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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.


Penang Ferry dining cruise offers an international buffet dinner, Malaysian cultural performances and a chance for you to enjoy viewing the beautiful sunset and charming night scenery of Penang island. Image courtesy of Penang Ferry Dining Cruise
Address: Penang Ferry Terminal, Pengkalan Weld, George Town, 10300, Penang, MALAYSIA
Penang Forestry Museum or Muzium Perhutanan Pulau Pinang, is a museum that was set up to generate greater appreciation among the general public for the rainforest in Penang. Constructed in 1976 and first opened to the public in 1983, the museum covers a 700 sq meter site. It was constructed using various types of wood. The main exhibition hall is supported by the trunk of a single forest tree. Penang Forestry Museum has exhibits showcasing the different types of wood and wood products. There are eight dioramas showing the different types of forest including the mangrove swamp forest, swamp forest, coastal hill forest, lowland dipterocarp forest, hill dipterocarp forest, upper hill dipterocarp forest, montane oak forest and montane ericaceous forest. The museum is really geared towards educating children and school students. Due to its proximity with the Batu Ferringhi tourist belt, it receives a small stream of tourists.
Address: Museum Perhutanan Hutan Lipur Teluk Bahang Taman Rimba, Teluk Bahang, 11050, Penang, MALAYSIA
The Penang Fun-Filled Wax Museum has over fifty life-size wax models of celebrities, ranging from artistes to politicians to royalties. Among the wax characters on displays are Mr Bean, Hugh Jackman, Queen Elizabeth II, Jackie Chan, Teresa Tang, President Obama, Pablo Picasso and Steve Jobs.
Address: M Mall 020 Jalan Dato Keramat, George Town, 10150, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: 2, Jalan Bukit Jambul, Bukit Jambul, 11900, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: 1687, Jln Tun Hamdan Sheikh Tahir, Penang Golf Resort, 13200 Kepala Batas, Penang, MALAYSIA
The Penang Heritage Trust (PHT) was established in 1986 as a charitable NGO, dedicated to promoting Penang's cultural and built heritage. Its objectives are to promote the conservation of Penang's heritage, to facilitate cultural educational programmes, to organize public awareness programmes and to cooperate with other like-minded organizations in Malaysia and abroad.
Address: 26, Church Street, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
Rising more than 2,000ft above sea level, Penang Hill offers a panoramic view of George Town with a 15 min train ride up to the top, cool climate and more.
Address: Penang Hill, Ayer Itam, 11500, Penang, MALAYSIA
Ascend Penang Hill, 720-metre above sea level by means of funicular train. Enjoy the bird's eye view (usually clearer in the afternoon) of George Town and feel the cool and refreshing air at the summit. Another highlight is Kek Lok Si, Southeast Asia'a largest Buddhist temple. Marvel at the 30-metre high statue of the Goddess of Mercy, the 7-tier 'Thousand-Buddha Pagoda' and the 'Pond of Longevity'. Duration of tour: 3.5 hours
Address: Penang, MALAYSIA
A rare experience to dine at Colonial Penang Hill, Malaysia's first hill station accessible by the unique funicular train. Feel the cool and refreshing air at the summit while you dine at the cosy David Brown Restaurant, with the panoramic night view of George Town and part of mainland Malaysia in sight.
Address: Tour & Incentive Travel, A-2-10 Vantage, Jalan Desiran Tanjung, Tanjung Tokong, 10470 Penang, Malaysia
Experience the unique funicular train ride to Penang Hill, 720-metre above the sea level. At the summit, appreciate the exhilarating bird's eye view from the cosy David Brown Restaurant, where you get to enjoy English High Tea in the cool weather. Take a stroll at the summit before descending.
Address: Tour & Incentive Travel, A-2-10 Vantage, Jalan Desiran Tanjung, Tanjung Tokong, 10470 Penang, MALAYSIA
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