Browsing the Outdoors Category

Cultural

Old Protestant Cemetery

Old Protestant Cemetery

So many young people buried there: wives, children and young men. Many of them died well before their time. Sir Francis Light, Penang’s first governor, is buried there as well. Many graves have been cleaned, but ... Read More


Best of 2015

penang-hill-entrance

Penang Hill

Penang Hill has a height of 2,750 foots. It has a funicular railway that will take you to the top. Before boarding the train you will receive a map with a checklist of things to spot ... Read More


Outdoors

Penang Botanical Gardens

Penang Botanical Gardens

Enjoy the greenery and huge outdoor space of Penang Botanical Gardens; a fine respite from the crowded city. It’s free admission and the price doesn’t get much better than that. The most entertaining are the monkeys, who ... Read More


Cultural

Sri Mariamman Temple

Sri Mariamman Temple

Sri Mariamman Temple is a small and positive Hindu holy place. Before entering this temple you must wash your feet and hands. It is interesting and auspicious to move around the temple clockwise. There is no ... Read More


Cultural

Fort Cornwallis

Fort Cornwallis

Fort Cornwallis’s old and poor maintenance will instantly teleport you in the late 1700s, when this today’s historical site was built by British East India Company. It is named after 1st Marques Cornwallis, Charles Cornwallis. Now ... Read More


Cultural

Acheen Street Mosque

Acheen Street Mosque

One impressive Muslim worship place is Acheen Street Mosque. It was built in 1808 by a member of a royal family and it is actually a complex of mosque, the graveyard and some old houses of ... Read More


Outdoors

Straits Quay

Straits Quay

Straits Quay is a lovely setting at the harbor. It is worth walking along the boardwalk and seeing the beautiful Marina that is surrounded by fancy shops and restaurants. Each building emits different cultures and represents ... Read More


Landmarks

komtar

Komtar

More or less all buses cross Komtar, so you can keep Komtar as your nodal point. It is located strategically in the center of the Georgetown. You can see the old Penang houses and new Penang development ... Read More


Cultural

P Ramlee Gallery

P Ramlee Gallery

P Ramlee Gallery represents a small collection of P Ramlee’s belongings and history, but good enough to look into his life. He was Penang’s only film hero. There is much potential in displaying the legend’s life ... Read More


Outdoors

Penang Bird Park

Penang Bird Park

The Penang Bird Park is filled with a wide range of birds, especially those found locally in Malaysia. Some storks roam freely. You can have an enjoyable time feeding birds at the aviary. There are some ... Read More


Back to Top ↑

Pin It on Pinterest