Penang is a tropical paradise that not only boasts beautiful beaches and lush rainforests, but also the UNESCO World Heritage Site of George Town. Centuries of heritage, gorgeous colonial and pre-war architecture, an active arts and festivals scene, world famous gastronomic culture is all juxtaposed against the backdrop of an international city.
UNESCO World Heritge Site
George Town was awarded a UNESCO heritage site status in 2008 as a living museum, as it represents the most complete surviving historic city centre in Asia with a multi-cultural living heritage originating from its trade routes.
Getting to Penang
Penang is directly accessible from 25 major local and regional airports, and over 100 local and international destinations via the Kuala Lumpur, Bangkok, Singapore, Hong Kong and Doha.
Be it a chic city hotel or a luxurious beach resort, Penang has a plethora of hotels to choose from.
Move over Uber, hello Grab, Mula and MyCar! Penang has a few choices of ride-hailing services as well as a free bus shuttle service within George Town’s Unesco World Heritage Site.
Penang cuisine is famous the world over for its incredible variety, cultural influences and quality. Asia’s great culinary traditions live on in Penang’s coffee shops, hip cafes and fine dining establishments.
Penang is a must-visit tropical paradise boasting larger-than-life Asian cultural and heritage experiences with the assurance of modern convenience.