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About Penang

Penang is a region that boasts a diverse and interesting culture in Malaysia. In fact, Georgetown – the capital city of Penang – is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Aside from marvelous colonial architecture, this region also offers numerous of natural attractions, from beaches to picturesque summits. Famous attractions that are available in Penang include the UNESCO World Heritage Sites Zone & Armenian Street (an old historical area in the heart of Georgetown), Kek Lok Si Temple, Tropical Spice Gardens, Penang Botanic Gardens, and many more. Other than that, tourists can also visit modern shopping centers, night markets, and flea ma...
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George Town, the capital of Penang, is a charming multicultural town that was once an important Straits of Malacca trading hub, hence its British colonial buildings, old fashioned Chinese shophouses, and mosques. Beyond that, the island has plenty to offer — from nature, to shopping, to food, and sightseeing. 

Penang is no surprise when it comes to glorious food, it’s definitely one of the top few places anyone would recommend to visit in Malaysia. It offers a blend of culture, charming architecture, a decent cafe and coffee scene, and the beach. 

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Penang: The island of glorious food and fun

If you’re planning a trip to Penang, this list below might come in handy! This way, you won’t miss out on any highlighted destinations. 

Top Penang

Top Penang is the tallest building in Penang that give you the experience and thrill of looking down on the city from the height of 249 meters above. The open deck on the 68th floor offers you a unique 360° view of Penang’s urban landscapes. 

Operating hours:

11:00am – 8:00pm (Weekdays)

11:00am – 9:00pm (Weekends)

Ticket price:

Starting from RM48/person 

ESCAPE Park Penang

ESCAPE Park Penang come with over 38 attractions ranging from relaxing to thrilling activities, this 29-acre park includes Adventureplay, Waterplay, and Gravityplay. You’ll find rope and obstacle courses, AND the world's longest waterslide! 

Operating hours:

10:00am – 6:00pm

Ticket price: 

RM102.20 (Kids)

RM148.96 (Adults)

Habitat Penang Hill 

The Habitat Penang Hill offers an authentic, diverse, and educational rainforest experience in Malaysia. This world class rainforest discovery center sits on the fringes of a forest reserve protected since 1911 and consists of a 1.6 km nature trail that was built by the British East India Company in the early 1800s.

Operating hours:

9:00am – 7:00pm

Ticket price:


Penang 3D Trick Art Museum

The Penang 3D Trick Art Museum located in Georgetown is one of the first to offer this unique and interactive 3D Trick Art technique museum experience. Explore the two main exhibitions named 'All About Penang Life' and 'Modern Classic'. The staff will assist you with photos too!

Operating hours: 

9:00am – 6:00pm (Weekdays)

9:00am – 8:00pm (Weekends)

Ticket price:

RM8.40 (Kids)

RM13.00 (Adults)

Entopia by Penang Butterfly Farm

This indoor and outdoor tropical sanctuary is a great place to learn about nature and gain new appreciation for mother earth. Whether you choose to explore The Natureland first, or go to The Cocoon for some indoor fun and activities, it’s most definitely a great family place!

Operating hours:

9:00am – 7:00pm

Ticket price:


Penang Hill and Temple Tour

One of the main attractions in Penang is the Penang Hill and Kek Lok Si temple. This tour takes you on a funicular train that will show you the view of the old railway surrounded by lush greenery. The Pagoda of the 10,000 Buddhas and the Chocolate Museum are worth visiting too!

Tour duration:

4 hours

Ticket price:

Starting from RM44.30

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