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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.


The Art E Space is all about providing an accessible artistic experience for individuals of all ages and abilities.
Address: 3C-1-C, Straits Quay, Seri Tanjung Pinang, Tanjung Tokong, 10470, Penang, MALAYSIA
Following her first mural of a 'Little Boy' on Prangin Canal, George Town, 'The Boatman' is the second mural painted by Russian artist Julia Volchkova during her brief trip in Penang.
Address: Lebuh Klang, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
Opened in August 2013, The Camera Museum exhibits a collection of cameras from the eighteenth century till present day, from antique to lomo cameras. Keep a look out for unique rooms such as the Pinhole Room that allows you to imagine yourself being inside a large camera and understand how a camera works from the ancient time until today.
Address: 49, Lebuh Muntri, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
The Cat Studio is a music, dance and performance school with a featured recording studio. Apart from offering music and dance courses, The Cat Studio also offers audio recording, editing and voice overs. There's also an online music store to check out on their website.
Address: 24, Pinhorn Road, Jelutong, 11600, Penang, MALAYSIA
The Garage is a restored building at Upper Penang Road. The Garage began as a garage and motorcar showroom for British Leyland vehicles including the Morris, Austin and the Jaguar. For many years, it functioned as a car service centre.
Address: 2, Penang Road, Kampung Sungai Keluang, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
The Great Wall is the name of the hill retreat which is built in 20th century Penang tycoon and Municipal Commissioner , Khoo Sian Ewe. It was built in 1933 in the Art Deco Style.
Address: Penang Hill, Jalan Stesen Bukit Bendera, Ayer Itam, 11500, Penang, MALAYSIA
The House of Yeap Chor Ee was the first home of Yeap Chor Ee, a young immigrant who came to Penang in 1885 and worked as a barber before becoming a captain of industry at the turn of the 20th century. The building was converted into a social history gallery in 2008. Through the journey of Yeap Chor Ee, the gallery gives an insight into his remarkable life and the lives of immigrants who arrived on the island from China more than 100 years ago.
Address: 4 Lebuh Penang, George Town, 10000, Penang, MALAYSIA
Located in Lebuh Penang, The Leaf Bicycle Rental offers rentals for classical bicycles, folding bikes, mountain bikes, parent-child bikes and tandem bicycle.
Address: 5, Lebuh Penang, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
Chulia Street was one of the main streets laid out by Captain Francis Light. Today is known as "Backpackers" main street.
Address: Lebuh Chulia, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
A Malaysia Book of Records award winner - The Owl Museum on Penang Hill offers a fascinating collection of over 3,000 rare and exotic, owl-inspired arts and crafts. Be inspired by the enigmatic birds of prey and the magic they have sparked in human cultured and imaginations since thebeginning of time. The museum sets to mesmerize with owl crafts sourced internationally from 30 countries all around the world. Expect to be enthralled during your visit as the museum re-introduce and pay tribute to these mystical creatures in different forms, shapes, colours and sizes. Withthe new addition in year 2014, the 3D interactive owl sculptures will get you and your camera busy for plenty of photo opportunities.
Address: Penang Hill, Jalan Stesen Bukit Bendera, Air Itam, 11300, Penang, MALAYSIA
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