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Forest in a Bottle Terrarium DIY Kit with Home Delivery in Malaysia
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Covid-19 Swab Test by BP Healthcare Group in Penang
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The Glasshouse at The Prestige Hotel Penang
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[Klook Exclusive Promo] ESCAPE Theme Park in Penang
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2D1N Accommodation at Cheong Fatt Tze Mansion with Dinner in Penang
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US PIZZA in Malaysia
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Urban Artisan in Georgetown, Penang
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Experiences for everyone in Penang

Must-visit Attractions
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Family-friendly Experiences
Enjoy a fun day out with the family, all without the fuss, at these attractions or museums that are suitable for travelers of any age!
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Gastronomical Touch
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Why people love Penang

A must visit tourist attraction if you are in Penang! To ensure smooth sight seeing activities, would suggest to book with Klook. Great prices and make your day much more easier. Cheong Fatt Tze Mansion House Tour also offer the authentic and classic ambience with all the history behind the blue mansion. Would recommend if you plan to visit Penang in the future. Enjoy!
I went for 2 day pass with 1 night base camp experience with my husband last weekend at Escape Penang and it was an incredible experience!!! The accomodation was great, they provide us with 2 tent (1 big, 1small) and i think it would be perfect for a family getaway if you have kids. The staff was really helpful and kind. All the staff we met while enjoying ourself at the themepark was super friendly. We dont even have to worry about our food at the base camp, the staff was more then happy to help us with the fire, the lightning and the BBQ at night. A special thanks to Ali and the Family manager Soba (sori if i misspell her name) who kept us company at night, helping us with the BBQ and entertaining us with their stories. We will definitely come again. Highly recommended
Entopia by Penang Butterfly Farm. A must visit place if you like to explore more about the butterfly world. You may experienced yourselves with the freely flying butterfly arround at Entopia and yeah such an amazing experience. Would suggest to visit here, especially to bring along your family members. Book through Klook to enjoy more greater experiences with no hassle and yes, please visit Entopia when you come to Penang.
Highly recommended! My family and I went to Penang together; there were 13 of us, age range from 1 to 72. It was a good activity for young to old! A nice break from the city life and relaxing. Although the weather was humid, we still had a good time. There were a lot to do and the place is big so do visit early!
The mansion looks even better than the photos. Check in was a breeze. We were given a room on the ground floor overlooking the water feature. We had our cocktails at the bar before dinner. The 3 course dinner was really good and came in pretty big portion. The finale which was the yuzu and strawberry parfait was a feast for the eyes and the palate. We get to pick our mains for our breakfast the night before. There was also a small buffet spread comprising of yogurt, breads, cereal and light snacks like lor bak and french toast with cheese and ham. We selected western breakfast and teo chew porridge. Their fried pao is worth mentioning. Breakfast was served in the courtyard which was a perfect setting. We joined the 11am tour before check out and learnt more about the place and its history. Overall, we love eveything about the mansion and all it has to offer.
We love it! Will be back for sure... The room is spacious and well designed The pool is small but who goes to pool when you stay in a heritage hotel. I love the bar and I love when the service staff made an exception for us to reserve the table downstairs because my grandma can’t climb up the steps We enjoyed the tour but wish It could be a lil more historically based.

Top sights in Penang

Recognized as the culinary paradise of Malaysia, Penang has been a popular tourist destination for gourmands all over the world. George Town, its state capital, is a UNESCO World Heritage Site that offers a plethora of unique things to do in Penang. The diverse food scene, along with its eccentric fusion of culture, showcases its international influence and traditional customs. With so many fun things to do in Penang, we have narrowed down the top 10 attractions you definitely shouldn’t miss:

Kek Lok Si Temple

Kek Lok Si Temple (Temple of Supreme Bliss), sitting atop the Crane Hill in Air Itam, is one of the most interesting places at Penang. The temple complex features an array of magnificent statues, grandiose pagodas and pavilions, historic shrines, landscaped gardens, souvenir kiosks, and the tortoise liberation pond. If you want to see the temple adorned by dangling lanterns that light up beautifully at night, it is best to visit during the Chinese New Year celebrations. You can also get a glimpse of the scenic views surrounding the temple when you take a ride via the inclined lift or the funicular railway to the hilltop.
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Penang Hill

Situated along the outskirts of Air Itam, Penang Hill covers the following peaks: the Bukit Bendera (Flagstaff Hill), Bukit Laksamana, Government Hill, Tiger Hill, and the neighboring Western Hill, considered the highest point in the island of Penang. As you begin your journey, you can choose to hike from the botanical gardens, but it is recommended to take the famous funicular railway which is the highlight of any visit to the hill. Some popular attractions to visit in Penang Hill are The Bel Retiro, a heritage building considered the oldest bungalow made for the governor of Penang, and the Habitat, an eco-tourism park where you can enjoy an educational tour of the Malaysian rainforest, along with zip lines and a bridge walk.
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Penang Hill Upper Station

The Penang Hill Upper Station is the tourist destination at the end of the funicular railway. The lush hilly forest top offers several ways to help you relax and enjoy the panoramic scenery of the George Town skyline and the Langkawi mountains. The Skywalk and the Skydeck are some of the most popular spots where you can see the breathtaking vistas and 360-degree views of the island while soaking in the cool breeze. Make sure to get the fast lane ticket on the tram ride to the Penang Hill Upper Station to avoid long queues, especially during weekends and public holidays.
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Gurney Drive

Gurney Drive, located within George Town, is one of the most popular places to visit in Penang for its vibrant food scene at night, where seafront hawker centers, food courts, and high-end restaurants come to life. You can enjoy both the delectable street food and the luxurious cuisines, all while dining by the sea. Some of the must-try Penang food include laksa, satay, bak kut teh, char kway teow, pasembur, and rojak. After satisfying your cravings, you can opt to visit the historic temples along Gurney Drive such as the Dharmikarama Burmese Temple or the Wat Chaiya Mangkalaram Temple.
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