Dataran Pemuda Merdeka Butterworth, originally known as British Recreational Club (BRC), is close to the local's heart. The place recorded various historical and nostalgic events where the struggle for independence started.
Address: Jalan Haji Ahmad Said, Bagan Luar, 12200 Butterworth, MALAYSIA.
Dato Koyah Shrine, or Keramat Dato Koyah, is a shrine to a Muslim saint along Transfer Road in George Town. He arrived in Penang from the Malabar coast in southern India (in present-day Karnataka and Kerala), where he was a mendicant, wandering from place to place, teaching, healing the sick, until one day, an incident happened that forced him to flee. Dato Koyah arrived in Penang some time in the early 19th century.
Address: Jalan Datuk Koyah, George Town, 10050, Penang, MALAYSIA
Located at Penang Hill's Strawberry Hill, head over to David Brown's Restaurant and sample their rib eye steaks, chicken Maryland, oxtail stew and more. For tea time, order David Brown's scone set accompanied with a cup of hot tea.
Address: Penang Hill, Jalan Stesen Bukit Bendera, Air Itam, 11500, Penang, MALAYSIA
The greenest mall in Malaysia and the only outlet mall in the Northern region. Design Village boasts an impressive outdoor shopping concept featuring a large variety of sportswear, iconic fashion and accessory brands plus food and beverage outlets.
Address: 733, Jalan Caasia Barat 2, Bandar Cassia, 14110 Penang.
The Dharmikarama Burmese Buddhist Temple in Burmah Lane, Pulau Tikus, George Town, is the only Burmese Buddhist temple to be built in Penang. Originally known as the Nandy Molah Burmese Temple, the Dharmikarama Temple was built in 1803.
Address: 24, Lorong Burma, Pulau Tikus, 10250 George Town, Penang, MALAYSIA
A rare experience to dine at Colonial Penang Hill, Malaysia's first hill station accessible by the unique funicular train. Feel the cool and refreshing air at the summit while you dine at the cosy David Brown Restaurant, with the panoramic night view of George Town and part of mainland Malaysia in sight.
Address: Tour & Incentive Travel, A-2-10 Vantage, Jalan Desiran Tanjung, Tanjung Tokong, 10470 Penang, Malaysia
Located at Jalan Masjid Kapitan Keling, the space in DownTown Art Heritage is utterly cool and punctuated with soft lighting, wooden tables, checkered sofa and indoor plants. Some of DownTown's delicacies include Hainanese braised duck with yam, nasi ketuk with lemongrass chicken, seafood aglio olio, DownTown cottage pie and more. Don't forget to try the DownTown Ice Cham which comprises layers of coffee, tea and condensed milk.
Address: No. 149, Jalan Masjid Kapitan Keling, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
The Sun Yat-Sen Memorial Hall is located at Macalister Road, George Town. It is housed within the Penang Philomatic Union building. The Penang branch of the Philomatic Union was established through the efforts of Goh Say Eng, who also founded the Penang branch of Tung Meng Hooi. It was originally housed at the Li Teik Seah Building at 152 Carnarvon Street.
Address: 65 Jalan Macalister, George Town, 10400, Penang, MALAYSIA
Also known as "Chicken Alley", this lane was once used by poulterers.
Address: Lorong Che Em (Near Lebuh Pantai), George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA.
Set up to promote, market and generate tourism for the Penang State in Malaysia, Penang Global Tourism is a tourism bureau which serves as a focal point for coordinating all tourism activities. PGT, as it is affectionately known, works closely with various key tourism industry players locally and abroad. PGT participates in overseas sales missions at world-renowned trade shows, and the exposure has contributed to Penang’s popularity as a destination, investment and home of choice for many from around the world.