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Take a Walk Through Penang’s Past

Malaysia’s vibrant and multi-cultural history lends itself to a number of heritage buildings which can be of interest to people taking a holiday in Malaysia. One such building is Cheong Fatt Tze Mansion at 14 Leith Street in George Town, … Continue reading

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Penang’s Impressive Place of Worship

Malaysia is inhabited by a rich collection of cultures and diverse religions and prides itself on being a multi-racial nation. Although the majority of Malaysia’s population are Malays who follow the Islamic religion (around 61 per cent), many ethnic groups … Continue reading

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Penang’s Impressive Architectural Nod to its Colonial Past

Malaysia has a proud and vibrant history which is reflected through impressive architecture and number of heritage buildings around the country. In recent decades there has been a concerted effort to protect the historical buildings in Malaysia and nowhere is … Continue reading

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Go back in time at Weld Quay Clan Jetties

Penang happens to be one of the most culturally diverse states in Malaysia. Penang history is so rich and diverse, that a traveller would be spoilt for choice, as to what to do or where to visit, while in Penang. … Continue reading

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Experience Tranquillity atop Penang Hill

If you’re in Penang and a question arises in your mind “what to do in Penang?”, then head towards the northern side of Penang Island and discover the most iconic symbol of Penang, the Penang Hill. Also known as Bukit … Continue reading

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Enjoy Serenity at Monkey Beach of Penang National Park

Up North West, at the tip of Penang Island, lies Penang National Park where several gorgeous beaches are hidden from Time. The park covers an area of 2,563 hectares and is considered as the smallest national park in the world. … Continue reading

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Green your Lungs at Botanic Garden

When people travel in Malaysia and think about what to do in Penang, they think about the heritage buildings in Georgetown and beaches in Batu Feringghi. Therefore, it might surprise you to find out that Penang has one of the … Continue reading

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The Story Behind Armenian Street’s Art

Much is known about Armenian street (Lebuh Armenian) which is located in the inner city of Georgetown and also the central zone of the Georgetown UNESCO World Heritage Site. It dates back to the early part of the 19th century, … Continue reading

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Enlightening Tour of Dharmikarama Burmese Temple

Penang is one of Malaysia’s top tourist destinations for a reason. It has all the factors that you would require for a good vacation – beautiful beaches, excellent food, historical landmarks and friendly locals. The state also houses some of … Continue reading

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Kek Lok Si Temple

Your visit to Penang is never complete unless you have visited Kek Lok Si Temple which is the largest and most popular temple in the island. Overlooking the town Ayer Itam and George Town on top of Crane Hill, Kek … Continue reading

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