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Here are Penang’s must-try food, quirky cafes, brand-new attractions and exciting parks all in a convenient list format to keep handy while travelling.


For over four decades, master craftsman Ng Chai Tiam has carved countless traditional Chinese stone seals which are used by businessmen, traders and caligraphy artists as a signature on official documents and works of art.
Address: 85, Lebuh Carnavon, George Town, 10100, Penang, MALAYSIA
Who knew that shipping containers could provide an effective space for an indoor restaurant? Jack & Co may just be the first to introduce the container turned cafe concept in George Town. Some of the menu highlights include Chicken Boneless, mango basil cheesecake, carbonara with smoked duck and more.
Address: 42 Jalan Icon City, Bukit Mertajam, 14000, Penang, MALAYSIA
Seck Chuan Lane was a distribution centre for market produce. Many itinerant hawkers took advantage of the crowds by plying their foods here. One of the favourite foods sold is ting ting thong or rock candy, a hardened mixture of sugar, sesame seeds, and nuts loved by kids. It has to be 'Chiselled' and 'Hammered' to break it into smaller biteable pieces.
Address: Lorong Seck Chuan (Near Lebuh Chulia), George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: Lebuh Campbell (off Jalan Penang), George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
Toishan Ningyang Wui Kwon (36 & 38 King Street) is a clan temple to the Toi Shan community in Penang, who originated from a Canton locality. The temple has a membership of close to 5,000 people and is around 200 years old.
Address: 38 King Street, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
One big, one small! Tok tok mee is so called because hawkers would strike a ‘Tok Tok’ sound to signal their presence.
Address: Jalan Masjid Kapitan Keling / Lebuh China, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
Ayoyo, too spicy? Water! The famous Weld Quay was the birthplace of Kelinga Mee, a spicy Indian noodle dish created to whet the appetites of sailors and port workers.
Address: Pengkalan Weld, George Town, 10300, Penang, MALAYSIA
The hand-pulled rickshaw was the most popular form of transportation in early Penang.
Address: Lorong Soo Hong (Near Lebuh Armenian), George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
The Tamils refer to this street as upperlearan Teru on Salt Traders Street, a reference to the trading activities.
Address: Green Hall (Near Lebuh Light), George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
The foundation stone of the Town Hall was laid in 1879 and the main building completed in 1883. It consisted of an assembly hall, a grand ballroom, and a library. An annex was added in 1890 while the porch and top floor added in 1903. The left wing - when cement plaster was introduced - as added in 1930.
Address: Padang Kota Lama, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
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