Armenian Street is the most iconic street in George Town. There are a few museum, street art, heritage kongsi or clan house, art & craft shop, local product shop and so on.Armenian Street got its name from the early Armenian merchants who settled here. But it has two Chinese name, in between of Pitt Street and Acheen Street, in Hokkian named Pak Thang- A Kay (打铜仔街). Read More…
George Town 7th Anniversary Celebration : EAT RITE (4-7.7.2015)
Street of Festival Harmony–Community Showcase of Celebration Foods
Experience a whole year of George Town’s festival heritage in just one day as George Town ‘s multi-cultural community gather to present a showcase of sacred recipes that have been lovingly passed down through generation. Read More…
Visit Penang by train.
Keretapi Tanah Melayu Berhad ( KTMB) is the national train company. It provide railway service around West Malaysia and Thailand.
You may take a train from any state in west Malaysia to come to Penang. The train will stop at Butterworth Railways Station which is in mainland. Read More…
Bicycle rental business are booming in these few years, it provide visitors an alternative way to exploring George Town.
Tourists ride around the street with a map on hand and searching for famous street arts, heritage sites or delicious local food. Read More…
Sungai Nibong Bus Terminal opened in 18 April 2005. It is a main bus terminal for long-distance buses.
Before that, all express buses stop at Komtar and Gelugor, these two places did not have proper space for buses to stop and it were cause traffic jam.
So that, government decided to relocate all express buses at Sungai Nibong Bus Terminal. Read More…
Penang Hop-On Hop-Off bus offer visitor another way to discover Penang Island since November 2014.
The ticket holder able to get off and on the bus whenever and wherever preferred at any of the bus stop. The interval between buses is around 20-30 minutes.
The double-decked tour bus offer two different router, which are the City Router and Beach Route. Read More…
Taxi is most common service in Penang. The taxi driver can sent you to any places. However, taxis in Penang do not use meter, so you better ask the price before boarding the taxi. You can negotiate on the price quoted if you feel that the price is too high or wait for another taxi to come. Read More…
The Bridge is the vital link connecting Penang Island and the mainland of West Malaysia.
The First Penang Bridge build in year 1982 and open for public on 14 September 1985. The Bridge total length is 13.5km connecting Gelugor on the island and Seberang Prai. The toll rate is RM 7 for car.
The Second Penang Bridge is another bridge linking to the mainland. Read More…
The Penang Ferry service is the oldest ferry service in Malaysia. The ferry service began operations in year 1920 linking Georgetown on Penang Island and Butterworth on the mainland.
Now it has 8 ferries ply between Seberang Perai mainland and Penang Island. The ferries are named Pulau Pinang, Pulau Payar, Pulau Angsa, Pulau Kapas, Pulau Rimau, Pulau Undan, Pulau Rawa and Pulau Talng-Talang. Read More…
IBox Museum of Glass Penang
IBox Museum of Glass Penang is the first glass museum in Malaysia. It also have the title in “ Malaysia’s Book of Record “ for being the “ Longest Motive Glass Batik Painting” in Malaysia.
The Ibox Museum is unique and nice to visit. Read More…