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18, Persiaran Gurney
Gurney Drive, named after Sir Henry Gurney, is a popular seafront promenade that exemplifies the colours and atmosphere of Penang. Gurney Drive has the best vantage point for sunset along its coastlines and offers a gastronomic delight during the night with quaint cafes and hawker stalls with tempting local delicacies.
24 Lorong Burma, 10250 Penang
Dharmikarama Burmese Temple
Dharmikarama Burmese Temple is the only Burmese Buddhist temple outside Myanmar. Located in Georgetown Penang, it stands opposite Wat Chayamangkalaram Temple, with a pair of large stone elephants flanking the front gates. Inside the pagoda grounds is a Boddhi tree, a wishing pond and apartments for monks.
Gurney Plaza, Persiaran Gurney, 10250 Penang
Gurney Plaza is a waterfront shopping mall in Penang. Opened in 2001, it has three anchor tenants: Parkson Grand, the 12-screen Golden Screen Cinemas and Cold Storage supermarket. Additionally, the nine-storey mall houses over 380 stores with brands such as Coach, Fossil, Versace, and more. Approximately three km northwest of Georgetown, located along the popular Gurney Drive, Gurney Plaza is the second-largest mall on the island and is 858,000sqft in size.
673A, Jalan Kebun Bunga, Pulau Tikus, 10350 George Town, Pulau Pinang
Penang Botanical Gardens
The Penang Botanical Gardens, 15 minutes drive from the Hotel is a public park situated on Jalan Air Terjun in George Town, Penang, Malaysia.
Pesiaran Gurney, Penang
Gurney Drive Hawker Centre
Home to the biggest variety of street food in Penang is the iconic Gurney Drive Hawker Centre (right beside Gurney Plaza Mall). It is a great place to sample some of the best local cuisine on the island.
Lorong Maktab, Pulau Tikus, 10350 Penang
Church of Immaculate Conception
Church of the Immaculate Conception is a church and parish founded in 1811 and is the second oldest church in Penang. It is a 10 minutes drive from the Hotel.
7 Jalan Scott, Pulau Tikus, 10350 Penang
Colonial Penang Museum
A comprehensive and fantastic overview of colonial background in Malaysia and George Town over the war and Emergency years. The Museum houses a great collection of items in a colonial house.
17 Lorong Burma, Pulau Tikus, 10250 Penang
Wat Chayamangkalaran Thai Buddhist Temple
Also known as the Sleeping Buddha by the local, this Thai temple is well known for its gold-plated reclining Buddha that measures at 33 meters making it one of the largest in the world.
Penang Malay Gallery
It is a cultural museum showcasing the history and culture of the Malay settlement of Penang Island. Take a tour of the trading activities, religion, customs, jewellery and way of life of Penang Malays.
22, Leith Street, Georgetown, Penang
Chocolate & Coffee Museum
The place to visit for all chocolate lovers out there for a goldmine of branded and high-end chocolate products.
Ground Floor, 14 Leith Street, Georgetown Penang
The Blue Mansion
Also known as the Cheong Fatt Tze Mansion with its indigo-blue outer walls makes it very hard to miss. The mansion is eclectic, but mainly reflects Chinese architectural styles of the Imperial period. Take the daily guided mansion tours to experience the history behind its architecture.
Lebuh Muntri, George Town, 10450 George Town, Pulau Pinang
Thean Hou Temple
It is the spiritual centre for Penang’s Hainanese community. The temple provides an insight into the history of its builders with ornate carvings on the pillars.
Jalan Tun Syed Sheh Barakbah, George Town, 10200 George Town, Pulau Pinang
Built in 1786, Fort Cornwallis is the largest standing fort in Malaysia. The star-shaped bastion is on of the oldest structures in Penang and was named after Marquis Charles Cornwallis. The fort was built for the Royal artillery troops and as a defensive structure against pirates.
29, Church St, Georgetown, 10200 George Town, Penang
Pinang Peranakan Mansion
Showcase a typical home of the Babas and Nyonyas who was a prominent community of Chinese who adopted some customs and lifestyle of the local Malays hence creating a culture and lifestyle unique to them. The Pinang Peranakan Mansion displays eclectic design and architecture, incorporating Chinese carved-wood panels, English floor tiles and many antiques and collectibles of the era.
14, Jalan Buckingham, George Town, 10200 George Town, Pulau Pinang
Kapitan Keling Mosque
The Kapitan Keling Mosque was built around 1800 and by Indian Muslim traders and was named after Caudeer Mohuddeen the head of the Indian Muslim community. The original building was a small single storey brick mosque but over the years has been expanded till what it is today while still maintaining its original architecture
120, Lebuh Armenian, George Town, 10200 George Town, Pulau Pinang
Sun Yat Sen Museum
The Sun Yat Sen Museum is a beautifully-preserved house museum and has a permanent exhibition on Sun Yat Sen’s early revolutionary period in Penang when he planned a historic uprising of the China Revolution of 1911.