Top 9 Things to do in Penang
Discover the best things to do in Penang. The state in northwest Malaysia comprising mainland Seberang Perai and Penang Island. On the island, the state capital of George Town is home to landmarks such as colonial Fort Cornwallis, the ornate Chinese clan house Khoo Kongsi and the Kapitan Keling Mosque, all testaments to centuries of foreign influence.
Pinang Peranakan Mansion
The Pinang Peranakan Mansion in George Town, Penang, Malaysia, is a museum dedicated to Penang’s Peranakan heritage. The museum itself is housed within a distinctive green-hued mansion at Church Street, George Town, which once served as the residence and office of a 19th-century Chinese tycoon, Chung Keng Quee.
The Habitat Penang Hill
The Habitat Penang Hill provides the most authentic, diverse and educational Malaysian rainforest experience. Reconnect with nature in its purest form.
Street Art in George Town
The street art in Penang is about so much more than an interactive backdrop for your Instagram photos, the murals illustrate the story of George Town. Sculptures explain how roads got their names, signs describe the heritage of the area and large-scale portraits represent George Town businesses, past and present.
When we took ourselves on a self-guided walking tour of George Town, we came away with so much more than a bunch of pretty photos. I came home with a better understanding of Penang too.
Tropical Spice Garden
Tropical landscape with over 500 plant species, plus garden tours, night walks & cooking courses.
Batu Ferringhi Beach
Batu Ferringhi is a suburb of George Town in Penang, Malaysia. The beach resorts along Batu Ferringhi also offer various water sport activities, such as parasailing.
Penang National Park (Taman Negara Pulau Pinang)
The Penang National Park spans 1,213ha of land and sea and is used by scientists, researchers, and nature lovers to explore its natural treasures. Previously known as the Pantai Acheh Forest Reserve, this pristine site is known to harbour 417 flora and 143 fauna species.
Batu Ferringhi Night Market
The nightlife in Batu Feringghi is centered on its ‘Pasar Malam’ or night market. … Besides the night market, there are also a few pubs and restaurants scattered around Batu Feringghi, inside hotels and along the streets.
Penang Hill is a hill resort comprising a group of peaks on Penang Island, Malaysia. It is located within the Air Itam suburb, 9 km west of the center of George Town. Penang Hill is also known by the Malay name Bukit Bendera, which actually refers to Flagstaff Hill, the most developed peak.
Contemporary indoor/outdoor place with live butterflies & other insects, plus interactive workshops.