Follow our latest updates on the COVID-19 HERE
DIRECTORY
DIRECTORY

Here are Penang’s must-try food, quirky cafes, popular attractions and exciting parks all in a convenient list format to keep handy while travelling.


100 Cintra Street is an old Peranakan house that also incorporates a cafe and small museum. This budget hostel is one of the most atmospheric places to stay in the city.
Address: No 100, Lebuh Cintra, 10100, George Town, Penang, MALAYSIA
A trendy city mall located in the heart of George Town offering fashion, leisure, entertainment & a slew of dining outlets for the style-conscious urbanites.
Address: 182, Jalan Magazine, George Town, 10300, Penang, MALAYSIA
Owned by artist Rebecca Duckett-Wilkinson, 29 The Gallery features paintings, books, cards, gifts and vintage items in various colours and textures.
Address: 29, Lebuh China, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: 32, Jalan Sultan Ahmad Shah, George Town, 10050, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: Lorong Perusahaan 3, Kawasan Perusahaan Perai, George Town, 13600, Penang, MALAYSIA
41 Living Story is a souvenir shop located on Love Lane, George Town.
Address: 41 Love Lane, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: 2, Lebuhraya Peel (Inside Yesterday club), George Town, 10350, Penang, MALAYSIA
This hotel reflects the kaleidoscope of cultures of this robust city. Discover the UNESCO World Heritage-listed city of Georgetown just a short drive away. Near the hotel you’ll find the Penang Golf Club, FTZ and Penang’s Setia SPICE convention centre, a futuristic indoor centre. Neighbouring Queensbay Mall, linked to the Penang bridge, the location of the hotel makes it perfect for short or long stay be it for business or leisure. It's a new way to travel, a new way to connect to the city. 
Address: 213, Jalan Bukit Gambir, 11950, Penang, MALAYSIA
Founded by Adrian Chek and Lim Chin Yee who were lifeguards themselves, AC Swimming Academy is established in 2011 to promote water safety awareness and educate more youngsters with the right swimming survival skills.
Address: By Appointment Only
The Acheen Street Mosque or Masjid Lebuh Acheh is an old mosque located at the heritage enclave of George Town. It was also called the Masjid Jamek as well as Masjid Melayu Lebuh Acheh. It is the oldest mosques in Penang. The founder was Tengku Sheriff Syed Hussain Al-Aidid.
Address: 77G, Lebuh Acheh, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
Swimming lessons for kids, adults and ladies! Effective swimming lessons designed for beginners to start from zero. Enquire more on the classes via Whatsapp @ 04-376 1383 now!
Address: Century Bay Private Residence, No. 5, Lintang Pantai Jerjak, Taman Jerjak Indah, 11700 Gelugor, Penang, MALAYSIA
Relaxing and enjoyable yoga classes in Penang for all ages, beginners and intermediate level.
Address: D-19-3, Lorong Bayan Indah 2, Bay Avenue, 11950 Bayan Lepas, Penang, MALAYSIA
AEON Bukit Mertajam Shopping Centre is a shopping mall located in Bukit Mertajam.
Address: Lot F2.14A, 2929 Jalan Kelisa Emas 1, Seberang Jaya, 13700, Penang, MALAYSIA
This seafood restaurant is located at Raja Uda, Butterworth.
Address: 6881, Lorong Merbau 1, Jalan Raja Uda, 13000 Butterworth, Penang, MALAYSIA. (Across Nine Emperor Gods Temple)
Address: 4042, Jalan Bagan Luar, Seberang Perai, 12000, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: 7111, Jalan Raja Uda, Taman Aman Jaya, 12300 Butterworth, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: 1. Lorong Melur 16, Taman Melur, 16300 Butterworth, Penang, MALAYSIA
The street is named after Kapitan Chung Keng Kwee who generously donated his house to the Municipality for vehicular access ensuring that his name lives on for posterity.
Address: Lebuh Ah Quee, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
Relax your mind and learn about the mangrove forest in Penang. The recreational park covers 11 hectares of mangrove forest and showcases spectacular flora and fauna. Visitors can enjoy the surroundings while walking on the suspension bridge, viewing deck and more.
Address: Air Hitam Dalam Educational Forest, 13310 Air Hitam, Penang, MALAYSIA
Air Itam Dam has been said to be the first dam to be built on Penang island and the first major engineering project by George Town's City Council. At 700 feet above sea level, the water catchment area is around the corner from Penang Hill. Building or construction of the dam was between 1958 and 1962 and the then Governor of Penang, Raja Tun Uda Al-Haj bin Raja Muhamad officially opened the dam on 8 Dec 1962. Today, it's a favourite spot for joggers and also for picnics. There's a great panoramic view of George Town from its peak. This dam is one of three dams on Penang island, the other two being Teluk Bahang Dam and Mengkuang Dam.
Address: Jalan Balik Pulau, Air Itam, 11500, Penang, MALAYSIA
Widely frequented by the locals in Air Itam, the Air Itam Day Market operates daily and sells everything from fresh produce to apparels.
Address: Jalan Air Itam, Air Itam, 11500, Penang, MALAYSIA
Amee Philips is a jewellery store that specialises in beautifully cut gems and accessories.
Address: 109 Jalan Kelawei, George Town, 10250, Penang, MALAYSIA
Analogue Kaki is a local camera shop that sells a range of film camera, digital toy camera, polaroid and lomography cameras.
Address: LG36, 1st Avenue Mall, 182, Jalan Magazine, George Town, 10300, Penang, MALAYSIA
Ann & Bee's Collection is an accessories shop that offers handmade clay flower necklaces, woven handbags, jade necklaces and more.
Address: K-3F-02 Centre Mall, Gurney Plaza, Gurney Drive, 10250, Penang, MALAYSIA
Fondly known as Temple of Fine Arts, this restaurant serves Indian vegetarian meals. The restaurant is run by a group of people based on donations given.
Address: 1 Babington Avenue, George Town, 10450, Penang, MALAYSIA
Areca Books is a rapidly growing niche publisher based in Penang. A number of its publications are pioneering works on trans-local history, cultural heritage and the environment. This outlet currently runs as a publishing office. If you're seeking for local publications, head over to their latest outlet located on Jalan Acheh.
Address: 70 Lebuh Acheh, George Town, 10200 Penang, MALAYSIA.
Set in an acre of hillside of what is his family’s durian orchard, Fuan Wong has crafted, over the last six years, a space to indulge his two greatest passions, art and horticulture. Alongside his own glass ‘trees’ and other sculptures, are the work of several other artists, both local and foreign. Intertwining through every corner is an amazing collection of plants that he has collected all his life, and which has outgrown his garden at home. Airplants, other bromeliads,cycads from Indochina and South Africa, aloes and agaves, ylang ylang trees and trees grown for their precious timber mix with a lush profusion of flowering plants and ferns.
Address: Jalan Teluk Bahang, Teluk Bahang, 11000, Penang, MALAYSIA
Art Bug began as a picture framer before becoming an established decor art supplier. They primarily design and create various products from graphical art prints, framed arts, paintings, applied art for architectural and interior decoration items.
Address: 19 Jalan Pantai Jerjak 13, Sungai Nibong, 11900 Penang, MALAYSIA.
Arts-ED is a non-profit organisation (NPO) based in Penang, Malaysia since 2000, which specialises in innovative community-based arts and culture education for young people and adult communities.
Address: 48, Lorong Toh Aka, 10100, George Town, Penang, MALAYSIA
This temple is a South Indian Hindu temple located next to the Penang Bird Park. Built in 1997, it has the largest and tallest main sculpture tower (rajagopuram) in Malaysia, standing at an impressive height of 72 feet.
Address: Jalan Todak, 13700 Perai, Penang, MALAYSIA
Asia Camera Museum features more than 1,000 cameras and photographic accessories where a majority are antique cameras. Some of the highlights of the museum include a rare Magic Lantern projector from the early 1900s and a 35mm silent movie projector that is illuminated using oil lamp and gear .
Address: 71, 1st Floor, Lebuh Armenian, George Town, 10200 George Town, Penang, MALAYSIA
This is a local food serving mainly Malay food.
Address: Lilitan Stadium, Dato Keramat, 10150, Penang, MALAYSIA
“Audi Dream Farm”, a mini farm that grow nature growing and non-toxic chemical added plants with several kinds of tame animals. We also provide “Home Delivery Service” as to make sure everyone are able to taste 100% natural ingredients easily. This is the concept of making change in each of our lifestyle to a way that is more friendly to the environment and better time spending with our beloved one. This all goes back to the urging of a pastoral lifestyle where the simplicity of nature was of the most importance.
Address: 145, MK B, Sg.Rusa, 11010 Balik Pulau, Penang, MALAYSIA.
Aunty Gaik Lean's medley of Peranakan cuisine embodies much of the old-school Peranakan flavours that you remember from your childhood days. Located at Lebuh Bishop, some of the dishes include otak-otak, curry kapitan and more.
Address: 1, Lebuh Bishop, 10200, George Town, Penang, MALAYSIA
Situated opposite Han Chiang College, Auwawa serves wallet-friendly sandwiches and cakes. For something sweet on the side, there's the signature potted ice cream that is made up with layers of pandan sponge cake, vanilla ice cream and Oreo biscuits.
Address: 16, Jalan Lim Lean Teng, George Town, 11600, Penang, MALAYSIA
Bellevue Hotel's Aviary Ginger Garden houses a collection of heliconia, bird of paradise, prayers plants and more. What's not to miss is the different speicies of birds in the likes of hornbills, pheasants and parrots.
Address: Aviary Ginger Garden, Penang Hill, Jalan Stesen Bukit Bendera, Air Itam, 11500, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: Jalan Pasar,Ayer Itam, Air Itam, 11500, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: 236, Jalan Besar, Balik Pulau, 11000, Penang, MALAYSIA
Situated in Seven Terraces, Baba Bar offers a range of specially-selected wines, beers and cocktails.
Address: Seven Terraces, Lorong Stewart, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: 104, Persiaran Gurney, Gurney, 10250, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: 26 Kompleks Awam Pasar Balik Pulau, Jalan Tun Sardon, 11000, Balik Pulau, 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: Kampung Terang, 11000 Balik Pulau, Penang, MALAYSIA.
At the end of the town's Main Road is the controlling landmark in Balik Pulau. In the 18th Century, the roundabout marked the location of the town's public pump and served as a water trough for elephants and horses.
Address: Jalan Balik Pulau, Balik Pulau, 11000, Penang, MALAYSIA
Ban Heang biscuit recipe is a closely guarded family secret. Some of Ban Heang’s must-try includes heong pheah, tambun biscuit, phong pheah and more.
Address: 200, Jalan Macalister, George Town, 10400, Penang, MALAYSIA
The Ban Hin Lee Bank Building at 43 Beach Street, used to house one of the few banks to be founded in Penang such as Southern Bank, the Ban Hin Lee Bank and used to have its corporate headquarters here. The Ban Hin Lee Bank Building was designed by Ung Ban Hoe, the first Chinese architect in Penang. It was completed in 1936 in the Art Deco style. The grand classical front and thick walls were to give the appearance of solidness.
Address: No.43 Beach Street, George Town, 10300, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: 601, Jalan Permatang Batu, 14000 Bukit Mertajam, Penang, MALAYSIA
Bangunan Tuanku Syed Putra is a government office building along downing street. It is best known for housing the Penang General Post Office. Located on the site of a Japanese godown during the Japanese Occupation, the 10-storey building was completed in 1962, housing Federal and State departments. External viewing.
Address: Downing Street, George Town, 10300, Penang, MALAYSIA
The Bat's Cave Temple was built in 1917 and the temple was dedicated to the worship of Tua Peh Kong, the local God of prosperity.
Address: Jalan Pokok Ceri, Air Itam, 11500, Penang, MALAYSIA
The first ever museum showcasing the making of batik in Malaysia, mainly hosted by local pioneer batik artists. Visitors will learn about the evolution of this fascinating artwork over decades.
Address: 19, Lebuh Armenian, George Town, 10200 Penang, MALAYSIA
Situated along the Batu Ferringhi stretch, the night market is famed for its medley of souvenirs, t-shirts, handbags and accessories.
Address: Jalan Batu Ferringhi, Batu Ferringih, 11100, Penang, MALAYSIA
Different from majority of the wet markets in Penang, the Batu Lanchang market operates after noon, from 1pm to 6pm. Here is a one-stop market for all your grocery needs, from fresh fruits and vegetables, fresh meats, to cooked food, food court, baking needs etc.
Address: Batu Lanchang Market Lintang Batu Lancang, Batu Lanchang, 11600, Penang, MALAYSIA
The Batu Maung Fishing Village is located at Penang Island's south-eastern tip. It is famed for a mysterious giant footprint on a boulder at the beach. Known as Tapak Gedembai, the Chinese believe the footprint was left by the mighty Admiral Cheng Ho. However, Indians believe it belonged to the monkey God Hanuman whilst the Malays believe it was from a fleeing giant.
Address: Batu Maung, 11600, Penang, MALAYSIA
The British-Siamese Boundary Stone located in a remote field at Pinang Tunggal North Seberang Perai was built to mark the boundary and the signing of a treaty between the two territories of the British colony and the Siamese Kingdom in 1869. At that time, Penang was under the British administration while Kedah was under the ruling of the Siamese.
If your day calls for fresh brew or a tall glass of wine, Bauernstube Cafe is an ideal hangout spot that overlooks the historic Pitt Street.
Address: 133, Jalan Masjid Kapitan Keling (Pitt Street), George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: Lintang Mayang Pasir 4, Bayan Baru, 11900, Penang, MALAYSIA
There's so much to praise about Beach Blanket Babylon. With a lovely view of the sea paired with an even lovelier set of casual finger food and canape, this is a great location to lounge the evening away.
Address: 32, Jalan Sultan Ahmad Shah, George Town, 10050, Penang, MALAYSIA
Next….here, here and here! Locally known as 'beca'. Most of the trishaw paddlers also doubled as tourists guides.
Address: Lorong Chulia, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
A propolis bee farm and gallery at Penang Botanic Gardens. Delve into apiculture and learn about the Malaysian tiny stingless Trigona bees and others, various types of honey and propolis and take some home too.
Address: Jalan Kebun Bunga Lot-1B, Annex A, Waterfall Gardens, 10350, Penang, MALAYSIA
Bel Retiro is a government bungalow on Penang Hill. It was built in 1789 for the governor of Penang. It is the most prestigious property on Penang Hill, built in the 1800s as a resort for high govenment officials and visiting dignitaries.
Address: Bukit Bendera, Ayer Itam, 11300, Penang, MALAYSIA
Bellevue Penang Hill Hotel is a 12 rooms colonial type of hotel with simple, nice, neat and clean set up. It has unique collections on rare species of Birds, Flora and Fauna at the Aviary Garden and a spectacular panoramic view from the restaurant.
Address: Bukit Bendera, Ayer Itam, 11300, Penang, MALAYSIA
This restaurant is famous for their chicken rice served with other dishes on the side.
Address: 215, Jalan Gan Chai Leng, Taman Chai Leng, 13700, Penang, MALAYSIA
Benggali Mosque is located at Leith Street, Penang. Taking just a few steps away from the main road of Penang Road and Chulia Street, you will find one small mosque with a green signboard named Qaryah Masjid Jamek Benggali set up at the front door.
Address: 39, Lebuh Leith, George Town, 10200 George Town, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: Lot 554, Jalan Cantik, Mak Mandin, Butterworth, 14000, Penang, MALAYSIA
Birch House is a heritage building along Dato Kramat Road in George Town, Penang. It was built to serve as the office of the tin smelting plant of Escoy Smelting, known in the late 20th century as Eastern Smelting. The 5.3 hectare site of the tin smelting plant is now developed as Penang Times Square, and Birch House is being retained as McDonalds.
Address: 73, Birch House, Jalan Dato Keramat, George Town, 10150, Penang, MALAYSIA
Still craving for something more? This traditional dish is a childhood favourite for many locals and gets its name from the aluminium bowls used to steam rice. It is then turned upside down and topped with a delicious meat sauce.
Address: 74, Jalan Danby, 14000 Bukit Mertajam, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: 7, Jalan Murthy, 14000 Bukit Mertajam, Penang, MALAYSIA
Bodhi Heart Sanctuary is a non-sectarian Buddhist Society located in Tanjung Tokong. The sanctuary offers a wide variety of spiritual programs to assist in discovering a more balanced, meaningful and fulfilling lifestyle.
Address: Bodhi Heart Sanctuary, 677-G, Jalan Mount Erskine, Tanjung Tokong, 10470, Penang, MALAYSIA
Bodhi Heart Sanctuary is a non-sectarian Buddhist Society located in Tanjung Tokong. The sanctuary also organises yoga classes on a regular basis.
Address: Bodhi Heart Sanctuary, 677-G, Jalan Mount Erskine, Tanjung Tokong, 11200, Penang, MALAYSIA.
Established in 2005, Body Secrets Home Spa provides a variety of massage services including traditional massage, aroma oil massage, herbal therapy, sports massage and foot reflexology.
Address: 88-G-4, Sri Wonder, Lintang Sungai Pinang, 10150 Jelutong, Penang, MALAYSIA
A summery bright mix of fashion accessories, lifestyle gifts, Malaysian batik and stationery are among the treasures of Bon Ton the Shop. Items are sourced from all over Asia and are a little different from what's normally available. Description by Straits Collection
Address: 164, Lebuh Armenian, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
Boon Siew Villa is a mansion located at 36 Jalan Sultan Ahmad Shah (Northam Road). It was built in 1930 and was the home of the late Tan Sri Loh Boon Siew.
Address: 36 Jalan Sultan Ahmad Shah (Northam Road), George Town, 10050, Penang, MALAYSIA
Armed with an outdoor beach bar concept, Bora Bora serves delightful pasta, pizza and beers.
Address: Lot 415, Jalan Batu Ferringhi, Batu Ferringhi, 11100, Penang, MALAYSIA
The birth place of Ahmad Rashid Talu. The first to write an original Malay novel wih local setting and local characters.
Address: Lorong Lumut, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
Glamping, a fusion of glamour and camping, where beautiful nature meets modern luxury. A unique way to experience untamed and utterly exceptional parts of the world—without sacrificing creature comforts. Boulder Valley Glamping offers an exceptional glamping experience among the unique boulders and tropical greens settings.
Address: 8, Jalan Teluk Bahang, Teluk Bahang, 11050, Penang, MALAYSIA
"Boy on Chair" is a mural located along Lebuh Cannon. The boy standing on a chair and inching himself to reach as high as he can.
Address: Lebuh Cannon, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
Brix & Baume is a local bakery that sells a wide range of cakes and pastries.
Address: 124, Jalan Burmah, George Town, 10050, Penang, MALAYSIA
"Brother and Sister on a Swing" is a wall mural of two young children, a boy and a girl, standing on a swing.
Address: Gat Lebuh Chulia, George Town, 10300, Penang, MALAYSIA
Brown Pocket is all about waffles and pancakes. One of the first to specialise in Belgian liege waffles in Penang, visit Brown Pocket for some waffles and pancakes topped with a variety of tantalising yet quirky flavour. Be sure not to miss out on the picturesque view while indulging at Brown Pocket.
Address: 6th Floor, Gurney Paragon, Gurney Drive, 10250, Penang, MALAYSIA
"Bruce Lee" is one of the murals painted by ASA, Artists for Stray Animals, in George Town, Penang for the 101 Lost Kittens project.
Address: Lebuh Ah Quee, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
At the turn of the last century, many shophouses were turned into cheap hotels and making this internationally known tourist strip very popular with backpackers.
Address: Love Lane, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
Enjoy the breathtaking view atop Bukti Genting while savouring a melange of Thai cuisine such as spicy prawns in Thai sauce, Thai green curry, belacan chicken, special Thai otak-otak and more.
Address: Lot 569, Bukit Penara 7, Genting, Balik Pulau,11000, Penang, MALAYSIA
Explore the formidable fairways and world-class golf courses in Sungai Bakap. Surrounded by jungle and lush greenery, golfers can expect a great challenge in their game.
Address: Lot 414, Mukim 6, Jalan Paya Kemian Sempayi Sungai Jawi, Seberang Perai Selatan, 14200, Penang, MALAYSIA
This protected forest is located in Nibong Tebal and covers an area of 445 hectares. Visitors can enjoy great family time at the man-made park and recreational area.
