Situated in the northwest coast of Peninsular Malaysia, by the Straits of Malacca. Penang state is comprised of two parts, Penang Island and the mainland, Seberang Perai, connected by Malaysia's two longest road bridges, the Penang Bridge and the Sultan Abdul Halim Muadzam Shah Bridge; the latter, as of May 2019, being the longest oversea bridge in Southeast Asia. The second smallest Malaysian state by land mass, Penang is bordered by Kedah to the north and the east, and Perak to the south.
Beyond Georgetown, many facets are waiting to be discovered. Visit a batik factory and get a behind-the-scenes look at how local artists create these intricate masterpieces. Then, continue on to the street market for an introduction to some of local and regional fruits. Later, visit the snake temple where a host of slithery creatures are on display. The tour concludes with a visit to the Coffee Tree shop where you can browse and sample some of the beloved coffee products of the region, including the famous Penang white coffee.
Kek Lok Si Temple decorated for the Chinese New Year celebrations, Penang island
Beach Scene in Penang, Malaysia
Take a look inside the colorful Penang street art murals in Georgetown, Penang
Assam Laksa (Noddle in Tangy Fish Gravy) is a Special Malaysian Food Popular in Penang