Penang

A melting pot of different cultures on an island in the sun

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Pulau Pinang or Penang island is a diverse and exciting cosmopoliton filled with arts, culture, heritage and glorious food all packed in one UNESCO Heritage Site. The Pearl Island has come a long way since its colonial days but still retains its magic.
What to do there?
For a clear view of Penang from a vantage point, Penang Hill (Bukit Bendera) offers refreshing views and train rides. Penang is also a foo... + More
What to see there?
Being a melting pot of cultures, Penang has may museums and galleries that add to its quirky island charm. The Made in Penang Museum offer... + More
When is the best time to go there?
  • January - Chinese New Year celebrations.
  • February - December
Who should I travel with?
Solo , Couple , Friends , Family , Group
What to eat?
  • Nasi Kandar
  • Hawker Delights
  • Penang Char Kuey Teow
Where to eat?
  • Line Clear Nasi Kandar
  • Nasi Kandar Beratur
  • Gurney Drive Hawker Center
Useful local terms.
  • Selamat pagi/petang/malam. (Good morning/evening/night)
  • Thank you. (Terima kasih)
  • Welcome. (Sama-sama)
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Insiders’ tips.
A roadtrip up to Penang from Kuala Lumpur may only take roughly 4-5 hours depending on traffic. So why bother with the jam? Flying into Pe... + More

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