Top 10 – Tourism
While basking in the beautiful beach, one of the nooks and crannies to explore the picturesque town of George to a whole new world, there is a reason, visitors to your most comfortable walking shoes is a must have.
Offering the best in Asia, Penang, and the sound of many of the views of diverse ethnic heritage and reflect the pride of his people.
It designs and plenty of lush tropical gardens, temples and unique cultural heritage, whether buildings, Penang you a natural, historical and cultural tapestry of tradition and harmony in the world, will provide the vision.
1. All the most important heritage buildings and inside the Georgetown clanhouses!
Strait’s unique charm and architectural inclinations, a UNESCO World Heritage list, Georgetown scored its valuable place in the grandeur of religious and cultural heritage is the inspiration of the past colonial Wed – where each building represents a page in our history indicates that each corner has a story to tell.
2. Tee to the left Hong Kong (Jade Emperor Temple) in Air Itam
Jade Emperor Pavilion in the stone of the Air Itam Penang Hill, Kek Lok city can throw at the train station. Temples and Taoists believed to have been dedicated to the Jade Emperor is the supreme ruler of heaven. The temple of God and a tribute to Hong Kong is unique in the country built specifically for believers.
140 years old temple, large-scale renovation since construction of the UNESCO cultural heritage preservation is an application for recognition. During the New Year, the believers of their own birthday (celebrated commemoration of the ninth day) to pay homage to the deity of the temple the crowd.
3. Penang Hill
821M above sea level in the fresh air of Penang Hill, visitors, and a bird’s eye view of the island while enjoying a refreshing (and now has a restaurant and guest house), some of the great mansions of the colonial era is known.
Therefore, the original name – Hill (originally known as Strawberry Hill) to the first strawberry plants (as the first British colony established in Penang) has been authorized by Captain Francis Light.
4. Mr. Temple Kek Lok
The construction of the temple in 1890, the date and the start, is the largest Buddhist temple in Malaysia. Kek Lok cc rank as one of the most famous temples in the area of the temple is known as the Supreme Bliss. Thousands of lights shining on the place of worship in a fairyland of transformation, because the light in celebration of Air Itam, the best time to visit Kek Lok city, overlooking the city, is a night during the New Year.
5. Reclining Buddha
The Tikus Island is located in a picturesque village Chayamangkalaram by Buddhist monks in Thailand, Wat was built in 1845. It (and the Loy Krathong festival, especially during Sonkran) attracted believers from around the world, 33m gold-plated reclining Buddha collections. Dragon, mythical serpents, and the elaborately decorated shrines of all shapes and sizes around twenty-four won in Malaysia and Thailand, Buddhist temples dot the life of a small community grounds. A. Chayamangkalaram Dharmikarama watts, just opposite the temple are Burmese.
6. National Park (Muka Head)
Acheh Beach National Park in Penang on the other hand, is no less impressive, can be the smallest in the country. Kerachut beach meromictic lakes and pristine beaches and eco-attractions such as excursions, fishing, swimming and provide a perfect place for hiking (seawater and freshwater bodies are not.) Boat trip can be arranged, or wish to visit nearby islands. Also, the old lighthouse was built in 1883, do not look for – and visitors are still welcome to run!
7. Toy Museum
Tanjung Bunga, Penang, a toy museum would not be a child’s game! More than 100,000 toys, dolls, models and other collectibles that nowhere in the world and Asia’s first museum of its kind in the largest is fun. The actual size of superhero action figures as a small model, which I do not want to miss a play area for children and adults is!
8. Ten Spice Garden (Garden is the spice of South East Asia)
Southeast Asian spices, with only the difference between the holy places, Bahang Bay tropical spice garden is actually a paradise on earth. Green leaves, ferns and exotic flowers, surrounded by plants and gardens overlooking the crystal clear blue sea, a cafe and is the ideal place for a drink in the afternoon. Larger than 3.2ha, the garden of plants from Malaysia and other regions are more than 500 varieties.
Oh, and I Popular spices in a gift shop in connection with a very interesting article is the kind of boutique!
9. Four won Snake
Honkon Temple Choir Department (which is known among locals), and “guard” the house of God slip to protect the green pit viper Wagler felt that. Although these snakes are thought to be held at St. Jos, hold harmless and incense smoke, the poison is removed, to allow visitors to breathe again!
10. Butterfly Farm
Bahang Bay ten butterfly farm, so he leave them to the private sector in 2008 came to Penang with former British Prime Minister Tony Blair is known to have visited his wife. A living museum with wings fluttering beauty, breeding and research center, the farm is a real gem of the eco-tourism.