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Top Things to Do in Penang, Malaysia, from a Cruise Ship - Created by Staff

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Butterfly zoo - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

One should wear a light floral perfume and wear bright-colored or bright-white clothing to encourage the butterflies to land upon oneself, but one should never touch a butterfly. Butterflies are attracted to a bright Hawaiian print shirt for the same reason they are attracted to flowers, but a person's touch will cause damage to their sensitive wings because of the oils in people's skin and their easily damaged scales.

Dhammikarama Burmese Temple - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Dhamikarama Burmese Temple ( Burmese: ဓမ္မိကာရာမမြန်မာကျောင်း) in Penang is the temple enjoys the prestige of being the first Burmese Buddhist Temple in Malaysia. As the first Buddhist temple to be built in Penang back in 1803, Dhammikarama is a temple filled with striking features and rich past.It provides a historical evidence of Burmese occupation in Penang as well as the retreat for Buddhist devotees.

Penang Botanic Gardens

The Penang Botanic Gardens, ( Malay: Taman Kebun Bunga) also known as the "Waterfall Gardens" because of the cascading waterfall nearby, is a public park situated on Jalan Air Terjun (Waterfall Road) in George Town on Penang Island, Malaysia.

Kek Lok Si - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

The Kek Lok Si Temple ( simplified Chinese: 极乐寺; traditional Chinese: 極樂寺; Pe̍h-ōe-jī: Ki̍k-lo̍k-sī ; Penang Hokkien for "Temple of Supreme Bliss" or "Temple of Sukhavati") is a Buddhist temple situated in Air Itam in Penang and is one of the best known temples on the island.

Home | Leong San Tong Khoo Kongsi

Leong San Tong Khoo Kongsi, or Khoo Kongsi for short, is one of the most distinctive Chinese clan association in Malaysia. It is well known worldwide for its extensive lineage that can be traced back 650 years ago, as well as its closely-knit and defensive congregation of buildings and a magnificent clanhouse.

Penang National Park

The Penang National Park spans 1,213ha of land and sea and is used by scientists, researchers, and nature lovers to explore its natural treasures. Penang National Park is the first protected area legally gazetted under Malaysia's National Park Act of 1980, signifying the State and Federal governments' environmental protection efforts.

Cheong Fatt Tze Mansion - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

The Circa 1880s mansion built by the merchant Cheong Fatt Tze at the end of 19th century has 38 rooms, 5 granite-paved courtyards, 7 staircases & 220 vernacular timber louvre windows. The architecture of the mansion however originates from the Su Chow Dynasty Period in China.

Wat Chayamangkalaram

Wat Chaiya Mangkalaram ( Thai: วัดไชยมังคลาราม) is a Thai Buddhist temple in George Town, Penang, Malaysia, most notable for its Reclining Buddha statue. The statue is the 3rd largest of its kind, being 33 meters in length. In the main shrine in front of the Reclining Buddha there are smaller shrines of different Buddhas and popular Thai deities.

Penang Hill

Penang Hill is a hill resort comprising a group of peaks in Penang, Malaysia. It is located in Air Itam, which is 6 kilometres (3.7 mi) from the city centre of George Town. The hill stands out prominently from the lowlands as a hilly and forested area.

Clan Jetties of George Town, Pulau Pinang

The Clan Jetties of George Town are the traditional settlement created by Chinese immmigrants who share common historical, geographical and lineage origin.

Penang Ferry Service - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Penang Ferry Service is the oldest ferry service in Malaysia. Located in the state of Penang, this famous ferry service connects Sultan Abdul Halim ferry terminal in Butterworth to Raja Tun Uda ferry terminal at Weld Quay in George Town in Penang Island. The ferries are designed for vehicles to roll-on/roll-off.

Sun Yat-sen Museum Penang

The Sun Yat-sen Museum Penang ( Malay: Muzium Sun Yat-sen di Pulau Pinang; Chinese: 孫中山槟城基地博物館 ), formerly called the Sun Yat-sen Penang Base, is a museum in George Town, Penang, Malaysia. The museum is dedicated to Sun Yat-sen, a nationalist from China who established the Chinese Republic in 1912 after his efforts in Xinhai Revolution.

Kapitan Keling Mosque - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

The Kapitan Keling Mosque is a mosque built in the 19th century by Indian Muslim traders in George Town, Penang, Malaysia. It is situated on the corner of Lebuh Buckingham (Buckingham Street) and Jalan Masjid Kapitan Keling (Pitt Street).

Suffolk House, Penang

In Penang, Malaysia, the Suffolk House refers to two early residences built on the same site located some four miles west of George Town, Penang, on the banks of the Air Itam River ( Black Water River in the Malay language).

Sri Mahamariamman Temple, Penang

Built in 1833, the Arulmigu Sri Mahamariamman Temple situated in George Town Penang is the oldest Hindu temple in Malaysia, and features sculptures of gods and goddesses over its main entrance and facade. It is located at Lebuh Queen,George Town. It is also known as Mariamman Temple or Queen Street Indian Temple.