Penang a popular tourist destination island in Malaysia. We visited in 2011.

Top 10 Places to See and Things to Do

These are our highlights for all of Penang. See also the Guide to George Town.

  1. Visit Kek Lok Si (Temple of Supreme Bliss) - large temple complex.
  2. Leong San Tong Khoo Kongsi - a beautifully preserved old temple.
  3. Take a Trishaw Ride around historic George Town.
  4. Visit the Tropical Spice Garden, and our highlight a spiced coffee from the cafe.
  5. Visit Batu Ferringhi for the beach and night market.
  6. Sample the unique foods of Penang and Malaysia.
  7. Take a walking tour of historic downtown Georgetown.
  8. Explore Old India area and have a banquet Indian meal.
  9. Go for high tea at the O&E hotel.
  10. Have a tour of the Cheong Fatt Tze Mansion (blue house) in George Town.

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georgetown trishaw ride
exploring George Town

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