4 places to visit in Penang Island, Malaysia

There are many reasons why Penang Island is Malaysia’s one of the most popular tourist destinations. The island is home to pristine beaches, preserved forests, magical museums, and ancient temples and ruins. Also, it is revered as the country’s unofficial food capital. And topping off is the island’s perfect fusion of modernity and colonial traditions.

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Also, do consider visiting these places in Penang Island when travelling to Malaysia:

     1.   Penang Hill

penang hill

“You’ve never been to Penang unless you’ve been to Penang Hill” reads the welcome board of Island’s one of the most popular tourist attraction. Located 6 kilometres away from the main city, the hill town attracts tourists throughout the year with its pleasant climate and rich historical past.  

Top activities in Penang Hill, including Penang Hill Funicular Railway ride, sightseeing, nature walks, and visits to centuries-old colonial-style buildings will surely keep you busy and delighted.

     2.   Penang Botanical Gardens

penang botanical garden

Penang Botanical Gardens, also known as Waterfall Gardens, is one of the best places in Penang to spend time in tranquillity. The garden is popular for its Canon Ball Tree and roots of Sengkuang tree.  The botanical garden was set up by the British in 1884, and has been highly maintained since then.  

     3.  Kek Lok Si Temple

kek lok si temple

Kek Lok Si Temple, the largest Buddhist temple in Southeast Asia, attracts tourists with its typical Chinese architecture and culture. The temple is dedicated to Lord Buddha and gets decked up with paper lanterns, packets, and flowers during the Chinese New Year.

     4.  Ben’s Vintage Toy Museum

ben_s vintage toy museum

If you are fascinated by all-things vintage, Ben’s Vintage Toy Museum is a must-visit for you. The museum is home to a breathtaking collection of vintage toys. From antique aircrafts to classic robots and old school trains, you are sure to get a perfect dose of nostalgia when visiting the museum.  

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