Cheong Fatt Tze Mansion
worth indulging in, the Cheong Fatt Tze Mansion is an exceptional piece of
artisan found Georgetown. Often referred to as ‘a monument to majesty’, the
indigo inspired décor and intricate designs of the mansion favour many Chinese
skills brought forth through the ages.
Kek Lok Si Temple
The temple, built
in 1890, took 20 years to complete. Reputed to be the largest and most
beautiful Buddhist temple complex in Southeast Asia, it features gardens, a
giant turtle pool, shrines and beautiful sculptures.
pagoda is a shrine dedicated to Boddhisattva Tsi Tsuang Wang, one of the
enlightened who declined to enter Nirvana so that he could help bring others to
Early morning to late evening.
An impressive and
majestic structure, Khoo Konhsi is a former clan house that presents one of the
most distinctive signs of Chinese Clan associations in Malaysia.
Right from the
outside visitors will be presented with an impressive façade that is ornately
decorated with distinctive Chinese architecture. The temple presents visitors
with the chance to glimpse various statues, beautiful pieces of architecture
Being a place of
worship, the centre piece of this site is the main prayer hall located in the
A time capsule
harbouring much of the island’s glorious past, the Penang Museum is wonderment
in its entirety. Home to Penang’s historical evolution since 1786 when Captain
Francis Light declared it a British settlement, this cultural attraction is a
much sought after tourist destination.
Established in the
year 1821, it is home to many of the cultural, religious and historical
artefacts, which are reminiscent of the British-era.