    Sri Mahamariamman Temple

    Tags: Religious Site, Temple, Island, Historical Site

    Address: Lebuh Queen, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia

    Timings: 06:30 am - 11:00 pm Details

    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 bana...Read more

  8. Kuil Arulmigu Karu Mariamman Temple

    #8 of 11 Art and Cultural Attractions in Penang Hill
    Kuil Arulmigu Karu Mariamman Temple

    Tags: Religious Site, Temple, Tourist Center, Architecture

    Address: Jalan Todak, 13700 Perai, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia

    This is a South Indian Hindu temple and is noted for having the largest Rajagopuram (main sculpture tower) in Malaysia. With a height of 72 feet and the entrance being 21 feet tall, 11 feet wide, the ...Read more

  9. St George's Church

    #9 of 11 Art and Cultural Attractions in Penang Hill
    St George's Church

    Tags: Church, Religious Site, Tourist Center, Architecture

    Address: Lebuh Farquhar, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia

    Timings: 10:00 am - 04:30 pm Details

    This is the oldest Angelican Church in Malaysia and was the main place of worship for the British colonial administrators in Penang. Declared as one of the 50 national treasures of Malaysia by the gov...Read more

  10. Penang Floating Mosque

    #10 of 11 Art and Cultural Attractions in Penang Hill
    Penang Floating Mosque

    Tags: Mosque, Outdoors, Observatory, Tourist Center

    Address: Jalan Tanjung Bungah, Tanjung Bungah (opposite Mar Vista Condominiums), Penang, Malaysia

    Built in 2004, the Penang floating mosque was built to replace the older mosque which was damaged in the Tsunami. Set along the stretch of Tanjung Bungah beach, the mosque displays Moorish architectur...Read more

  11. Jawi House Cafe Gallery

    #11 of 11 Art and Cultural Attractions in Penang Hill
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    Tags: Art Gallery

    Address: 85, Lebuh Armenian, George Town, 10200 Penang Malaysia, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia

    Timings: 11:00 am - 10:00 pm Details

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Top Tours for Penang Hill Art and Cultural

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    Duration: 3 Hrs 30 Mins

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    Duration: 3 Hrs 30 Mins

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    Duration: 2 Hrs

    Cool Ghost Museum is located in the heart of Georgetown, near Lebuh Melayu.

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