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12 Top Tourist Attractions in Penang

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I am often asked to recommend what are the sights to see in Penang, so I put together this list, with details. If you are coming to Penang for a short visit, and you do not wish to miss its most interesting sights, here they are.

Curtis Crest @ The Habitat Penang Hill

A walkway high above Penang Hill, Curtis Crest offers awesome views of the forest.

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Entopia

Appreciate insectlife free from the confines of the classroom.

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Kek Lok Si Temple

The largest Chinese temple complex in Southeast Asia.

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Khoo Kongsi

The most opulent clan ancestral temple in George Town, and anywhere outside China.

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Made In Penang Interactive Museum

Museum celebrating all things made in Penang through miniatures and 3D murals.

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Penang Hill

Hill station with views of George Town and surrounding regions.

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Pinang Peranakan Museum

Housed in the home of 19th century Chinese community leader Chung Keng Kwee, this museum offers a glimpse at the opulence of Baba Nyonya during their golden era.

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Pitt Street

Often called the Street of Harmony, Pitt Street in George Town is unique in Penang as it is home to a major church, Chinese temple, Hindu temple and a mosque, all within a short walking distance of one another.

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Rainbow Skywalk

Glass walkway on the 68th floor of the Komtar Tower offers spectacular views of George Town.

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Snake Temple

This temple filled with uncaged venomous vipers is one of the most unique sights in Penang.

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Wat Chaiyamangkalaram

Thai Temple of the Reclining Buddha with Dhammikarama Burmese Temple across the road are remnants of the Thai and Burmese communities that once had settlements in the area.

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Wonderfood Museum

A museum celebrating a plethora of mouth-watering dishes through ultra realistic replicas.

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