Address: Jalan Taman Bukit Negeri, 14300 Nibong Tebal, Penang, MALAYSIA
In the days when your money could be as 'Big as a Bullock Cart Wheel', this was a popular rest stop for limousines of the time.
Address: Jalan Masjid Kapitan Keling, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
Caffeine Chemistry Coffee is decorated with, as you know it, beakers, erlenmeyer flasks and all the lab apparatus at the espresso bar. Drinks wise, you'll get the standard coffee offering from cafe latte to affogato. If you're up for something healthy, their dining options range from Oriental salad with chicken in a jar to a local breakfast of kaya butter toast with soft boiled eggs.
Address: No.27, Nagore Square, Jalan Nagor, 10050 George Town, Penang, MALAYSIA
Campbell Street Market is one of the two community markets in inner George Town.
Address: Campbell Street, George Town, 10100, Penang, MALAYSIA
A cannon shot fired during the 1867. Penang riots made a large hole in this area, hence the name.
Address: Lebuh Cannon, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
Capal Jago is a famous leather sandals manufacturer in Kepala Batas of Seberang Perai, reputed to have made the 1st genuine handmade leather sandals. For the past 50 years, the sandals have been branded as JAGO.
Address: 741, Jalan Perak, Kepala Batas, 13200, Penang, MALAYSIA
Captain Francis Light Memorial is a monument on the grounds of the St George's Anglican Church at Farquhar Street, George Town .The Francis Light Memorial is built in similar Georgian-Palladium style as the church. It has a dome ornamented with vases. Underneath the dome is a marble plaque honouring Light.
Address: Jalan Farquhar, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
The Captain Francis Light Statue is a bronze statue, and it was sculpted by F.J. Wilcoxson and cast at Burton's Foundry in Thames Ditton. The statue was actually modelled after Francis Light's son, William Light since no picture could be found of the senior Light. The statue can be found in the Fort Cornwallis.
Address: Jalan Tun Syed Barakbah, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
Captain Francis Light's Tomb is located at the Protestant Cemetery in Jalan Sultan Ahmad Shah. He is the founder of the British Settlement of Prince of Wales Island, as Penang was then named.
Address: Colonial Christian Cemetery (Protestant Cemetery), George Town, 10050, Penang, MALAYSIA
Captain Francis Light's Well is the well dug for the founder of the British trading post of George Town. He built a road which ran from a newly-built pier to his home in Penang. The road was named Light Street while his home was located within the compound of the present-day Convent Light Street, a girls' school started by Catholic nuns of the Holy Infant Jesus order.
Address: Light Street, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
The Carpenters' Guild at 70 Love Lane is one of the oldest trades association in Penang. It was established by carpenters and brick layers who were mostly Cantonese of the Sing Leng sub-dialect group and dedicated to the patron saint of the Cantonese tradesmen, Lo Pan, literally "North Duke", and was called Lo Pan Hang.
Address: 70, Love Lane, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
Cathay Gold & Diamond Merchant is a local jewellery shop located on Lebuh Campbell.
Address: 57, Lebuh Campbell, George Town, 10100, Penang, MALAYSIA
"Cats & Humans Happily Living Together" is a mural created by ASA, Artists for Stray Animals, in George Town, Penang. In this mural, people are replaced by cats carrying banners, lanterns and other religious items, and mini table bearing effigies of the deities following from behind.
Address: Lebuh Armenian, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA. (inside Cheah Kongsi)
The cats walking for animal awareness mural is the 8th of 11 murals created for the 101 Lost Kittens project, to generate greater awareness of stray animals.
Address: Lebuh Chulia, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: 40 -48, Lebuh Cecil, George Town, 10300, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: 345, Jalan Besar, Pekan Lama, 14200 Sungai Bakap, Penang, MALAYSIA (in front of old mosque)
Address: Simpang Maklom, Permatang Tok Jaya, 13800 Sungai Dua, Penang, MALAYSIA
The cenotaph was unveiled by the Prince of Wales on March 31, 1922 at the Esplanade seafront where some World War I battles were fought and where many sailors lost their lives. The Penang Veterans Association (PVA) erected another small monument beside the cenotaph to remember those killed in World War II, Siam-Burma Death Railway, Malayan Emergency, Indonesian Confrontation and the Reinsurgency period.
Address: Jalan Padang Kota Lama, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
The Beach Street Fire Station, also known as the Central Fire Station, is the main fire station for George Town. It is located at the junction of Beach Street and Chulia Street Ghaut.
Address: Gat Lebuh Chulia, George Town, 10300 Penang, MALAYSIA
A magical garden filled with plenty of instagrammable moments - Central Island Park at Aspen Vision City in Batu Kawan showcases an artistic display of enchanting fountains and garden pathways that look amazing in daylight and even better at night.
Address: Aspen Vision City, Lebuhraya Bandar Cassia, 14100 Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: 3662, Jalan New Ferry, 12100 Butterworth, Penang, MALAYSIA
Cheah Kongsi, located at Armenian Street, Penang, is one of the oldest and most charming clan temples of George Town. The Cheah Kongsi ancestral temple of Sek Tong Seah @ Sek Tong Cheah Si Seh Tek Tong or Cheah Si Hock Haw Kong Kongsi is one of the less known but no less significant member of the Armenian Street Heritage Enclave.
Address: 8, Lebuh Armenian, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
Where’s my husband? The local Chinese say the rich men who lived in Muntri Street kept their mistresses here, hence the name ‘Ai Cheng Hang’ or Love Lane.
Address: Love Lane, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
Cheng Woh Medical Hall Sdn Bhd is a chinese traditional medicine shop located on Lebuh Campbell
Address: 164-C, Lebuh Campbell, George Town, 10100, Penang, MALAYSIA
A Grand Mansion conceived and constructed by a Grand Man, an eminent edifice which history calls home; a peerless representation of the Paradigm Chinese Courtyard House – the Cheong Fatt Tze 'Blue' Mansion has been perfectly poised for over a century on firm foundations of architectural, cultural and historic superlatives.
Address: 14 Leith Street, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
Situated in Balik Pulau, Cheong Kim Chuan is a manufacturer of local treats such as preserved fruits, biscuits, sauces, condiments, beverages, ointment and more.
Address: 611F Jalan Balik Pulau (Steps leading to Kek Lok Si temple), Air Itam, 11500, Penang, MALAYSIA
Cheong Yoon Jewellers is a local jewellery shop located on Lebuh Campbell.
Address: 52, Lebuh Campbell, George Town, 10100, Penang, MALAYSIA
Chew Jetty is said to be the more known and prominent one among the eight clan jetties of Pengkalan Weld. You can trace its origin back to the earlier Chinese settlements in Penang who built these village on stilts.
Address: 59A, Chew Jetty, Weld Quay, George Town, 10300, Penang, MALAYSIA
Comprising 11 spa villas and a yoga pavilion, the spa incorporates the architecture of Malay and Peranakan influences. The spa menu includes Chinese and Malay treatments.
Address: Shangri-La’s Rasa Sayang Resort & Spa, Batu Ferringhi Beach, Batu Ferringhi, 11200, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: Sin Tat Garden Hawker Stalls, Jalan Raja Uda, 12300 Butterworth, Penang, MALAYSIA
The Children Playing Basketball wall mural is painted by local artist Louis Gan.
Address: Gat Lebuh Chulia, George Town, 10300, Penang, MALAYSIA
A Chin surname clan association of Toishan district, Guangdong, China. Building constructed in 1914. The association was established in 1876.
Address: Lebuh King, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
Chin Seng Leong Bicycle Shop is located on Lebuh Armenian, George Town.
Address: 55, Lebuh Armenian, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: Tanjung City Marina, Church St Pier, 8A Pengkalan Weld, George Town, 10300, Penang, MALAYSIA
Apart from their delicious cake offerings and live jazz performances, China House has an art gallery upstairs called Art Space I & II that house paintings, photographs and more.
Address: 153 & 155, Lebuh Pantai and 183B, Lebuh Victoria George Town, 10300 Penang, Malaysia.
China House is a traditional compound of 3 heritage buildings, linked by an open air courtyard, and now converted into 14 existing spaces with shops, cafes, restaurants, galleries and theatre. Fusion and Western food is served here, and their widespread of cakes and desserts is a must try. China House is a pork free café, serving both alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages. Apart from their delicious cake offerings and live jazz performances, China House has an art gallery upstairs called Art Space I & II that house paintings, photographs and more.
Address: 153 & 155, Lebuh Pantai, George Town, 10300, Penang, MALAYSIA
The Yin Oi Tong is one of SE Asia's oldest traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) 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. Description by: GTWHI
Address: 1239-J, Jalan Paya Terubong, Bandar Baru Air Itam, 11500 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 calligraphy artists as a signature on official documents and works of art. Description & Photo Credit: GTWHI
Address: 85, Lebuh Carnavon, 10100 George Town, Penang, MALAYSIA
The Penang Chinese first performed Chingay in 1919 during deity processions. Today, the art has envolved to become a unique multiracial performance.
Address: Gat Jalan Prangin, George Town, 10300, Penang, MALAYSIA.
Address: Jalan Tanjung Tokong, 2-1-1 Persiaran Lengkuas, 10470, Tanjung Tokong, Penang, MALAYSIA
ChokDee, which means "good luck" or "good fortune" in Thai, is a quaint family-run restaurant which first opened its doors in 2000.
Address: 231-D Jalan Burma, George Town, 10350, Penang, MALAYSIA
Chowrasta Market is a local neighbourhood market located in George Town.
Address: Jalan Chowrasta, George Town, 10300, Penang, MALAYSIA
Both a restaurant and a jazz club, Five 27 spins a good playlist of jazz, blues and retro at its bar and lounge on the ground floor.
Address: 357, Lebuh Chulia, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
The Immaculate Conception Church is a Roman Catholic church along Burmah Road in Pulau Tikus, George Town. It was founded by Portuguese Eurasians who came to settle in Penang to escape persecution in Phuket. They were the "latecomers" of an earlier batch of Catholic Eurasian immigrants who arrived in Penang when the island was first established by Captain Francis Light, who had founded the Church of the Assumption in town.
Address: 1, Lorong Maktab, Pulau Tikus, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA.
This Roman Catholic Church in Nibong Tebal was founded in 1891 by a Catholic missionary, Father Rene Michel Marie Fee. The Church is dedicated to St. Anthony of Padua, Italy. It is one of the oldest churches in Penang.
Address: Jalan Ooi Kar Seng, Taman Berjaya, 14300 Nibong Tebal, Penang, MALAYSIA
The Church of the Assumption was founded in 1786, when Captain Francis Light first came to Penang. It is located in Farquhar Street, George Town, within the heritage core zone of the city.
Address: Lebuh Farquhar, George Town, 10200 Penang, MALAYSIA.
The structure began as an attap house in 1854. By 1897 Balik Pulau had approximately 250-300 Catholic converts.
Address: Jalan Balik Pulau, Balik Pulau, 11000 Penang, MALAYSIA.
Cilantro's Farmers Market sells a fresh variety of new-age salads and mushrooms, seafood as well as premium beef and lamb steaks.
Address: 22A Lebuh Lembah Permai, Tanjung Bungah, 11200, Penang, MALAYSIA
The City Hall of George Town or Dewan Bandaraya George Town is a Victorian-style building along Jalan Padang Kota Lama. It was constructed in 1903, and opened in 1906. It holds the distinction as being one of the first buildings in George Town, Penang, to be completely fitted with electric lights and fans.
Address: Jalan Padang Kota Lama, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
Built on stilts over the sea, this traditional Chinese waterfront settlement was home to the city's early stevedores and fisherfolks. The Clan Jetties are a cherished and conserved element of George Town's cultural heritage legacy.
Address: Pengkalan Weld, George Town, 10300 Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: Bukit Jambul Complex, Fifth floor ,Block 3A, Jalan Rambia, Bayan lepas, 11900, Penang, MALAYSIA
CMR Restaurant 3.0 (China Muslim Restaurant) that serves authentic Chinese Halal cooking by Muslim Chef from China.
Address: 70-01-12, D'Piazza Mall, Jalan Mahsuri, Bayan Baru, 11950, Penang, MALAYSIA
First one of its kind kids cafe in Penang. An ideal place for family and friends gathering as well as party for kids!
Address: C-1-10, Vantage Desiran Tanjung, Jalan Desiran Tanjung, George Town, 10470, Penang, MALAYSIA
Where coffee is roasted to the most optimum, brewed to its fullest and the discerning one savor it the most.
Address: 435, Chulia St, Georgetown, 10200 George Town, Penang, MALAYSIA.
Kun Kee Food Industries is a George Town success story of a small coffee roaster that has expanded and diversified its products for the export market. The company's famous blend of 'Kopi O' is sold in coffeeshops throughout Malaysia and consist of coffee beans roasted with sugar, margarine, salt and sesame seeds.
Address: 20 Jalan Cheong Fatt Tze, 10100 George Town, Penang, MALAYSIA
Coffee Smith is one of the earlier businesses to christen the all-new Maritime Piazza in Karpal Singh Drive. Despite the cafe's Taiwan origin, the menu adopts a fusion approach and evidently with dishes like the scallop and mentaiko cream linguine as well as sauteed fillet steak with porcini mushroom risotto.
Address: No. 29C-01-11, Maritime Piazza, Lebuh Sungai Pinang 5, George Town, 11600, Penang, MALAYSIA
A place that will bring you back to Penang's colonial past and the lifestyle the wealthy merchants of Penang through unique antiques such that reflect a decadent way of living and reflect the vastness of space in which they used to live. To add to this, there's also a personal handwritten document by Captain Francis Light, founder of Penang and intricate art pieces from the past such as a sublime marble carving of a young girl asleep on a pillow and beautifully commissioned stained glass. Most of the exhibits once lived in large, well-known mansion around Penang.
Address: 7 Jalan D.S. Ramanathan, Scott Road, 10350 Penang, MALAYSIA.
The Comfort Organic Farm at Jalan Hen Lean Fong, Sungai Pinang produces nearly 30 varieties of organic fruits and vegetables.
Address: 647, Mukim A, Sungai Pinang, Balik Pulau, 11000, Penang, MALAYSIA
The Convent Light Street School is the oldest girl's school in Penang, founded in the mid 19th century by Holy Infant Jesus Missions. It was a chapel, an orphanage, a boarding school for the elite including royal princesses of the Thai family and today, it functions solely as a Malaysian public school for girls.
Address: 36, Light Street, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
The Countryside Stables is nestled in the midst of Sungai Burung agriculture area in Balik Pulau. Away from the hustle and bustle of city life. To date, it is home to 25 horses which consist of miniatures horses, Pure Bred Arabian Horses,Polo Pony, Thai, Myanmar, Malaysian ponies, donkeys and deer. Joy rides and horse riding lessons available. Horseback Riding in the paddock or in the countryside for the adventurous.
Address: Lot 10050, Jalan Sungai Burung, Sungai Burung, 11000 Balik Pulau, Penang, MALAYSIA
Not only there were hapless cows bred and slaughtered here but you could also smell the fish hung out to dry.
Address: Lebuh Melayu / Lorong Ikan, George Town, 10100, Penang, MALAYSIA
A seafood restaurant located at Tanjung Bungah
Address: 547, Mukim 18, Tanjung Bungah, 11200, Penang, MALAYSIA
Crepe Cottage is a great place for dinner, desserts or just to hang out. The extensive menu features crepe base savories, desserts, pancakes, ice cream to dazzle your taste buds!
Address: 77-A, Persiaran Gurney, Gurney, 10250, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: 42, Jalan Raja Uda, 12300 Butterworth, Penang, MALAYSIA
Wisma Kastam is one of the heritage buildings along the Weld Quay waterfront of George Town. It was built at the turn of the 20th century. Before Wisma Kastam was built, the shoreline was somewhere between Beach Street and what is today Victoria Street, depending on the tide.
Address: Jabatan Kastam Diraja Malaysia, Wisma Kastam, Gat Lebuh China, George Town, 10300, Penang, MALAYSIA
Daily Fish restaurant is known for its Chinese and Cantonese style cooking. It is popular among locals, and quite a number even hold wedding receptions here. Be sure to ask for their signature dishes when ordering.
Address: 34 Logan Road, George Town, 10400, Penang, MALAYSIA
Danai Wellness offers spa treatments and packages such as aromatherapy massage, body wrap, body scrub, facial and more. Other Danai Spa outlets: Danai Spa G Hotel Danai Spa Tanjung Bungah Danai Spa Eastin Hotel
Address: 3X, Jalan Pantai Molek, Kampung Raya Baharu, 10470, Penang, MALAYSIA
First of its kind in Malaysia, the interactive 3D art gallery showcases an astonishing 'day-to-night' transition of its exhibits.
Address: 145 - 153, Lebuh Kimberley, 10100 George Town, Penang, MALAYSIA
Dataran Pemuda Merdeka Butterworth, originally known as British Recreational Club (BRC), is close to the local's heart. The place recorded various historical and nostalgic events where the struggle for independence started.
Address: Jalan Haji Ahmad Said, Bagan Luar, 12200 Butterworth, Penang, MALAYSIA.
Dato Koyah Shrine, or Keramat Dato Koyah, is a shrine to a Muslim saint along Transfer Road in George Town. He arrived in Penang from the Malabar coast in southern India (in present-day Karnataka and Kerala), where he was a mendicant, wandering from place to place, teaching, healing the sick, until one day, an incident happened that forced him to flee. Dato Koyah arrived in Penang some time in the early 19th century.
Address: Jalan Datuk Koyah, George Town, 10050, Penang, MALAYSIA
Located at Penang Hill's Strawberry Hill, head over to David Brown's Restaurant and sample their rib eye steaks, chicken Maryland, oxtail stew and more. For tea time, order David Brown's scone set accompanied with a cup of hot tea.
Address: Penang Hill, Jalan Stesen Bukit Bendera, Air Itam, 11500, Penang, MALAYSIA
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
Touted as one of the best nasi kandar in town, Deen Nasi Kandar has the locals swarming for its signature dish with a generous side of fried chicken, fish head curry and more.
Address: Jalan Jelutong, Jelutong, 11600 Pulau Pinang, Malaysia, Jelutong, 11600, Penang, MALAYSIA
Using plants and sea plants based products, allow Deluxcious Spa to rejuvenate your senses with a range of facials, Jacuzzi and beauty therapies.
Address: 101, Jalan Tanjung Tokong, 10470, Penang, MALAYSIA
The greenest mall in Malaysia and the only outlet mall in the Northern region. Design Village boasts an impressive outdoor shopping concept featuring a large variety of sportswear, iconic fashion and accessory brands plus food and beverage outlets.
Address: 733, Jalan Caasia Barat 2, Bandar Cassia, 14110 Penang, MALAYSIA.
The Dharmikarama 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 Dharmikarama Temple was built in 1803.
Address: 24, Lorong Burma, Pulau Tikus, 10250 George Town, Penang, MALAYSIA
Up until 1909, the police doubled as George Town's firefighters.
Address: Gat Lebuh Chulia, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
Sun Yat Sen Museum is a historical museum that revolves Asian nationalist figure of the early 20th century, Dr Sun Yat Sen.
Address: 65, Jalan Macalister, George Town, 10400, 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: 65 Jalan Macalister, 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 Em (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
This cafe serves Swiss/German/Local food
Address: 38, Armenian Street, George Town, 10500, Penang, MALAYSIA
A vegetarian restaurant located in George Town
Address: 20, Lebuh Dickens, George Town, 10050, Penang, MALAYSIA
Established in 2008, Eminent Asia is a trading house that specialises in high quality Japanese ceramic and porcelains.
Address: Penang Ceramic Garden, 42, Jalan Masjid Kapitan Keling, George Town, 10300, 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
The world's first live tropical butterfly sanctuary featuring a nature park with live butterflies of various species & small reptiles living in their natural habitat. With its recent rebirth as ENTOPIA, experience nature’s largest classroom and discovery hub, where the butterflies and insects are free to come out to play - an Entomological Utopia.
Address: 830, Jalan Teluk Bahang, Teluk Bahang, 11050, 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
ESCAPE is a theme park with various exciting rides and activities suitable for families to spend a day.
