The most beautiful landmarks of Georgetown Malaysia

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The capital of the Malaysian state of Penang, Georgetown, has a wonderful cultural mixture, as it is influenced by many peoples such as the Chinese, Indians, and Malay, in addition to being a former British colony as its name indicates. Because of its historical and commercial importance as a major commercial port, Georgetown and Penang in general are also a modern city with skyscrapers and commercial centers, but the heart of Georgetown remains the most prominent, and today we will discover the most beautiful features of Georgetown Malaysia, which is rich and full of surprises and experiences.

Georgetown old streets

The heart of Georgetown is characterized by its colonial buildings and those traditional coffee buildings. The colors and geometry of these buildings will make you reflect on the history and civilization of Gog Town and the golden period you went through as the first commercial center in Southeast Asia. You can take walking tours to navigate the world heritage sites around the city and discover them closely.

Penang Hill

This plateau has become a tourist attraction and landmark that attracts many tourists, as this plateau was subordinate to colonialism in the past, and all Penang Island entry and exit are monitored. Today, it can be reached by train or car. And the visitor can see Penang Island from the top of the plateau and take the greatest photos. This plateau is located at an altitude of 830 meters above the sea level. Every half an hour a train moves towards the top of the plateau, so you must change the train in the middle of the team, that is, move to another small station. Above you will find restaurants, small hotels and gift shops.

Penang Piranakan Museum

The Penang Piranakan Museum provides a historical insight into the heritage of the Piranakan community, a mixture of Chinese immigrants who had merged into the Malay culture. They previously inhabited this region and left behind many important monuments and artifacts behind them. The museum displays the lifestyles of this ancient community at the time, in addition to a large part of their architecture that appears in antiques and antiquities. The museum also displays many pieces that were used in their daily lives and even cosmetics, which made this museum one of the places that attract visitors and tourists from all parts of Malaysia.

Kho Hong Si

When the first immigrants came to Penang Island from China’s Hokken Territory, one of the first activities they set out to do was to build one of the most ancient clan homes. The work that began with the construction of the clan’s house in 1890 led to the construction of a palace that was said to be comparable to the palace of the Emperor of China. The Khung Kung Se House is one of the five clan homes still standing tall in Georgetown. The house is similar in appearance to a small tribal village. The house, with its long, tall pillars that support the roof of the house, is tiled with red tiles and slightly sloping, and the summit is crowned with carved figures that embody the dragon and phoenix, many legendary animals, and many other scenes whose origins are traced back to the folk Chinese mythology. The house also includes a large hall decorated with intricate glittering patterns and columns decorated with the most beautiful decorations.

Penang Botanical Gardens is one of the most beautiful landmarks of Georgetown Malaysia

This wonderful botanical garden is spread with many different plant trees that may reach up to about more than a year’s fluid almost as well as it is spread with many hills covered with trees and various flowering plants. In the past, this garden was known as the Waterfalls Garden, due to the proximity of the waterfalls in this area and it has now become a special center for research concerning the world of plants and flowers. It is also considered this garden as a natural botanical reserve due to the various types of rare plants it contains.

Captain Keeling Mosque

The Captain Keeling Mosque is the oldest mosque on Penang Island ever built, and it was built in 1801 by the Muslim traders who set up in the area due to their trade trips. The Captain Keeling Mosque is distinguished for its superb architectural design, and for its meticulous attention to detail during its construction.

Kick Lock Sea Temple is one of the most beautiful landmarks of Georgetown Malaysia

Kick Lock Sea Temple was built in Georgetown in 1890 to be the largest Buddhist temple in Southeast Asia, and this temple is also considered one of the most beautiful and most beautiful Buddhist temples in Penang. The viewers can see the Chinese influence on the architecture of Kik Lok Si Temple, as well as being influenced by Thai and Burmese architecture, to be one of the architectural masterpieces that Malaysia and Georgetown is proud of. Kick Lock Sea Temple contains about 10 thousand statues of Buddha in various forms, to show the importance of the historic temple and the importance of Georgetown in the history of ancient Malaysia.

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From the Penang Botanical Gardens

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From Georgetown

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Kick Look Sea Temple

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From inside Khu Hong Si

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Inside the Penang Piranakan Museum

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From Kook Lock Sea Temple

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From Penang Piranakan Museum

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From the streets of Georgetown

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Captain Keeling Mosque

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Captain Keeling Mosque at night

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The train towards Penang Hill

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Waterfalls near Penang Botanical Gardens

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View from Penang Hill

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Beautiful Georgetown in Malaysia

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Penang Botanical Gardens

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Penang Piranakan Museum

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Kho Hong Si

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Artworks in the streets of Georgetown

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