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Bukit Tambun, Seberang Perai Selatan

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Bukit Tambun, Seberang Perai Selatan, Penang (23 May, 2005)




Bukit Tambun (GPS: 5.2762, 100.46545) is a riverine community in Seberang Perai Selatan. It is located along the banks of Sungai Jawi. So far, it exists as a fishing village populated mostly by Chinese. There is a single main road, Jalan Bukit Tambun, which serves the village and links it to the rest of Penang. It has a jetty from where there used to be ferry services to Pulau Aman. However the ferry service has since been transferred to Batu Musang.

Because of its proximity to the sea, Bukit Tambun gets fresh seafood. As a result, a number of seafood restaurants have opened in this village, drawing customers the surrounding areas as well as from Penang Island. Congregated near the jetty, they include Restoran Jetty and Restoran Gee Seng.

Once a sleepy village, Bukit Tambun is expected to see rapid development with the construction of the Second Penang Bridge, which will connect neighbouring Batu Kawan with Batu Maung on Penang Island.

Map of sights in Bukit Tambun

Street Art in Bukit Tambun

  1. Bukit Tambun Street Art Murals (GPS: 5.27437, 100.44837)

Sights in Bukit Tambun

  1. Bukit Tambun Chinese Cemetery (GPS: 5.27362, 100.44771)
  2. Jeti Bukit Tambun (GPS: 5.27127, 100.44294)
  3. Taman Merpati Indah (GPS: 5.27437, 100.44837)
  4. Thye Guan Tong Bukit Tambun (GPS: 5.27206, 100.44999)

Places of worship in Bukit Tambun

  1. Masjid Bukit Tambun (GPS: 5.27413, 100.44456)
  2. Thnee Kong Beow Temple (GPS: 5.27264, 100.44414)

Eateries at Bukit Tambun

  1. Bukit Tambun Jetty Seafood Restaurant (GPS: 5.27106, 100.44311)
  2. Floating Seafood Paradise (GPS: 5.2761, 100.44566)
  3. Restoran Ee Sheng (GPS: 5.27136, 100.44329)
  4. Restoran How Kee Seafood Village (GPS: 5.27257, 100.45048)

Schools in Bukit Tambun

  1. SRJK (C) Keng Koon (GPS: 5.2722, 100.45138)

360° Street View of Bukit Tambun



Bukit Tambun, as seen from Sungai Jawi, Penang (23 May, 2005)


Chinese manor house in Bukit TambunChinese manor house in Bukit Tambun (23 May, 2005)

Getting there

At present there isn't any Rapid Penang buses to Bukit Tambun. To go by car, exit the North-South Expressway at the Bukit Tambun Interchange (Exit 158).

Nearby Sights

Bukit Tambun is on the map of Seberang Perai

More on Penang Mainland; list of Towns in Penang and Towns in Malaysia

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