Street Art at The World Heritage Site
Tour around Georgetown World Heritage Site to discover these amazing street arts by Ernest Zacharevic and many more others talented artist. A full extensive information brochure from Penang Global Tourism Board (PGT) about each wall painting location can be downloaded here or visit PGT myPenang website for more information.
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.
Penang 3D Trick Art Museum
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.
Penang Street Food
One of the best place to find the best food in Malaysia. Indulge in variety of Penang street food around Georgetown at the famous Gurney Drive or New Lane food centre.
Ascend Penang Hill, 720-metre above sea level by means of funicular train. Enjoy the bird’s eye view (usually clearer in the afternoon) of George Town and feel the cool and refreshing air at the summit. Another highlight is Kek Lok Si, Southeast Asia’a largest Buddhist temple. Marvel at the 30-metre high statue of the Goddess of Mercy, the 7-tier ‘Thousand-Buddha Pagoda’ and the ‘Pond of Longevity’.
Fancy a suntan or enjoy the sea breeze? Get yourself up to Tanjung Bungah or Batu Ferringhi, approximately 20 minutes from Georgetown and enjoy one of the best beach in Penang.
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.