Address: 828, Jalan Teluk Bahang, Teluk Bahang, 11050, Penang, MALAYSIA
Esplanade is a popular venue for events. It is famous for the Chap Goh Meh celebration. Since the 19th century, eligible young Nyonyas would gather on the 15th day of the Chinese New Year, known fondly among locals as Chap Goh Meh or Chinese Valentine’s Day, at the Esplanade to throw Mandarin oranges into the sea in the hopes of finding a good suitor – a tradition still practiced today.
Address: Jalan Padang Kota Lama, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
This food court is located at Esplanade Penang closer to the clock tower. 
Address: Jalan Padang Kota Lama, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: 25, Lorong Carnarvon, George Town, 10100 George Town, Penang, MALAYSIA.
Address: 39A, Jalan Cantonment, George Town, 10350, Penang, MALAYSIA
Located in Air Itam, Excel Music Studio provides quality music education to both children and adults. They offer traditional classical music courses to the more current pop and rock music courses. Excel Music also provides Christian music courses specially designed for aspiring church musicians.
Address: 43B, Lintang Angsana, Bandar Baru Air Itam, 11500, Penang, MALAYSIA
Farquhar Street Mission House and Chapel, at 35 Farquhar Street, is one of the earliest premises of the brethren assemblies in this region. The brethren assemblies initiated at Farquhar Street Mission House and Chapel survives today as Burmah Road Gospel Hall and its sister assemblies in Penang, as well as in other brethren assemblies in Malaysia and Singapore. Description by: Penang Heritage Trust (PHT)
Address: 35, Lebuh Farquhar, 10200 George Town, Penang, MALAYSIA
Robert Townsend Farquhar served only briefly as Penang's Lieutenant-Governor, but his name still graces this old English-style bar as well as the street on which the E&O Hotel stands. With its deep armchairs and long dark wood bar, Farquhar's Bar exudes an exclusive private club room atmosphere - the perfect setting for another round of sundowners. Description by Eastern & Oriental Hotel
Address: E&O Hotel, 10 Lebuh Farquhar, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
The now famous chicken rice business was originally started by their grandfather, Mr Loh Hwa Heng . Popularly known by his nickname of “Fatty Loh” , In 1969 at a stall at No.115, Jalan Tanjong Tokong, Penang.
Address: 21, Jalan Fettes, Fettes Park, George Town, 11200, Penang, MALAYSIA
These shops stock a range of high quality textiles imported from Japan and Korea as well as imported sarongs from India and Indonesia, and locally-produced batik sarongs. Some retailers have diversified and also sell religious paraphernalia for Hajj pilgrims such as special luggage labels, bags, outfits and prayer mats.
Address: Fazal Mohammed Brothers, 111, Lebuh Chulia, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
Whether on the beach or by the pool, a refreshing cocktail, cooling drink or light snack is never far away. In the evenings, join the guests at Rasa Sayang Resort & Spa at the lively Feringgi Bar. Description by Shangri-La's Rasa Sayang Resort & Spa
Address: Shangri-La’s Rasa Sayang Resort & Spa, Rasa Wing Lobby, Mezzanine Level, Batu Ferringhi, 11100, Penang, MALAYSIA
Pleasantly situated on the mezzanine floor of the resort, Feringgi Grill offers diners a warm, cozy ambience with views of majestic rain trees and beyond. Savour exquisitely prepared modern grill cuisine, indulge in vintage wines or unwind with our selection of fine cigars. Photo credit & description: shangri-la.com
Address: Rasa Sayang Resort - Shangri-La, Batu Ferringhi, 11100, Penang, MALAYSIA
This art installation was created to discourage people from disposing of unwanted pets, but instead, sterilize their pet to prevent unwanted litters. It was created by ASA (Artists for Stray Animals) for the 101 Lost Kittens project.
Address: Gat Lebuh Armenian, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
Short for Fun, Interactive and Play, Shangri-La Rasa Sayang Resort and Spa unveils their all-new FIP Lounge. Featuring all things fun, you can play with your food with FIP's version of a Macaroon Tic-Tac-Toe and even, mix your own cocktail variation in the likes of Rasa Kamikaze and Angel Drip. Patrons can also enjoy a game of darts, snooker while grooving to Top 40 tunes from Spotify.
Address: Shangri-La's Rasa Sayang Resort & Spa, Batu Ferringhi Beach, Batu Ferringhi, 11100, Penang, MALAYSIA
View the twinkling fireflies on a sunset cruise along the Sungai Kerian riverbank. It’s not all about the fireflies, however; visitors here can also engage in some octopus catching, bat cave exploration and fit in a visit to Penang’s largest sea fish cage farm.
Address: 2934, Jalan Teluk Ipil, 14300 Nibong Tebal, Penang, MALAYSIA.
View the twinkling fireflies on a sunset cruise along the Sungai Kerian riverbank. It’s not all about the fireflies, however; visitors here can also engage in some octopus catching, bat cave exploration and fit in a visit to Penang’s largest sea fish cage farm.
Address: No. 2938, Jalan Teluk Ipil Nibong Tebal, Seberang Perai, 14300, Penang, MALAYSIA
Traditional garland making is a skill that was brought to Penang by Indian immigrants as an intrinsic part of Hinduism, where garlands and fresh flowers are offered at temple shrines and households altars. Commonly used flowers include, jasmine, marigolds, dahlias and roses, chosen for their fragrance and colour and sourced from flower farms on Penang Hill and as far afield as the Cameron Highlands.
Address: Jalan Masjid Kapitan Keling (next to the Goddess of Mercy Temple), George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
The Foo Tye Sin Mansion is one of the first non-European mansions to be erected along Light Street. Until the time it was built, around the mid 19th Century, Light Street was the preserve of the European elite.
Address: 1, Light Street, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
Beautiful floras and faunas can be found in this 100-acre landscaped park. At the museum, you can also learn how the forestry sector plays an important role in the socio-economic development of Malaysia.
Address: Taman Rimba, 11050 Teluk Bahang, Penang, MALAYSIA
Fort Cornwallis is named after the Governor-General in Bengal in the late 1700s, Charles Cornwallis. It is one of the most interesting historical landmarks in Georgetown. It is located close to the Esplanade, next to the Queen Victoria Memorial Clock Tower.
Address: Jalan Tun Syed Barakbah, George Town, 10200 Penang, MALAYSIA
Four Seasons Tea Houses (main) is situated at Trengganu Road, Penang. The second outlet is Four Seasons Tea Reastaurant is situated at Persiaran Mahsuri 1/1, Sunway Tunas, Penang.
Address: 47 - 49, Persiaran Mahsuri 1/1, Sunway Tunas, Bayan lepas, 11900, Penang, MALAYSIA
Fourspoons Dessert Cafe is housed at Penang's Icon City, serving exotic flavours lip-smacking homemade soft serve ice-cream along with their expertly crafted waffles. Other than their best-selling black sesame and matcha soft serve, you may also opt for their premium Kapiti ice-cream. Image credit: Kenhuntsfood
Address: 48-1, Jalan Icon City, Bukit Mertajam, 14000, Penang, MALAYSIA
Freedom Leisure Cycle Supply provides bicycle rental services in Victoria Street, George Town. Part of its collection of bicycle rentals include Japan classic city bikes, folding bike, tandem bike, Japan postman bicycle, tricycle, children bike and family bicycle.
Address: 155, Victoria Street, George Town, 10300, Penang, MALAYSIA
At Kuala Jalan Bharu, a little fishing hamlet lined with Chinese style wooden cottages, you will find the Loh family coconut processing business. The coconut is perhaps the most highly utilized plant in Balik Pulau. In this cottage industry, the husks are seperated from the coconut kernal, dried and shredded to be used as compost. The flesh of the young coconut is sold for the extraction of coconut milk (used in cooking) and the flesh of older coconut is dried and sold for the extraction of oil.
Address: Kuala Jalan Bharu, Balik Pulau, 11010, Penang, MALAYSIA
Frozen yoghurt and dessert bar
Address: Straits Quay, Ground Floor, 3A-G-22, Jalan Seri Tanjung Pinang, Tanjong Tokong, 10470, Penang, MALAYSIA
A specialist in stained glass and fused glass, owner Wong Keng Fuan runs the art gallery on Armenian Street. Today, his range of exhibited artworks include small bowls, standing sculptures and installations.
Address: 13, Lebuh Armenian, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
Situated at G Hotel, G Lounge is the longest hotel bar in Penang and their signature Malaysian Dream cocktail is a must try.
Address: Address G Hotel, 168A, Persiaran Gurney, George Town, 10250, Penang, MALAYSIA
Owned by Mr Koay Soo Kau, Galeri Seni Mutiara is all about encouraging, developing and fostering interests in art. Apart from exhibiting local and international art, the gallery organises art activities, exhibitions, talks and forums.
Address: The CEO 31-12-16, Lebuh Nipah 5, Bukit Jambul, 11900 Penang, MALAYSIA
Sibling to the Galerie Huit Arles, the art gallery showcases both local and international artists in a laidback, casual setting. The site where the art gallery is located was once a domain of wealthy Chinese spice merchants. A visit to the art gallery is by appointment only.
Address: Muntri Street, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
While its royal English name sounds very grand, it's also locally known as "Gedung Rumput" or Grass Godown, with bullock carts being parked along this wide street.
Address: Lebuh Queen, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
George Town Dispensary is housed in a landmark three-storey corner building at the junction of Beach Street and China Street. The side facing the junction has a classical pediment to mark the main entrance. On the Beach Street side is a five-foot way with the dispensary behind it. On this side of the building is the signage George Town Dispensary.
Address: Gat Lebuh China, George Town, 10300, Penang, MALAYSIA
The building was a clinic in 1930s, later a barbershop, and other uses. Restored in 2003 and now home to GTWHI, Penang's State Agency for Heritage.
Address: 116 & 118 Lebuh Acheh, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
Georgetown Wines was built in what was a Mews back in the olden days. Keeping much of its original architecture and layout intact, the new wine bar caters to the best of Old and New World wines. Before you invest on a bottle, you're free to enjoy it by the glass first while ambling about to the lounge upstairs for a quiet spot.
Address: 19 - 19A, Lebuh Leith, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
Ghee Hiang began as a humble pastry shop in Penang more than 150 years ago. Tourists flock to this Penang flagship store to buy its famous Tau Sar Piah freshly baked from the oven.
Address: 216, Jalan Macalister, George Town, 10400, Penang, MALAYSIA
Penang Ghost Museum features the horror and myth of all evils and ghosts, especially of legend stories in Malaysia.
Address: 57, Lebuh Melayu, George Town, 10100, Penang, MALAYSIA
Penang Glass Museum produces art glass & make glass souvenirs including customisation of your own glass.
Address: 6, Jalan Burma, George Town, 10050, Penang, MALAYSIA
Built in 1728 through the joint efforts of the Chinese settlers (Hokkien & Cantonese Communities), the Goddess of Mercy temple is the oldest Chinese temple in Penang.
Address: 30 Jalan Masjid Kapitan Keling (Pitt Street), George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
The museum celebrates traditional childhood toys and games that were played by people in Penang when they were small. The museum provides an educational experience, and a glimpse into the past. The museum is housed in a double-storey restored shophouse which was GohKaki Cafe.
Address: 16F-01, Lebuhraya Thean Teik, Bandar Baru Air Itam, 11600 Penang, MALAYSIA
The traditional Indian goldsmith sat cross-legged on a floor mat, bent over a small bench to work. Their work demanded patience, creativity and skill.
Address: Lebuh Queen, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
The Penang Goldsmith Association or Penang Ta Kam Hong is the biggest Chinese goldsmith. It is located along Muntri street and it is the oldest goldsmith in Penang.
Address: 41, Lebuh Muntri, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
Greenapple Academy is a ballet dance academy located in Jalan Burma
Address: 202A, 1st Floor, Jalan Burma, 10350 Penang, MALAYSIA
The centre aims to promote the value and significance of our local tangible heritage, more so in a UNESCO World Heritage Site like George Town. It features a 16 x 18 foot model of George Town World Heritage Site, sponsored by Think City Sdn Bhd. The Interpretative Centre is contributed by Giat Suria Sdn Bhd to be used for 15 years.
Address: Armenian Street Heritage Hotel, Level 2, Lebuh Carnarvon, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
Named after Sir Henry Gurney, a High Commissioner of Malaya, this seafront promenade is famous for its open-air hawker place and shopping malls such as Gurney Plaza and Gurney Paragon, both upscale malls with many international boutiques.
Address: Gurney Drive, George Town, 10250, Penang, MALAYSIA
Get your local street food fix at this hawker centre located at Gurney Drive.
Address: Persiaran Gurney, 10250, Penang, MALAYSIA
Gurney Paragon is set to be the new premier shopping, entertainment, office and luxury residential address in Penang. It is a mixed development comprising a 700,000 sq ft shopping mall, an office tower, and two high-end residential towers. It is located on Gurney Drive, a beachfront esplanade that enjoys stunning ocean views and cool sea breezes. But most uniquely, it is built around and inspired by the former St. Joseph's Novitiate - converted into St. Jo's, an area for stylish restaurants and cafes steeped in the architecture of Penang's heritage. Description by Gurney Paragon
Address: Persiaran Gurney, George Town, 10250, Penang, MALAYSIA
Gurney Plaza is a nine-storey shopping complex that is filled with well known brands for shopping, dining and entertainment such as Bobbi Brown, Calvin Klein, British India and more.
Address: 170-06-01, Plaza Gurney, Persiaran Gurney Drive, 10250, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: 4, Jalan Sungai Kelian, 11200 Tanjung Bungah, Penang, MALAYSIA
A seafood restaurant located at Teluk Kumbar.
Address: 29, MK9 Pasir Belanda, Teluk Kumbar, 11900, Penang, MALAYSIA
This restaurant serves authentic Nyonya and Hainanese cuisines.
Address: 8A Pengkalan Weld (Tanjung City Marina), Weld Quay 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
The Hainan Temple is a Chinese temple that is dedicated for the patro deity of seafarers, Ma Chor Po, also called Mazu. It is founded in 1866 and completed in 1895. The Hainan temple is built in Hainanese style.
Address: 93, Lebuh Muntri, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
Much of the traffic of pilgrims to and from Muslim Holy Land for the haj went through Acheh Street, where tickets for the trip were sold. Shopping was also a favourite activity for both pilgrims and their well-wishers.
Address: Gat Lebuh Acheh, George Town, 10300, Penang, MALAYSIA
Penang's oldest nasi kandar restaurant was established in 1907 and was re-vamped in the second half of 2014 and the makeover included replacing its 80-year-old tiles, changing the metal staircase to timber and installing a better-equipped kitchen. This restaurant serves numerous types of curries with white or briyani rice. Their murtabak is known as one of the best in Penang. Now, besides eat-in and takeaway, you may also use their delivery service by calling 04-2611 095.
Address: 164A Lebuh Campbell, George Town, 10020, Penang, MALAYSIA
Han Jiang Teochew Temple is a Chinese temple located along Lebuh Chulia in George Town. It is situated nearest to Sri Mahariamman Temple and the Nagore Durgha Sheriff. The Han Jiang Ancestral Temple was completed in 1870.
Address: 127, Chulia Street, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
HAPPIY YOGA (formerly Lenis Yoga) offers Flyoga (Aerial Yoga), Slimming Yoga (cool combination of Modern Yoga, Yoga Ball and Acro Yoga) as well as Zumbata in Bukit Mertajam, Penang.
Address: 31, Jalan Perniagaan Gemilang 1, Pusat Perniagaan Gemilang Bukit Mertajam, Penang, MALAYSIA
They serve a variety of vegetarian food in this restaurant
Address: 20, Jalan Mandalay, 10400, Penang, MALAYSIA
Hei Yeong Seng is a restaurant serving Chinese and Cantonese cuisine, set in a comfortable atmosphere. The restaurant serves a wide variety of dishes ranging from premium to standard dishes. Image credits: Hei Yeong Seng Chinese Restaurant
Address: Lot 207-221 & Lot 231-245 2nd Floor Penang Plaza No. 126 Jalan Burma, George Town, 10050, Penang, MALAYSIA
A place for early risers. Hideout Café is a western-fusion restaurant, serving breakfast, lunch and dinner. Not sure whether to have western or oriental? Hideout Café offers both! Image credit: Kenhuntsfood
Address: 60, Jalan Icon City, Bukit Mertajam, 14000, Penang, MALAYSIA
The counter of the pawnshop is typically higher for security.
Address: Lebuh Carnavon, George Town, 10100, Penang, MALAYSIA
Get away from it all. Accessible through narrow footpaths around the hill, Hillside Retreat Penang takes you on a back-to-nature journey away from the humidity of the city. Enjoy the fresh and cool breeze some 820 meters above sea-level. Let the sounds of the forest serenade you as the sun goes down and gravitate towards the tapestry of stars that light up the skies at night.
Address: Hillside Bungalow, Upper Tunnel Road, Penang Hill, 11300 Penang, MALAYSIA
This unique contemporary art space that used to be an old bus depot is now a partially renovated art-deco building that showcases progressive artists, artworks and art forms. There is almost always an exhibition in progress, and the creative murals in the grounds are always on view.There's also a weekly Sunday pop-up market held from 11.00am to 5.00pm.
Address: 31A, Jalan Gurdwara, 10300 George Town, Penang, MALAYSIA
Kanganam Trading is a retailer of Indian household wares and Hindu religious items established over 60 years ago. Dealing in religious items requires specialist knowledge of Hindu beliefs, and symbolism, and the shop carries a highly diversified range of religious items such as Pancaloha (sacred five - metal alloys) statues, iconography, charms, hanging decorations and items for Hindu worship (Pooja), geomancy (Vastu Shastra), and meditation.
Address: Kanganam Trading 82, Lebuh King (kitchenware) 41, Lebuh Pasar (religious items), George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
Hock Huat Heong is a local shop that sells Chinese religious items such as joss sticks, candles, incenses, paper offerings and statues.
Address: 38 & 40 Jalan Masjid Kapitan Keling, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
The Hock Teik Cheng Sin Temple or Poh Hock Seah is a clan temple of the Hokkien people. It is one of the Hokkien institution set up before the large influx of newcomers and is collective called the Sinkheh to Penang.
Address: 57, Armenian Street, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
There are a few traditional Malay houses which offer homestay for those who wish to experience village life, and Malay Vernacular culture.Kampung Sungsai Korok on Jalan Bharu has been adopted to promote a homestay programme for tourists.
Address: Jalan Pulau Betong, Kampong Perlis, Balik Pulau, 11000, Penang, MALAYSIA
Wawasan Open University is the first private, open learning institution. Open concept is to make higher education accesible to all, anytime and anywhere. The main campus of Wawasan Open University is located at the Homestead, previously the residence of Yeap Chor Ee.
Address: 54, Jalan Sultan Ahmad Shah, George Town, 10050, Penang, MALAYSIA
A place for all things pork. Famous for its warming and comforting pork porridge, pork bee hoon soup, pork vermicelli and more, be sure to try out their homemade minced-pork balls.
Address: 45 Kampung Malabar, 10100, George Town, Penang, MALAYSIA
Hong Giap is a local antique shop that specialises in handicrafts and novelty pieces.
Address: No.9 Jalan Hutton, 10050, Penang, MALAYSIA
Hong Kong Shoe Store specializes in shoe making of any designs, including any special needs. The duration to complete a pair of shoes normally takes up to 2 months.
Address: 20, Kimberley Street, George Town, 10100, Penang, MALAYSIA
This restaurant specialises in Penang White Curry Mee
Address: 58C, Jalan Rangoon, 10400, George Town, Penang, MALAYSIA
A seafood restaurant located at Bukit Tambun
Address: Jalan Bukit Tambun, 14100, Simpang Ampat, Penang, MALAYSIA
The HSBC Building of Penang is a six storey building built in 1948 in the late Art Deco style at 1 Downing Street, George Town. The design reflects the influence of the Shanghai Art Deco style. This is the first branch of the Hong Kong & Shanghai Bank in Malaysia.
Address: 1, Downing Street, George Town, 10300, Penang, MALAYSIA
Hui Aun Association or Hui Aun Kong Hooi is founded in 1914. It is located along Magazine Road, across 1st Avenue Mall. The Hui Aun Association is housed in an Art Deco style building. Recently, it had its side walls painted with the Woman Construction Workers Mural.
