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Penang Holidays: Fascinating Malaysian Getaway
Marvelous blend of East And West, Penang is a perfect tourist destination that maintain a good balance of contemporary style and traditional, old world charm. Incredible Malaysian state of Penang is situated on the northwest coast of Peninsular Malaysia comprises Penang Island and Sebrang Perai. George Town is the capital of Penang Island, and heritage structures here are well-known for being listed in UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Site. Spectacular beaches and delicious delicacies invite you to have a wonderful time here. And, if you have plans to visit Penang, having a list of popular attractions in Penang can make your trip more enjoyable. Read on to discover all about it.
Worship At Kek Lok Si Temple
Make sure you visit Kek Lok Si temple, one of the biggest Buddhist temples in Malaysia, present on hilltop in Air Itam in Penang. Watch numerous artistic meaningful carvings, magnificent pictures of Lord Buddha, beautiful sculptures, and excellent murals in adorning the exteriors and interiors of temple halls, archways, and pagodas. Kek Lok Si Temple is also well-known for its unique heritage treasures that feature traditional Chinese rituals and Mahayana Buddhism in impressive architecture and devotees’ daily activities.
Treat Yourself With Penang Cuisines
Penang cuisines, also widely popular as ‘hawker food’, are scrumptious cuisines influenced by Penang’s multicultural society. Try Assam Laksa, one of the most popular Penang cuisines. Enjoy eating this tasty, spicy noodle soup with a dash of tantalizing sour taste. Cooked mackerel by adding delicious paste of tamarind, chillies, shrimp, and lemongrass is topped with fabulous large dollop of rice vermicelli making it tempting for any foodie to enjoy eating it.
Unwind At Batu Ferringhi Beach
Located in northwest of Georgetown and outlined by numerous resorts, Batu Ferringhi is highly popular beach in Penang. Soak in the shining sun and unwind on the pleasant coast of this exquisite beach. Don’t miss enjoy water sports and activities, such as canoeing, swimming, wind-surfing, parasailing, and many other spine-tingling adventures. Watch stunning sunset and enjoy shop souvenirs and watch artisans exhibiting incredible batik painting and crafts in the evening here.
Shop At Seafront Gurney Paragon Mall
Access outstanding collection at 40 elegant fashion stores at nine storey, popular Gurney Paragon Mall to shop your choice of beautiful clothes and accessories during your holidays in Penang. This seafront branded mall is home to first class luxury brands, such as H&M, Victoria's Secret, Michael Kors, and many other famous brands. Choose one of the 30 restaurants here to enjoy eating after shopping here.
Climb Penang Hill
Besides water activities at beaches in Penang, you can enjoy climbing fabulous 833 m high Penang Hill, locally popular as Bukit Bandera. This exciting adventure of climbing Penang Hill rewards you stunning views of Penang Island. Take your kids to white sandy Monkey Beach present at the north end of the Penang Island. Your kids would be amazed to watch several curious monkeys here that grab tourist’s food
Party By Sea At QEII Penang Nightclub
Don’t miss the opportunity to dine at one of the finest restaurant and alfresco nightclub and dancing to the tunes of fantastic music by visiting QEII Penang Nightclub. Some tourists are reminded of the clubs visited during their cheap holidays to zanzibar while having fun in this nightclub. This nightlife avenue is constructed on stilts over the pleasant waters and offers your sweeping views of marina. Enjoy meal listening to the pleasant sound of cool breezes and sea waves here.
If you can’t resist booking attractive deals of Penang holidays after learning all these amazing tourist attractions, plan to visit this fascinating destination any time from November to January as the weather during this time is most pleasant.