Discover Penang's Secret Hidden Gems and Local Hotspots


Uncover the lesser-known attractions and local favorites of Penang

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1. Explore Street Art in Georgetown

Georgetown, the capital of Penang, is a treasure trove of stunning street art. Take a leisurely stroll around the city and admire the creative murals and installations by local and international artists.


2. Indulge in Hawker Food at Gurney Drive

Gurney Drive is a food lover's paradise, with numerous hawker stalls offering delicious local delicacies. Try popular dishes like Char Kway Teow, Assam Laksa, and Rojak for an authentic Malaysian culinary experience.


3. Hike to the Top of Penang Hill

Embark on an adventurous hike to the top of Penang Hill, the highest peak on the island. Enjoy panoramic views of Georgetown and the surrounding areas from the summit, and witness stunning sunrises or sunsets.


4. Uncover the Secrets of Kek Lok Si Temple

Kek Lok Si Temple is the largest Buddhist temple in Southeast Asia and a must-visit attraction. Marvel at the impressive architecture, intricate artwork, and the stunning seven-tiered Pagoda of Rama VI.


5. Experience the Snake Temple

Brave a visit to the Snake Temple, where venomous pit vipers roam freely. This unique temple is dedicated to a deity who is believed to have turned snakes into caretakers of the temple grounds.


6. Take a Trishaw Ride around Georgetown

Hop on a colorful trishaw and explore the charming streets of Georgetown at a leisurely pace. Let the trishaw driver showcase the city's landmarks, architectural marvels, and hidden gems.


7. Visit the Penang State Museum and Art Gallery

Discover the rich history and culture of Penang at the Penang State Museum and Art Gallery. Explore the exhibits, admire the artworks, and gain a deeper understanding of the island's heritage.


8. Go Island Hopping to Pulau Aman

Embark on an exciting island-hopping adventure to Pulau Aman. Enjoy the serene surroundings, go fishing or cycling, and savor fresh seafood at quaint local restaurants.


9. Immerse in Buddhism at Dhammikarama Burmese Temple

Experience the serene ambiance of the Dhammikarama Burmese Temple. Admire the impressive architecture, intricate sculptures, and tranquil meditation halls that offer an insight into Burmese Buddhism.


10. Visit Penang War Museum

Delve into the history of World War II by visiting the Penang War Museum. Explore the underground tunnels, bunkers, and exhibitions that provide insights into the war's impact on Penang.