Initially, the lands of Juru Auto City are regarded as swamps in the 1990’s era. After facing difficult times, the founder however find their way to materialize the Auto City concept. The name “AUTO- CITY” is now a registered trademark which is owned by the Golden Highway Auto-City Sdn Bhd.
Penang State Government also has endorsed Juru Auto City as a tourist destination with the purpose of instilling the passion of automobile enthusiasts. The development of Juru Auto-City was realised with the support and participation of various industries, namely the Auto, Food, Entertainment and Music, Banking and Retailing as well as the Government and several local authorities.
As it name suggests, Juru Auto-City acts as a one-stop for all, with a congregation of automobile showrooms. It offers more than 20 recognized automobile brands in one place; namely Audi, BMW, Chevrolet, Citroen, Daihatsu, Ferrari, Fiat, Ford, Hino, Honda, Hyundai, Isuzu, Kia, Lotus, Mazda, Mercedes Benz, Mitsubishi, Naza, Nissan, Perodua, Porsche, Proton, Renault, Skoda and Toyota.
Juru Auto-City is strategically located at the North-South Highway Juru Interchange. If you are travelling from Kuala Lumpur, exit shall be at the last Juru toll. From the exit, Juru Auto-City is located only 1 km away. Juru Auto-City is also closed to the Penang Bridge, around 5.5 km.
Since Juru Auto-City is located quite near to the Penang Island itself, it would be worthwhile to spend a little time to go across and have some insight of the Penang Island. In Penang Island, people may enjoy many activities as expected from shopping, sightseeing, culinary adventures, appreciating arts and nature and historical knowledge.
One of Penang’s most popular attractions is a trip up the Penang Hill, rises 821 meters above the sea level. The best way is to hop on the funicular train that travels on track for a half-hour journey.
For fun and exciting thrilling moments, several hours spent at Escape Adventureland Penang are likely not to be regret. The park specializes in many rope tricks games especially zip lining also known as “flying foxes”.
Focusing on creating a more family-friendly environment, another great entertainment location is the Adventure Zone Theme Park. It hosts more than 30 activities that are divided into three zones of special features, kids area and toddler section.
Imagining a different museum instead of a typical boring atmosphere, then get involve with the Made In Penang Interactive Museum, whereby its artwork and exhibits have amazing and clever 3D imagery features.
A more traditional approach to gain knowledge on Penang history is to visit several other places of interest such as the Penang War Museum, Fort Cornwallis, Cheong Fatt Tze Mansion or Penang Khoo Kongsi.
Summit Hotel Bukit Mertajam has a very good location, situated 4.56 km from the Juru Auto City. It offers splendid service together with wide range of facilities provided.
This hotel is a perfect choice for people seeking a luxurious treat for holiday. Get the most excellent services and make your stay a memorable experience. The Light Hotel Penang is situated around 7.32 km from the Juru Auto City.
Another great city hotel situated about 6.6 km from the Juru Auto City. A simple, yet practical hotel with decent facilities.
Sunway Hotel Seberang Jaya is a good company for business traveller for its services and strategic location. It is also near to the Juru Auto City, situated around 7.40 km.
For family vacation or leisure, this hotel provides a satisfactory comfort during your stay in Penang. It is conveniently reachable from the Juru Auto City around 5.77 km.
One of the most common preferred hotel situated just 0.52 km from the Juru Auto City. This is the nearest spot from the landmark and likable by many tourist travelling solo, accompanied with friends or family.