Penang Attractions

Penang Attractions

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The best of Penang Attractions


The beautiful city of Penang, is a country with a rich culture and heritage. Penang was listed in the UNESCO World Heritage in 2008, and it certainly has no lack of cultural sites to visit! However, this country is even better known for their delicious local cuisines such as Char Kway Teow, chendol, and assam laksa, which you definitely should try when you are here! Today, Penang has became increasingly popular among tourists, and it is proud to be ranked as one of the best travel destinations in the whole world!


The city of Georgetown, which is the capital city of Penang, is home to many attractions and fun things to do! From beaches and nature, to museums and temples, there is something that everyone will love about Penang! Check out our list of ‘must-visit Penang attractions’, showcasing the best of Penang!


Home to one of the largest clanhouse in Penang, Khoo Kongsi is one of the Georgetown’s main attractions. A grand-looking clanhouse with elaborate Chinese architecture designs to signify the dominant presence of the local Chinese community and the wealth of the Khoo’s family. It is said to give good luck to its visitors.

  • Entopia Butterfly Farm

Making it into the Guinness World of Records is Penang’s butterfly farm! With over 4000 butterflies, Entopia Butterfly Farm has achieved its status as the world’s largest butterfly farm. You can even find some of the endangered butterfly species here. So, if you love butterflies, you will definitely want to visit this beautiful attraction!

A one-stop destination for fun, shopping, entertainment and food, Batu Ferringhi is one of the must-visit attractions in Penang! You can try the water sports, visit the night market, do some shopping and even have a massage, they basically make everything convenient for beach lovers.

  • Gurney Drive

This area is in Georgetown and is considered to be as one of the posher area, where you can do some great shopping in this district. Gurney Plaza and Gurney Paragon are some of the best shopping malls in Penang, so begin your fashion journey in Gurney Drive!


These are some of the top-popularity things to do in Penang, check out more below!

Here are other popular attractions in Penang

Penang National Park

Penang National Park 

Penang Botanical Gardens

Penang Botanical Gardens

Other things to do in Penang

Penang Theme park

Theme Park

Penang Shopping Mall


Hiking in Penang


Nightlife Penang


Penang Top Beaches


Penang Golf Courses


Temples In Penang


Museums In Penang


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