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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.


This is the old-world shop of Mr Fong Ten Sent, a silversmith. He is renowned in Balik Pulau for his outstanding handcrafted miniatures (a wok, charcoal stove, teapot and flask).
Address: 19B,Jalan Balik Pulau, Balik Pulau, 11000, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: Lot. 74 & 1243, Section 4 (off Jalan Kelawei), George Town, 10250, Penang, MALAYSIA
If you drive past the four wooden houses after the church, a gateway on the right will lead you into the Lim family compound and farm , No. 51, Titi Serong. Fruit Buffet is available during durian season (May-July).
Address: 51, Mk. 5, Titi Serong, Balik Pulau, Penang, MALAYSIA
The centre showcases a variety of high quality craft which can be purchased. These include hand woven scarfs, tie and dye bags in vibrant colours, home made soaps, candles etc. All products are made by members with special needs who have channeled their skills and abilities into a viable career. Stepping stone is a Support Centre for Community Living run by an NGO, Asia Community Service.
Address: 53,Jalan Bharu, Bukit Satu, MK 1 Pulau Betong, Balik Pulau, 11000, Penang, MALAYSIA
The closest beach to George Town is Tanjung Bungah beach. The ocean view at Tanjung Bungah beach is said to be one of the best on the island.
Address: Tanjung Bungah, 11200, Penang, MALAYSIA
With world-class facilities, dramatic natural beauty, and a commitment to conservation and environmental awareness, The Habitat on Penang Hill is the place to visit for the most complete, exciting and educational Malaysian rainforest experience. When you walk through the gates of The Habitat you enter a magical natural kingdom of genuine beauty. Rolling hills, pristine rain forest, lush flora, enormous granite boulders and distant views make The Habitat on Penang Hill a must-see attraction. This world-class ecotourism site, the first of its kind in Malaysia, aims to promote environmental consciousness and conservation awareness tourism.
Address: Penang Hill Jalan Stesen Bukit Bendera, Air Itam, 11300, Penang, MALAYSIA
The Tropical Fruit Farm offers a variety of fruits, including species from far-flung corners of the world such as Central and South America, Central Africa, India, the Middle East, the Caribbean and the Pacific Islands. Recently, the fruit farm established a showroom that displays the process of making coconut oil and enzymes from exotic fruits. If you have the chance, sample more than 80 flavours of enzymes for free.
Address: Jalan Teluk Bahang, Teluk Bahang, 11050, Penang, MALAYSIA
Tropical Spice Garden spans over eight acres of secondary jungle and dotted with more than 500 species of tropical flora and fauna. Leave the garden with heaps of tropical facts and knowledge by experiencing their 45-minute audio tour. The newly-introduced audio tour covers TSG's water garden, spices terraces, bamboo garden, beverages of the world and more. Having earned the Malaysia Book of Records for the first tropical climate spice garden, a trip to Tropical Spice Garden is not to be missed when in Penang.
Address: Lone Crag Villa Lot 595 Mukim 2 Jalan Teluk Bahang, Teluk Bahang, 11100, Penang, MALAYSIA
Located within the newly built government complex on Jalan Tun Sardon. One can find a variety of fresh produce from this agricultural district inside the market. Among the more sought after local products in the dry goods section of the market are nutmeg fruit, juice and oil, cloves, fish crackers, shrimp paste, preserved and fresh fruits. Fronting the market are food stalls that sell local breakfast delicacies, fresh fruits and knick knacks. On Sunday mornings, the car park at the back of the main bus station next to the market is transformed into an agricultural market or 'Pasar Tani', where farmers bring down their produce and fishermen briing in their fresh catch.
Address: Pekan Balik Pulau, Balik Pulau, 11000, Penang, MALAYSIA
The Wet World Wild Adventure Park is temporarily closed until further notice. The Wet World Wild Adventure Park is Asia's first sea water adventure park.
Address: Moonlight Bay, Jalan Batu Ferringhi, Batu Ferringhi, 11100, Penang, MALAYSIA
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