Eng Chuan Tong is the clan temple of the Eng Chuan Tong Tan Kongsi which is the oldest of the Tan clan associations in Penang. It is located at Seh Tan Court which is linked to Beach Street in the inner city of George Town.
Address: Lebuh Pantai, George Town, 10300, Penang, MALAYSIA
The Nine Emperor Temple will be decorated every 9th month of Chinese Lunar Calendar for the annual Nine Emperor Gods festival. The temple was constructed in 2000 to replace an older temple that was built next to it in 1971.
Address: Lot 894 & 896, Mukim 14, Jalan Raja Uda, Butterworth, 12300, 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 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
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
The Whiteways Arcade building was constructed in the early 1900's. The block got its name from its original occupant, the Whiteways & Laidlaw General Store at the Bishop Street end of the building, while the Netherlands-Indian Bank occupied the Church Street end of the building. During the British administration, Whiteways Building housed upmarket shops and offices.
Address: Lebuh Pantai, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
Thio Thiaw Siat Building is located along Beach Street in George Town with an impressive structure. It was built in 1920 for the estate of the late Cheong Fatt Tze. The buildings have a combination of Eastern & Western elements reflective of the Starits Eclectic Sense of aesthetics.
Address: 37A, Beach Street, George Town, 10300, Penang, MALAYSIA
For over four decades, master craftsman Ng Chai Tiam has carved countless traditional Chinese stone seals which are used by businessmen, traders and caligraphy artists as a signature on official documents and works of art.
Address: 85, Lebuh Carnavon, George Town, 10100, Penang, MALAYSIA
Seck Chuan Lane was a distribution centre for market produce. Many itinerant hawkers took advantage of the crowds by plying their foods here. One of the favourite foods sold is ting ting thong or rock candy, a hardened mixture of sugar, sesame seeds, and nuts loved by kids. It has to be 'Chiselled' and 'Hammered' to break it into smaller biteable pieces.
Address: Lorong Seck Chuan (Near Lebuh Chulia), George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
Toishan Ningyang Wui Kwon (36 & 38 King Street) is a clan temple to the Toi Shan community in Penang, who originated from a Canton locality. The temple has a membership of close to 5,000 people and is around 200 years old.
Address: 38 King Street, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
The foundation stone of the Town Hall was laid in 1879 and the main building completed in 1883. It consisted of an assembly hall, a grand ballroom, and a library. An annex was added in 1890 while the porch and top floor added in 1903. The left wing - when cement plaster was introduced - as added in 1930.
Address: Padang Kota Lama, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
Part of the unique feature of Townbikes is the four-seater bicycles that comes in striking shades of yellow and red. Make sure to reserve these bicycles quick before someone else get their hands on it.
Address: 5, Lorong Chulia, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
Located in Teluk Bahang, the Toy Museum Heritage Garden is a wax museum, toy museum, museum of bags and collectibles and heritage garden rolled into one. The museum has been listed twice in the Malaysia Book of Records as one of the largest toy museum in the country.
Address: 1370, MK2, Teluk Bahang, Teluk Bahang, 11050, Penang, MALAYSIA
Teow Hin Chan is one of George Town's last purveyors of traditional Chinese kitchenware which is all imported from different regions of China according to the region's speciality. Most of the traditional kitchenware in the shop is made entirely or partially by hand. In addition to kitchenware, the shop also stocks a range of porcelain Chinese idols.
Address: Teow Hin Chan, 224, Lebuh Pantai, George Town, 10300, Penang, MALAYSIA
The tour begins from George Town World Heritage Incorporated (GTWHI) with a brief introduction of the fascinating traders. The walkabout includes sites like Campbell Street Market, Jalan Masjid Kapitan Keling, Queen Street, Market Street, Beach Street and Armenian Street. The heritage discovery walk is based on first come first served basis with prior registration. A minimum of 10 participants to a maximum of 20 participants is required for each tour.
Address: George Town World Heritage Incorporated (GTWHI), No. 116 & 118, Lebuh Acheh, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
Tseng Lung Fui Kon Soceity is located at 22 King Street which is next to Kar Yin Association. It is a district association of the Hakka people from the Tseng Lung district of Guangdong Province in Southern China.
Address: 22, King Street, George Town, 10200, 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
Set up to promote, market and generate tourism for the Penang State in Malaysia, Penang Global Tourism is a tourism bureau which serves as a focal point for coordinating all tourism activities. PGT, as it is affectionately known, works closely with various key tourism industry players locally and abroad. PGT participates in overseas sales missions at world-renowned trade shows, and the exposure has contributed to Penang’s popularity as a destination, investment and home of choice for many from around the world.