Penang is a Malaysian Island in the strait of Malacca, Georgetown, the capital of Penang State. Georgetown has also been inscribed as a Unesco World Heritage Site since 2008. Founded by Francis Light in 1786 , Penang Island then named the prince of Wales Island , was one of the Brotish possession in Southeast Asia. Furthermore, Georgetown serves as the financial centre of Northern Malaysia with several international banks based within the city centre. There are loads of activities and sights on the island. Hanging around on the beach is also considered a fine option.
Penang is especially known as the best place to enjoy wonderful local dishes it is seen as the capital of food Malaysia.
Many people go to Penang by air. Prices are often very cheap mainly because due to the competition among flight. Besides that you also can go to Penang by using bus . Busses depart at the main terminal in KL , Pudu Raya Station to Sungai Nibong , the central bus station in Penang. The trip by bus usually take 5.5 hours. The price of the ticket is around RM30/40 per person. There are also minibus or minivan that drive between many places in Thailand to Penang. Minibus are more expensive than regular busses but offer a direct route to many destination.
Kek Lok Si. Kek Lok Si is a buddhiest temple that located in Air Itam facing the sea and commanding an impressive view. It also an impotant pilgrimage centre for Buddhist from Hong Kong, Philippines and Singapore.
Komtar. Komtar is a Penang tallest skyscraper and the sixth tallest building in Malaysia. Komtar is an acronym for Kompleks Tun Abdul Razak , the name of second prime minister. Komtar actually consist of a multipurpose complex, comprising retail outlets, a transportation hub and administrative office for the Penang state government
Penang Hill. Penang Hill is a hill resort comprising a group of peaks in Penang Island. Peang Hill is also known by the malay name Bukit Bendera which actually refers to Flagstaff Hill , the most developed peak.
Sunway Hotel Georgetown. Penang nestled amids the vibrant city life and heritage charms in Georgetown. A 3 minute walks from the shop of Penang Times Square, this sophisticated hotel was 8 minute walk from Komtar Complex and 3 minute from Fort Cornwallis.
Equatorial Penang Hotel. Elegant hotel with a top hill overlooking the city, 7km from the Penang International Aiport. The facilities in the hotel is a Wifi, fat screen TV, balconies, tea and coffeemakers.
Thing to do
Escape . The first play adventure theme park in Penang. Escape also is family theme park with exciting and challenging activities that promotes wellness in the great outdoors. The activities that provide inthis Escape is Penang Escape Theme Park Pak Atan Leap, Penang Escape Theme Park Monkey Business, Penang Escape Theme Park Tubby Racer, Park Zoom Bug, Park Fuxy Burrow, Park Tots Trail and many more
Entopia. Entopia Penang is a huge butterfly sanctuary in Penang. It is located along Jalan Teluk Bahang between Escape Adventureplay to the north and Taman Rimba Teluk Bahang to the south. Within sight of the Teluk Bahang Dam . Entopia also has a vision to help people restablish connection with nature.