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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.


Built since 1985, Mengkuang Dam is the biggest dam in Penang, located in Seberang Perai. The Mengkuang Dam is 10 times the size of the Air Itam Dam, with a capacity of 23.5 million cubic meters.
Address: Bukit Mertajam, Seberang Perai, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: Tanjung City Marina, 8A, Pengkalan Weld, Georgetown, 10300 George Town, Penang, MALAYSIA
Miami Beach is a stretch of coastline in Batu Ferringhi, Penang. It lies between Shamrock Beach to the east and Moonlight Bay to the west.This area was a favourite picnic and camping spot in the 1960s and early 70s.
Address: Batu Ferringhi, 11100, Penang, MALAYSIA
Monkey Beach, originally named Teluk Duyung, is located in the Penang National Park. As its name suggests, There are some Crab-eating Macaque that lives there
Address: Jalan Hassan Abbas, Teluk Bahang, 11050, Penang, MALAYSIA
Monkey Cup Garden is closed for renovation. The Monkey Cup Garden is a garden specializing in pitcher plants. Most plants originating from the deep jungles of Malaysia and Indonesia as well as from Madagascar and Brazil.
Address: Penang Hill, Ayer Itam, 11500, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: 340 Mukim 3, Jalan Perindustrian Valdor, Seberang Perai Selatan, 14200, Penang, MALAYSIA
In the village of Titi Teras you will see a walled Muslim cemetery filled with pointed granite tombstones and a carved wooden funeral hearse which is used to transport the diseased from the home to the cemetery. Further on is the Masjid An-Nur, a recently renovated mosque used for daily prayers and occasions such as marriages and funerals. In November, to commemorate the Holy Pilgrimage 'Hari Raya Haji', one can witness the sacrifice of goats and cows at the mosque compound.
Address: Masjid Balik Pulau, Pekan Balik Pulau, Balik Pulau, 11020, Penang, MALAYSIA
After crossing Sungai Jalan Bharu bridge, you will find a little make-shift coffee shop on the left at Jalan Bharu main road. "Air nira" is a chilled refreshing drink made from the sap of the Nipah palm inflorescence. It is extremely sweet and yet is claimed to be able to cure diabetes.
Address: Jalan Bharu (Main Road), Balik Pulau, 11010, Penang, MALAYSIA
Built in 1880 and over 100 years old, this building once functioned as a treasury department.
Address: Kampung Sungai Pinang, Balik Pulau, 11000, Penang, MALAYSIA
Beautiful paddy fields cultivated historically by both Malay and Chinese. Today, high yielding seeds, irrigation canals, tractors and foreign labour have replaced the old ways. Paddy Field is one of the popular attractions in Penang. The field is situated 20 meters away from the homestay. The ride there provides cyclist a pleasant experience of peace and tranquility. Jogging tracks are also available around the paddy field.
Address: Jalan Sungai Nipah, Balik Pulau, 11000, Penang, MALAYSIA
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