Other than being known as historical place, Penang is also known as the famous tourist center in Malaysia among the local community as well as foreigners. We can say that Penang as a complete state with its unique charm and you will surely not regret on your trip to Penang.
Did you know the capital city of Penang is Georgetown? Apart from Melaka, Georgetown is also gazetted as UNESCO World Heritage Site as there are many historical building and sites such as Padang Kota Lama, Masjid Kapitan Keling and Little India. Therefore, as Malaysiansm we should take a good care and develop this historical city.
Georgetown is one of the lively city centers of Penang with colorful, artistic and well-preserved colonial building, which are now being refurbished into unique shops, cafes and boutique hotels. Like Padang Kota Lama, there are a few beautiful building which is influenced by British's architecture and making it as one of the famous attractions in Georgetown. If you are someone who love with photography, this is one of the recommended places for you to visit to capture a great photo!
Planning to visit Penang in your next trip? You are highly recommended to stay in Georgetown! Here we have listed out some of the Penang Hotel Georgetown that you should consider.
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As we know, Penang is well known for being the food capital of Malaysia, If you are food lover, I bet you will surely not regret to come all the way to Penang for food hunting. There are many best food that you can find in Penang especially Laksa, Pasembur, Char Kuey Teow and Nasi Kandar. If you would like to taste the uniqueness of the street food, you can find it in George Town.
Other than food, there are many interesting places that we categorized them as a must-visit places in Penang. For example, Penang Hill, Plaza gurney and Batu Ferringhi. A popular places for a couple to capture the sweet moments with romantic view.
Batu Ferringhi is not known to be a heritage site like Georgetown. However, it is still a destination worth visiting especially for adventurous travelers. You can do a lots of water sports here such as jet ski, banana boat ride, parasailing and more!
Besides Georgetown. Batu Ferringhi is another place in Penang that is worth exploring. If you spend few days in Penang for your vacation, you should take advantage to stay in Batu Ferringhi for one night at least.
Have you heard or seen any artwork along the roads like Weld Quay, Ah Quee Street which are located in Georgetown? Similarly, Butterworth also have street art and make it as one of the famous attractions here. The mural painting must have their own meaning and characteristics. Mostly describe the history and uniqueness of Butterworth and Penang.
Butterworth is not only famous among leisure travelers, but getting famous among business travelers as well.
Renting an apartment rather than staying in hotels is more economical. If you prefer to get a spacious area for you and family, with cooking facilities provided, homestay apartment is good for you. Here we have listed out Penang homestay apartment that you can pick and choose!