Things to do and see in
Some people would list Penang's beaches as the best of Penang attractions.
However, you should drag yourself away for a while and get active, as there are many Penang tourist attractions
to keep you busy.
Below you will find all the best things to do in Penang.
Just click on the picture or link to find out more information.
Things to see and do in Georgetown
Grab yourself one of the many free Georgetown maps and get ready to follow Georgetown's Heritage Trail.
Fort Cornwallis is located next to the esplanade in Georgetown looking out over the sea and is worth the small entrance fee to visit
Old Georgetown Cemetery
The old colonial cemetery in Georgetown where you will find the graves of the early European settles of Penang island
The most beautiful and ornate of all George Towns Chinese clan house temples
Pinang Peranakan Mansion
A beautifully restored mansion in the old part of Georgetown with a large collection of period antiques on display
A good place to visit to get an insight into the history and varied peoples of Penang
Things to see around Penang Island
Penang National Park
A great place to go trekking in the jungle with many km's of walks to do and some of the best beaches in Penang
Kek Lok Si
Penang's biggest temple complex set in the foothills of the centre of the island
Penang Botanic Gardens
A good place to relax and take a walk in beautiful surroundings with plenty of plants, trees and the few odd wildlife encounters
A visit up to the top of Penang Hill is a nice way to spend a few hours if you travel by the Penang Hill Train or a whole day if you are fit enough for Walking Up Penang Hill
Penang War Museum
The former WWII British fort on the SE tip of Penang Island now turned into an interesting museum about the war and Japanese invasion of Penang
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