Penang is known for its betel nut trees. Hailed as "the emerald in the Indian Ocean," Penang possesses appealing beaches and wild scenery as well as scenic spots and historical sites. Penang is also entitled the gastronomic paradise. Penang is a recommended destination for tourists to enjoy scenery and have fun as it is home to food, tourist attractions and ancient buildings with convenient transportation.
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Penang is a Malaysian island off the Malay Peninsula in the Strait of Malacca. Nicknamed the Pearl of the Orient, Penang is famous for its soft sandy beaches and is fondly regarded as the food capital of Malaysia.
Some of the most interesting sites of Penang include the sandy beaches of Tanjung Bungah, the landscape from the summit of Penang Hill and the vipers in the Snake Temple.
In George Town, the capital of Penang state, foreign influences are evident in landmarks like colonial Fort Cornwallis, Chinese clan temple Khoo Kongsi and Indian-style Kapitan Keling Mosque. Other notable religious sites include the Chinese Goddess of Mercy Temple, the Buddhist Kek Lok Si Temple and Hindu Sri Mahamariamman Temple.
UNESCO World Heritage Site featuring graphic street art depicting the life of the people of Penang. Strolling through Georgetown’s streets just a little bit more exciting, in 2012 Penang’s municipal council hired London-trained Lithuanian artist, Ernest Zacharevic and charged him with breathing new life into some of the atmospheric Chinese shop-houses around the inner city. An effort to spawn awareness of the rich history of the streets, the project was a success with Zacharevic turning certain areas into thriving tourist destinations that also became the much-talked about object of attention among locals. #penang #malaysiatravel #malaysiatrulyasia
Penang architecture so wonderful !!
I really recommend this place and food is so good. Don’t miss this.
I came to your city, will you suddenly appear, at the corner of the coffee shop, I will smile, wave, and chat with you. Coming to Penang is like taking a time tunnel and going to the grandparents who are very familiar with grandparents. Like the Xiamen, the main city of Penang is an island. It is connected to the mainland by a sea-crossing bridge. The weather here is as cool and comfortable as the former Xiamen. When you visit the street, you can see that the red turtle has applied for an intangible cultural heritage. I think of the ingenuity of the aunt, almost all the specialties of Minnan, can not help her, so miss the Purdue at that time, sitting on the street, door to door to eat, although I have not experienced, but this neighborhood The deep friendship between them is very enviable.