The majestic Kek Lok Si Temple
The most iconic bridge in Malaysia
The Pearl of the Orient
Tune Hotel - Downtown Penang
Section 15, 100 Burmah Road,
10050 George Town, Penang,
Tel: 04-2275 807
The Kuan Yin Temple was built in the 1800s by early Chinese settlers of the Hokkien and Cantonese communities. The temple was originally named Kong Hock Keong temple (Cantonese-Hokkien Temple) and was once used not only for religious but also for social functions within the Chinese community.
Batu Ferringhi, situated along the coastal road north-west of George Town and lined with a string of international-standard resorts, is the most popular beach strip in Penang. Soak in the sun or enjoy a host of aquatic thrills from wind-surfing to canoeing. For the more adventerous at heart, try parasailing to enjoy the epic view of the beach from the sky.
On Penang Hill you can escape the heat of tropical George Town. The hill, also known as Bukit Bendera, is 830 meter high (2,750 foot) and it's much cooler than in the city below. Be prepared to get an amazing view of the Penang City from this hilltop