Penang is a Malaysian island, or as it is known as the Prince of Wales, where this name was given by the British East India Company, with the aim of honoring Prince Wales, who later became King George IV, and called this island the title of the Pearl of the East, given that it is one of The most important islands in Malaysia, because it contains many tourist stations of interest to both tourists and visitors, in this article we will talk about the most important attractions of Penang.
Penang tourist coast
- Batu Franci Coast: It is one of the most famous coasts on the island, as it contains several tourist resorts, and it is distinguished by its village-like appearance
Modern tourism, which is mostly old fashioned, and this coast is half an hour away from the city center by taxi.
- Monkey Coast: Which is considered one of the most beautiful coasts on the island, as it can be reached by crossing through the forest.
Penang Tourist Temples
- Penang Buddha Temple: It is located on the outskirts of Georgetown, and its construction dates back to 1890 CE.
- Kick Look Sea Temple: It is a Buddhist temple considered one of the best known temples on the island, and it also combines Buddhism and traditional Chinese rituals.
Other attractions in Penang Tourist
- Botanical garden: It is a garden located up to eight kilometers from the center of the island, and it is located next to the Waterfalls Park, and this park is characterized by containing a group of local as well as global trees, where there is near each tree the name and type of tree and information on its origin.
- Penang Plateau: It is a high plateau, and it is characterized by its relatively cold atmosphere. This plateau can be reached by mountain train, and it was previously a monopoly of the wealthy class of the British.
- clock tower: It is the tower attributed to Queen Victoria, and the height of the hour is about sixty feet, as each foot indicates a year of Queen Victoria’s rule.
- Penang Museum: The Penang Museum was opened in 1965, and it is considered one of the most important monuments on the island, as it contains a collection of monuments and tools that indicate the history of Penang, and about the culture and customs of the island’s residents.
- Georgetown It is a city overlooking a rocky beach, so it contains a group of hotels, markets, and commercial centers, in addition to temples and cafes, and it also contains the highest building on the island, which is a 65-storey Komitar Tower, so this floor contains government centers, Administrative, commercial, markets and restaurants.