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Best things to do in Penang

Shopping Mall
“One of the Penang famous Shopping Mall in Georgetown. there are plenty of food, cafe, shops, to shopping around. operates from 10am to 10pm.”
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Shopping Mall
“Modern, 5-story complex featuring fashion & electronics stores, many restaurants & a cinema.”
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Shopping Mall
“One of the Penang famous Shopping Mall in Georgetown. there are plenty of food, cafe, shops, to shopping around. operates from 10am to 10pm.”
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Garden
“Great place for both adults and children. Take your IC with you if you're Malaysian!”
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Shopping Mall
“Straits Quay is a shopping mall-cum-marina in George Town, Penang, Malaysia. It is located at Seri Tanjung Pinang, a newly developed township that sits on reclaimed land within the George Town suburb of Tanjung Tokong. ”
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Restaurant
“Gurney Drive Hawker - One of the famous places in Penang for tourists. It is a place of all the delicacies one should try. It is, thus, perfect, for your one-stop sampling of what Penang has to offer.”
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Lake
“It is one of the largest and finest temples complexes in Southeast Asia. Kek Lok Si Temple is not just a center for Chinese culture and Buddha teaching, but also an unique heritage treasures that have Mahayana Buddhism and traditional Chinese rituals blend into a harmonious whole, in temple architecture and daily activities of worshipers.”
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Shopping Mall
“1st Avenue Mall is a shopping mall in George Town, Penang, Malaysia. It is located at Magazine Road, next to Komtar and Prangin Mall, and is linked to both buildings via overhead bridges.”
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Food Truck
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“Gurney Drive, otherwise known as Persiaran Gurney, is perhaps one of the most well-known place in Penang. Often referred to as 'The New Esplanade', Gurney Drive is a deluge of hawker delights and exciting restaurants that come alive at nighttime, giving the unique experience of dining by the sea. Gurney Drive was named after Sir Henry Gurney, a Malayan High Commissioner who was assassinated by the guerrillas of the Malayan Communist Party during the Emergency period in the early 1950s.”
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Car Wash
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“Hypermarket where you can get everything that you may need for your daily essentials”
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Track
“Lovely to visit in the morning and only a hop, skip and jump away. Watch the older folk do 'tai chi' and join others celebrating their lives. ”
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Shopping Mall
“If you are planning for shopping trip, don't miss out this mall as well. Not enough to shop at this mall, don't worry, Gurney Shopping Mall is just beside and you can reach within 5-min walk.”
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Government Building
“Inside the city of George Town in Penang, Malaysia, is Penang's tallest skyscraper and the sixth tallest building in Malaysia. It consists of a multipurpose complex, comprising retail outlets, a transportation hub and administrative offices of the Penang state government, kids theme parks and museums. There are sky glass walk, Dinosaur theme park, Techno Dome, Music Instrument Museum, Comics Museum, etc. You can cross over the link bridge to Prangin Mall Shopping complex and i-Avenue Mall Shopping Complex. ”
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Park
“From Penang National Park near Butterworth you can see great beaches along with some gorgeous trails. There are two trails to follow here, one will take you to the Kerachut Beach and the other will take you to a very old lighthouse made in 1883. You can see amazing Turtle Conservation Centre at Kerachut Beach. If you love trekking and swimming, you need to go to the Penang National Park.”
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Bar
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“ChinaHouse is all about food, drink, music, retail and art. Remember to walk from one end to another to experience different sections of the longest cafe in Penang! Their signature Tiramisu is a must-try!”
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Museum
“Khoo Kongsi - The Khoo Kongsi is a large Chinese clanhouse with elaborate and highly ornamented architecture, a mark of the dominant presence of the Chinese in Penang, Malaysia.”
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