Penang, a world-famous tropical holiday spot, also known as Pulau Pinang, or the "Isle of the Betel Nut." This paradise destination, which was designated as a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Site in 2008, is rich in cultural and natural attractions.
Nicknamed the Pearl of the Orient, Penang is famous for its soft sandy beaches and is fondly regarded as the food capital of Malaysia. Ask around, the first thing they will mention why they visit Penang is because of the food!
Penang has long been a popular holiday spot, thanks to its delicious cuisine, artistic murals, and quaint old-town feel. It's simple to schedule a Penang adventure, but if you're a last-minute planner or don't know where to begin, we've put together a 'must-see attractions' for your reference.
#1. Penang Hill
Penang Hill is a must-see attraction for those visiting Penang. Take a ride on the Penang Hill Funicular and travel through the railway's 258-foot-long tunnel, which is said to be the world's steepest! You'll be transported 833 meters to the peak of Penang Hill, which is breathtaking.
While you're at Penang Hill, check out The Habitat Penang Hill and enjoy an impressive 360-degree panoramic view of Penang Island as well as the beauty of Penang's 130-million-year-old rainforest. Take a thrilling and refreshing walk on the 230m Langur Way Canopy Walk here!
#2. Starbucks Unique By The Beach Stores In Penang
Penang has several unique Starbucks sites, including one along Batu Ferringhi where you can dip your toes in warm sand while sipping an iced latte and the other nestled in a cozy heritage home. Drop in for a cup of coffee in the morning before embarking on your full-day adventure!
You will definitely love the ambience and the design of this outlet. The main attractions of Starbucks Coffee Batu Ferringhi can be said that they have lazy chairs or reclining chairs and sands!
Check out our list of Malaysia's unique Starbucks locations here!
#3. ESCAPE Theme Park Penang
ESCAPE Theme Park is set in the middle of nature (surrounded by lush greenery!) and offers ample activities to keep you busy for an entire day.
House to the longest pipe in the world The ESCAPE Theme Park is a must-visit Penang Funland. Enjoy a day of thirty fun events, such as zip line, water slides, seam runs, rock climbing and more.
#4. Entopia Penang Butterfly Farm
Imagine the biggest classroom and exploration centre for nature where butterflies and insects can go and move around freely. Within Entopia there are two worlds: The natural gardens of Natureland and the indoor discovery centre of The Cocoon.
There are over 150 species of fauna and more than 200 species of flora are being showcased throughout Entopia’s entire exhibition!
Entopia also made into 2020 TripAdvisor's Travellers Choice!
#5. Cheong Fatt Tze Mansion
Penang's legendary Blue Mansion is an architectural and historical masterpiece with a true old world elegance that's impossible to avoid. This indigo-blue mansion is a one-of-a-kind combination of Eastern and Western architectural elements that sets it apart from the other buildings on the path.
The iconic framework has appeared in films such as Crazy Rich Asians, Indochine, and others!
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