The Malaysian island of Penang attracts people by virtue of its scenery and heritage. There’s a lot to visit and see in Penang when visiting for a few days. Want to find out more?
Penang Floating Mosque
Penang is home to several extraordinary places of worship, and this is of no exception. Built in 2005 to be the first mosque to be on ocean water, this site is one that is a marvel to behold.
Penang Bird Park
Built in 1988 and home to over 300 species, the Penang Bird Park is the biggest bird shelter in Malaysia. It houses both tiny sunbirds and gigantic ostriches. The flora is of interest too along with the design of the setting natural pools of water and bridges.
The largest standing fort in Malaysia, Fort Cornwallis boasts superior design in its original purpose which was to defend the people against pirates. Inside, you can explore dungeons and barracks! Plenty of cannons are still kept in top form for your viewing pleasure. When looking for a hotel in Malaysia Penang there are several like Travelodge Georgetown to pick from.
Kek Lok Si Temple
Recognised as the largest religious building in Malaysia, this temple is home to 10,000 Buddha statues. Facing the sea and housing interesting architecture choices, this is a tranquil place to visit if in need of a getaway from the hustle and bustle of a city.
Catalina Forbes is a travel writer who bases her content on many thrilling escapades experienced across the world. Google+