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Penang Tourist Attraction :: Penang Hill (Bukit Bendera)

Penang Tourist Attraction :: Penang Hill (Bukit Bendera)

Latest update on 12 March 2012: The Penang Hill funicular train now runs from 6.30am to 10pm (last train from top station) on weekdays and from 6.30am to 11pm (last train from top station) on weekends, school holidays and public holidays. The ticket counter will be closed one hour before the last train comes down. [...]

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New Train Brings More Tourists To Penang Hill

New Train Brings More Tourists To Penang Hill

By Samantha Tan Chiew Ting GEORGE TOWN, March 15 (Bernama) — The tram ride on Penang Hill was once the bane of visitors because of its slow and often irregular service. Thanks to the efforts made by the federal government in upgrading the funicular rail system on Penang Hill, also known as Bukit Bendera in [...]

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New eco-tour to be held for Penang Hill visitors

New eco-tour to be held for Penang Hill visitors

By HAFIZ MARZUKHI NATURE lovers will get to learn more about the flora and fauna on Penang Hill as Hotel Bellevue has launched a new nature tour as part of its efforts to boost eco-tourism there. The hotel’s corporate manager Low Kum Fuat said the ‘Ride and Stroll’ tours were launched to encourage both local [...]

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