Penang, Pearl Of The Orient


Let us take a journey to a heritage city with all specialties.

Situated at the north of Peninsula Malaysia, Penang is one of the famous city for tourists and foreigners in Malaysia. It was declared as a World Heritage City recently by UNESCO, this had boosted the tourism of this city. Famous with its heritage sites, it is not a waste to pay a visit at those places such as the Fort Cornwallis or even The War Museum. Penang was also famous for Penang Free School, the oldest school in South East Asia. It was situated at Jalan Masjid Negeri. You do not have to worry about food, Penang offers you various types of food from cendol to Char Koay Teow or even the finest Nasi Kandar.

There are many spots you can travel to if you want to eat. Restoran Kapitan is famous for its Briyani. Restoran Kasim Mustaffa is famous for its Nasi Dalca. Nasi Kandar Line Clear is famous for its Nasi Kandar. Not to forget hawker stalls at Gurney Drive! There you can choose many types of food such as Char Koay Teow, Yong Tau Foo, and also Pasembur! There are many types of food to be mentioned but mentioning some is quite enough to entertain you guys.

Accommodation? You should not have to be worried about that, there are many cheap hostels for travelers in Penang. If you wanted to try a luxurious hotel, you can have a night in Eastern And Oriental Hotel. It was built in 1926, the oldest of all and it has a great view of the beach too. Not to forget, the building was very nice with its British architecture. So what are you waiting for? Get yourself to Penang now!

written by mimjamil on 2009-06-19 #places #malaysia #penang #sea-side #location #pulau #pinang


  1. stouf
    stouf ·

    Perfect dianaramas !!! Congrats !!!

  2. dogma
    dogma ·

    wow wow wow :) very cool gallery!

  3. ripsta
    ripsta ·

    w o w . m i m o t a i !

  4. lomodirk
    lomodirk ·

    Maybe next year :)

  5. rater
    rater ·

    Great gallery! Love the pics!!

  6. vicuna
    vicuna ·


  7. mimjamil
    mimjamil ·

    thanks everyone. do tell me if you guys wish to come. :)

  8. takezzo
    takezzo ·

    oh, penang.... roti canai!! luxar mee!! boh boh cha cha!!! how i miss this country...

  9. panelomo
    panelomo ·

    lomographer was here

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