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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.


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
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
"Boy on Chair" is a mural located along Lebuh Cannon. The boy standing on a chair and inching himself to reach as high as he can.
Address: Lebuh Cannon, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
"Brother and Sister on a Swing" is a wall mural of two young children, a boy and a girl, standing on a swing.
Address: Gat Lebuh Chulia, George Town, 10300, Penang, MALAYSIA
"Bruce Lee" is one of the murals painted by ASA, Artists for Stray Animals, in George Town, Penang for the 101 Lost Kittens project.
Address: Lebuh Ah Quee, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
At the turn of the last century many shophouses were turned into cheap hotels and making this internationally known tourist strip very popular with backpackers.
Address: Lorong Chulia, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
In the days when your money could be as 'Big as a Bullock Cart Wheel', this was a popular rest stop for limousines of the time.
Address: Jalan Masjid Kapitan Keling, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
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