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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.


De Dance is a dance academy located in Bukit Mertajam. Learn various dance styles such as latin, salsa, bachata, , hip hop, street jazz and belly dance.
Address: Second floor, 34, Jalan Tembikai, Taman Mutiara, Bukit Mertajam, 14000, Penang, MALAYSIA
De Yoga House is a yoga centre located in Nibong Tebal.
Address: No.42, Tigkat 1, Jalan Bukit Punchor, Taman Camar Jaya, Nibong Tebal, 14300, Penang, MALAYSIA
The Dhammikarama Burmese Buddhist Temple in Burmah Lane, Pulau Tikus, George Town, is the only Burmese Buddhist temple to be built in Penang. Originally known as the Nandy Molah Burmese Temple, the Dhammikarama Temple was built in 1803.
Address: 24, Lorong Burma, George Town, 10250, Penang, MALAYSIA
Up until 1909 the police doubled as George Town's firefighters.
Address: Lebuh Chulia, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
The Sun Yat-Sen Memorial Hall is located at Macalister Road, George Town. It is housed within the Penang Philomatic Union building. The Penang branch of the Philomatic Union was established through the efforts of Goh Say Eng, who also founded the Penang branch of Tung Meng Hooi. It was originally housed at the Li Teik Seah Building at 152 Carnarvon Street.
Address: 20, Lorong Susu, George Town, 10400, Penang, MALAYSIA
The Sun Yat Sen Museum is a privately managed museum at 120 Armenian Street, in George Town. It occupies the shophouse where Dr Sun Yat Sen had his base while in Penang. From the outside, the Sun Yat Sen Museum may appear stark when compared to the ornate architecture of the clan temples down the street.
Address: 120 Armenian Street, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
Also known as "Chicken Alley". This lane was once used by poulterers.
Address: Lorong Che An (Near Lebuh Pantai), George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
The Eastern & Oriental Hotel is a hotel with old colonial charm and the finest traditions of comfort and service. Right at its door step is an amazing heritage of art and architecture, festivals and food. The E&O is just a few minutes walk away from a variety of shops, restaurants, cafes, bars and clubs.
Address: 10, Farquhar Street=, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
Chong San Wooi Koon is a Cantonese district association located at the junction of Lebuh King (King Street) and Lebuh Gereja (Church Street) in George Town. It is the association of Cantonese clansmen from Heong San district in present-day Guangdong Province in southern China. The association is housed in a heritage building built in the 19th century. The building was already in its place during a 1870s document.
Address: Junction of Lebuh King and Lebuh Gereja, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
This old Acehnese godown was originally a jail building already extant in 1805 - hence the thick walls and small windows.
Address: Lebuh Acheh, George Town, 10300, Penang, MALAYSIA
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