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Seberang Perai was originally named Province Wellesley after Richard Wellesley which was the first Marquess Wellesley, the Governor of Madras and Governor-General of Bengal . Seberang Perai is located between two main important archaeological sites which are Bujang Valley and Sungai Selinsing. These areas were once settled by Melanesians from the Pacific Island dated back to the Neolithic era. The recent history of Seberang Perai started with the Seberang Perai ceded to the British East India Company by the Sultan of Kedah in 1798 under the Burney Treaty, and has been part of the settlement and state of Penang ever since. After the signing of the Pangkor Treaty in 1874, the area was expanded. By then, the population increased significantly with the establishments of towns such as Butterworth and Bukit Mertajam. During the colonial days, Seberang Perai was administered under Penang by a superintendent. In 1896, the first Municipal Ordinance was introduced to regulate the local authorities in Penang. Then in 1973, the Rural Board of Province Wellesley was established.Following the Local Government Act in 1976, the four local authorities merged to form the Seberang Perai Municipal Council.
The largest town within Seberang Perai is Butterworth which approximately 3 kilometres east of Penang's capital city, Georgetown. Other major towns in Seberang Perai include Bukit Mertajam, Perai, Nibong Tebal and Batu Kawan. The major rivers in Seberang Perai include the Muda River, Perai River and Kerian River. The Muda River, which forms the northern border with Kedah become the most essential river because Penang obtains up to 80% of its water supply from this river alone.
The community uses Malay with Penang accent to communicate with people in or out of Perak. They also converse in English, Chinese and Tamil language.
From Kuala Lumpur city centre, you can take North – South highway to Seberang Perai which approximately takes 3 hours and 30 minutes. There is alternative road is by using Klang- Teluk Intan route but the journey is much longer than using North- South highway which is around 5 hours and 10 minutes.
There are flights from Kuala Lumpur International Airport such as AirAsia and Firefly to Bayan Lepas Airport in Penang. It usually takes about less than an hour or 50 minutes. Next, once you reach the airport, you can take a cab or rent car to Seberang Perai and the duration is around 40 minutes by using Sultan Azlan Shah road or Penang Bridge.
Established since 1988, the 5-acre park is located 18 minutes away from Seberang Perai and has a collection of more than 300 species of birds from all over the world, of which more than 150 species are of Malaysian species. There are hornbills, sunbirds, and pheasants collection and all the birds here housed in more than 150 cages for breeding and conservation purpose. Besides birds, there is also various animals such as the estuarine crocodile, arapaima which is freshwater fish from the Amazon River in South America, 18 ft-long giant pythons, giant soft-shelled turtles and more than 20 timid leaf monkeys. There are free parking for all cars and coaches and entrance fee for adult is RM 10, children (below 12 year-old) is- RM 5, school Children with school uniform is RM2, camera is RM1, physically and/or mentally handicapped & under privileged persons are allowed free entrance. This place opens daily from 9.00am to 7.00pm including weekends and all public holidays.
Tropical Fruit Farm has planted all types of local fruits as well as fruits from around the world and located at ideal location for cultivation of tropical and sub-tropical fruit trees about 800 feet above sea level on the hilly terrain of Teluk Bahang in Penang. This place has more than 250 types of tropical and sub-tropical fruits which are rich in natural vitamins, minerals and fibres. The purpose of this fruit farm are to conserve the rare and exotic fruit trees, to educate and promote fruits to the locals and foreigners and acts as development of agriculture and eco or agro tourism. The opening hours are from 9am to 5pm daily.
Featuring an outdoor pool and fitness centre, The Light Hotel, Penang is located 7.4 kilometres from State Mosque and 26 kilometres away from Penang International Airport. It offers modern and stylish accommodation with free WiFi access throughout the rooms and public areas, seating area and television. It also operates a 24-hour front desk and provides business and function facilities. At The Light Hotel, Penang, guests can enjoy a pampering massage at the spa or relax at the sauna facility. Besides that, friendly and committed staff here can assist with luggage storage, babysitting services and tour arrangements. Other than that, the in-house restaurant also serves wide selection of local and Asian delights.
Sunway Hotel Seberang Jaya is around 500 metres from Sunway Carnival Mall and a 30-minute drive from Penang International Airport. Located in Penang’s Seberang Jaya Town Centre, Sunway Hotel features 2 dining options, a fitness centre and rooms with free internet. Each room is fitted with a minibar and flat-screen TV, hot shower facilities and complimentary toiletries. This hotel also provides car rental services and free parking as well as laundry and ironing services are also available upon request. There are restaurant and cafe such as Sun Cafe features a buffet spread of Asian and western cuisine whereas Sun Bistro offers refreshing beverages.
Located within a 10-minute drive to AEON Seberang Prai Mall and Saint Anne Church, Summit Hotel is also set at 40 minute drive away from Penang International Airport and direct access to Summit Bukit Mertajam Complex. Guests at Summit Hotel Bukit Mertajam can also utilize the luggage storage space and safety deposit box available at the 24-hour reception. Summit Hotel Bukit Mertajam also features an outdoor swimming pool,free Wi-Fi access and in-house restaurant. Other facilities include meeting and banquet facilities provide space for family and business needs.
Sri Indar Hotel is 15-minute drive from Sunway Carnival Mall, 5-minute drive from MPSP Sports and Recreational Stadium and 10-minute drive from AEON Jusco at Bukit Mertajam as well as only 30-minute drive away from Penang International Airport. It offers complimentary Wi-Fi access and has a coffee house serving the daily buffet breakfast of local delights. The rooms are air-conditioned and feature satellite TV, a desk and an attached bathroom with hot and cold shower facilities. There are also ironing and hair drying facilities available upon request as well as complimentary private parking for guests.
Hotel New Town Penang is located in Sungai Jawi, Penang and guests can enjoy easy access to all popular destinations throughout Penang from this hotel. The hotel provides free Wi-Fi in all rooms and in public areas, room service to ensure our guests the greatest comfort. Besides, the hotel also has recreational facilities such as fitness centre and gymnasium for guests who love to do sport activities.