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St. Anne's Church

St. Anne’s Church

Each year, on the month of July, an estimated 250,000 visitors from Malaysia and abroad flock to Penang’s mainland to pay tribute to a Christian matriarch who lived over 2,000 years ago in the middle east. This annual event, which is in honour of St. Anne, the grandmother of Jesus Christ, is a nine-day prayer [...]

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Penang Tourist Attraction :: Penang Hill (Bukit Bendera)

Penang Tourist Attraction :: Penang Hill (Bukit Bendera)

Rising 833m above sea level, the top of Penang Hill provides a cool retreat from the sticky heat below, being generally about 5°C cooler than at sea level. The core summit area has an average temperature ranging from 20° to 27°C. From the summit there’s a spectacular view over the island and across to the [...]

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Destination of the week: Penang Island, Malaysia

Destination of the week: Penang Island, Malaysia

The food. The beaches. The mix of cultures. What are you waiting for? By Josh LewThu, May 26 2011 at 9:40 AM EST Malaysia’s Penang Island is one of the most unique places to travel in Southeast Asia. As a beach destination, it pales in comparison to the region’s best stretches of sand. But it [...]

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Penang Tourist Attraction :: Penang National Park @ Taman Negara Pulau Pinang

Penang Tourist Attraction :: Penang National Park @ Taman Negara Pulau Pinang

Pantai Acheh Forest Reserve straddles 1,266 hectares is the smallest national park in Malaysia, was declared the Penang National Park (PNP) on 4th April 2003. Located at the north-western corner of Penang Island stands the last wilderness and nature heritage of Penang. Taman Negara Pulau Pinang hosts several habitat types not found in a single [...]

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Penang Tourist Attraction :: House of Birth of P. Ramlee

Penang Tourist Attraction :: House of Birth of P. Ramlee

Address: Lot 2180 Jalan R. Ramlee, 10460 Pulau Pinang. This landmark commemorates the late larger-than-life comedian, actor, singer, composer and film director P. Ramlee. It chronicles his life history as well as showcases personal memorabilia. This nipah roofed wooden house was built by P. Ramlee’s father, Puteh bin Karim and his uncle, Rejab nin Hussain [...]

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Penang Tourist Attraction :: War Museum

Penang Tourist Attraction :: War Museum

The Penang War Museum is built on the remnants of an old British fort which was used to defend Penang from sea and air attacks. The structure of this 20-acre fortress, camouflaged by the jungle was restored and converted into a war museum. The museum is a memorial to those who died defending the country [...]

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Penang Tourist Attraction :: Tropical Spice Garden

Penang Tourist Attraction :: Tropical Spice Garden

Address: Lone Crag Villa, Lot 595 Mukim 2, Jalan Teluk Bahang, 11100 Pulau Pinang. Admission fee: (Valid as at March 2011) Adult: RM14 Child: RM8 (Free for children under 4 years old) Familiy package: RM35 (Inclusive two adults and up to three children under 13 years old.) Guided tour Adult: RM22 Child: RM8 (Free for [...]

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