CULTURE & HERITAGE
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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.


Tuanku Fauziah Museum & Art Gallery is an art gallery located in Universiti Sains Malaysia.
Address: Jalan Sungai Dua, Sungai Dua, 11800, Penang, MALAYSIA
Permatang Benuan Blacksmiths is one of the oldest cultural steel equipment manufacturer that active in business since 1841. They are the only manufacturers traditional Malay weapons, famous not only in Penang but throughout northern Peninsular Malaysia. Based on records, Sultan of Kedah placed these blacksmiths specifically to prepare weapons for his armed forces to strike against British. During those days, Seberang Perai was a province under Kedah's rule. These blacksmiths of Pekan Darat manufactured weaponry for Kedah's armforces such as cannonballs and steel weaponry during Siam - Kedah War from 1821 - 1842.
Address: Permatang Benuan, Jalan Pekan Darat, Butterworth, 13800, Penang, MALAYSIA
Parrot astrologers were Indian fortune tellers, who used green parakeets to foretell a person’s future.
Address: Lebuh King, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
Experience the FIRST of its kind in the world; challenge your visual and balancing by turning your ordered life topsy-turvy with the interior and exterior!
Address: 45, Lebuh Kimberly, George Town, 10100, Penang, MALAYSIA
Officially known as a Museum & Gallery of Tuanku Fauziah, located on the expansive campus of University Science Malaysia(USM). This museum has a collection of traditional Malaysian musical instruments, manuscripts, aboriginal as well as Baba and Nyonya pieces.
Address: Bangunan D34, University Sains Malaysia, Bayan Lepas, 11800, Penang, MALAYSIA
War Emperor's Temple or Wu Ti Meow is a clan temple at 36 King Street in George Town, Penang. It belongs to the Toi San Association based next door, at 38 King Street. The temple venerates Kwan Kung, literally Lord Kwan. This is the Wade-Giles spelling which in Pinyin is Guan Gong. Kwan Kung is regarded as the god of war. It is the deity often portrayed with a red face and holding a guandao, a huge crescent blade.
Address: 36 King Street, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
Wat Chaiya Mangkalaram or The Reclining Buddha Temple is a Thai Buddhist Temple and most notable for its reclining statue. It is located at Burma Road and it can be seen on the road from Batu Feringghi. It is located right across the Dharmikarama Buddhist Temple.
Address: 24, Lorong Burma, Pulau Tikus, 10250, Penang, MALAYSIA
The temple is one of the oldest Hindu temples in Penang and originally located within the grounds of the Penang Botanic Gardens.
Address: Lorong Air Terjun, 806 Waterfall Road, George Town, 10350, Penang, MALAYSIA
Oi! You tackle my wife ah?! Ah Ling I love you Prangin River was a bustling waterway for all manner of goods that were shipped to Penang from all over the world.
Address: Gat Lebuh Prangin, George Town, 10300, Penang, MALAYSIA
White Shark Swim School provides effective swimming lesson on the Penang island for beginners. With White Shark, students can learn to master various swimming styles within a session of 10 hours or two weeks.
Address: Century Bay Apartment, 5, Lintang Pantai Jerejak, Gelugor, 11700, Penang, MALAYSIA
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