Penang is one of the most famous states in Malaysia today, which is also known to be as the “Pearl of the Orient” of the Malaysia Peninsula. The word “Penang” is derived from “Pinang,” which symbolizes “Betel Nut”. Hundreds of thousands of travel enthusiasts visit Penang to witness its most famous, historical and diverse cultural heritage in Malaysia every year. Penang is renowned because of its sightseeing and breathtaking sceneries in all over the world. This articles provides an information about “10 most famous and breathtaking Penang attractions”.
George Town UNESCO World Heritage Site
This is recognized one of the most historic cities of the Straits of Malacca by UNESCO. The tourists should visit breathtaking and sightseeing Penang attractions during their trip in Malaysia during the winter season like Fort Cornwallis, The City Hall, Queen Victoria Diamond Jubilee Clock Tower, etc.
Visit the Famous Islands of the Penang State
There are many types of famous and nearby Islands in the Penang state including (Pulau Jerejak, Pulau Aman and Pulau Betong). They all offer the most pleasing to the eye view to the tourists whenever they visit here. It offers the most pleasant environment as compared to the other cities of Malaysia. So it’s a worth visiting destination for the tourists now.
Never Forget to Visit Cross Penang Bridge
You shouldn’t forget to visit Cross Penang Bridge because this is one of the largest bridges due to its volume in Asia today. That’s why it always offers the most wonderful and pleasant view of Penang Island. Also it is the host to the yearly “Penang Bridge International Marathon”.
Don’t Forget to Visit Kek Lok Si Temple
This is one of the largest Buddhist temples in Southeast Asia today, which is situated in Ayer Itam, Penang Malaysia. It covers almost seven storey pagoda and a bronze statue of Kuan Yin along. Also it includes quite a few types of larger halls for congregation and prayer along with amazing sculptures of Buddha.
Penang Hill – A Worth Visiting Attraction Destination
Penang Hill, also known as the “Buki Bendera” is the most famous tourist destination in Malaysia, which offers a beautiful view of the entire Penang Island. It offers a soothing atmosphere too. The best way to incline at this historical peak in Penang is through Penang Hill Railway that even looks more beautiful. The Penang Hill Railway has been serving the tourists as well as locals since 1923.
Never Forget to Take Pleasure in Sunset at Batu Ferringhi Beach and Tanjung Bungah
Batu Ferringhi Beach is world’s famous beach which is located in Penang, Malaysia today. It is famous because of its beautiful and pleasant beach scenery. It covers several luxury hotels, resorts, bistros, pubs, massage centers and night markets. On the other side, you should never forget to visit Tanjung Bungah as it is a well-known and sightseeing tourist destination for its beaches. It offers quite a luxurious environment to the tourists as well.
Meanwhile, other famous tourist destinations in Penang state include Juru Highway Auto-City, Queensbay Mall, Ferry Ride from Butterworth and Gurney Drive. It is still considered as the best place for food heaven and hawker food.