Address: 73, Magazine Road, George Town, 10300, Penang, MALAYSIA
When in Kafe Larut, make your way to the seafood stall and order its signature fish head hot pot. Other dishes such as stir fried potato leaves with salted egg yolk and steamed chicken are also worth a try.
Address: 1, Jalan Larut, George Town, 10050, Penang, MALAYSIA
Back in the days, Hup Huat Tricycle and Bicycle Repair was one of many trishaw makers in George Town. Today, Mr Choo Yew Choon inherits the century-old shop from his great grandfather who founded it and remains as the only trishaw maker in town. Due to the low market value of trishaws today, he repairs bicycles and hawker tricycles to keep his business afloat.
Address: 19, Jalan Pintal Tali, George Town, 10100, Penang, MALAYSIA
This piece of artwork was created as part of the 101 Lost Kittens project. It depicts a cat prancing after a rat.
Address: Lebuh Armenian, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
Looking for somewhere to eat? Head over to Icon City, a commercial department occupied by cafes and restaurants, a luxury hotel, and other commercial outlets. Icon City is located just a short distance from Auto City where visitors and foodies are spoilt for choice.
Address: Jalan Icon City, 14000 Bukit Mertajam, Penang, MALAYSIA
Kompleks Tun Abdul Razak (KOMTAR) is Penang's tallest building that currently houses local retail shops and administrative office. Image courtesy of Lim Khoon Weng
Address: Unit No 1B & 1D, 1.01-4.01 KOMTAR, George Town, 10000, Penang, MALAYSIA
World-famous Swedish founded furniture brand IKEA is finally open in Penang and it is Malaysia's first store to be opened in the northern region. Drop by to scout for some furniture, interior design inspiration, or simply try their famous Swedish meatballs!
Address: 752, Persiaran Cassia Selatan 8, Bandar Cassia, 14110 Penang, MALAYSIA
Authentic Italian Restaurant in George Town
Address: 106 Lebuh Campbell, George Town, 10100, Penang, MALAYSIA
The Penang Immigration Department Building is an impressive double storey building . It was built in 1890 and is located within the compound of the Central Police Station. The building has a porte cochere facing north. However, the Immigration Department have relocated to UTC at Komtar.
Address: Beach Street, George Town, 10300, Penang, MALAYSIA
India House is a double-storey building in George Town. It is located on the corner of Beach Street and Church Street Ghaut. It carries an address on both streets. India House was built in the Indian Art Deco style.
Address: Gat Lebuh Gereja, 10200, George Town, Penang, MALAYSIA
M. Thana's Goldsmith is the last remaining traditional Indian goldsmith in George Town which retails only hand-made jewellery. The shop was established in 1923 by Mr Nagumani one of the city's most respected craftsman. When he passed away, his niece Thanalaxmi Veerappan took up the reins with her goldsmith husband, Raju.
Address: 38 Lebuh Queen, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
Arriving at a place like Cheong Fatt Tze mansion, there's a certain level of expectation, more so with Indigo, its restaurant inspired by the great Cheong Fatt Tze himself. The interior of Indigo was conceptualised as a marriage between East and West, classic and contemporary, to complement and enhance the cuisine which it serves. The executive chef, a Le Cordon Blue trained Penang-boy, serves dishes made with French and Japanese techniques and of course a touch of local influence thrown in for a twist. Delicacies such as seared Hokkaido scallops shine on a bed of capellini with konbu and edamame purée and the best-selling Salted Egg Grouper and torched octopus and squid ink risotto are dishes that come highly recommended.
Address: 14, Lebuh Leith, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
Founded in 1998, Ingolf's Kneipe is a German restaurant and bar that offers traditional German delicacies such as Hungarian goulashsoup, German pork sausages, roasted pork belly and more.
Address: 1F, Jalan Sungei Kelian, Tanjung Bungah, 11200, Penang, MALAYSIA
Inner Peace Yoga Circle is a yoga centre located in Pulau Tikus.
Address: Inner Peace Yoga Circle, 293, 2nd Floor, Jalan Burma, Pulau Tikus, 10350, Penang, MALAYSIA
Ip Man Wing Chun is a martial arts centre that is founded by the principles of Wing Chun martial arts.
Address: 55, Jalan Kebun Nyiur, 10450 George Town, Penang, MALAYSIA
The striking of the lone ironsmith's hammer can still be heard along the street where once every tool had to be fashioned by heat and hand, not machines.
Address: Lorong Toh Aka, George Town, 10100, Penang, MALAYSIA
The Almuarif Press is the largest publisher of Islamic books in Malaysia with a backlist of 500 - 600 titles including numerous national best-sellers. The company currently has two printing presses in Penang and Bangkok to cope with thriving market demand. The Koran remains a best-selling text and the Press publishes a variety of different editions and retails a variety of book stands.
Address: Percetakan Almuarif, 16 Lebuh Buckingham, George Town, 10300, Penang, MALAYSIA
The Penang Islamic Council Building is a double storey Neoclassical- style building along Beach Street in George Town. It was part of the government offices during British Administration. The building is constructed in 1907.
Address: Beach Street, George Town, 10300, Penang, MALAYSIA
Island Gallery is situated on Jalan Phuah Hin Leong and managed by homegrown artist Cheong Mei Fong. Local art exhibitions are held here regularly and if you're into perfecting your artistic skills, Madam Cheong offers classes in jewellery and sculpture making as well as painting.
Address: No.4 Jalan Phuah Hin Leong, George Town, 10050, Penang, MALAYSIA
Island Plaza is a local shopping mall located in Tanjung Tokong.
Address: 118 Jalan Tanjong Tokong, Tanjung Tokong, 10470, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: Jalan Bunga Raya Bukit Mertajam, Bukit Mertajam, 14000, Penang, MALAYSIA
Istana Kedah or Kedah House is the residence of the Sultan Kedah in Penang. It is located along Northam Road and designed in the European Gothic style. It is not open to the public.
Address: 54 Jalan Sultan Ahmad Shah, George Town, 10050, Penang, MALAYSIA
Boasting its fresh air-flown seafood directly from Tsukiji Wet Market Tokyo, Ittan Izakaya promises quality. Other than regular Japanese items, the restaurant also caters to those longing exotic food - try their chicken sashimi if you're game for it!
Address: 43-1-2, Jalan Icon City, Bukit Mertajam, 14000, Penang, MALAYSIA
They serve homemade Nyonya cuisine
Address: 58, Jalan Chow Thye, Penang, George Town, 10250, Penang, MALAYSIA
This cafe specialises in Western Food
Address: Prangin Mall, 33-3-09, Jalan Dr. Lim Chwee Leong, George Town, 10100, Penang, MALAYSIA
A Chinese restaurant that also serves Dim Sum
Address: 82, Jalan Sultan Ahmad Shah, 10500, George Town, Penang, MALAYSIA
Jambatan Merdeka is located on the border of Kedah / Penang. The bridge was completed in 1957 to replace the original bridge built in 1940 that was destroyed by the Japanese Army in 1942. The bridge crosses the Sungai Muda river and connects the states of Kedah and Seberang Perai, Penang. It was officiated by Yang Teramat Mulia Tunku Abdul Rahman Putra Al-Haj (the 1st Prime Minister of Malaysia) and was named 'Jambatan Merdeka' (Bridge of Independence).
Japanese Cemetery is located in Lintang P. Ramlee. It is the final resting place of the small community of Japan during the late 19th century. They immigrated to Penang to seek a better life.
Address: Lintang P. Ramlee, George Town, 10460, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: E & O Hotel, No. 10, Lebuh Farquhar, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
Held every Friday night, the Jelutong Night Market is typically swarmed with locals and tourists seeking for side snacks and shopping spree.
Address: Jalan Van Praagh, Jelutong, 11600, Penang, MALAYSIA
Penang Jewish cemetery is the oldest Jewish cemetery in Malaysia. The oldest tombstone dated back in 1835. There are approximately 107 graves.
Address: Jalan Zainal Abidin, George Town, 10400, Penang, MALAYSIA
This is the place where the famous shoe designer, Jimmy Choo, started his apprenticeship.
Address: Lebuh Leith / Lebuh Muntri, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
A traditional Chinese cafe & bookstore
Address: 31, Beach street, George Town, 10300, Penang, MALAYSIA
Jing Yu Tong is a local tea house located on Lebuh Campbell.
Address: No,142, Lebuh Campbell, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
Founded by Penang-born jeweller Jonathan Yun, shop for beautiful silver jewellery pieces dotted with gemstones and pearls at his store on Lebuh Armenian.
The late Mr. Lee Beng Chuan was known as the world's oldest joss stick maker. Mr. Lee used to make joss sticks at his pre-war shop house located near to the Goddess of Mercy Temple. His family have taken over his the joss stick making business now.
Address: 37-A, Lorong Stewart, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
This shop is famous for its fish fillet tom yam noodles
Address: Jalan Raja Uda, Taman Bunga Raya, 13000 Butterworth, Penang, MALAYSIA
Reputed to be the first of its kind in Malaysia. Juru Auto City is a one-stop destination for auto, food, entertainment and shopping. It offers a myriad of great dining choices, auto brands and entertainment outlets - ideal for casual meetings and socialising.
Address: Jalan Perusahaan, Highway Auto-City, North-South Highway Juru Interchange, Juru 13600, Penang, MALAYSIA
Kae Jih Jewellers is a local jewellery shop located on Lebuh Chulia.
Address: 166, Lebuh Chulia, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
Highly rated by netizens on social media, the Homestay Kampung Agong is a scenic site to book a night's stay. It boasts an Instagram worthy kampung-style location with traditional wooden houses overlooking paddy fields and coconut trees. For an entrance fee of RM8, visitors can walk or cycle around and make use of the unique photo opportunities such as the giant bird-nest swings.
Address: 841, Bakar Kapur, Kampung Bakar Kapor, 13100 Penaga, Penang, MALAYSIA.
Nasi Kandar originated from Tamil Muslims, hawking home-cooked curry dishes and rice from containers slung on both ends of a Kandar (Wooden Stick).
Address: Lebuh Ah Quee, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
The Kapitan Keling Mosque along Jalan Masjid Kapitan Keling is one of the well known mosques in Penang. Before the Penang State Mosque is built, the Kapitan Keling Mosque was used as the state mosque.
Address: Jalan Masjid Kapitan Keling, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
A restaurant famous for its briyani.
Address: Chulia Street, 10100, George Town, Penang, MALAYSIA
Kapok is a cotton-like material which comes from the seed pods of the kapok tree (Ceiba pentandra) which grows in the wild in Malaysia. This is used as a natural filling for pillows, mattresses and bolsters.
Address: Chin Huat, 78 Lebuh Cintra, George Town, 10100, Penang, MALAYSIA
Kar Yin Fee Kuan is a Hakka district association of clansmen from the Kar Yin District of Guangdong Province in southern China. It is founded in 1801. The present building of the Kar Yin Fee Kuan dates to 1939.
Address: 24, King Street, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
This restaurant serves authentic north Indian cuisine
Address: 105, Penang Road, 10000, George Town, Penang, MALAYSIA
This nasi kandar restaurant have been around for a long time and is located at Lebuh Chulia
Address: 12,Lebuh Chulia, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
Kassim Nasi Kandar has been in the food business for a couple of decades. Today, the menu and recipes remain, as authenticity is the ingredient to their success. Try out their nasi kandar or complement it with roti canai, murtabak, mee goreng or nasi goreng.
Address: 221, Jalan Magazine, George Town, 10300, Penang, MALAYSIA
A slick Japanese restaurant set in a mixture of pale and bold timber walls, illuminated by warm yellow lighting with a Japanese touch. Kaze Japanese Restaurant is housed at Penang's mainland, Icon City, Bukit Mertajam, offering fresh Japanese goodness and set lunches ranging from 25++. Image credit: Kenhuntsfood
Address: 20 & 22, Jalan Icon City, Bukit Mertajam, 14000, Penang, MALAYSIA
A modern interpretation of Nyonya cuisine created especially for the dining room at the Seven Terraces Hotel Penang .
Address: 2-16 Stewart Lane, 10200, George Town, Penang, MALAYSIA
Kek Lok Si Temple is the most well known temple on the island and also known as Temple of Supreme Bliss and was founded in 1890. The temple consists of prayer halls, pagodas and bell towers .
Address: Kek Lok Si Temple, Air Itam, 11500 Penang, MALAYSIA
Just 2-mins walk away from the temple, this restaurant serves vegetarian food
Address: Kek Lok Si , Air Itam, Air Itam, 11500, Penang, MALAYSIA
Kenangan Silam Enterprise is a local antique shop located on Lebuh Carnarvon.
Address: 35, Lebuh Carnavon, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
Keng Sheng Goldsmith & Jewellery is a local goldsmith shop located on Jalan Masjid Kapitan Keling.
Address: 44, Jalan Masjid Kapitan Keling, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
Bukit Mertajam Railway Station is a train station in the town of Bukit Mertajam. Although it was first built in the early 20th century, it has been renovated a number of times. It is the last station for trains from the south before they pull into the Butterworth Railway Station.
Address: KTM Butterworth, 12000 Butterworth, Penang, MALAYSIA
They specialise in selling homemade nyonya kuih
Address: No.29, Batu Lanchang Food Court, Jelutong, 11600, Penang, MALAYSIA
Khong Seng is a Chinese medical hall located on Lebuh Campbell.
Address: 154, Lebuh Campbell, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
Khoo Kongsi is the mark of the dominant presence of the Chinese in Penang and it is a large Chinese clanhouse. The temple was rebuilt in 1920 after it was burnt down in 1894.
Address: 18, Cannon Square, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
This restaurant is situated by the beach and serves authentic Thai cuisine.
Address: Mukim 9, 1052, Pasir Belanda, 11920 Teluk Kumbar, Penang, MALAYSIA
The "Kids on Bicycle" mural located at Lebuh Armenian is painted by Ernest Zacharevic, a young Lithuania-born artist.
Address: Lebuh Armenian, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
At the Main Road or Jalan Besar, shophouse No. 67 is a corner coffee shop with a laksa stall installed on the five foot way.
Address: Nan Guang Kopitiam, 67, Jalan Balik Pulau, Balik Pulau, 11000, Penang, MALAYSIA
King Street Temple is a Taoist temple run by the Cantonese and Hakka community. It was divided into three bays, with ornate windows in the middle bay. On the other side of the temple are side bays which act as living quarters.
Address: 30-40 Lebuh King, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
Tua Pek Kong Temple is a Taoist temple within the George Town UNESCO World Heritage Site. It is located at 32, 32A & 34 King Street, sandwiched between the Heong San Hoay Kuan and the Nin Yong Temple, and it gave King Street its Chinese name, Kuin-Tang Tua Pek Kong Kay, meaning Cantonese Tua Pek Kong Temple Street.
Address: 32, 32A & 34 King Street, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
A Japanese restaurant located at Cititel Hotel Penang
Address: Cititel Hotel Penang, Jalan Penang, George Town, 10000, Penang, MALAYSIA
Koh Sum Footwear is a local shoe shop located on Jalan Dato Keramat.
Address: 48 Jalan Dato Keramat, George Town, 10150, Penang, MALAYSIA
Kok Seng Antique is a local antique shop located on Jalan Masjid Kapitan Keling.
Address: 74, Pitt Street, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
Komtar consists of retail outlets, transportation hub and administrative office for the Penang State Government. Komtar is one of the cutting-edge buildings in Penang.
Address: 1, Jalan Penang, George Town, 10000, Penang, MALAYSIA
Kompleks Tun Abdul Razak (KOMTAR) is Penang's tallest building that currently houses local retail shops and administrative office. Image courtesy of Lim Khoon Weng
Address: Magazine Road, George Town, 10300, Penang, MALAYSIA
Kongsoon House is a commercial building at the corner of Church Street and Beach Street. It was built in 1914. It supplies mining, industrial machinery, catering to the booming tin industry. The façade facing Church street has a centralised front with pediment and projecting balconies on the first and second floor.
Address: Beach Street, George Town, 10300, Penang, MALAYSIA
One Tall, Double Shot, Decaf Espresso KOPI 'O' KAU!
Address: Lebuh Kimberly, George Town, 10100, Penang, MALAYSIA
The very first restaurant set in a historic and iconic landmark of Penang. Enjoy both local and international flavours at this unique restaurant right in the Fort Cornwallis.
Address: Fort Cornwallis Jalan Tun Syed Sheh Barakbah, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
Ku Zheng Tse Temple is a newly built Buddhist temple in Seberang Jaya. The grand architecture of the temple emits an image of a Central Thai Temple. In the temple, there is a pavilion with donation tablets for the Gods and a huge shrine hall for devotees to pay their respects.
Address: Plot 8, Lorong Jelawat 4, Seberang Jaya, 13700 Perai, Penang, MALAYSIA
"Kungfu Girl" is a giant mural of a girl trying to lift herself up with both her hands on the window.
Address: Lebuh Muntri, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
La France Café Boulangerie is an Authentic French bakery cafe in Penang.
Address: 3B, Jalan Irrawadi, George Town, 10050, Penang, MALAYSIA
La Vanille Pastry - A place to enjoy cupcakes, macarons, pastries, coffee & tea, simple western food and snacks.
Address: 122A, Jalan Hutton, George Town, 10050, Penang, MALAYSIA
A contemporary French grill restaurant set in the Le Dream Boutique Hotel right in George Town.
Address: 139, Jalan Pintal Tali, George Town, 10450, Penang, MALAYSIA
The early convict labourers were reputed to have built most of the government buildings in Penang. Some ex-convicts became petty traders and were the core group who started the Chowrasta Market.
Address: Jalan Kuala Kangsar (Near Chowrasta), George Town, 10100, Penang, MALAYSIA
An open air restaurant under the cashew trees on the left of Jalan Bharu called 'Laksa Pokok Janggus' which serves a well known Malay style laksa of the sour variety.
Address: Jalan Bharu Balik Pulau, Balik Pulau, 11010, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: 27-45, Jalan Kampung Gajah, 12200 Butterworth, Penang, MALAYSIA
Lee Association is located at King Street, an association for surnamed Lee. The building has Straits Electric influence surroundings.
Address: 37, 39, 41 King Street, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
Leo Books is all about making reading more affordable to all Malaysians. Located at Island Plaza, this independent book store offers a choice of both new and used books that are kept in prime conditions.
Address: Lot 1-25, First Floor, Island Plaza, 118, Jalan Tanjung Tokong, Tanjung Tokong, 10470, Penang, MALAYSIA
Leong How Keng's tiny bakery shop is famous for its coconut tarts. Only 300 tarts are made each day, so customers make a bee-line to the bakery bright and early each morning! Leong learnt his recipes from his father who established the bakery and he has spent over three decades perfecting his craft. His wife runs the shop counter leaving him to concentrate whiole-heartedly on baking coconut tarts and other traditional Chinese pastries.
Address: C8 People's Court Lebuh Cintra, George Town, 10100, Penang, MALAYSIA
Leong Fee Mansion is a two-storey bungalow which is located at the junction of Leith Street and Northam Road, opposite the Cheong Fatt Tze Mansion. It was built in the 1900s as a personal residence and today is an art school, Akademi Seni Equator.
Address: 7, Leith Street, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
Leong See Kah Miew Traditional Chinese is the clan association of the Chinese holding the surname Leong. The name Leong See Kah Miew translates as Leong Clan Ancestral Temple. The three-storey association premises is at 65 Perak Road.
Address: 65, Perak Road, George Town, 10150, Penang, MALAYSIA
Leong Yin Kean is a historic building converted into a restaurant and has Italian influenced villa design and was built around 1926.
Address: 32, Jalan Sultan Ahmad Shah, George Town, 10050, Penang, MALAYSIA
The Li Teik Seah Building is a two-storey bungalow and was home to the wealthy 19th century pepper trader Khoo Tiang Poh who was a prominent member of the Khoo Kongsi.
Address: 152, Carnavon Street, George Town, 10100, Penang, MALAYSIA
Lifeworks Holistic Centre is a yoga and pilates centre located in Pulau Tikus.
