On a visit to Penang Hill you definitely cannot miss out on the must see places. The significance of these must see places are that they stand as a symbol for Penang Hill. These places are what Penang Hill is all about. These must see places in Penang Hill will stay as cherishing memories of the city forever in your heart.
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Jalan Stesen Bukit Benderea, Georgetown, Penang Islands, Malaysia
Penang Hill is one of the oldest colonial hill station established by the British during their time in Malaysia. Explored in the late 18th century, a horse trail was cut by the Waterfall Gardens (present day Penang Botanic Gardens) to the summit of the hilly spine of Penang, allowing the British to escape from the chaos of George Town to the cooler...
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No. 1, Tokong Kek Lok Si, Georgetown, Penang Island 11500, Malaysia
07:00 am - 09:00 pm
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 area (called “He San” or Crane Hill) have traditionally been regarded as geomantically significant, having all the right “feng shui...
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29, Church Street, Georgetown, 10200 Pulau Pinang, Malaysia
09:30 am - 05:00 pm
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 excellent blend of English, Scottish, Chinese and European architecture.
Traditionally crafted antiques, artefacts, furniture with beautiful carvings and memorabilia make it a must-visit in Penang!
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18 Cannon Square, 10450 Pulau Pinang, Malaysia
09:00 am - 05:00 pm
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 Cannon Street, Beach Street and Armenian Street will lead you the magnificent structure built on a beautiful courtyard.
The Khoo Kongsi Leong San Tong (wh...
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Jalan Tun Syed Sheh Barakbah, 10200 George Town, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia
09:00 am - 07:00 pm
Fort Cornwallis is the largest standing fort in Malaysia. Set close to the Esplanade and Penang Clocktower, the star-shaped bastion is one of the oldest structures in Penang. Named after Marquis Charles Cornwallis, only a set of ten-foot high outer walls remain, with an enclosed park within.
Situated on Penang’s north-eastern coast, a stroll ...
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Penguasa Taman & Kebun - Kebun Bunga Jabatan Kebun Bunga Jalan Kebun Bunga, 10350, Pulau Pinang, 10350, Malaysia
05:00 am - 08:00 pm
The Gardens were founded in 1884 by Charles Curtis from the Gardens and Forests Departments Straits Settlements. Walking around the Gardens, one cannot miss the Cannon Ball Tree (Couropita guanensis) and the large buttress roots of the Sengkuang Tree (Dracantamelon dao).
Look out for the Pinang Palm (Areca catechu) that lent its name to the island ...
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Teluk Bahang, Tanjung Bungah, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia
06:00 am - 07:00 pm
Spanning over an area of 1213 hectares of land and sea, this natural treasure serves as a study area for scientists, researches and is a delight to the nature lovers visiting Penang. With more than 417 flora and 143 species, this park is protected and conserved by the Malaysian government for its rare findings.
When in Penang national park, there a...
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Lorong Burma, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia
05:00 am - 06:00 pm
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 excellent decor and architecture.
Many statues of Buddha contributed by Buddha’s devotees, two Panca Rupa (guardian protectors of the world) ima...