Kepala Batas is an ideal day trip destination if you’re seeking a lesser-seen glimpse into both ancient and rural Penang. With its traditional Malay kampung houses, rice fields, and archeological and heritage sites, this quaint rural backwater trundles along at a slower tempo, as it has done for centuries.
Penang is perfect for romantic getaways, be it for honeymoons, proposals, birthdays, Valentine’s Day or anniversaries. From high-altitude city breaks to alluring beachside holidays, we summarise the many romantic spots in Penang you can treat your sweetheart — and each one is romantic in its own way.
Things you need to do over the year-end holiday in Penang: Ride a ferris wheel, snap a bunch of Instagram-worthy shots around the island and mainland, take up a Nyonya kuih-making class and more. Here’s everything you need to do in Penang this year-end holiday.
Stroll through the heart of Little India for an all-round sensorial Deepavali experience. From high-decibel Indian beats to Instagram-worthy street decorations and tantalising sweet bites, Deepavali surely brings the ethnic Indian enclave to life!
Set up to promote, market and generate tourism for the Penang State in Malaysia, Penang Global Tourism is a tourism bureau which serves as a focal point for coordinating all tourism activities. PGT, as it is affectionately known, works closely with various key tourism industry players locally and abroad. PGT participates in overseas sales missions at world-renowned trade shows, and the exposure has contributed to Penang’s popularity as a destination, investment and home of choice for many from around the world.