Arulmigu Balathandayuthapani Temple

The new hilltop Arulmigu Balathandayuthapani Temple was opened to the public in 2012 and has great views over George Town. View of George Town from the temple. It is a Hindu temple and its main purpose is to serve the Hindu community of Penang but as a tourist attraction it has the potential to be […]

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Penang Botanic Gardens

Penang Botanic Gardens are the Pride of Penang. This beautifully manicured 50 hectare park, also known as Waterfall Gardens, Penang Botanical Garden or Kebun Bunga has been a feature of George Town life since it was established way back in 1884. History The British colonial administrators in Malaya had their faults but one thing they […]

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Penang Tropical Spice Garden

  Penang Tropical Spice Garden describes itself as Asia’s Hidden Eden and their lush fragrant gardens are a great place to see a vast array of spices and other exotic plants, totalling over 500 species. Over 2km of pathway meander through six acres of spice gardens located on the northern shore of Penang island. Visitors […]

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Penang National Park

Penang National Park is the smallest of the Malaysian National Parks covering some 1200 hectares in the northwest corner of Penang Island. Being a coastal park it offers a range of scenery and terrain from isolated sandy beaches, coastal and hilltop views and jungle trails. It may be small but it should not be underestimated […]

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Penang Toy Museum

The sign outside the Penang Toy Museum says “Welcome to the Largest & Costliest Toy Museum in the World”. This may or may not be true but it certainly contains a massive hoard of movie and TV-related models, dolls, figurines and miniature collectables, mostly made from plastic and resin. It is the personal collection and […]

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Entopia Penang Butterfly Farm

Entopia Penang Butterfly Farm is a giant glass-house conservatory where butterflies flutter freely amid beautifully landscaped lush tropical gardens which are also home to a selection of reptiles and other small creatures. In design it is reminiscent of Singapore’s Flower Dome though somewhat smaller. The exterior is made up of a massive green wall, or […]

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Penang Tropical Fruit Farm

Penang Tropical Fruit Farm boasts 250 species of fruit on their scenic 25 acre hillside farm overlooking the west coast of Penang. Visitors can take a guided buggy tour, enjoy fruit drinks or a meal and purchase various fruit products. This tour will appeal especially to overseas visitors who are not so familiar with tropical […]

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