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Penang

Malaysia's second smallest state was a former British colony. State capital Penang is 330km from national capital Kuala Lumpur.

World Heritage Sites :
Districts :

Melaka and George Town, Historic Cities of the Straits of Malacca

Location:
Within George Town

Town Hall





City Hall





Fort Cornwallis


The fort was built in 1789 by Captain Francis Light to defend the British trading port, Georgetown.


Fort Cornwallis


The most famous cannon in the fort - Seri Rambai. It's a dutch cannon sized by British and brought to the fort.


Cenotaph





Queen Victoria Memorial Clock





Eastern & Oriental Hotel





Penang State Museum





Central Fire Station





Esplanade





Standard Chartered Bank





HSBC Bank





Whiteaways Acade





Campbell Street Market





Goddess of Mercy Temple





The Garage





Logan Heritage Building





Sun Wui Wui Koon





Hainan Association & Temple





St George's Church





Church of the Assumption





Sri Mahamariamman Temple





Chew Jetty





Ciji Temple





Yap Kongsi





Yeng Keng Hotel & Gateway





Cheong Fatt Tze Mansion





Alimsah Waley Mosque





Ta Kam Hong





Immigration Department





Han Jiang Ancestral Temple





Ng Fook Tong





Dewan Undangan Negeri Building





Islamic Council Building





Kapitan Keling Mosque


A mosque built by East India Company troops stationed in Penang in the 18th century. Present mosque was rebuilt in 1916.


Syed Alatas Masion





Nam Hooi Association





Chung Shan Wooi Koon





Nagore Durgha Shrine





King Street Tua Pek Kong Temple





High Court Building





Northeast Penang Island

Location:
Penang Island

Kek Lok Si Temple


Largest Buddhist temple in Malaysia. The temple construction started in 1893 with blessings from Qing dynasty Emperor Guangxu.


View of Penang from hilltop of Air Itam





St Joseph's Novitiate


A historic building formerly used for religious training. It is now part of a shopping development.


A view of Penang's coast





Penang's Little India





Traditional textile shop in Little India





Penang's famous street food


This foodstreet along Gurney Drive operates from evening.


Seafood in Penang





Penang Chinese Town Hall


The building is in the Dr Sun Yat Sen heritage trail as he had made a speech in the building in 1906.


Shop house





Li Teik Seah Building


One of the building in the Dr Sun Yat Sen heritsge trail. The Tung Meng Hui's Penang Philomatic Union was established in this building.


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