Your ultimate guide to Penang

Discover the best Penang events, things to do, restaurants, music, film, art, theatre, nightlife and more...

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Penang's best cafés

What’s brewing in Penang’s latest crop of independent cafés

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50 things to do in Penang

Your ultimate guide to the best experiences the island has to offer

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48 hours in Penang

The best things to do in Penang in just 48 hours

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Nightlife

Best bars and clubs in Penang

The best watering holes and nightspots for some after-work fun

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Guide to Penang's local hawker dishes

What makes these hawker dishes so delicious? We find out

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Things to Do

GTWHI LaCaLa Discovery Walk

Organised by George Town World Heritage Inc (GTWHI), this free guided walk will cover fascinating stories and facts about heritage streets like Lebuh Acheen, Lebuh Armenian and Lebuh Cannon. For over two centuries, these areas were dubbed as Penang's melting pot for trading, forging close trading relations, cooperation and inter-dependence between various groups in George Town's trading port. At the end of the tour, you'll get to take home newly produced reading material on Lebuh Acheen and Lebuh Armenian. Early reservation and punctuality are a must. Tour limited to a maximum of 20 participants.

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The best of Penang

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Best luxury boutique hotels in Penang

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Kids

Best things to do outdoors for kids

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Penang's best art galleries

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Best markets in Penang

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Penang's best bars with a view

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50 things to do in Penang

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Heritage

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Top heritage hotels in Penang

The Blue Mansion by Samadhi

A Chinese courtyard-style mansion built on Feng Shui principles

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Eastern & Oriental Hotel

Historical building with luxurious rooms overlooking the sea

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Seven Terraces

This boutique hotel features seven Anglo Chinese shophouses restored to their former glory

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Eight Rooms

Colonial building with hyper modern, design forward interior

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Lone Pine Hotel

A quaint, historial hotel by the beach in Batu Ferringhi

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Muntri Mews

Heritage building given a modern upgrade, with a garden to boot

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