During past time, Penang is the beautiful traditional Malaysian Island which upset many tourist. Why do it become attractive its? When George Town city in Penang island (Malaysia) was present at Top 10 the most beautiful cities in the World. Many backpacker went to these to discover enjoyable island. Let’s check it out top 4 reasons why Penang is in the top 10 most attractive cities in the world

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Penang Bridge Night View
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Cheong Fatt Tze Mansion
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Penang streets
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Penang Street Art
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Ke Lok Si temple
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Georgetown Penang

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The walls can talk

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Formerly, George Town had been acknowledges a cultural heritage of the World by UNESCO. One of the famous places in this is the artistic 3D graffiti streets. Don’t have hot color or special style of the Occident, these 3D graffiti murals painting depict the simple beauty of the Orient. There are the children have happy smile in their face when the carry each other bike old bike; a small girl sit down giant swing, or a jalopy or a alley cat is hiding nearly the wall, that was been collapse… The artists combine drawings and many implement. When you contemplate it, you can feel not only the pictures but also truthfulness.

'Talk' wall in Lonely Planet, George Town

Read more: Street art in Penang.

Ancient and modern

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With the history hundreds of years, each of Penang’s architecture have a its long story. English, Indian, Chinese and Malaysian’s cultural will have been associate each other. Cheong Fatt Tze Mansion is the Penang’s famous project. It was been build in 1800s by Chinese tradespeople. The house’s dark-green’s strange is often excursionist’s interest. Saint George church have the most old Europe’s architecture in Southeast Asia. It was been build in 1880s by English. Besides, You can visit Kek Lok si Pagoda which is the most Southeast Asia’s buddhist temples. It is hang decorative multi-coloured lantern in New Year’s holiday.

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Shophouse in Penang
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Georgetown

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getting around penang

Picture: Penang trip blog 2017.
Picture: Penang trip blog 2017.

 

Adventure with Nature Penang

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Penang hill Malaysia

Penang’s country park covers an area of 2562 hectare. This is a place, which about 50 used to haunt. It has diversified biodiversity and verdant rain forest. Penang hill is nearly center George Town so you can go to here by bus or taxi. When you stand on hill-top, you can see total green island. From hill-base to top-hill, you should travel by a tramcar and on the contrary, you had better spend amount of time on walking down and make the most of nature.

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Penang hill

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Road to Penang Hill

Festivals

In celebration of Chinese on January, you can luckily survey a thousand of bright decorative multi-coloured lantern in Kek Lok si pagoda.

Festival traditional boat race which is particular the Southest Asia’s popular culture is organized on Summer or you can take part in Chap Goh Meh festival, George Town festival or Musical Penang festival.

Read more: 36 hours in Penang.

When the darkness is falling down, you can choose the cafes, the bars or speciality shop. Backpacker really like popular restaurant in Chulia streets because of delicious foods and reasonable prices. If you adore seafood, let’s go Gurney Drive.

When you come here, you can’t ignore asam laksa which is cooked by vermicolli and hot and sour codfish vegetable soup or vermicolli is cooked with egg, that mess with chicken, pork, shrimp and broth. Special is Char kway teow which is vermicolli stir-fry with little or no water and shrimp, egg, bean sprouts, chutney, shallot and cockle.

Food in town of Penang

You should go on sightseeing tour Penang on 3 days minimums. The first day, let’s travel around George Town. The second day, you can enjoy the sunrise at sea. After that, you visit Kek Lok Si pagoda; thence, Penang hill is nearly. And finally, you can leisurely find out other place. Good luck!

George town quay traveling boat

Are you looking for more top things to do in Penang: Tours, activities, attractions and other things? Let’s check it out at here.

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