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Tourist Attraction

Natural & Other Attractions

Natural & Other Attractions

Besides its amazing cultural heritage in George town, Penang also has many natural and cultural attractions spreading over the Penang island and Seberang Prai mainland such as Penang National Park, Penang Botanical Gardens, Penang Hill, Penang Bird Park, Penang Butterfly Park, Batu Feringghi Beach, Kek Lok Si, snake temple, Siamese Wat Chayamangkalaram, Dharmikarama Burmuese Temple, […]

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Penang Hill

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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Penang National Park

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 National Park

High marks for Penang park

High marks for Penang park

The Penang National Park has been listed among Agoda.com’s highest rated parks and green spaces in Asia. Tourism Malaysia Penang senior tourism officer Logi Dhasan descri­bed the listing by the online hotel booking site as positive news for the island. “The listing is also timely as Tourism Malaysia Penang is trying to focus more on […]

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Museum

Would you go into Penang’s scary War Museum?

Would you go into Penang’s scary War Museum?

It’s fright night in Penang! The War Museum in the state has been listed as one of the Top 10 Most Haunted Sites in Asia by the National Geographic Channel. A production team from the channel was here in May to film a documentary at the museum, known locally as Bukit Hantu or Ghost Hill, […]

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Penang Hill Owl Museum

Penang Hill Owl Museum

The Owl Museum on Penang Hill and discover a fascinating collection of over 1,000 rare and exotic, owl-inspired artifacts created by artists across the globe. It’s the first in South East Asia. Guided tour for children can be arranged with the museum. Address: Levels b3, Astaka MPPP, Bukit Bendera, Jalan Summit, 11300 Penang. Malaysia

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Penang National Park

Penang naturally

Penang naturally

Most people go to Penang for food and its beaches but ALAN TEH LEAM SENG chooses a path less trodden that leads to the Penang National Park in the north-western corner of the island. I AM upset. Someone has thrown fresh orange peel on the sides of the jungle path. Who are these inconsiderate people […]

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Featured, Penang Botanical Gardens

Penang Botanical Gardens

Penang Botanical Gardens

The Penang Botanic Gardens, also known as the “Waterfall Gardens” because of the cascading waterfalls nearby, is a public park situated on Jalan Air Terjun (Waterfall Road) in George Town on Penang Island, Malaysia. The original gardens were established in 1884 from an old quarry site by the British as a nursery for tropical plants. […]

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Penang Botanical Gardens

Nature

Tukun Perak: Rocky islet teeming with fish

Tukun Perak: Rocky islet teeming with fish

REEL TALES BY EDDIE CHUA Tukun Perak, a rocky outcrop that juts out in the middle of nowhere in the Malacca Straits, is a fishing paradise for local anglers. It is home to many big species such as tuna, big eye, dogtooth, wahoo, dorado, barracuda, amberjack, mackerel, giant trevally, cobia, mangrove jack, golden snapper and […]

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