Georgetown is the capital and largest city in Penang province.
Georgetown is a business park with the highest building on the island, the White Commtar Tower, where the rookie above (one Malaysian ringgit) can see the Penang Bridge and some of Indonesia’s beaches. Despite the large number of shops and being a capital city, the streets of Georgetown are somewhat narrow, and the remnants of colonialism and its influence are clearly visible in the design of buildings that differ from Malaysia’s well-known designs.
Georgetown has a population of over 700,000 and a metropolitan population of 2.3 million, the second-largest metropolitan area in Malaysia.
The city was named after the British King George III, where the Sultan of Qadh province handed over the entire island to British Captain Francis Light in the mid-18th century. Next to Georgetown is the ferry port, which takes passengers to Langkawi and the Indonesian square. The beach adjacent to the city is considered a rocky beach, unlike the Batu Franji area, which everyone prefers to live in.
The hotels in the city are fairly cheap (the Sheraton price is up to approx. 190 ringgit for the night). Because of its European and colonial character, the main tourists they lead are Europeans who love Georgetown.
In addition to its tourist and recreational privacy, Georgetown is one of the most important archaeological sites in Malaysia and has incorporated its ancient town into the UNESCO World Archaeological List. Georgetown blends modern life with history and history, and its geographical location on the edge of the island makes it a coastal and exciting tourist town.
Cheong Fatt Tze Mansion
Cheong Phat Tze Palace is one of the mansions built in the city of Georgetown according to the architectural style of Chinese. Visitors can enjoy the decorations and ancient art sculptures that dictate this palace, characterized by its brilliance and mastery.
Dhammikarama Burmese Buddhist Temple
Kapitan Keling Mosque
Kapitan Keeling was built in 1801 by Muslim merchants in Georgetown, to be one of the most beautiful antiques.
The architecture that the city is proud of to this day is considered the oldest mosque in Penang Island at all.
Penang State Museum
Penang State Museum is designed in a style similar to the Chinese one. It tells the history of the Pyranakan community and contains 1,000 pieces of precious antiques and tools used in their lives, as well as cosmetics for women.
From the green lands of Malaysia, specifically in Penang or Penang, I greet you with the best greetings.
On the island of Penang or Pineng there is a plateau which is located at the top of a mountain in that island and when you climb to the plateau hill you will be amazed to see.
You will see the beauty of Malaysia and the beauty of Pinang Island specifically magnificent plateau is located on Penang Island, so it is very high and relatively cool and can be climbed by train or by car.
The visitor can see Penang Island from the highest plateau and capture the greatest images. The plateau is located at 830 meters above sea level.
On this magnificent plateau there is a railway and a visitor can climb through this train.
So that it moves from the beginning of six and a half and stops at exactly nine thirty.
Almost every half hour a train is moving so you have to change the train in the middle of the team ie move to another small station.
This train was built in 1923 AD.
At the top you will find a tea stall, restaurants, small hotels, gift shops and all this in the early morning.
There is also a mosque and a Hindu temple.
And the most wonderful that this plateau has a colder atmosphere than the bottom of the island and this is interesting because the atmosphere at the bottom of the island may be relatively hot and this may provide this plateau all the wonderful rites.
And really deserve this island or plateau visit, including the views and pleasures Glory to God what the greatest.
The Camera museum
The Museum of the Camera is a museum in Georgetown. The museum began its work on August 31, 2013, on October 9, 2013 by Prime Minister Penang Eng. Lim Joan The museum is located in a two-story house building, divided into a dark room. It also has a café and a souvenir shop. The museum displays up to 1000 cameras and accessories.
Temple of Kick Lok Si
Kok Lok Si Temple is a Buddhist temple located on Penang Island and is considered one of the best temples on the island, apart from being the largest Buddhist temple in Southeast Asia. The temple was built in 1890 to be later a rare masterpiece ofThe antiques that Malaysia boasts.
Temple of Kongsi
The Kongsi Temple features its elegant architecture and elegant and delicate design, and is a clear and visible signThe Chinese presence that prevailed at the time. The temple is located in Cannon Square (Cannon) in the heart of the old part of George Town City.
Wat Chayama Ngcalaram
A Thai Buddhist temple in Georgetown, containing the third largest statue of the 33-meter Buddha, it contains a large number of Buddha statues of different sizes, and other statues of ancient Thai gods and many legendary creatures drawn.