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Cheong Fatt Tze Mansion (Blue Mansion)
Khoo Kongsi
Pinang Peranakan Mansion
Penang Second Bridge
Ford Cornwallis
Penang Hill
Snake Temple
Penang Bridge
Penang Botanic Gardens
Kek Lok Si Temple
Wat Chaiyamangkalaran


Cheong Fatt Tze Mansion (Blue Mansion)
A Grand Mansion conceived and constructed by a Grand Man; an eminent edifice which History calls Home; a peerless representation of the Paradigm Chinese Courtyard House – The Cheong Fatt Tze “Blue” Mansion has been perfectly poised for over a century on firm foundation of architectural, cultural and historic superlatives. The Mansion is undoubtedly the favourite home of Georgetown.

Khoo Kongsi
Leong San Tong Khoo Kongsi, or Khoo Kongsi for short, is one of the most distinctive Chinese clan association in Malaysia. It is well known worldwide for its extensive lineage that can be traced back 650 years ago, as well as its closely-knit and defensive congregation of buildings and a magnificent clanhouse.

Pinang Peranakan Mansion
The Peranakans, also known as the Babas and Nyonyas, was a prominent community of acculturated Chinese unique to this parts of the world, especially in the Straits Settlements hence its other name, the Straits Chinese. Adopting selected ways of the local Malays and later, the colonial British. At the Pinang Peranakan Mansion, the typical home of a rich Baba of a century ago is recreated to offer a glimpse of their opulent lifestyle and of their many customs and traditions. With over 1,000 pieces of antiques and collectibles of the era on display, this Baba-Nyonya museum is also house in one of Penang’s heritage mansion of electic design and architecture.

Penang Second Bridge
The Sultan Abdul Halim Muadzam Shah Bridge or Penang Second Bridge is a dual carriageway toll bridge in Penang,Malaysia. It connects Bandar Cassia (Batu Kawan) in Seberang Perai on mainland Peninsular Malaysia with Batu Maung on Penang Island. It is the second bridge to link the island to the mainland after the first Penang Bridge. The total length of the bridge is 24 km (15 mi) with length over water at 16.9 km (10.5 mi), making it the longest bridge in Malaysia and the longest in Southeast Asia.

Ford Cornwallis
The site where Captain Francis Light first landed in 1786. Initially the fortress comprised a wooded structure till 1804, when it was reconstructed with bricks using convict labour. A statue of Sir Francis Light surrounded by ancient cannons stands amongst the ruins.

Penang Hill
Rising 830 meters above sea level, Penang Hill is a popular rendezvous for tourists. Visitors can see flora and fauna, small farms, fruit orchards and old colonial buildings during the steep ride up the side of the mountain. The summit offers refreshing cool air and impressive panoramic views of Georgetown and beyond. Penang Hill is accessible via the funicular train – the earlier funicular train built in Asia operational since 1923.

Snake Temple
Also known as the temple of Azure Cloud. Build in 1850 in memory of a Buddhist priest and healer. It is the only temple in the world that houses poisonous vipers.

Penang Bridge
The bridge stretching over 13.5km linking between Butterworth & Penang. It is fifth-longest in Southeast Asia by the total length. The symmetrical fan-shaped centre span that rises to a height of 225 meters makes the bridge unique. The bridge took 5 years to build and was opened in 1988.

Penang Botanic Gardens
Built in 1884 by English colonists. This green landscaped parkland of over 30 hectares. Central to the Gardens is a waterfall which has hidden from public view by the green foliage. Myriad species of the tropical plants, trees and flowers of various hues makes it a heavenly place to visit. Monkeys are often seen lingering around visitors eagerly waiting to be feed.

Kek Lok Si Temple
Constructed in 1893, Kek Lok Si Temple takes up 12 hectares of land. In 1930, the Pagoda of Rama VI was built, combines a Chinese octagonal base, middle tiers of Thai architecture and a Burmese crown that blends the styles from the temples of all 3 countries. In 2002, the 30.2 meter height magnificent bronze Kuan Yin statue was built, making it one of Malaysia’s most important Buddhist temples.

Wat Chaiyamangkalaran
Built in 19 century and located at Burma Road. Its unique blend of Chinese, Thai and Burmese architectural designs, houses a 33-metre long gold plated Reclining Buddha, one of the longest in the world.


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