The Hainan Temple is a Chinese temple that is dedicated for the patro deity of seafarers, Ma Chor Po, also called Mazu. It is founded in 1866 and completed in 1895. The Hainan temple is built in Hainanese style.
Address: 93, Lebuh Muntri, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
Much of the traffic of pilgrims to and from Muslim Holy Land for the haj went through Acheh Street, where tickets for the trip were sold. Shopping was also a favourite activity for both pilgrims and their well-wishers.
Address: Gat Lebuh Acheh, George Town, 10300, Penang, MALAYSIA
Penang's oldest nasi kandar restaurant was established in 1907 and was re-vamped in the second half of 2014 and the makeover included replacing its 80-year-old tiles, changing the metal staircase to timber and installing a better-equipped kitchen. This restaurant serves numerous types of curries with white or briyani rice. Their murtabak is known as one of the best in Penang. Now, besides eat-in and takeaway, you may also use their delivery service by calling 04-2611 095.
Address: 164A Lebuh Campbell, George Town, 10020, Penang, MALAYSIA
Han Jiang Teochew Temple is a Chinese temple located along Lebuh Chulia in George Town. It is situated nearest to Sri Mahariamman Temple and the Nagore Durgha Sheriff. The Han Jiang Ancestral Temple was completed in 1870.
Address: 127, Chulia Street, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
Hardwicke House or simply Hardwicke is a heritage bulding at the junction of Pangkor Road and Jalan Sultan Ahmad Shah. It is built at the turn of the 20th century. The address today is 67 Jalan Sultan Ahmad Shah.
Address: 67, Jalan Sultan Ahmad Shah, George Town, 10050, Penang, MALAYSIA
Healy Mac's Irish Bar and Restaurant provides the best Irish conceptualized ambience with a feel of comfort and satisfaction. Done in an authentic Irish atmosphere, Healy Mac's is a place for food and drinks in a relaxiing atmosphere.
Address: Ground Floor, 3A-G-9 Straits Quay Jalan Seri Tanjung Pinang, Tanjung Tokong, 10470, Penang, MALAYSIA
To access to inner George Town comfortably, hop on the HEHO (Heritage Hopabout) van that stops at different 12 locations in George Town. Visitors can get off at various spots and explore nearby sights, attractions and eateries. Once done, hop back from any of the selected pit stops for your next adventure.
Heritage Hopabout pit-stops include Holiday Tours & Travel Sdn Bhd, 1926 Heritage Hotel, Gurney Paragon Mall, The Northam All Suite, Chocolate & Coffee Museum, The Royale Bintang Penang, St George's Church, Eastern & Oriental Hotel, Cititel Penang, Yeng Keng Hotel, Khoo Kongsi and 1st Avenue Mall.
The interesting part about the HEHO experience is the audio guide-equipped van that is ready to fill you in on fascinating facts about Penang and George Town's attractions. The HEHO ticket gives you unlimited rides from 9.00am - 5.50pm daily and each ticket purchase entitles you to various discounts from eateries to shopping and museums to spas.
Hei Yeong Seng is a restaurant serving Chinese and Cantonese cuisine, set in a comfortable atmosphere. The restaurant serves a wide variety of dishes ranging from premium to standard dishes.
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Address: Lot 207-221 & Lot 231-245 2nd Floor Penang Plaza No. 126 Jalan Burma, George Town, 10050, Penang, MALAYSIA
A place for early risers. Hideout Café is a western-fusion restaurant, serving breakfast, lunch and dinner. Not sure whether to have western or oriental? Hideout Café offers both!
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Address: 60, Jalan Icon City, Bukit Mertajam, 14000, Penang, MALAYSIA
Get away from it all. Accessible through narrow footpaths around the hill, Hillside Retreat Penang takes you on a back-to-nature journey away from the humidity of the city. Enjoy the fresh and cool breeze some 820 meters above sea-level. Let the sounds of the forest serenade you as the sun goes down and gravitate towards the tapestry of stars that light up the skies at night.
Address: Hillside Bungalow, Upper Tunnel Road, Penang Hill, 11300 Penang
This unique contemporary art space that used to be an old bus depot is now a partially renovated art-deco building that showcases progressive artists, artworks and art forms. There is almost always an exhibition in progress, and the creative murals in the grounds are always on view.There's also a weekly Sunday pop-up market held from 11.00am to 5.00pm.
Address: 31A, Jalan Gurdwara, 10300 George Town, Pulau Pinang.
Kanganam Trading is a retailer of Indian household wares and Hindu religious items established over 60 years ago. Dealing in religious items requires specialist knowledge of Hindu beliefs, and symbolism, and the shop carries a highly diversified range of religious items such as Pancaloha (sacred five - metal alloys) statues, iconography, charms, hanging decorations and items for Hindu worship (Pooja), geomancy (Vastu Shastra), and meditation.
Address: Kanganam Trading 82, Lebuh King (kitchenware) 41, Lebuh Pasar (religious items), George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
The Hock Teik Cheng Sin Temple or Poh Hock Seah is a clan temple of the Hokkien people. It is one of the Hokkien institution set up before the large influx of newcomers and is collective called the Sinkheh to Penang.
Address: 57, Armenian Street, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
There are a few traditional Malay houses which offer homestay for those who wish to experience village life, and Malay Vernacular culture.Kampung Sungsai Korok on Jalan Bharu has been adopted to promote a homestay programme for tourists.
Address: Jalan Pulau Betong Kampong Perlis, Balik Pulau, 11000, Penang, MALAYSIA
Wawasan Open University is the first private, open learning institution. Open concept is to make higher education accesible to all, anytime and anywhere. The main campus of Wawasan Open University is located at the Homestead, previously the residence of Yeap Chor Ee.
Address: 54, Jalan Sultan Ahmad Shah, George Town, 10050, Penang, MALAYSIA
A place for all things pork. Famous for its warming and comforting pork porridge, pork bee hoon soup, pork vermicelli and more, be sure to try out their homemade minced-pork balls.homemade minced-pork balls
Address: 45 Kampung Malabar, 10100, George Town, Penang, MALAYSIA
The HSBC Building of Penang is a six storey building built in 1948 in the late Art Deco style at 1 Downing Street, George Town. The design reflects the influence of the Shanghai Art Deco style. This is the first branch of the Hong Kong & Shanghai Bank in Malaysia.
Address: 1, Downing Street, George Town, 10300, Penang, MALAYSIA
Hui Aun Association or Hui Aun Kong Hooi is founded in 1914. It is located along Magazine Road, across 1st Avenue Mall. The Hui Aun Association is housed in an Art Deco style building. Recently, it had its side walls painted with the Woman Construction Workers Mural.
Address: 73, Magazine road, George Town, 10300, Penang, MALAYSIA
When in Kafe Larut, make your way to the seafood stall and order its signature fish head hot pot. Other dishes such as stir fried potato leaves with salted egg yolk and steamed chicken are also worth a try.
Address: 1, Jalan Larut, George Town, 10050, Penang, MALAYSIA
Back in the days, Hup Huat Tricycle and Bicycle Repair was one of many trishaw makers in George Town. Today, Mr Choo Yew Choon inherits the century-old shop from his great grandfather who founded it and remains as the only trishaw maker in town. Due to the low market value of trishaws today, he repairs bicycles and hawker tricycles to keep his business afloat.
Address: Jalan Pintal Tali, George Town, 10100, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: Church Street (Opposite Old Town Coffee), George Town, 10300, 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.