What to do in Penang

Get Out & GLOW in Penang!

 

Top 10 Museums

Hidden History or Fun Experiences

  1. Penang State Museum & Art Gallery
  2. Penang Time Tunnel Museum
  3. Glass Museum
  4. 3D Trick Art Museum
  5. Peranakan Mansion Museum
  6. Made in Penang Interactive Museum
  7. Penang Toy Museum Heritage Garden
  8. Chocolate & Coffee Museum
  9. Camera Museum
  10. Penang Forestry Museum

 

Top 10 Artistic Attractions

Listen To Your Art

  1. 101 Lost Kittens
  2. “Little Children on a Bicycle” mural
  3. “Reaching Up” mural
  4. Steel Rod sculptures – “Marking Georgetown”
  5. Penang Graffiti Park
  6. WK Setor’s murals
  7. Penang Young Street Art
  8. “Brother and Sister on a Swing” mural
  9. Penang Postcards in watercolour
  10. Simon Tan’s murals

 

Top 10 Temples & Mosques

The Colourful Cultures of Penang

  1. Largest Buddhist temple in Malaysia: Kek Lok Si Temple
  2. Penang Khoo Khongsi (clan house)South Indian Hindu Temple Arulmigu Karumariamman
  3. Dharmikarama Burmese Temple
  4. Teochew Tempel Han Jiang Ancestral
  5. Penang oldest Chinese temple Kuan Yin
  6. Kapital Keling Mosque
  7. Largest Hindu Temple Nattukotai Chettiar
  8. Penang Floating mosque
  9. Penang Snake Temple

 

Top 10 Other Highlights

Embrace, Experience & Enjoy

  1. Go hiking on the Penang Hill or take the train for an amazing view
  2. Visit Malaysia’s largest Buddhist temple; Kek Lok Si Temple
  3. Find some of the flora and fauna species in Penang National Park
  4. Eat some rare fruits at Penang’s Tropical Fruit Farm
  5. Go to Penang Butterfly Farm or to the Bird Park
  6. See how they make Batik products at Penang Batik Factory
  7. Sit back and relax at Monkey Beach
  8. Visit the outdoor theme park; “Escape Adventureplay” for kids
  9. Relax and enjoy the fresh air in the Botanical Gardens
  10. Visit the tropical Spice Garden

 

Top 10 Shopping

Keep Calm and Go Shopping

  1. Gurney Paragon – 5 mins by car – Persiaran Gurney
  2. 1st Avenue Mall – 5 mins by car – Jalan Magazine
  3. Gurney Plaza – 5 mins by car – Persiaran Gurney
  4. Queensbay Mall – 20 mins by car – Bayan Lepas
  5. Straits Quay – 20 mins by car – Tanjong Tokong
  6. Komtar – 5 mins by car – Jalan Penang
  7. Prangin Mall – 5 mins by car – Jalan Dr Lim Chwee Leong
  8. Island Plaza – 20 mins by car – Tanjong Tokong
  9. Penang Plaza – 5 mins walk – Jalan Burma
  10. Penang Times Square – 5 mins walk – Jalan Dato Keramat

Hospitals Penang

  1. Gleneagles Penang – 15 min. walk
  2. Island Hospital – 8 min. walk
  3. Loh Guan Lye – Specialist Centre – 5 min. walk
  4. Penang Adventist Hospital – 10 min. by car
  5. Carl Corrynton Medical Centre – 10 min. by car

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