St Anne's Church, Bukit Mertajam is a famous Roman Catholic Church located in Bukit Mertajam, Penang, Malaysia. Bukit Mertajam is located in Seberang Prai Tengah district, in Seberang Prai, Pulau Pinang. Pulau Pinang is a state located in the north of Peninsular Malaysia. The Church of St. Anne was founded in 1846 and one of the parishes in the Diocese of Penang. Its annual celebration of the feast of St Anne regularly attracts over 100,000 pilgrims from Malaysia as well as neighbouring countries like Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam, Indonesia, the Philippines and Australia. The celebration lasts for 10 days and includes the actual feast day on 26 July.
If you are travelling by air, the nearest airport is the Penang International Airport (IATA: PEN, ICAO: WMKP), which is an international airport, located in Bayan Lepas, Penang. Bukit Mertajam is on the mainland, so you need to cross the bridge to get to Bukit Mertajam.
It is very easy to get to Bukit Mertajam by car. The North-South PLUS Highway is a modern toll road that runs from Perlis to Johor Bharu. Bukit Mertajam is located between Sungai Dua Plaza Toll (Southbound) and Juru (North Bound). You may take BKE (Butterworth-Kulim Expressway) to get to Bukit Mertajam.
You can take the ETS train. Trains are really convenient if you are coming from locations without express bus terminals! Bukit Mertajam was a major railway hub for both passengers and cargo. If you drive to Bukit Mertajam, you will encounter a surprising number of railway crossings everywhere. There is one coming from the shortcut from Permatang Tinggi and two coming from Permatang Tengah.
There are two main express bus stations in Penang, Penang Sentral near the ferry terminal and KTM train station and Sungai Nibong Bus Terminal on Penang Island (around 10 minutes drive from Butterworth). Bukit Mertajam is just a short distance away from Penang Sentral / KTM (ETS Train) / Ferry terminal. You can take Rapid Penang bus 701 and 702 from Penang Sentral to go to Bukit Mertajam. For bus, you might have to wait 30 to 50 minutes for the bus to come.
Juru Auto-City is strategically located at the North-South Highway Juru Interchange. If you are travelling along the North-South Highway from Kuala Lumpur to Penang, you will exit from the last Juru Toll. Juru Auto-City is located 1 KM from the Juru Toll and 5.5 KM from the Penang Bridge. Juru Auto-City serves a population of 1,000,000 within 20 minutes drive. It is well patronized by business and working people during the day. When the sun sets, Juru Auto-City becomes alive with people from all walks of life; may they be families and children, teens, youths, business people. couples and the elders. The night environment is so conducive for dining, entertaining, chit-chatting, strolling, shopping; it is filled with beautiful lightings, cool breeze, music, love and romance.
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Featuring direct access to Summit Bukit Mertajam Complex, Summit Hotel Bukit Mertajam features an outdoor swimming pool with free Wi-Fi access in all areas of the hotel. Located within a 10-minute drive of AEON Seberang Prai Mall and Saint Anne Church, Summit Hotel is also in the heart of Seberang Perai’s business district. Penang International Airport is a 40-minute drive away.