Address: 27, Jalan Brother James, Pulau Tikus, 10350, Penang, MALAYSIA
Operating since 2006, Lily's Vegetarian Kitchen is a family establishment through and through that serves as a family tribute to Madam Lau Geok Ngoh. Today, her daughter Lily runs as the head chef of the kitchen. Lily's soy-based and vegetarian menu is a hit among vegetarian and most of the ingredients are sourced from the organic farms in Cameron Highland. If you're craving for Malaysian delights, sample their vegetarian satay, curry mee, green curry rice and more. Lily's also serves lacto-vegetarian menu.
Address: 104, Madras Lane, George Town, 10400, Penang, MALAYSIA
Lim Kongsi, also known as Hall of Nine Dragons is located at Lebuh Ah Quee and it was founded by the Lim clan.
Address: Lebuh Ah Quee, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
Lim Lean Teng Mansion is not a residential mansion but a three-storey office block along Farquhar Street in George Town. The ground floor is occupied by car showrooms. Lim Lean Teng Mansion was built by Ho Kim Teik, who established Georgetown Motors in 1913 to sell different makes of cars including Page, Empire, Austin, Stoneleigh and Mitchel.
Address: Lebuh Farquhar, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
Lim Wah Thai specialises in producing local products in the likes of Chinese herbal soup, preserved local fruits, local traditional herbs and more.
Address: 3-A, Jalan Gottlieb, George Town, 10350, Penang, MALAYSIA
Oi! You call this limousine!? This was the place to go for Chinese books, stationery, coffins and paper effigies. All the pleasures of the material world can be reproduced in paper and burnt as gifts for the hereafter.
Address: Lorong Carnarvon, George Town, 10100, Penang, MALAYSIA
Ling Ling Fashion Sewing School offers sewing classes for beginners and advance students. Some of the skills you get to learn are basic body measurement and pleating methods as well as ways to sew dinner dresses and traditional clothing.
Address: 564 - C Jalan Sultan Azlan Shah, Bayan Lepas, 11900, Penang, MALAYSIA
"Lion Dance" is a traditional dance performance that mimics a lion's movements.
Address: Lebuh Armenian, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
Russian artist Julia Volchkova painted a black and white mural of a 'Little Boy', inspired by a photograph taken in Indonesia by her friend. This mural is located in Prangin Canal, George Town.
Address: Prangin Canal, George Town, 10100, Penang, MALAYSIA
This little quarter of South Indian culture is the place where early Indian immigrants first settled down in Penang. It is the island's epicentre of Indian music, savoury cuisine, exotic spices and authentic goods.
Address: Lebuh Pasar, George Town, 10450 George Town, Penang, MALAYSIA
The Logan Heritage is a renovated and restored colonial building with an inner courtyard. The 2-storey pre-war building now houses various businesses and shops.
Address: Lebuh Pantai, George Town, 10300, Penang, MALAYSIA.
The Logan Memorial is a monument erected in memory of James Richardson Logan, who was a champion of the rights of the non-Europeans in Penang. When the authorities attempted to suppress the activities of the Chinese clans, labelling them as secret societies, it was James Logan who helped the Chinese merchants in submitting petitions. This resulted in greater rights and recognition for their organisations and festivals.
Address: Lebuh Light, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
Loke Mansion is a handsome heritage villa in Gurney Drive, Penang. Loke Mansion was built by Alan Loke, the son of tycoon Loke Yew, in the Arts & Crafts architecture style around 1924-25.
Address: Gurney Drive, George Town, 10250, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: 98A, Batu Feringghi, 11100, Penang, MALAYSIA
True to its name, this hotel is situated right in the heart of George Town - just a stroll away from the famous Blue Mansion and other attractions. Their bright and cosy guestrooms are perfect for relaxing after a long day out.
Address: 29 Leith St, George Town, Penang, MALAYSIA
Operates daily, locals would visit Lorong Kulit Flea Market for a dose of handmade handicrafts and pre-loved goods.
Address: Jalan Dato Keramat, George Town, 13600, Penang, MALAYSIA
There's no place more suited to profess your love than at Love Lock Penang Hill. Largely frequented by love birds, evidently, seal your lock at its 80-meter wide fence that overlooks the city of George Town.
Address: Penang Hill, Jalan Stesen Bukit Bendera, Air Itam, 11500, Penang, MALAYSIA
"Love Me Like Your Fortune Cat" is one of the murals painted by ASA, Artists for Stray Animals in George Town, Penang. Fortune cats are cat dolls that are often found in Japanese and Taiwanese restaurants, near the cashier.
Address: Gat Lebuh Armenian, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
Lung Yen Association is a clan association for Hokkien people who hail from the city of Longyan in Fujian Province, China. It was built in 1950 with Art Deco style influenced with a touch of Shanghai plaster.
Address: 24 Lebuh Melayu, George Town, 10100, Penang, MALAYSIA
This boutique sells tailor-made dresses and blouses.
Address: Lot 142, 1st Floor, Penang Plaza, Jalan Burma George Town, 10050, Penang, MALAYSIA
A brand new boutique hotel located within the vicinity of George Town. All their 20 rooms range from classic suites to signature adjoining rooms, featuring an artistic blend of designer and contemporary heritage aesthetics.
Address: 71 Lorong Macalister, Georgetown, 10400, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: Macallum Street (In front of Kedai Kopi Sin Hong Leong), George Town, 10300, Penang, MALAYSIA
Every Monday night, make your way to Macallum Street Night Market for a dose of local street food, wholesale clothes and more.
Address: Lintang Macallum 1, Pengkalan Weld, George Town, 10300, Penang, MALAYSIA
Magazine Road Heritage Row was built in the early part of the 20th century.
Address: Jalan Magazine, George Town, 10300, Penang, MALAYSIA
The wall mural "Magic" depicts a frightened little girl over a magic show performed by a magician.
Address: Lebuh Armenian, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
Mahjong (The game of sparrows) a favourite pastime for the elderly.
Address: Lorong Stewart, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
Founded by fashion designer Jing Ooi, Maison de Poupee is a bridal designers shop located on Upper Penang Road.
Address: No.11 China Street Ghaut, George Town, 10300, George Town, Penang, MALAYSIA
Both a café and a pastry shop, Mak Ee Café is known for its range of pastries such as chicken pot pie, Portuguese egg tarts and more.
Address: 122F, Lorong Hutton, George Town, 10050, Penang, MALAYSIA
The Kedah Royal Mausoleum is part of Kedah's Malay Sultanate heritage. This mausoleum was founded by Almarhum Tunku Sulaiman Ibni Almarhum Sultan Abdullah Mukarram Shah before 1821. On 12 November 1821, Armada Siam from Ligur invaded and conquered Kedah. Sultan Ahamd Tajuddin Halim Shah II, the Sultan of Kedah at the time, fled from his house in Pulau Tiga to this area and was rescued by his younger brother Tunku Sulaiman before seeking protection from the British in Penang. This area has been designated as an endowment land by the British.
Address: Kampong Kota, Permatang Pasir, Penang, MALAYSIA
The Customs Building or Malayan Railway Building was built in the 20th century. Completed in 1907, it was often called the "only railway station in the world without a railway". because passengers buying train tickets are transferred onto the railway ferry to cross the sea where they catch the train in Butterworth.
Address: China Street Ghaut, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
Specialising in Benggali bread, Maliia Bakery is a local bakery located in George Town.
Address: 114, Jalan Transfer, George Town, 10050, Penang, MALAYSIA
This sculpture is officially known as "Even if Handicapped, Still Love Me". It depicts a disabled cat which is being carted on a trolley.
Address: Lebuh Victoria, George Town, 10300, Penang, MALAYSIA
Specialising in all things ukulele, Manuel Ukulele offers a wide selection of good quality ukuleles imported from reputable brands from Kamaka to Hawaii Kai. Apart from ukulele, the shop also sells instructional materials, strings, accessories and many more. Description by Manuel Ukulele
Address: 70, Lorong Kinta, George Town, 10400, Penang, MALAYSIA
Maple Palace Restaurant specialises in a wide range of Chinese and Cantonese dishes, with its renowned famous Chinese and Cantonese recipes, which have been preserved through generations. Their dishes incorparates the great artisanal food of Malaysia, China and the world, honouring many different Asian cooking traditions as well as adding its own interpretation of unique culinary skills. Image credits: Maple Palace Restaurant
Address: 47, Jalan Sultan Ahmad Shah, George Town, 10050, Penang, MALAYSIA
Masjid Abdullah Fahim is one of the prominent landmarks of Kepala Batas. Beautifully located in Bertam, the mosque was mooted by the Honourable 5th Prime Minister, Tun Adbullah Bin Ahmad Badawi and was completed on 28 September 2012.
Address: Masjid Abdullah Fahim Kepala Batas, 13100 Kepala Batas, 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
Masjid Jamek Haji Abdul Rashid Sungai Dua is noted for its fine wood carvings of floral motif which adorn its windows. According to the local people, the mosque already existed in the 1950s.
Address: Jalan Besar, Permatang Sungai Dua, 13220 Butterworth, Penang, MALAYSIA
The newly refurbished Masjid Maqbul is located in Teluk Kumbar, Penang. Today, the 70-year-old mosque is able to accommodate over 2,000 worshippers at a time as compared to the mosque's previous capacity of 800 before the renovation.
Address: Jalan Kampung Masjid,Teluk Kumbar, Bayan Lepas, 11900, Penang, MALAYSIA.
Tuan Samad, a religious teacher who lived in Permatang Sungai Dua built this mosque in the 1930s. The original structure was built using wood while the pillars and the floor were made of limestone.
Address: Seberang Perai Utara Kepala Batas, 13220 Penang, MALAYSIA
A Japanese restaurant that specialises in Sushi and Bento box set lunch and dinner.
Address: 62, Jalan Pemenang, George Town, 10250, Penang, MALAYSIA
This restaurant is famous for its Hor Fun.
Address: 4562, Jalan Kampung Benggali, Kampung Benggali, 12000 Butterworth, Penang, MALAYSIA
A food court at Penang Esplanade
Address: Jalan Tun Syed Sheh Barakbah, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
Malay style prawn noodles located at a food court in Bukit Mertajam
Address: 2, Pengkalan Tambang, 13500 Permatang Pasir, Bukit Mertajam, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: Jalan Kulim, Taman Jaya, 14000 Bukit Mertajam, Penang, MALAYSIA
A four-storey shopping mall situated in the mainland of Penang. Megamall Pinang provides shopping excitement with a variety of choices ranging from beauty and healthcare, books and stationery, electrical appliances, fashion, home decor, food and beverages and more. Image credit: Megamall Pinang
Address: 2828 Kompleks Megamall Pinang Jalan Baru, Bandar Perai Jaya, Seberang Perai, 13600, Penang, MALAYSIA
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
Meowseum is a unique art museum that features a private collection of original paintings, prints, figurines, statues, sculptures and memorabilia that is centred around the subject of the domestic cat, from more than 75 countries - from Japan to Russia, from Peru to Lithuania, and even Malaysia and Singapore - with examples of art with origins dating from as far back as the 16th century and all the way to modern times.
Address: 47, Lebuh Melayu, 10100, George Town, Penang, MALAYSIA
The Meromictic Lake comprising freshwater and saltwater is located in the Penang National Park. This phenomenon is a rarity where only three in Asia and one in Malaysia exist. Meromictic describes a condition where two layers of liquids (salty sea water and fresh water) of different density and temperature combine but remain separated. The Meromictic Lake only occurs between May to August in the year.
Address: Pantai Kerachut, Penang National Park, Jalan Hassan Abbas, Teluk Bahang, 11050, Penang, MALAYSIA
Metro Bike offers bicycle rentals for RM20 that can be used throughout the day. The bicycle rental fee includes safety helmet, safety jacket, bicycle lock and PA insurance.
Address: Tanjung City Marina 8A Pengkalan Weld, George Town, 10300, Penang, MALAYSIA
Mews Café prepares food made from the freshest local produce for a menu inspired by Asian cuisine combined with a selection of tasty international favourites. With inside and al fresco dining, the café sits comfortably at the entrance to Muntri Mews and is popular with locals and visitors alike. Beers and latte served all day. Muntri Mews combines the clean lines and textures of contemporary design in a laid back tonal palate that is rich in character, with its warm cozy ambience. It encapsulates the grand terrace lives of Muntri Street residents in the early years of last century. Antique, deco and retro furniture and a tropical jungle garden make this both a convenient base to explore all that Penang has to offer and a perfect escape from the urban delights of this amazing merchant town. Image and description by Mews Café
Address: 77, Lebuh Muntri, George Town, 10200, 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
This restaurant have been operating since 1955, dishing out authentic Malay food.
Address: Jalan Sultan Azlan Shah, Taman Tun Sardon, 11700 Gelugor, Penang, MALAYSIA.
Aside from its popular trishaw egg tart, Ming Xiang Tai Pastry Shop also sells yam puffs, chicken floss pastry, wedding cookies and more.
Address: Head Office : 133. Jalan Burma, George Town, 10050, Penang, MALAYSIA
St. Anne's Church Bukit Mertajam has existed since 1833 when the Chinese and Indian Catholics from Batu Kawan settled in the foothills of Bukit Mertajam. These people were farmers who had come to clear the land for cultivation. It was the very first Catholic Church built on top of the hill in Bukit Mertajam between 1840 and 1860. Today, tens of thousands of people throng the grounds of St. Anne's Church to attend its grand 10-day festival held annually in July.
Address: Jalan Kulim, 14000 Bukit Mertajam, Penang, MALAYSIA
Miraku serves authentic Japanese fine food at an affordable price, providing patrons a truly Japanese dining and cultural experience.
Address: 1st Floor, G-Hotel, 168A Persiaran Gurney, 10250, Penang, MALAYSIA
Mish Mash Penang is a quaint pub set in the heart of George Town. Serving a variety of beverages, both alcoholic and non-alcoholic, Mish Mash specializes in cocktails and mocktails of all flavours. Image credits: Mish Mash Penang
Address: 24 Muntri Street, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
This restaurant serves Western food
Address: Tesco Tanjung Pinang G3, Ground Floor No 1, Jalan Seri Tanjung Pinang, Tanjong Tokong, 10470, Penang, MALAYSIA
Get your nyonya kuih fix here
Address: Jalan Masjid (Off Chulia Street), George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
Syarikat Mohamed Mydin Haniffah Jewellers is a local jewellery shop located on Jalan Masjid Kapitan Keling.
Address: 85,Jalan Masjid Kapitan Keling, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
Mohd Ariff Mansion is a Malay Straits Eclectic built in the mid 19th century by Mohd Ariff Mohd Tajoodin, one of the 19th century Malay millionaires.
Address: 156, Jalan Hutton, George Town, 10050, Penang, MALAYSIA
Money - changing is a highly competitive business and there are about 60 - 70 licensed money - changers in George Town alone ! George Town's money - changers are a close - knit Indian Muslim community with about a third of them originating from the same village in India. Ameer Hamsa's father started his own business in 1940; apart from money-changing, the shop's speaciality is also in dealing in antique coins and notes.
Address: M.S.K.M. Mohamed Haniffa Forex, 59, Jalan Masjid Kapitan Keling, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
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
Montana Dance and Art Centre offers three types of adult dance classes such as latin dance, fitness dance and street dance. For the kids, sign them up for kids latin salsa, kids zumba, kids K-Pop and kids hip hop.
Address: First branch : 280-2, Jalan Dato Ismail Hashim, Sg. Ara, Bayan Lepas 11900 Penang, MALAYSIA
It is the gateway to the 19th Century country house of the famous millionaire best remembered for building the Queen Victoria Memorial Clocktower at the Esplanade.
Address: Waterfall Road, George Town, 11300, Penang, MALAYSIA
Swing away your clubs at Seberang Perai's Mountain View Golf Resort. Golfers can enjoy the scenic environment and peaceful ambience whilst honing their skills at this challenging 18 - hole course.
Address: 340 Mukim 3, Jalan Perindustrian Valdor, Seberang Perai Selatan, 14200, Penang, MALAYSIA
Customers call me Mr. Goh Kah Kee Five foot way were meant to protect pedestrians from the hot sun and rain. With the influx of immigrants, work increasingly became hard to find. Many of the old and unemployed thus began using these corridors to set up small businesses instead. The Hokkiens began calling these ‘Goh Ka Ki’ or ‘Five Foot Way’ trades.
Address: Jalan Transfer, George Town, 10050, Penang, MALAYSIA
Watch the sun go down and party into the early hours with great food and wine at this vibrant venue!
Address: Tanjong City Marina, Church Street Pier, 8A Pengkalan Weld, George Town, 10300, Penang, MALAYSIA
They serve Traditional Nyonya homecooked dishes made from their family's secret recipes handed down from generations to generations.
Address: 31-D Lorong Abu Siti, George Town, 10400, Penang, MALAYSIA
Municipal Fountain was donated by Koh Seang Tat in 1883.
Address: Light Street, George Town, 10300, Penang, MALAYSIA.
Get a resort like feel right in the heart of UNESCO World Heritage Site. This beautiful world class boutique hotel is tucked amid luxurious landscape and offers wide and spacious rooms to their guests.
Address: 127 , 129, 131A – F, Lebuh Muntri, George Town, Penang, MALAYSIA
This restaurant serves authentic Indian Banana leaf meal located in the heart of George Town. 
Address: 143, Lebuh Acheen, George Town, 10300, Penang, MALAYSIA
Nafil Gems is a local jewellery shop located on Lebuh Buckingham.
Address: 22,Lebuh Buckingham, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
The Nagore Shrine was built in 1800, and is the oldest Indian Muslim shrine in Penang. It is well-kept and painted in white. The Nagore Shrine is one of the remaining architecture in early 19th century.
Address: Lebuh Chulia, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
Nam Loong Jewellers is a local goldsmith shop located on Lebuh Campbell.
Address: 5 & 7, Lebuh Campbell, George Town, 10100, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: Lebuh Armenian, George Town, 10300 George Town, Penang, MALAYSIA.
Obviously, this is less than five feet…The ‘Five Foot Way’ of Wan Hai Hotel is said to be the narrowest in Penang.
Address: Lorong Stewart, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
Nasi Kandar is a real Penang speciality and takes its name from the Malay word for pole or kandar. In the old days, nasi kandar vendors would carry their baskets of rice and spicy Indian Muslim curries around town balanced across their shoulder on a long pole. Customers would simply stop them, choose their food and eat along the roadside. Today's nasi kandar restaurants offer diners a mouth-watering array of curries, vegetables, fish and meat dishes.
Address: 61, Lebuh Queen, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA.
Nasi Kandar Beratur is one of the more popular nasi kandar joints in George Town. To experience the restaurant's ambience at its best, join the locals and queue up at 10pm for a plateful of Malay delicacies from curries to vegetables.
Address: 98 Jalan Masjid Kapitan Keling, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
Abundance is widely encouraged in nasi kandar stall such as the one in Kampung Melayu. Grab a plate of steamed rice and accompanied it with a side of fish head curry, chicken curry, vegetables and more.
Address: Jalan Kg Melayu, Air Itam, 11400, Penang, MALAYSIA
Nasi Kandar is a real Penang speciality and takes its name from the Malay word for pole or kandar. In the old days, nasi kandar vendors would carry their baskets of rice and spicy Indian Muslim curries around town balanced across their shoulder on a long pole. Customers would simply stop them, choose their food and eat along the roadside. Today's nasi kandar restaurants offer diners a mouth-watering array of curries, vegetables, fish and meat dishes.
Address: 57, Lebuh Queen, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
This restaurant serves an assortment of dishes cooked malay style and served with rice.
Address: Jalan Transfer (opposite Caltex Petrol Station), George Town, 10050, Penang, MALAYSIA
Nattukottai Chettiar Temple, also called the Arulmigu Thandayuthapani Temple was founded in 1854.
Address: Jalan Kebun Bunga, George Town, 10350, Penang, MALAYSIA
Purely hands-on cooking experience, expect to learn the art of preparing local delicacies from assam laksa to roti canai and dhal curry from Nazlina Spice Station. Your day begins with a walk to the nearby Campbell Street Market where you will shop for fresh ingredients before making your way to her kitchen on Lebuh Campbell. Apart from being a cook herself, she's a certified tour guide by the Ministry of Tourism Malaysia that lends her knowledge about the sights and sounds of Penang.
