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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.


A propolis bee farm and gallery at Penang Botanic Garden. Delve into apiculture and learn about the Malaysian tiny stingless Trigona bees and others, various types of honey and propolis and take some home too.
Address: Jalan Kebun Bunga Lot-1B, Annex A, Waterfall Gardens, 10350, Penang, MALAYSIA
Bel Retiro is a government bungalow on Penang Hill. It was built in 1789 for the governor of Penang. It is the most prestigious property on Penang Hill, built in the 1800s as a resort for high govenment officials and visiting dignitaries.
Address: Bukit Bendera, Ayer Itam, 11300, Penang, MALAYSIA
Bellevue Penang Hill Hotel is a 12 rooms colonial type of hotel with simple, nice, neat and clean set up. It has unique collections on rare species of Birds, Flora and Fauna at the Aviary Garden and a spectacular panoramic view from the restaurant.
Address: Bukit Bendera, Ayer Itam, 11300, Penang, MALAYSIA
Owned by a vintage toy collector, Ben's Vintage Toy Museum features a rare and one-of-a-kind collection of vintage toys from the 1940s until 1970s. Some of the collection includes robots, dolls, trains, aircrafts, guns, space toys, paddle cars and more.
Address: 55 Lebuh Acheh, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
Benggali Mosque is located at Leith Street, Penang. Taking just a few steps away from the main road of Penang Road and Chulia Street, you will find one small mosque with a green signboard named Qaryah Masjid Jamek Benggali set up at the front door.
Address: Leith Street, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
Birch House is a heritage building along Dato Kramat Road in George Town, Penang. It was built to serve as the office of the tin smelting plant of Escoy Smelting, known in the late 20th century as Eastern Smelting. The 5.3 hectare site of the tin smelting plant is now developed as Penang Times Square, and Birch House is being retained as McDonalds.
Address: 73, Birch House, Jalan Dato Keramat, George Town, 10150, Penang, MALAYSIA
Bodhi Heart Sanctuary is a non-sectarian Buddhist Society located in Tanjung Tokong. The sanctuary also organises yoga classes on a regular basis.
Address: Bodhi Heart Sanctuary 677-G, Jalan Mount Erskine, Tanjung Tokong, 11200, Penang, MALAYSIA.
Boon Siew Villa is a mansion located at 36 Jalan Sultan Ahmad Shah (Northam Road). It was built in 1930 and was the home of the late Tan Sri Loh Boon Siew.
Address: 36 Jalan Sultan Ahmad Shah (Northam Road), George Town, 10050, Penang, MALAYSIA
The birth place of Ahmad Rashid Talu. The first to write an original Malay novel wih local setting and local characters.
Address: Lorong Lumut, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
Menara Boustead is clad with a blue curtain wall. The anchor tenant on the ground floor is CIMB Private Banking. Apart from Boustead Heavy Industries and Boustead Penang Shipyard, other tenants here include the Texchem Group, Pembangunan Persekutuan Pulau Pinang and Fibrecomm Network.
Address: 16.02A, 16th Floor, Menara Boustead Pulau Pinang, 39, Jalan Sultan Ahmad Shah, George Town, 10050, Penang, MALAYSIA
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