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PENANG - PEARL OF THE ORIENT


Penang needs little introduction to many visitors to Malaysia... having long been known as one of Southeast Asia's finest destinations. Penang's outstanding beaches and exotic sights have made it one of the most popular destinations in the region.


Great Places to Visit

Wat Chayamangkalaram Temple: This Buddhist temple of Thai architecture houses a magnificent gold-plated reclining Buddha that is said to be the third largest in the world. The niches behind the statue house urns containing the ashes of devotees.

Kek Lok Si : Kek Lok Si is reputedly the largest Buddhist temple complex in South-East Asia.

St George's Church: Built with convict labor in 1818, this stately Anglican colonial church is one of the oldest landmarks in the city.

Snake Temple

Penang Museum and Art Gallery: It was built in 1821 and was formerly the Penang Free School

Fort Cornwallis: This fort was built on the site of Francis Light's historic landing in 1786.

Penang Hill



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