PHOTOS: Komtar Penang


Structure: KOMTAR Penang < click to read on it’s interesting background
Majority of the floors (7-58, 61-64) are occupied by Offices of the Penang state government, including the Chief Minister’s office and the Penang Island City Council (Majlis Bandaraya Pulau Pinang, MBPP). Some other interesting attractions inside this prominent building include Tech Dome and The Top.

Taken on: 2018 September 19, 3:56pm
Taken by: IPhone 6s+
*Psst: So I heard, to preserve Komtar’s reputation as the iconic tallest building in Penang, thus there’s a height restriction for new buildings!  8-)

Continue reading PHOTOS: Komtar Penang

Penang Hill

A Place to Chill – Penang Hill

Penang Hill, one of the most famous tourist destination in Penang, is about 6 km from centre of Georgetown. Overlooking Penang from 735m above sea level, the climate is cooler, which makes it a popular destination among tourists, as well as for the locals.

Getting to Penang Hill by Public Transportation

By Bus

Rapid Bus No. :  204
From :  Jetty
Fare :  MYR 2
Distance :  12.5 km
Travel Time :  ~ 1 hour
Rapid Bus No. :  204
From :  KOMTAR
Fare :  MYR 2
Distance :  12.5 km
Travel Time :  ~ 50 minutes

Penang Hill Furnicular Train

Ticket Fare

MyKad (MYR) Foreigner (MYR)
Normal Fast Lane Normal Fast Lane
Adult 10 30 30 60
Senior Citizen (60 years & above) 5 5 30 60
Child (4-6 years old) 3 3 5 5
Student (School/College/University) 5 15 15 45
Disabled Person Free

*PROMOTION for MyKad holders: RM3 daily , 6:30-9:00am and 7:00-10:30pm (not valid during school holidays)

Train Schedule
Daily 6:30am – 11:00pm (train from top station)
Ticketing counter will be closed at 10:30pm

Kek Lok Si Temple

Penang’s Iconic Temple – Kek Lok Si

Kek Lok Si Temple has been identified as one of the largest and finest temple complexes in Southeast Asia. Kek Lok Si Temple itself has always been a tourist attraction in Penang but the annual display of lights is even a bigger crowd puller, attracting tourists from all around the world and locals as well.

Continue reading Kek Lok Si Temple