This Malaysian state is located on the northwest coast of Peninsular Malaysia, by the Malacca Strait. Penang is famous for its soft sandy beaches and is named by many as the food capital of Malaysia, therefore, it is no surprise that it is one of the most touristic locations of Malaysia.
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One of the most popular attractions in Penang is Pinang Peranakan Mansion, this museum gives you an insight into the lifestyle and culture of the baba nyonyas. You can arrange a guided tour around the house with some of the most enthusiastic tour guides! Another popular site to visit is The Habitat Penang Hill, it provides the most authentic and educational Malaysian rainforest experience. Here you can immerse yourself in the 130 million year old rainforest, the Naturalists will take you on a journey along the Nature Trail where you can explore the myriad of flora and fauna. This is a great place to visit for those who love visiting the outdoors and want to see what biodiversity the rainforest offers. As well as that, a trip to Penang is not complete without visiting George Town. These beautiful streets feature both British Colonial and Chinese architecture and are filled with quaint cafes, restaurants and bars. There is an endless choice of street food and all of the main attractions can be reached on foot ensuring this is the perfect day trip out.
There is plenty of great accommodation for you to choose from for your stay in Penang including hotels, apartments and villas. Therefore, no matter whether you are travelling in a couple, as a family or in a big group there is sure to be somewhere which suits you. Some of the most popular places to stay include Cheong Fatt Tze - The Blue Mansion, Noordin Mews, ComfyLux Penang Homestay @ Mansion One and Le Dream Boutique Hotel.
Penang International Airport is one of the busiest airports in Malaysia. It is roughly a 25 minute drive from the airport to George Town, one of the main places to stay in Penang, making your journey from the airport to your accommodation pretty easy. As well as that, the weather barely drops below 30 degrees celsius throughout the whole year so if you are looking for a holiday with some guaranteed heat, this is definitely a place to consider.
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