Address: 2, Lebuh Campbell, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
A food court serving a variety of local food located in George Town
Address: New World Park, 102, Jalan Burma, George Town, 10050 George Town, Penang, MALAYSIA
Ng Fook Tong Temple was built in 1898. Kapitan China Chung Keng Kwee brought craftsmen from Fook San in China to work on the temple.
Address: 407, Lebuh Chulia, George Town, 10300, Penang, MALAYSIA
The Nine Emperor Gods Temple is one of the largest temples in Butterworth. Dedicated to the Nine Emperor Gods of Taoist mores, it has gone through several makeovers over the years. It started out as a shrine on a rented plot of land in 1971. The current temple with magnificent architecture was completed in year 2000, at a cost of RM7 million.
Address: 894 & 896, Mukim 14, Jalan Raja Uda, 12300 Butterworth, Penang, MALAYSIA
"No Animal Discrimination Please" is one of the murals painted by ASA, Artists for Stray Animals, in George Town, Penang.
Address: Lebuh Armenian, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: 98-1-26, Prima Tanjung Jalan Fettes, Tanjung Tokong, 10470, Penang, MALAYSIA
Transfer Road is named after the event of the transfer of Straits Settlement from Indian office to colonial office in Singapore. In 1867, resulted in a more efficient admin station and an era of great prosperity of the crown coloneles.
Address: Jalan Transfer, George Town, 10050, Penang, MALAYSIA
A petty-trading neighbourhood, where you can find activities such as drying of salted fish and basket weaving.
Address: Lorong Prangin, George Town, 10300, Penang, MALAYSIA
Also known as Noordin Family Tomb or Makam Keluarga Noordin, is located facing Chulia Street next door to the original main entrance of the Kapitan Keling Mosque. The mid-19th century mausoleum of Indian Muslim merchant Mohamed Merican Noordin which also housed a school for the Muslim community. He was buried here in 1870.
Address: Lebuh Chulia, George Town, 10300, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: Jalan Sultan Ahmand Shah, George Town, 10050, Penang, MALAYSIA
Depicts a young Nyonya maiden receiving by basket a meal of noodles from the hawker on the street.
Address: Lorong Kinta, George Town, 10400, Penang, MALAYSIA
This restaurant serves nyonya cuisine and is located in Straits Quay
Address: 3A-1-7 Straits Quay Jaan Seri Tanjung Pinang, Tanjung Tokong, 11900, Penang, MALAYSIA
A seafood restaurant located in George Town overlooking the sea.
Address: 48F,Jalan Sultan Ahmad Shah, George Town, 10050, Penang, MALAYSIA
Wisma Oh Kongsi is an office building along Weld Quay, in George Town, Penang. The 5-storey building belong to the Oh Clan Association. It is a surname clan association comprising three organizations: Tay Koon oh Kongsi, She Foo Kongsi Ann Teng Tong, and Teng Bee Oh Toon bok Tong. It was officially established only recently in 1988 and its members can trace their origin to their progenitor, Nian Ba Lang.
Address: 70, Lebuh Penang, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA.
Old Merlin Nasi Kandar may operate from their humble food stall on Lebuh Union, George Town but they specialises in the classic Indian-Malay dish. Go for the nasi kandar and complete your meal with fiery curry with a dash of chilli for added spice.
Address: Lebuh Union, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
The "Old Motorcycle" mural on Lebuh Ah Quee is painted by Ernest Zacharevic, a young Lithuania-born artist.
Address: Lebuh Ah Quee, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
Old OCBC Building was built in 1938 in the Art Deco style with Shanghai plaster. The OCBC logo is still there since 1930's.
Address: Beach Street, George Town, 10300, Penang, MALAYSIA.
Apart from the popularity of Super Hokkien Mee, One Corner Cafe is also known for other local delicacies such as assam laksa, popiah, cucur udang, tau kua goreng, kuih talam and Nyonya kuih. The cafe also offers catering service.
Address: 12, Jalan Bawasah, George Town, 10050, Penang, MALAYSIA
The ‘Black and White’ Amahs were Cantonese domestic servants from Guangdong who did all kinds of household chores, and would refer to themselves with wry humour as ‘’Yat Keok Tet’’ (One Leg Kicks All).
Address: Lebuh Muntri, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
A seafood restaurant located at Butterworth
Address: 6093, Kampung Pokok Keras, 13400 Butterworth, Penang, MALAYSIA.
The Oriental Seafood Restaurant is a popular dining restaurant located by the shore on a dock extended from the beach, Gurney Drive.
Address: 42, Persiaran Gurney, Gurney Drive, 10470, Penang, MALAYSIA
The P. Ramlee mural located at Batu Uban, Gelugor, Penang is part of The Silent Figures Project by Lebuh Acheh Interpretation Centre, Penang.
Address: Jalan Sultan Azlan Shah, Gelugor, 11700, Penang, MALAYSIA
P.Ramlee's Birth House highlights his personal collections including his old violin, favourite shirts, old movie posters, typewriter and more. Housed within the Kompleks Pustaka Warisan Seni, the P. Ramlee Gallery is built to remember the legacy of Malaysia's renowned director, actor and composer P. Ramlee. In the gallery, you'll find old memorabilias of various sorts from classic posters of the movies he acted to his favourite old flute.
Address: Lot 2180, Jalan P. Ramlee, George Town, 10460, Penang, MALAYSIA
There's plenty of local food options in this food court
Address: Jalan Perak, 10400 George Town, Penang, MALAYSIA.
Pak Tong Kou (steamed rice flour cakes) and ham chim peng (deep fried pancakes) are two traditional Cantonese pastries.
Address: D2, People's Court, Lebuh Cintra, George Town, 10100, Penang, MALAYSIA
According to Chinese custom, miniature paper replicas of houses, servants and wordly possessions (cars, mobile phones, watches etc.) are burnt as offerings to the newly deceased to accompany them on their new life in the afterworld. Aside from paper houses, the shop also makes giant paper effigies of Chinese gods which are used to commemorate deities' birthdays and religious festivals.
Address: 198A, Lebuh Carnavon, George Town, 10100, Penang, MALAYSIA
Here's where you can have banana leaf rice in comfort. In a clean and air-conditioned atmosphere, Passions of Kerala serves delicious banana leaf rice with a wide variety of curries to pair with. Be sure to try out their refreshing lassis.
Address: 102 Lot C3 New World Park Jalan Burma, George Town, 10050, Penang, MALAYSIA
Leong How Keng's tiny bakery shop is famous for its coconut tarts. Only 300 tarts are made each day, so customers make a bee-line to the bakery bright and early each morning!
Address: C8 People's Court, Off Lebuh Cintra, George Town, 10100, Penang, MALAYSIA.
A cafe that serves seafood at Tanjung Tokong.
Address: 338, Mukim 18, Jalan Tokong Thai Pak Koong,, Tanjung tokong, 10470, Penang, MALAYSIA
Peking Tong Ren Tang is a Chinese medical hall located on Lebuh Campbell.
Address: 72 & 74, Lebuh Campbell, George Town, 10100, Penang, MALAYSIA
This restaurant first started operating in the 1990s and it serves delectable Malay dishes. Their fish head curry is a must-try.
Address: Pen Mutiara Restoran & Hotel, 11960, Bayan Lepas, Penang, MALAYSIA
Situated on Lebuh Penang, the Penang 3D Trick Art Museum features two dimensional exhibits with themes of 'All About Penang Life' and 'Modern Classic' as well as art exhibits with three-dimensional sculptures. The newly opened museum has 35 artworks of optical illusion paintings and sculptures. To capture the best angle for a shot, check out their guidance and assistance placed beside each artwork.
Address: 10, Lebuh Penang, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
Established in 1973, Penang Batik Factory specialises in hand-drawn batik and hand-block printed batik in floral motifs.
Address: 651, Mk.2 Teluk Bahang, Teluk Bahang, 11050, Penang, MALAYSIA
Home to over 300 bird species, explore Penang Bird Park that showcases about 2,500 birds. Visitors can interact with the birds during live shows and even catch a glimpse of pythons and crocodiles found in the park.
Address: 45, Lintang Kurau 7, Chai Leng Park, 13700 Perai, Penang, MALAYSIA
Over a hundred years old, Penang Botanic Gardens is famous for their flora and fauna, namely the long-tailed Macaque monkeys roaming freely in the gardens. A really popular spot for joggers and those who enjoy brisk walking, it's manicured lawns and pockets of nurseries boast hundreds of species of flora.
Address: Kompleks Pentadbiran, Bangunan Pavilion, Jalan Kebun Bunga, 10350 George Town, Penang, MALAYSIA.
Address: 38-B, Lebuh Farquhar, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
Built in 1985, Penang Bridge is an icon of the Penang State connecting Seberang Perai and Penang Island. With a length of 13.5km, the bridge is the second longest in Malaysia, compared to Penang's other connecting bridge to Seberang Perai at 24km, the longest in Southeast Asia.
The Penang Chinese Chamber of Commerce is a local organization of businesses and companies in Georgetown. Members of the Chamber of Commerce are usually international and local operating companies, such as lawyers, property developers, tourism companies, airlines, manufacturing companies, import and export businesses, banks, finance companies, legal advisors, IT and electronics manufacturers.
Address: 9th Floor, Penang Chinese Town Hall Building, 22, Jalan Masjid Kapitan Keling, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: 3 & 5, Jalan Padang Victoria, George Town, 10350, Penang, MALAYSIA
A great way to cool yourself down on a sunny day in Penang. Treat yourself to a bowl of Penang's famous dessert, chendol. Don’t worry about not finding the small lane where this Penang famous Teochew chendol stall is located. Spot the long queue off Jalan Penang and you are at the right place.
Address: Lebuh Keng Kwee, George Town, 10100, Penang, MALAYSIA
Penang Forestry Museum or Muzium Perhutanan Pulau Pinang, is a museum that was set up to generate greater appreciation among the general public for the rainforest in Penang. Constructed in 1976 and first opened to the public in 1983, the museum covers a 700 sq meter site. It was constructed using various types of wood. The main exhibition hall is supported by the trunk of a single forest tree. Penang Forestry Museum has exhibits showcasing the different types of wood and wood products. There are eight dioramas showing the different types of forest including the mangrove swamp forest, swamp forest, coastal hill forest, lowland dipterocarp forest, hill dipterocarp forest, upper hill dipterocarp forest, montane oak forest and montane ericaceous forest. The museum is really geared towards educating children and school students. Due to its proximity with the Batu Ferringhi tourist belt, it receives a small stream of tourists.
Address: Museum Perhutanan Hutan Lipur Teluk Bahang Taman Rimba, Teluk Bahang, 11050, Penang, MALAYSIA
This world-class golf course offers formidable fairways and greens surrounded by rock passages and dense jungle. Its stunning 18 hole 5,763m, par 72 golf course was designed by Robert Trent Jones Jr., a noted golf course architect.
Address: 2, Jalan Bukit Jambul, Bukit Jambul, 11900, Penang, MALAYSIA
Penang Golf Resort is ideally nestled within the developed township of Bertam. The ecstatically beautiful golf resort offers a 36-hole golf course for members and non-members.
Address: 1687, Jalan Tun Hamdan Sheikh Tahir, Penang Golf Resort, 13200, Kepala Batas, Penang, MALAYSIA
The Penang Heritage Trust (PHT) was established in 1986 as a charitable NGO, dedicated to promoting Penang's cultural and built heritage. Its objectives are to promote the conservation of Penang's heritage, to facilitate cultural educational programmes, to organize public awareness programmes and to cooperate with other like-minded organizations in Malaysia and abroad.
Address: 26, Church Street, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
Rising more than 2,000ft above sea level, Penang Hill offers a panoramic view of George Town with a 15 min train ride up to the top, cool climate and more.
Address: Penang Hill Lower Station (Stesen Bukit Bendera Pulau Pinang), Penang, MALAYSIA.
Led by Peranakan food maestro Pearly Kee, learn to prepare Nyonya homecooking dishes such as Nyonya stir fried pork, nasi sambal fried rice, pineapple sweet curry and more.
Address: 85 Taman Berjaya, Pulau Tikus, 10350, Penang, MALAYSIA
Immerse yourself in the forgotten musical heritage of Penang with exhibits and interactive features, with a spotlight on the traditional music of Penang's diverse communities; the defining period of the 1930s to the 1970s; as well as musical icons that have shaped the music of Penang and Malaysia.
Address: L4-02, Level 4, ICT Digital Mall, KOMTAR, Jalan Penang, 10000 George Town, Penang, MALAYSIA
The park was built in the 1970's on quarry land. It is a popular venue for sporty activities and to unwind after a busy day. There's also a skating rink, waterpark plus an outdoor auditorium for open-air festivals and concerts.
Address: Persiaran Kuari, 10450 George Town, Penang, MALAYSIA
Formerly known as the Pantai Acheh Forest Reserve, the Penang National Park is home to a massive family of flora and fauna. The park includes a rare meromictic lake where fresh and sea water meet; and eight beaches with the popular one being the Pantai Kerachut that has its very own turtle sanctuary.
Address: Jalan Hassan Abbas, Teluk Bahang, 11050, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: Ground Floor, Dewan Sri Pinang, Lebuh Light, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
Penang Plaza is a local shopping mall located on Jalan Burma.
Address: 126 Jalan Burma, George Town, 10050, Penang, MALAYSIA
Gurney Drive's popular seafood restaurant offers a decent range of Chinese seafood-based dishes. If you're feeling famished, try its signature bah kut teh and steamed fish bee hoon, stir fried vegetable with tofu, fish bee hoon soup and more.
Address: 65, Persiaran Gurney, George Town, 10250, Penang, MALAYSIA
The Penang State Art Gallery is a comprehensive collection devoted to modern and contemporary art. The non-circulating collection documents painting, sculpture, drawings, prints, photography, architecture, design, performance, video, film, and emerging art forms from year 1965 to the present. The Penang State Art Gallery presents artworks revolving around ideas of identity, urbanization, globalisation and the environment, these works raise pertinent issues on urban living in the modern cityscape and prompt us to consider how the artists have translated their visions about these issues into works of art. Description by Penang State Art Gallery
Address: Dewan Sri Pinang, Jalan Tun Syed Sheh Barakbah, George Town, 10200 Penang, MALAYSIA
The State Assembly Building is a public building built in the Anglo-Indian classical style in the early 19th Century.
Address: Light Street, George Town, 10300, Penang, MALAYSIA
Penang State Mosque was constructed in the 1970s with Western Modernist and Malay influences in its design. The mosque itself accommodates 5,000 worshippers.
Address: Jalan Air Itam, Ayer Itam, 11700, Penang, MALAYSIA
Penang Supreme Court Building was built in 1809 and designed in the Palladian style.
Address: Farquhar street, George Town, 10300, Penang, MALAYSIA
Penang Tourist Guides Association was founded on 27 September 1966 located at Cannon Street.
Address: 33-05-01 Prangin Mall, Jalan Dr Lim Chwee Leong, 10100 George Town, Penang, MALAYSIA
Penang Turf Club is a horse racing venue located at Batu Gantung.
Address: Jalan Batu Gantung, George Town, 10450, Penang, MALAYSIA
Penang Turf Club is a horse racing venue located at Batu Gantong.
Address: Jalan Batu Gantong, George Town, 10450, Penang, MALAYSIA
The Penang War Museum is a privately-run museum located on the hills above the fishing village of Batu Maung. The war museum is a monument to the mistake made by the British in thinking that the enemy would attack from the sea, and thus they constructed the bunkers and enforcement with cannons aimed to the sea. As it turned out, the Japanese invaded by land, coming down the Peninsula, and rendering the preparation moot.
Address: Lot 1350, Mukim 12, Daerah Barat Daya, Batu Maung, 11960, Penang, MALAYSIA
Founded in 1983, the Penang Water Colour Society is known for organising a series of art activities such as watercolour exhibition, seminar, demonstration, competition, art camp and more.
Address: 29A, Lengkok Hijau, 11600, Penang, MALAYSIA
Penang: Present & Future depicts the time changed between the past and present.
Address: Jalan Magazine, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
The Performing Arts Centre of Penang (penangpac) is a non-profit organisation with the purpose of enriching the communities of Penang through the performing arts
Address: Penangpac , 3H-3A-1, Straits Quay, Jalan Seri Tanjung Pinang, Tanjung Tokong, 10470, Penang, MALAYSIA
S.M. Badjenid & Son established in George Town in 1917 is the country's oldest manufacturer, wholesaler and retailer of perfume compounds, essential oils, bakhoor and oudh. The shop also sells canvas and custom-made canvas products including tents and canopies. Now run by third generation family members, the shop is packed floor to ceiling with thousands of exotic halal perfumes and eau de toilettes (which do not contain any alcohol).
Address: S.M. Badjenid & Son, 184 - 186, Lebuh Pantai, George Town, 10300, Penang, MALAYSIA
Discover the life of a quaint villager at the homestay in Sungai Lembu. Visitors get to experience first-hand how villagers perform their daily activities such as farming.
Address: Sungai Lembu, Bukit Mertajam, Penang, MALAYSIA
Permai Village Cafe is a vegetarian cafe. All their dishes are without monosodium-glutamate, onions or garlic. Get a full hearty and healthy vegetarian meal here. Image credit: Premai Village Cafe
Address: Permai 32, No. 16 Lebuh Lembah Permai 4, Tanjung Bungah, 11200, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: Jalan Sultan Azlan Shah ,Tapak Pesta, Sungai Nibong, 11900, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: 1A, 1B Taman Sentosa, Jalan Kulim, 14000 Bukit Mertajam, MALAYSIA
Pik Nik is a place to chill, chit chat, have fun and hangout with your friends. While catching up, order a drink of your choice, some food or snacks and chitter-chatter on. Image credit: Pik Nik
Address: 15 & 17 Jalan Nagor, George Town, 10050, Penang, MALAYSIA
The Pinang Peranakan Mansion is one of the most ornate private homes in George Town. Built by one of the most illustrious personality in 19th century Malaya, the house has a long and colorful history. After decades of neglect, the mansion was bought by a property developer who restored and turned it into a museum to showcase his collection of Peranakan antiques
Address: 29 Lebuh Gereja, George Town, 10300, Penang, MALAYSIA
"Please Care & Bathe Me" is one of the murals painted by ASA, Artists for Stray Animals, in George Town, Penang. It shows two little kitten has been abandoned.
Address: Gat Lebuh Armenian, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
Poe Choo Seah is an association for Straits-born Chinese, the Baba Nyonyas. It was built in 1902 with Straits Electric Style.
Address: 51 King Street, 10200 George Town, Penang, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: Jalan Pantai (in front of Klinik Kesihatan Butterworth), Penang, MALAYSIA
A paradise for bargain hunters, Prangin Mall has five floors of retail, dining and entertainment outlets as well as a cinema and a gaming arcade.
Address: Prangin Mall - JMB, Level 5, Prangin Mall, No 33, Jalan Dr Lim Chwee Leong, George Town, 10100, Penang, MALAYSIA
Tua Pek Kong fancy car parade in the year of tiger is to wash away all the bad luck, and bring in wealth and health.
Address: Lebuh Armenian, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
In the 1800’s, shops and godowns on Victoria Street were built at the Seafront.
Address: Lebuh Victoria, George Town, 10300, Penang, MALAYSIA
The Old Protestant Cemetery, also known as Northam Road Cemetery, is a disused Christian cemetery in George Town, Penang. After more than a century of neglect, it is now classified as a heritage site and is maintained by the Penang Heritage Trust. Captain Francis Light's grave, along with some members of the Scott family are also in the cemetery.
Address: Jalan Sultan Ahmad Shah, 10050 George Town, Penang, MALAYSIA
A small, lesser know island lies off the coast of Penang, named as the Island of Peace. Home to a small community, Pulau Aman is an idyllic Malay fishing village just a short ferry ride from the Batu Musang jetty in Batu Kawan.
Address: 14100 Simpang Ampat, Penang, MALAYSIA
The fork takes you to Pulau Betong. Decades ago the thriving river was used to transport incoming goods such as flower pots and cooking utensils and outgoing agricultural produce. Today river transportation has disappeared but boats are used instead to support a lively fishing business.
