Glass Museum Penang

Glass Museum Penang is a good place to learn about glass making, create your own glass souvenir, shop for quality glass items and take fun photos with some glass-themed 3D art. The parent company of the museum, i-box Design Sdn Bhd, designs and manufactures creative glass products for home and office decor. Three techniques are […]

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Penang Asia Comic Cultural Museum

Penang Asia Comic Cultural Museum (PACCM) is an excellent attraction providing an entertaining and educational look at comic history in nine Asian countries and territories: Malaysia, Hong Kong, China, Taiwan, Korea, Japan, Singapore, Thailand and Indonesia. The layout of this big museum, which extends over 13,000 square feet of space, is divided up into the […]

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Penang Murals –Town, Penang

Penang Murals. George Town, Penang has become famous in recent years for its whimsical street art and murals, transforming drab and tatty shophouse walls into tourist attractions in their own right. Other towns in Malaysia, such as Ipoh and Melaka, have noticed Penang’s success and have installed their own versions. This mural on Victoria Street […]

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Penang Tunnel Museum –Review

Penang Tunnel Museum is an attraction of two parts, part history and part 3D mural art gallery. Ground Floor – History The museum used to be known as The History Museum and was designed as a ‘time tunnel’ taking visitors back through 400 years of Penang’s history. The ground floor is still dedicated to Penang’s […]

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Wonderfood Museum Penang

Wonderfood Museum is a fun place to see and photograph larger-than-life models of Malaysia’s national obsession – food, in all its varied and delicious forms. Giant-sized dishes. Some fun food-themed props are available for taking selfies. If you have ever seen those ultra-realistic plastic  replicas of dishes outside Japanese restaurants you will know what to […]

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Penang State Museum

Penang State Museum is the leading official museum for Penang State and it is operated by the Penang State Museum Board which also operates the Penang State Art Gallery. Since 1964 the museum has been housed in a heritage building on Farquhar Street opposite the Courts complex. The building dates back to 1816 and was […]

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Dec 7, Butterworth to Penang Ferry – Timings, Fares and Review

The Butterworth to Penang Ferry is the traditional way to travel to Penang Island from the mainland. The ferry opened back in 1894 and was then the only way for railway passengers from Singapore or Kuala Lumpur to reach George Town. It is still the most convenient way for rail travellers to reach Penang Island. […]

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Hameediyah Bistro (Penang Nasi Kandar) @ Ampang

Hameediyah opened their first bistro concept restaurant in Ampang about 3 months ago. What makes it different from the other Hameediyah restaurants is that you will find a wider range of food and drinks here such as Western food (coming soon), barista coffee and smoothies. But just to set the expectation straight, you should also […]

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Penang – A short trip

I arrived at Terminal Bersepadu Selatan (TBS) and waited in the queue to buy my bus ticket to George Town, Penang, the girl at the counter asked me for passport and she inspected it for a while and asked me if I was from the Maldives and I replied, “Yes” and she began asking me questions […]

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Seh Tek Tong Cheah Kongsi –Penang

Seh Tek Tong Cheah Kongsi (or just Cheah Kongsi for short) is the oldest of the Five Big Clans of the Hokkien community in Penang which in the 19th century together formed a Hokkien neighbourhood centred on the Tua Pek Kong Temple in Armenian Street. These clans were formed for self-defence and mutual support and […]

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