It's all in Penang, Experience it!
Discover Penang’s fascinating colonial buildings and century old trading shop houses, its characteristics of past and present, its revered
spice trade, places of worship displaying the peoples’ rich and diverse spiritual faiths, clan houses and its much raved about culinary cuisines.
Hop on a tour coach to explore George Town, go on a round island sight-seeing or embark on a scenic boat tour of mangrove forests. For the more adventurous, trekking up Penang Hill as well as exploring Penang National Park will promise a wonderful connection with Penang's unique rainforest and mangrove bio-diversity. Discover Penang's legendary spice trade and history, its proud Penang Peranakan heritage, or just enjoy traveling along the serene countryside taking in the charms of age-old farming and fishing villages.
In the heritage zone, enjoy the sprawling rustic pre-war shop houses, coffee shops and restaurants by foot or trishaw. Treat yourself to Penang’s famous street food - Char Koay Teow, Hokkien Mee, Laksa, and Chendol – these are popular dishes and dessert that have the world harping about.
Festivals & Events
The people in Penang celebrate year-round festivals – including religious, cultural and arts – that happen almost every month such as the
acrobatic lion dances during Chinese New Year, the intricate weaving of ketupat during Hari Raya Aidilfitri and the unbelievable body
piercings that are seen during Thaipusam. Besides these, home-grown arts festivals unique to Penang such as the month-long
George Town Festival and the long-running Penang Island Jazz Festival are quickly becoming a sole reason for global travellers to visit Penang.
George Town Literary Festival : 25 - 27 Nov 2016
The In-Between Arts Festival : 28 - 30 Nov 2016
Penang Island Jazz Festival : 1 - 4 Dec 2016
For more details on Penang’s attractions and its non-stop events, visit My Penang.
Penang Hotel Offer
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