Penang is a state in northwest Malaysia comprising mainland Seberang Perai and Penang Island. On the island, the state capital of George Town is home to landmarks such as colonial Fort Cornwallis, the ornate Chinese clan house Khoo Kongsi and the Kapitan Keling Mosque, all testaments to centuries of foreign influence. To the west, a funicular ascends Penang Hill, with its trails, flower gardens and panoramic views.
The Everbright Building is a landmark building in Penang. It is a 65-storey building with a flat ground rise. The downstairs is the largest shopping mall in Penang and the office area is upstairs. Each bus will go through here and reach the Komtar station. The “arrival methods” in the following spots are all based on the Penang Landmark Guangda Building unless otherwise specified.
The chew jetty is the earliest gathering place for the Chinese in Penang, and the older generation relies on fishing for a living. The house here is simple but not shabby. There are creative mural paintings on the outside of the house. The houses are built on the sea and the bottom is supported by a single wooden stake. The streets of the village are supported by wooden pilings and bridged by wooden planks. It is a harmonious gathering place for floating people. The original eight surname bridges have been relocated to six and have been included in the World Heritage List. At present, the largest scale is Zhou Xingqiao. There are about 60 households. There seems to be only one road on the bridge, similar to the main road. In fact, there are still many roads beside the walkway. It is a landscape of some people on the water. There are still people who continue to engage in simple fishing. The life is simple and simple. As soon as people enter this surname bridge, there is a feeling of being temporarily isolated from the rest of the world. It is considered a quiet place in the busy city. There are simple homestays in the village and a bit of personality.
Kek Lok Si
Kek lok Si Located in Air Itam, combines three different architectural styles of China, Thailand and Myanmar.The building is colourful and one of the most important Buddhist temples in Malaysia. Kek Lok Si Temple was built in 1893 and took 20 years to complete. Since then, it has been expanded and is still undergoing continuous reconstruction. The biggest attraction here is the 30 meters high. There are 7 layers of the Wanfo Pagoda. The design of the tower is wonderful. The tower is plain white, the top of the tower is Myanmar style, the middle is Thai style, and the bottom is Chinese style, shape and white snake. The Leifeng Pagoda in the pass is similar. In each tower, there are marble statues of Buddha and gold Buddha statues. The four King Kong and Maitreya Buddhas attract considerable attention and their postures of sitting, standing and lying are different.
Penang Hill is located in the middle of Penang. The shape of the cable car here is a bit like a subway car. From the bottom of the mountain to the top of the mountain, there is no need to change the car halfway, and you can go uphill in 5-10 minutes. When you get on the train, you have the illusion of being separated from reality. Take a look at the scenery and breathe the fresh air of nature. Fresh air on the mountains, the temperature is not high, the vision is very vast. Raising up the hill and Kek Lok Temple is not far, so when planning your trip, you can plan to raise the flag hill with the Kek Lok Si.
In the streets of Georgetown, there are many frescoes. Most of these frescoes are street paintings created by Ernest Zacharevic, a 25-year-old artist from Lithuania, for the George Town Festival 2012 (George Town Festival 2012). Later, under the leadership of the frescoes, some local artists, such as Louis Gan, participated. These frescoes add a laid-back art atmosphere to the quaint streets of Georgetown and become the latest tourist attraction in Georgetown.
Penang is a city with historical culture and modern colors. It was also listed by UNESCO as a world cultural heritage on July 7, 2008. It is also a tourist attraction that is very popular among tourists in recent years. The authorities are also very hard. The promotion of local tourism. Whenever Penang was mentioned, did you still stay in Penang where you have many frescoes and food? In fact, there are more and more featured and interesting museums in Penang, so that you can increase your knowledge while having fun!
The First Phantom Museum in Malaysia, featuring ghost legends and images from the five largest regions of the world, coupled with narrator’s storytelling, allow visitors to have a deeper understanding of their origins, in order to break the traditional fandom Thinking and stereotyped impression! There are more than 13 different scenes set in the museum, about 20 kinds of ghosts, figures and statues of various countries, including the banana ghost we are familiar with, the corpses of Chinese Xiangxi Road, the Egyptian Pharaoh Pyramid, Japan Sadako and Europe and the United States Vampires, etc., with realistic scenes and lighting effects, allow visitors to feel like they are in the world! The museum also prepared a variety of ghost costume headdress, so that adults and children can also become ghosts to take photos!
Known as the world’s first Food Crazy Hall, it is to take you to know Penang cuisine. The foods in the hall include Chinese food, Malay meal, Indian food, and traditional korean cuisine. But the food here can only be seen, cannot be eaten, and even has food models bigger than people! In addition to introducing the traditional foods of the three major ethnic groups in the region, there are also some extra large food models such as Laksa and fried crumbs for visitors to take pictures of, as well as commentators to explain to visitors, to ensure that you have a deeper understanding of the Penang cuisine culture.
3D Trick Art Museum
The art of 3D techniques in the 3D Hall of Fantasy 3D Art Museum in Penang refers to the technique of converting two-dimensional paintings into three-dimensional paintings, three-dimensional images. With the 2D painting on the wall, the floor and ceiling seem to pop up on the surface. The Penang 3D Hall of Fame 3D has more than 40 works, including illusion painting and sculpture. The unique 3D art originated in the area.
Penang Famous Food
The streets of Penang city (especially Georgetown) are renowned as a food paradise mainly due to its diversity in ethnicity, culture and religion. Its multi-ethnicity brings forth such celebrated variety in Penang’s street and hawker food. There is no lack of food options here, and is difficult to find a store that falls short of a rating lower than “delicious”.
This asam laksa stall located at Air Itam has a long history and a moderate location.It is very convenient for visitors after to visit the Kik Lok Si Temple to eat a laksa to the bottom of the mountain.
Penang Road Famous Teochew Chendul
When you come to Penang, how can you miss the cendol? This cendol is hidden in the small alley where Jalan Penang and Lebuh Keng Kwee, and always sees a full crowd every time. Their cendol’s exclusive homemade. They grind the flour and add the appropriate amount of vanilla juice, so their cendol presents not only natural emerald green but also natural vanilla and light rice aroma. In addition to cendol, a bowl of cendol also includes fragrant coconut milk, coconut sugar and cooked red beans. Don’t miss out when your visit to Penang!
Gurney Drive Hawker Centre
The new Gurney Corner Night Market is one of Penang’s larger snack food gathering places. The new Gurney Corner Hawker Centre is located next to Gurney Plaza, the new Gurney Drive in the sea. The night market is full of hot and cold sweet and salty. It is a famous night market in Penang, and the night market is opposite the beach and it feels very comfortable. The new Gurney Drive can be said to be a must-see night market in Penang. Not only do you have a variety of delicious snacks, but you can also enjoy the fun of Penang cuisine.
Char Kway Teow
When came to Penang, the first thing couldn’t miss was the Penang Char Kway Teow. The first recommendation by the locals is the stall numbered 71 Char Kway Teow, which is considered to be the well-known Char Kway Teow strips in the new Gurney Corner Night Market.
SATAY INTERNATIONAL, although there is no number in this booth, it is just in the corner of India. It should not be hard to find. The yellow-colored meat skewers are served with garlic, cucumber slices, and a thick bowl of satay sauce. The chicken is juicy and full of flavor. It is very tasty.
There are pineapple, cassava, cucumber, fried fritters, octopus, green mango and other ingredients, then topped with sauce, sprinkle with broken peanuts, taste sweet and greasy, full of delicious!
The fried oyster is the longest row in the entire night market. It must have different. Adding a lot of onions and awakening the sauce of the stomach are the most important.