Address: Pulau Betong, Balik Pulau, 11000, Penang, MALAYSIA
Pulau Tikus Market is a neighbourhood wet market filled with fresh produce, fruits and vegetables. In the afternoon, Pulau Tikus Market transforms into a foodie haven where hawker stalls like Hokkien mee, chicken rice, lok lok and curry mee operate throughout the day.
Address: Jalan Pasar (Off Jalan Burma), George Town, 10350, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: Jalan Dato Keramat (In front of Birch House), George Town, 10150, Penang, MALAYSIA
Qi Yoga is a registered yoga school that offers regular classes, teacher training course, yoga workshops, yoga retreat, private classes and yoga for kids.
Address: No.19-First Floor, Jalan Perniagaan Gemilang 1, Pusat Perniagaan Gemilang, Bukit Mertajam, 14000, Penang, MALAYSIA
Queen Victoria Diamond Jubilee Clock Tower was donated by local Penang millionaire Cheah Chen Eok in 1897 to commemorate the sixtieth year of the Queen's reign.
Address: At the intersection of Light Street, Beach Street and Persiaran King Edward, Penang, MALAYSIA
Established in 2006, Queensbay Mall is located in the heart of a prime waterfront development in Bayan Lepas. An ideal shopping destination for locals and tourists, shoppers can explore various local and international brands such as Crabtree & Evelyn, Elle, Dressing Paula, Charles & Keith and more. Description by Queensbay Mall
Address: 100 Persiaran Bayan Indah, Bayan Lepas, 11900, Penang, MALAYSIA
To the dismay of parishioners of the Portuguese church there. Church Street also housed the headquarters of the notorious Ghee Hin secret society.
Address: Lebuh Gereja, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: 6955, 6948, Jalan Raja Uda, 12300 Butterworth, Penang, MALAYSIA
Veteran rattan weaver Sim Buck Teik is a 'Living Heritage Treasure of Penang'. He is a second generation rattan weaver who inherited his skills from his father in their home district of Teochew, China before the family moved to Malaya.
Address: 393 Lebuh Pantai, George Town, 10300, Penang, MALAYSIA
A food court located in the heart of George Town
Address: 20, Lebuh Leith, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
This restaurant serves Chinese food in a retro set up. Try out their porridge dishes.
Address: 23, Jalan Sentral, Taman Sentral, Bagan Lalang, 13400 Butterworth, Penang, MALAYSIA
Located on Lebuh Chulia, Reggae Club is a great spot for bar bites and happy hours.
Address: 361, Lebuh Chulia, Georgetown, 10200 Penang, MALAYSIA.
Ren i Tang is the result of a two year long restoration project on a 19th century Early Straits Eclectic Styled Building located within the core zone of the UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Address: 82A, Lebuh Penang, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
This restaurant serves a variety of Malay dishes and they are famous for the grilled fish.
Address: 6735, Jalan Butterworth, Kampung Permatang Manggis, 13200 Kepala Batas, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: 120, Pulau Aman, 14100 Simpang Ampat, Penang, MALAYSIA
Campbell Street is Penang's Fifth Avenue, a retail paradise where shoppers can stroll along the row of shophouses and feast their eyes on an array of goods.
Address: Lebuh Campbell, George Town, 10100, Penang, MALAYSIA
A house-plant nursery that started its active operations in January 2018. From the idea of selling their ever-growing plants from their little garden at markets, they have grown to a small nursery housing plants such as Bromeliad, Sansevieria, Aglaonema and more.
Address: No. 3, Jalan Clove Hall, 10050, George Town, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: (In front of Klinik Kesihatan Butterworth), Jalan Pantai, 12000, Butterworth, Penang, MALAYSIA
Rope Walk was named after the rope making activities on the street.
Address: Jalan Pintal Tali, George Town, 10100, Penang, MALAYSIA
Similar to the concept of a flea market, this is the place where you can find antique goods such as old coins, watches and even irons. Besides that, this Rope Walk offers various ancillary trade goods such as clothing and local foods.
Address: 11a, Jalan Selat, Taman Selat, 12000 Butterworth, Penang, MALAYSIA
This restaurant serves local Malaysian dishes and also western food
Address: 34 Jalan Chow Thye, George Town, 10050, Penang, MALAYSIA
Thick medium or thin?
Address: Lebuh Chulia, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
Roti Benggali came from the word Penggali (shareholders' in Tamil).
Address: Lebuh King, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
Kubang Ulu in the district of Seberang Perai Tengah boasts a heritage building reminiscent of houses in Mecca. It belonged to Tuan Guru Haji Othman, a famous religious teacher during the 1900s. This triple-storey house is more than 100 years old and is presently occupied by the 3rd generation of his descendants.
Address: Kubang Ulu, Bukit Mertajam, Penang, MALAYSIA
The Runnymede at Jalan Sultan Ahmad Shah, formerly Northam Road, is the name for a group of buildings located by the sea front in George Town, Penang. Also known now as Wisma Persekutuan, Runnymede is famous because Sir Stamford Raffles, who later founded Singapore, used to reside there when he was living in Penang.
Address: Jalan Sultan Ahmad Shah, George Town, 10500, Penang, MALAYSIA
S. Mohamed Kassim Sons Jewellers is a local jewellery shop located on Jalan Masjid Kapitan Keling.
Address: 79, Jalan Masjid Kapitan Keling, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
A family owned sustainable goat farm with approximately 110 goats. Take the tour where Mr.Ho will explain to you the different species of goats, goat breeding and milking process and their 'secret' of keeping the goats healthy.
Address: 298, Mukim 1, Kuala Sungai Pinang, 11010 Balik Pulau, Penang, MALAYSIA
Sam Heng is a local goldsmith shop located on Lebuh Campbell.
Address: 69, Lebuh Campbell, George Town, 10100, Penang, MALAYSIA
Here your find traditional Cantonese restaurants serving Dim Sum.
Address: Lebuh Cintra, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
This cafe serves Chinese homecooked dishes.
Address: 94, Jalan Burma, George Town, 10050, Penang, MALAYSIA
This is a muslim style Char Koay Teow. It is muslim-friendly and serves the noodles in a different style.
Address: 4, Lorong Mahsuri 2, Bayan Baru, 11950, Penang, MALAYSIA
Sarkies is a restaurant in E&O Hotel, Penang. This restaurant offers a wide selection of Malaysian and International delights.
Address: 10, Lebuh Farquhar, Georgetown, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
These shops stock a range of high quality textiles imported from Japan and Korea as well as imported sarongs from India and Indonesia, and locally-produced batik sarongs. Some retailers have diversified and also sell religious paraphernalia for Hajj pilgrims such as special luggage labels, bags, outfits and prayer mats.
Address: Syarikat Medina Store 109, Lebuh Chulia, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
The Saw Seng Kew Building at 23 Beach Street is a double-storey office building that was erected in the early 20th century.
Address: 23, Beach Street, George Town, 10300, Penang, MALAYSIA
On days when you feel like having pasta with a cup of latte, Secawan Hutton menu might cater to your appetite. Basil and pine nuts pasta as well as spicy pork chorizo pasta are served for lunch and dinner. For early risers, Secawan serves pancakes and French toasts for a morning fuel-up.
Address: 205, Jalan Hutton, George Town, 10050, Penang, MALAYSIA
Segara Ninda or Ku Din Ku Meh House is a double story bungalow where Tengku Baharudin Tengku Meh, also known by the nickname, Tunku Kudin used it as his trading base for his trading such as birds' nest, timber and coconut.
Address: 20, Penang Road, George Town, 10000, Penang, MALAYSIA
A studio that provides courses on sewing, garment making and handmade items.
Address: 12B Ground Floor Blk 9 Taman Jubilee, 11900 Penang, MALAYSIA
The Shao Lin Athletic Association of Penang was established in 1956 by Patriach Sik Koh Sum in order to teach Sao Lim Hood Khar Pai.
Address: 36-B Lintang Angsana Bandar Baru Air Itam, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA.
Sheikh Al-Hadi's Residence is a bungalow owned by Muslim novelist and journalist, Syed Sheikh bin Syed Ahmad Al-Hadi. He moved to Penang to enhance his background in literature and journalism as well as to advance in the field of Islamic study.
Address: Jalan Jelutong, George Town, 11600, Penang, MALAYSIA
Part bakery and part café, Shervone Cakes is known for its exquisite cake designs. So, leave it to Shervone for seasonal treats like gingerbread cookies or a Hello Kitty birthday cake.
Address: B303-1-21, Krystal Point, Jalan Sultan Azlan Shah, Bayan Lepas, 11900, Penang, MALAYSIA
Tan Kok Oo custom-makes Nyonya beaded shoes and slippers which are traditionally worn with the Nyonya kebaya and sarong. His clients can choose their motifs from his catalogues or bring in their own print outs for him to refer to. Creating a pair of beaded shoes is an incredibly time-consuming process as the plastic beads are so tiny. It can take up to three months to complete the beading for a single pair of shoes.
Address: Handmade Nyonya Beaded Shoes, 4, Lebuh Armenian, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
Specialising in locally made arts and craft as well as photography, ShopHoward aims to design and develop a series of new merchandising which is inspired by the colourful cultures of Malaysia.
Address: 154, Jalan Masjid Kapitan Keling, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
Barbers used to operate here. Shorn hair was simply swept into the Prangin canal.
Address: Jalan Sungai Ujong (Near Jalan Penang), George Town, 10100, Penang, MALAYSIA
Sia Boey – the first urban archaeological park in Malaysia is home to Penang’s latest Instagram superstar: koi-filled revitalised Prangin Canal. Prangin Canal was originally a river that flowed into the swampy coastline as it emptied into the sea located near where the Sia Boey market used to be. Flanked by impressive pre-war shophouses, it also features aged-old trees and a super cool playground for the kids to let off some steam.
Address: Jalan Lim Chwee Leong, George Town, 10100, Penang, MALAYSIA
This famous Char Koay Teow stall is located just off Anson Road. The koay teow is friend using coal instead of gas.
Address: Jalan Siam, off Anson Road, Jalan Anson, 10400, Penang, MALAYSIA
Located in Tanjung Bungah, Siang Pin is a seafood restaurant that specialises in Chinese comfort food such as chicken curry, braised pork, marmite chicken and more.
Address: 598, GF-02, Jalan Tanjung Bungah, Tanjung Bungah, 11200, Penang, MALAYSIA
Located at Shangri-La Golden Sands Resort, Sigi's Bar and Grill offers comforting fare such as pasta, wood-burning oven baked pizzas, steaks, burgers and salads.
Address: Jalan Batu Ferringhi, Batu Ferringhi, 11100, Penang, MALAYSIA
Many traditional Chinese businesses and homes in George Town still proudly display wooden signboards over their front doors - the former announce company names or auspicious couplets, while the latter depicts family surnames.
Address: Sung Dynasty Wood Carving, 77 Lebuh Carnavon, George Town, 10100, Penang, MALAYSIA
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
"Skippy" or a giant cat mural bless the walls of George Town in conjunction with George Town Festival 2013.
Address: Gat Lebuh Armenian, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
A local jewellery shop located on Lebuh King.
Address: 106 & 106A, Lebuh Penang, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
Snake Temple was built in 1850, dedicated to Chor Soo Kong, a Buddhist priest and healer.
Address: Jalan Sultan Azlan Shah, Bayan Lepas, 10500, Penang, MALAYSIA
A songkok is traditional Malay headgear worn by men during important religious and festive occasions such as Hari Raya, weddings and the weekly visit to the mosque.
Address: 157, Lebuh King, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
Soo Beng Dispensary is a heritage building built in the Art Deco style with Shanghai plaster which was established by Dr Lim Chwee Leong.
Address: 104 Jalan Dr Lim Chwee Leong, George Town, 10100, Penang, MALAYSIA
The Soon Tuck Wooi Kwon was established in 1838 for people from Soon Tuck, Kwangdong.
Address: Love Lane, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
The grand colonial-style building here that used to house the Standard Chartered Bank for over 87 years has been converted into a co-working space called Spaces Beach Street. Prior to construction of the Standard Chartered Bank building, the old Central Police Station occupied the site, but was demolished in 1925 in preparation for the bank. Designed by John McNeill and C.G. Boutcher of Stark & McNeill, the new building was commenced in 1926, but due to difficulties during construction was not completed and opened until 30 January 1930. Description: Malay Mail Online News & GTWHI
Address: Beach Street, George Town, 10300, 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 Mukim 5, Titi Serong, Balik Pulau, 11000, Penang, MALAYSIA
George Town's spice merchants which operate from shops along Lebuh Pasar in the Little India enclave are an enduring legacy of Penang's spice trade. These traders play an integral part in Penang's food industry and culinary heritage. The shops are packed to the brim with spices from all over the world, which are then distributed to wholesalers, small grocery stores, restaurants, grinding mills and housewives.
Address: Syarikat Abdul Ghaffar Trading, 29 & 29A Lebuh Pasar, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
In the early 20th century the slightly trisque reputation of this area was further enhance by the presence of Japanese camera shops which were suspected of covert spying activities.
Address: Lebuh Cintra, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
Built in 1833, the Arulmigu Sri Maha Mariamman Temple is the oldest Hindu temple in Penang, Malaysia, and features sculptures of gods and goddesses over its main entrance and facade.
Address: Lebuh Queen, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
Sri Muniswarar Temple is one of the oldest temples in Malaysia, established in the 1870s. This temple is famous for blessing newly purchased cars, even attracting many non-Hindus to have their cars blessed by the priest.
Address: Jalan Baru Prai, 13700 Prai, Penang, MALAYSIA
This food court is located at Beach Street (Lebuh Pantai) and here's where you can try the famous Nasi Lemak Ali.
Address: 21 Lebuh Pantai, George Town, 10300 Penang, MALAYSIA
St.Francis Xavier Church was built for the Tamil-speaking Catholics in Penang. The church was founded in 1852 by Father Francis Xavier Hob.
Address: 52K, Jalan Penang, George Town, 10000, Penang, MALAYSIA
Built in 1818, St. George’s Church stands as one of the oldest landmarks in Malaysia and is the oldest Anglican Church in South East Asia. It was gazetted by the Museum Department as a historical site in 1996 and subsequently listed as one of Malaysia’s 50 National Heritage Treasures in 2007. Restored in 2010, the Parish of St. George The Martyr remains a place of worship for the Anglican community and a priceless heritage to the people of Penang.
Address: 1, Lebuh Farquhar, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
This is the 1st reserve store in Penang and the 12th in Malaysia. It is dedicated to make some of the world’s most extraordinary coffees accessible to Malaysians.
Address: Lot 170-G-38/39, Gurney Plaza, Persiaran Gurney, 10250 Penang, MALAYSIA
Opened in November 2019, this is the 1st signing store in Penang and the 4th in the world. It is dedicated to offer employment opportunities to individuals who are deaf. The 3-storey outlet is equipped with digitally enhanced inclusive designs.
Address: 403, Jalan Burma, Pulau Tikus, 10350 George Town, Penang, MALAYSIA
A Chinese restaurant that caters for dine-in, weddings and functions
Address: 341, Jalan Dato Keramat, George Town, 10150 George Town, 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 Work Centre 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
Delicious Western cuisine made from scratch using premium ingredients. Freshly baked pastries, bread and cakes.
Address: 26Q, Codrington Avenue, Pulau tikus, 10350, Penang, MALAYSIA
Situated in Tanjung Tokong, Straits Quay is Penang's first seafront marina that houses over 100 shops, bistros, bars and boutiques. Some of its permanent attractions include Royal Selangor Visitor Centre and Penang's performing arts centre, penangpac.
Address: Jalan Seri Tanjung Pinang, Tanjung Tokong, 10470, Penang, MALAYSIA
Stroll along Jalan Masjid Kapitan Keling to experience the Street of Harmony that consists of four places of worships that coexist together in harmony. Along the street, you will find St George's Church, Sri Mahamariamman Temple, The Goddess of Mercy Temple and Masjid Kapitan Keling.
Address: Jalan Masjid Kapitan Keling, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
Suffolk Estate Bridge is located in front of Suffolk House and is a reconstruction of an 18th century bridge across the Ayer Itam River.
Address: 250, Jalan Ayer Itam, Ayer Itam, 10460, Penang, MALAYSIA
Suffolk House was originally owned by Captain Francis Light. Today Suffolk House has been converted into well-established restaurant.
Address: 250, Jalan Air Itam, Air Itam, 10460, Penang, MALAYSIA
Suffolk House was originally owned by Captain Francis Light. Today Suffolk House has been converted into well-established restaurant.
Address: 250, Jalan Air Itam, Air Itam, 10460, Penang, MALAYSIA
Sun Wui Wui Koon, located at Lebuh Bishop has strong Chinese influences in its building style.
Address: 38 Lebuh Bishop, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
This restaurant serves Chinese style seafood dishes
Address: 35 Cintra Street, George Town, 10100, Penang, MALAYSIA
Sunway Carnival Mall is a stylish 4-storey shopping mall strategically located within the town centre of Seberang Jaya, one of mainland Penang’s must-visit retail haven, complete with the region’s largest cinema with an eight-screen cineplex and an amusement centre.
Address: 3068 Jalan Todak, Pusat Bandar Seberang Jaya, 13700, Seberang Jaya, Penang, MALAYSIA
This restaurant serves soup made with spices, herbs and lamb. The lamb soup is their best seller.
Address: 48,Jalan Penang, George Town, 10000, Penang, MALAYSIA
The Penang Supreme Court Building, or Mahkamah Tinggi Pulau Pinang, is an elegant Palladian-style building along Lebuh Light in George Town. The courthouse was built to replace the original courthouse which was constructed on the same site in 1809.
Address: Light Street, George Town, 10300, Penang, MALAYSIA
Surau Kubang Semang is located in the central zone of Seberang Perai. The design of the surau resembles a traditional Malay house. The surau is used only during the month of Ramadan (the Muslim month of fasting) for nightly Tarawih prayers.
Address: Jalan Kumbang Semang, 13500 Kubang Semang, Penang, MALAYSIA
The Swee Hock Chan Godown belonged to supporters of Dr Sun Yat Sen which was previously used to accommodate the Penang Philomatic Union.
Address: 25, Acheen Street, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
The Swettenham Pier is the seaport established in 1903. It was named after Frank Athelstane Swettenham, the first Resident General of the Federated Malay States.
Address: Level 2, Swettenham Pier Cruise Terminal, No 1A, King Edward Place Pengkalan Weld, George Town, 10300, Penang, MALAYSIA
This restaurant is famously known for their dim sum
Address: 45 Lebuh Cintra, George Town, 10100, Penang, MALAYSIA
Nasi Kandar is a real Penang speciality and takes its name from the Malay word for pole or kandar. In the old days, nasi kandar vendors would carry their baskets of rice and spicy Indian Muslim curries around town balanced across their shoulder on a long pole. Customers would simply stop them, choose their food and eat along the roadside. Today's nasi kandar restaurants offer diners a mouth-watering array of curries, vegetables, fish and meat dishes.
Address: Restoran Tajuddin Hussain, 45, Lebuh Queen, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
Established in 1998, Talentime Music offers practical and theory music courses for both children and adults. Their list of music courses include piano, organ, violin, guitar, er hu and vocal classes.
Address: 10, Lorong Helang 2, Desa Permai Indah, Gelugor, 11700, Penang, MALAYSIA
A tropical forest perfect for hiking, picnicking and water dipping, Bukit Mertajam Recreational Forest is a relaxing spot amidst nature to spend time with loved ones. For an extra challenge, try to find the giant tree with roots equal to the height of two adults!
Address: Jalan Kolam Air, 14000 Bukit Mertajam, Penang, MALAYSIA.
Named after our country's first prime minister, Tunku Abdul Rahman. Taman Tunku is one of Butterworth's best recreational areas making it the perfect spot for evening jogs surrounded by lush greenery.
Address: Lorong Tenggiri, Seberang Jaya, 13700 Perai, Penang, MALAYSIA
Tan Coin Trading is an antique shop located on Jalan Masjid Kapitan Keling.
Address: 76, Jalan Masjid Kapitan Keling,(Pitt Street), George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
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 floating mosque is built on the bay but is not actually floating. It is standing on pilings and stilts and also has a towering minaret which the height is equivalent to a seven storey-building.
