With the unique multi-ethnic community, Penang is truly irreplaceable in terms of its food, culture, heritage, arts and nature surrounding.
Located at Malaysia’s northwest coast, Penang is one of the thirteen states of Malaysia that comprises an island and strip of land on the peninsular called Seberang Perai. Penang’s capital George Town, was inscribed onto UNESCO’s World Heritage list in 2008 where it features Malaysia’s best restored and readapted traditional architecture plus a multitude of heritage trades and arts. Penang is also the first state in Peninsular Malaysia to own 2 UNESCO sites: the George Town UNESCO World Heritage Site and the newly recognized Penang Hill UNESCO Biosphere Reserve. These 2 sites are located at close proximity, allowing travellers to move from one to another effortlessly to enjoy the maximum out of these.
Penang remains one of the top destinations for travellers throughout the years. With the unique multi-ethnic community, Penang is truly irreplaceable in terms of its food, culture, heritage, arts and nature surrounding. Each and every one of these categories stand out among the rest, making Penang the ultimate destination that travellers would not want to miss. This is further highlighted in the multiple accreditations awarded to Penang by international platforms such as CNN which listed Penang as “One Of The Best 22 Best Destinations To Visit To In 2022”; The Times of India recognized Penang as “Amongst the Finest UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Asia”; and Penang’s Assam Laksa was named “The World’s 7th Best Dish” by CNN Travel.
In line with Penang’s aspiration to become a premier, sustainable, and diversified tourism destination as outlined in the Penang Tourism Master Plan and Penang 2030 Vision, we are unveiling the State’s remarkable hidden holiday gems on the island and Seberang Perai. Visitors are encouraged to explore the beauty of the untouched shores in “The Other Side of the Island, Teluk Bahang and Balik Pulau” and discover the variety of quality tourism products in “The Opposite Side of the Island, Seberang Perai”. These locations differ from the known parts of Penang, providing a passage for one to unveil the unseen charm of Penang.
Penang’s Assam Laksa was named “The World’s 7th Best Dish” by CNN Travel
The “7 Wonders of Penang” attractions that are equally attractive will cater to different needs of travellers who opt for Penang. In fact, you are currently sitting in the place that owns 2 wonders of Penang, which is “World’s Highest Ropes Course Challenge” at The Gravityz and “World’s First Tower Curved Skywalk” located right here at The TOP, one can experience the beauty of nature at the “World’s Steepest Tunnel Track” located at Penang Hill and be amazed by the mysterious world of insects at the “World’s First Tropical Butterfly and Insect Sanctuary” in ENTOPIA. There is so much more to explore and experience in Penang.