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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.


Yeng Keng Hotel is a heritage boutique hotel which is located at the core of George Town, UNESCO World Heritage Site. It is close to Cheong Fatt Tze Mansion, Fort Cornwallis and Penang Islamic Museum.
Address: 362, Chulia Street, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
Working from a dusty workshop a stone's throw from the Clan Jetties, Yeoh Gim Huat carves a range of Chinese, Muslim and Christian tombstones seven days a week. With technology and heavy machinery, tasks that previously required a team of seven or eight workers can now be carried out by a single skilled artisan. Modern drills cannot replace an artisan touch and all the finishing and detail work for the tombstones is still done by hand.
Address: 34, 34A Gat Lebuh Acheh, George Town, 10300, Penang, MALAYSIA
Yeoh Kongsi or its official name, Har Yang Sit Teik Tong Yeoh Kongsi is a clan association of Hokkien Clansmen which is contains Yeoh surname. It is also known as a Yeoh Clan Association. It is located at N0 3, Chulia Street, George Town.
Address: 3, Lebuh Chulia, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
Yeoh Kongsi was established in 1836 to look after the welfare of the newly arrived Yeoh clansmen.
Address: Gat Lebuh Chulia, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
The Yin Oi Tong is one of Southeast Asia's oldest traditional Chinese medicine halls, established in George Town in 1976. The current proprietor, Chong Yit Leong has practised TCM for over 50 years. In a matter of minutes he can diagnose patients by taking their pulse, he then prescribes the correct combination of traditional herbs - either ground into capsules or boiled as tonics.
Address: 1239J, Jalan Paya Terubong, Air Itam, 11060, Penang, MALAYSIA
Yoga Club is a yoga centre located in Tanjung Bungah.
Address: 501-4-2, Wisma Thong Sin, 501 Jalan Tanjung Bungah, Tanjung Bungah, 11200, Penang, MALAYSIA
Located in Bayan Lepas, Yoga Plus offers a variety of yoga classes such as alignment yoga, vikasa yoga, zumba and disco remix exercise.
Address: 70-3-28, D'Piazza Mall, Jalan Mahsuri, Bayan Lepas, 11900, Penang, MALAYSIA
After the establishment of Penang by the British in the late 18th century, a steady flow of Chinese traders and workers came to settle on the island. The clan association, founded in 1840, represents two Hakka dialect groups from Eng Teng (Yongding) and Tai Pu (Dabu) counties, China.
Address: Lorong Toh Aka, George Town, 10300, Penang, MALAYSIA
Zero Fitness Dance Studio is all about creating a friendly and healthy space for exercise and dance. The fitness studio offers various types of workout classes from shapetone to aerobics as well as dance classes ranging from belly dance to hip hop.
Address: Gembira Parade, West Wing, Level 2 & Level 3, Lorong Delima Satu, Green Lane, 11700, Penang, MALAYSIA
At the start of World War I, Zhemchug was part of the Allied (British-French-Japanese) joint task force pursuing the German East Asia Squadron under Admiral Maximilian von Spee, and operated in the Bay of Bengal together with the Imperial Japanese Navy cruiser Chikuma. On 28 October 1914, she was moored at Penang, when attacked by the German light cruiser Emden in what was later called the Battle of Penang.
Address: Esplanade Sea, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
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