Address: Jalan Tanjung Bunga, Tanjung Bunga, 11200, Penang, MALAYSIA
The open air night market in Tanjung Bungah is located right outside the wet market building of the neighbourhood, off the main Tanjung Bungah road. Here, just before the sun sets each Tuesday evening, is where you can find a variety of things from favourite hawker food to clothing. The myriad stalls and vendors give out a cheerful, busy ambience and they will surely tempt you with many flavours and colourful things at very reasonable prices.
Address: Jalan Tanjung Bungah, Tanjung Bungah, 11200, Penang, MALAYSIA
Tanjung City Marina, also known as the Church Street Pier is open to the public and is a favorite hangout place for Penangites.
Address: Lebuh Church Pier, George Town, 10300, Penang, MALAYSIA
Tean Ean is a local confectionary store that sells tau sar pneah, beh teh hiong pneah, pepper biscuit, hiong pneah and more.
Address: 90, Jalan Sultan Ahmad Shah, George Town, 10050, Penang, MALAYSIA
A science discovery centre comprising 120 interactive exhibits that include thematic galleries such as robotics, life tech, optics and electro-magnetism. It also features an Astronomy Observatory.
Address: Geodesic Dome, KOMTAR, Jalan Penang, 10000 George Town, Penang, MALAYSIA
This interpretative museum is Malaysia's first and largest collection of teddy bears from various nations and eras as early as the 1900s. Check out the very first batches of teddy bears ever made, to miniature teddies and even human sized ones.
Address: 56, Jalan Low Yat, Puncak Ria, 11100 Batu Ferringhi, Penang, MALAYSIA
The Teh Bunga Mansion at 138 Hutton Lane is a stately double-storey historic building in George Town.
Address: 138 Hutton Lane, George Town, 10050, Penang, MALAYSIA
Tek Sen has been up and running since 1970s and today, they're best known for delicious Chinese home cooked meals in the likes of fried roast pork, assam prawns, curry fish and more.
Address: 18-20, Lebuh Carnarvon, George Town, 10100, Penang, MALAYSIA
Located off the northern cape of Penang Island, its scenic surroundings are a favourite picnic spot for locals. Teluk Bahang Dam sets the dramatic stage for the annual Penang International Dragon Boat Festival races.
Address: Teluk Bahang, 11050 Tanjung Bungah, Penang, MALAYSIA
During the first and fifteenth day of every lunar month the goddess of Mercy Temple is a packed with devotees seekin divine guidance.
Address: Lorong Muda (Off Jalan Stewart), George Town, 10200, 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: 224, Lebuh Pantai, George Town, 10300, Penang, MALAYSIA
A vegetarian cafe that serves Indian meals and Indian sweets
Address: 75, Penang Street, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
Specialty coffee & lifestyle space nestled in the heart of Georgetown. Don't forget to get your hands on the churros & cakes at the cafe.
Address: 5, Lorong Stewart, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
The Art E Space is all about providing an accessible artistic experience for individuals of all ages and abilities.
Address: 3C-1-C, Straits Quay, Seri Tanjung Pinang, Tanjung Tokong, 10470, Penang, MALAYSIA
Situated near the Balik Pulau town, The Balik Pulau Inn Farmstay is an ecofriendly homestay surrounded by various types of fruit trees and vegetables which are pesticide free. It has three rooms with several beds and each room has its own toilet and bathroom. There is a common hall with television, kitchen and wifi is available. 
Address: 215, Mukim H, Jalan Bahru, Sungai Burung, 11010 Balik Pulau, Penang, MALAYSIA
Known for their great happy hour deals and DJ nights, The Beach Bar has moved in to Upper Penang Road, giving patrons more than a reason to drink merrily and party the night away.
Address: 3H & 3I, Jalan Penang, George Town, 10000, Penang, MALAYSIA
Following her first mural of a 'Little Boy' on Prangin Canal, George Town, 'The Boatman' is the second mural painted by Russian artist Julia Volchkova during her brief trip in Penang.
Address: Lebuh Klang, George Town, 10200, 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: Level B3, Astaka Bukit Bendera, Penang Hill, Penang, MALAYSIA
The Canteen At ChinaHouse is a bar, bistro and performance venue where art and entertainment are embraced.
Address: 183B, Lebuh Victoria, 10300 George Town, 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 Cellar in Macalister Mansion is the place to lounge, rellax with a glass of fine wine or champagne. It stocks over 300 labels of wines from all over the world, possibly the largest collection in Penang.
Address: Macalister Mansion 228 Jalan Macalister, George Town, 10400, Penang, MALAYSIA
The Habitat Penang Hill offers the most authentic, diverse and educational rainforest experience in Malaysia. Our world class rainforest discovery centre sits on the fringes of an ancient forest reserve protected since 1911 and consists of a 1.6km nature trail that was built by the British East India Company in the early 1800s. Apart from the myriad of flora and fauna that are discoverable along our trail, guests to our park will enjoy breath-taking views of Penang and its surrounding areas atop Curtis Crest Tree Top Walk, the highest public viewing point on the island.
Address: Penang Hill Jalan Stesen Bukit Bendera, Air Itam, 11300, Penang, MALAYSIA
George Town’s House of Yeap Chor Ee focuses on the life of Yeap Chor Ee, an immigrant barber turned banker and Penang’s immigrant history.
Address: House of Yeap Chor Ee No 4 Lebuh Penang, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
Kwangtung Tengchew Association incorporate Chinese designs hybrid with Western design but still representing traditional and religious purposes.
Address: Penang Street, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
Located at the heart of George Town, The Leaf serves vegan food.
Address: 5, Lebuh Penang, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
A suitable place for a meet-up with friends and family, The Lightbulb Cafe serves food of western influence, cakes, coffee and more. As it's name suggests, the cafe is beautifully dressed in lightbulbs. Image credit: The Lightbulb Cafe
Address: 57 Jalan Zainal Abidin, George Town, 10400, Penang, MALAYSIA
Eastin Hotel's The Lounge offers a selection of wine, liquor, cocktails and mocktails paired with live band performance all week long.
Address: Level one, Eastin Hotel Penang, 1 Solok Bayan Indah, Queensbay, Bayan Lepas, 11900, Penang, MALAYSIA
Chulia Street was one of the main streets laid out by Captain Francis Light. Today is known as "Backpackers" main street.
Address: Lebuh Chulia, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
Known to serve the best bagels in George Town, Mugshot Cafe is set in the heart of George Town on Chulia Street. Fresh coffee, hand-crafted juices and more are available here, and their homemade yogurt is must try!
Address: 302, Lebuh Chulia, George Town, 10200, 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
From house warming gifts to Valentine's Day, The Perfect Gift is a local gift shop specialising in flower bouquets, gift baskets, hampers, food baskets and more.
Address: 587, Jalan Masjid Negeri, 11600, Penang, MALAYSIA
Tucked away in Lebuh Campbell, this dessert cafe serves brewed cafe, cakes, waffles, smoothies and the signature nitrogen ice cream.
Address: 183, Lebuh Victoria, George Town, 10300, Penang, MALAYSIA
Featuring a Jurassic Research Center with over 100 dinosaurs. Not to be missed Rainbow Skywalk and Observatory Deck.
Address: 1, Jalan Penang, George Town, 10000 George Town, 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
The Wine Shop offers as much as 800 wine labels from various vineyards around the globe.
Address: 15 & 11A, Lintang Burma, Pulau Tikus, 10250, Penang, MALAYSIA
The Hokkiens called this street Par Thang Ah Kay or Coopersmiths Street, a reference to the early Malay orazlery making brass and copper wares.
Address: Lebuh Armenian, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
Thin Seng Sauce Factory is a traditional soya sauce factory which is located at George Town.
Address: 79 Jalan Gemas, Taman Kampar, George Town, 10460 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
Address: 92, Lebuh Campbell, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
This mural caricature depicts three different girls in traditional costumes.
Address: Lorong Armenian, George Town, 10300, Penang, MALAYSIA
Kimberely Street is famous for its hawker food. Some stalls have been here for over 3 generations.
Address: Lebuh Kimberly / Jalan Sungai Ujong, George Town, 10100, Penang, MALAYSIA
Boasting its panoramic view of Georgetown, Bayview Georgetown features the one and only revolving restaurant and the first roof top bar in Penang. The Revolving Restaurant offers dining and lounge area while the Sky Bar is an open air bar to chill out after a hard day's work. Unique in its own way, the Sky Bar provides a cozy and breezy atmosphere with DJ spinning current and hip music. Description by Bayview Hotel Georgetown
Address: Bayview Georgetown Hotel Level R, 25A Lebuh Farquhar, George Town, 10200, 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: 371, Lebuh Pantai, 10300 George Town, 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
Address: Lebuh Campbell (off Jalan Penang), George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
Toi Shan 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
One big, one small! Tok tok mee is so called because hawkers would strike a ‘Tok Tok’ sound to signal their presence.
Address: Jalan Masjid Kapitan Keling / Lebuh China, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
Ayoyo, too spicy? Water! The famous Weld Quay was the birthplace of Kelinga Mee, a spicy Indian noodle dish created to whet the appetites of sailors and port workers.
Address: Pengkalan Weld, George Town, 10300, Penang, MALAYSIA
The hand-pulled rickshaw was the most popular form of transportation in early Penang.
Address: Lorong Soo Hong (Near Lebuh Armenian), George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
The Tamils refer to this street as upperlearan Teru on Salt Traders Street, a reference to the trading activities.
Address: Green Hall (Near Lebuh Light), 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
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
To make the most out of your beer session at G Hotel's Tree Bar, head over to the bar from 11am until 9.30pm for its buy one free two promotion.
Address: Ground Floor, Al Fresco Area, G Hotel, 168A, Persiaran Gurney, George Town, 10350, Penang, MALAYSIA
Enjoy alfresco dining at this restaurant with a sea view terrace, located next to Tropical Spice Garden. They serve pork free Thai Cuisine.
Address: Tropical Spice Garden, Lone Crag Villa, Lot 595, Mukim 2, Jalan Teluk Bahang, Teluk Bahang, 10050, Penang, MALAYSIA
Trishaws used to be a popular mode of transport in the olden days in Penang. The location for this trishaw mural resembles the trishaw riders' waiting area near the Cititel Hotel.
Address: Jalan Penang, George Town, 10100, Penang, MALAYSIA
Also known as Lang Chia Keng, this building is one of the few community houses that is still standing in George Town. It is located at Burmah Road and it is only a short distance from Ariffin Court.
Address: Jalan Burma, Pulau Tikus, 10350, Penang, MALAYSIA
A clean and friendly diner located at the heart of Penang UNESCO Heritage site. All day Canadian breakfast starts at 7.30am .The one and only Philly cheese steak sandwich in town, HK style specials such as tomato based macaroni soup, milk tea, egg tart are also available. Asian lunch menus such as rice with dishes, fried rice, soup or fried noodles are available as well.
Address: 165, Lebuh Campbell, George Town 10200, 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: 18th Mile Stone, 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
A first of its kind in Penang, the school is custom-made with individual purpose-built work stations that allows for a memorable hands-on cooking experience. Under the guidance of experienced and professional chefs - each specialising in Nyonya, Malay and Indian cuisines - you can learn to cook local favourites such as nasi lemak, assam laksa, chicken tandoori and even concoct refreshing spice inspired beverages. Hands-on Cooking Classes Daily - Morning & Afternoon sessions available. Inclusive of garden guided tour. *24 hour booking required
Address: Tropical Spice Garden, Lone Crag Villa, Lot 595 Mukim 2, Jalan Teluk Bahang, Teluk Bahang, 10050, Penang, MALAYSIA
Tropical Spice Garden's retail collection includes a sizeable range of unique locally sourced products and Tropical Spice Garden gifts. Apart from its growing collection of fair trade 'orang asli' weaved and carved products, check out their wide range of dried spices and ground spices, collector soft 'ethnic' dolls, spice oils, home fragrances, designer t-shirts and more.
Address: Lone Crag Villa Lot 595 Mukim 2 Jalan Teluk Bahang, Teluk Bahang, 10050, 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
Since 1841, the blacksmiths of Permatang Benuan have been one of the oldest steel equipment manufacturers in Malaysia. They are the only manufacturers of traditional Malay weapons, famous not only in Penang but throughout northern Peninsular Malaysia.
Address: No 1430, Jalan Haji Murshid, Jalan Pekan Darat, 13800 Butterworth, Penang, MALAYSIA
Officially known as a Museum & Gallery of Tuanku Fauziah, located on the expansive campus of University Science Malaysia(USM). This museum has a collection of traditional Malaysian musical instruments, manuscripts, aboriginal as well as Baba and Nyonya pieces.
Address: Bangunan D34, University Sains Malaysia, Bayan Lepas, 11800, Penang, MALAYSIA
Parrot astrologers were Indian fortune tellers, who used green parakeets to foretell a person’s future.
Address: Lebuh King, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA.
Experience the FIRST of its kind in the world; challenge your visual and balancing by turning your ordered life topsy-turvy with the interior and exterior!
Address: 45, Lebuh Kimberly, George Town, 10100, Penang, MALAYSIA
Urban Transformation Centre also known as UTC houses various government agencies at Level 2 and Level 3 in KOMTAR.
Address: KOMTAR, 10450, Penang, MALAYSIA
Veng Tatt Soon is a Chinese medical hall located on Lebuh Campbell.
Address: 101,Campbell Street, George Town, 10100, Penang, MALAYSIA
2km from the district office along Jalan Sungai Pinang is the Thendayabani Muthumariamman Hindu Temple. The oldest temple built by the Chettiar Indians of Balik Pulau. Dedicated to Lord Subramaniam and to Mariamman, a female deity, the temple's biggest feast is Vaigasi celebrated over three days in May.
Address: Jalan Sungai Pinang, Balik Pulau, 11000, Penang, MALAYSIA
This restaurant serves Thai food. Their Tom Yam is a must-try.
Address: 294, Jalan Burma, Pulau Tikus, 10350, Penang, MALAYSIA
War Emperor's Temple or Wu Ti Meow is a clan temple at 36 King Street in George Town, Penang. It belongs to the Toi San Association based next door, at 38 King Street. The temple venerates Kwan Kung, literally Lord Kwan. This is the Wade-Giles spelling which in Pinyin is Guan Gong. Kwan Kung is regarded as the god of war. It is the deity often portrayed with a red face and holding a guandao, a huge crescent blade.
Address: 36 King Street, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
Wat Chayamangkalaram or The Reclining Buddha Temple is a Thai Buddhist Temple and most notable for its reclining statue. It is located at Burma Road and it can be seen on the road from Batu Feringghi. It is located right across the Dharmikarama Buddhist Temple.
Address: 17, Lorong Burma, Pulau Tikus, 10350 George Town, Penang, MALAYSIA
The temple is one of the oldest Hindu temples in Penang and originally located within the grounds of the Penang Botanic Gardens.
Address: Lorong Air Terjun, 806 Waterfall Road, George Town, 10350, Penang, MALAYSIA
Oi! You tackle my wife ah?! Ah Ling I love you Prangin River was a bustling waterway for all manner of goods that were shipped to Penang from all over the world.
Address: Gat Lebuh Prangin, George Town, 10300, Penang, MALAYSIA
Situated opposite the ferry terminal, a sure fire way to spot this seafood restaurant is the large tree that guards its entrance. Get ready to savour various Chinese dishes such as bitter gourd soup, steamed chicken with Chinese herbs, steamed clams with egg white and more.
Address: 177C, Lebuh Victoria, 10300 George Town, Penang, MALAYSIA.
Set in a heritage building with Peranakan and Western ambience, What The Duck Restaurant offers traditional French cuisine as well as Asian dishes. The restaurant specialises in duck dishes, in both Western and Asian style. Some of its signature dishes are Duck Confit, Balinese Bek-Bek, and for dessert, Banana Caramel Brownie with Salted Egg Yolk ice-cream.
Address: Lot No L01-15 & 16, Level 1, Setia SPICE Canopy, No.108, Jalan Tun Dr Awang, 11900 Penang, MALAYSIA
Yes, it's true. At Wheeler's Coffee, expect to be greeted with bicycle-themed decorations hung on walls, ceiling and everywhere else. Drinks wise, they serve beers and blended beverages. If you're famished, there's also a breakfast and hi-tea filled with egg benedict, tuna melt bagel, bacon and egg croissant as well as salad and snacks.
Address: 67, Love Lane, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
Hello Orang Kaya! Hello Tauke! Muntri Street was named after The ‘Orang Kaya Menteri’ of Larut, Perak, Ngah Ibrahim. The tin merchants of Penang worked very closely with Ngah Ibrahim as Larut District was one of the major suppliers of tin at the time.
Address: Lebuh Muntri, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
Wisma Yeap Chor Ee is an elegant historic building which is located right across China Street Ghaut from Wisma kastam and is on the same side as UAB building and the Regional Office of Wawasan Open University.
Address: China Street Ghaut, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
An interactive, informative, creative and fun place that is also mouth-watering with some large-than-life exhibits of Penang favourites, served within a colonial building.
Address: 49, Lebuh Pantai, George Town, 10200 George Town, Penang, MALAYSIA
Mr Chen of Ngai Sun has been in the business for a long while. At his shop, all artworks are hand paintrd onto the blinds rather than spraypaint. All this is done in a narrow little alleyway at the back of the shop.
Address: 165 Lebuh Chulia, George Town, 10300, Penang, MALAYSIA.
This restaurant serves vegetarian Indian food and is located in Little India
Address: 60 Lebuh Penang, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
With an elegant mansion along the Northam Road in George Town, Penang Woodville was built to resemble a French chateau for the late Lim Lean Ting. It was designed by Charles Miller of the firm A.R.I.B.A in 1925.
Address: Jalan Sultan Ahmad Shah, George Town, 10500, Penang, MALAYSIA
The betel nut or ‘ Pinang’ tree gave the island its name. Aiyoh, Think I climb up the wrong tree! Also called toddy or palm wine, tuak is an alcoholic beverage made from underdeveloped flower of coconut palm. The collecting and market for tuak was entirely an Indian affair with the majority of its drinkers being Indian labourers.
Address: Lorong Pasar, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
It was built in 1800 using planks and wood and has since undergone several renovations with help from prominent donors. In the months of March and July, Chinese Opera is performed within the temple grounds.
Address: Jalan Balik Pulau, Kampung Titi Serong, Balik Pulau, 11000, Penang, MALAYSIA
Yahong Gallery attractively displays the original batik paintings of Chuah Thean Teng. His works are avidly sought by both private collectors and museums throughout the world. Teng enjoys notability as the father and master of batik painting. He has transformed the ancient craft of batik into a fine art form. In addition, three of Teng's sons are fine artists working in batik painting as well as several other mediums. Although Teng's paintings occupy a prominent position in the gallery, Yahong also displays works of other notable artists in watercolour, Chinese ink and oil. Yahong's engaging display of vivid art work will tempt the casual buyer as well as the serious collector.
Address: 58-D Batu Ferringhi, Batu Ferringhi, 11100, Penang, MALAYSIA
Yap Kongsi is a clan association of Hokkien Chinese in Penang. It is smaller than the other Kongsi's but the exterior design and rooftop details are very intricate. Located at Armenian Street, it is next to the Yap temple within the George Town Heritage Enclave.
Address: 71, Lebuh Armenian, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
This restaurant specialises in different type of noodles.
Address: 227, Lebuh Chulia, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
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
Part of the Yeng Keng establishment includes a cafe and bar that serves predominantely Hainanese and Western cuisine. Deep fried spring rolls, curry tumis white pomfret and Hainanese chicken pie are some of the Hainanese classics to expect from the menu.
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
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
Yoong Chee Tong is a local medical hall located on Lebuh Chulia.
Address: 305, Chulia Street, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: 62, Persiaran Gurney, 10250, Penang, MALAYSIA
Zen Reflexology & Wellness Centre provides Oriental body massages, foot massages as well as manicures and pedicures in a soothing and relaxing environment.
Address: 186, G10-G18, Ferringhi Plaza, Batu Ferringhi, Batu Ferringhi, 11100, 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
Address: Cititel Hotel Lobby Level, 66 Jalan Penang, George Town, 10000, Penang, MALAYSIA
Zhong Yen Trading is a traditional medical hall located on Lebuh Chulia.
Address: 440 -A Chulia Street, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA