Fatt Tze Mansion
An experience 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.
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.
The seven-tier 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 salvation.
Opening Hours: 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 and ornaments.
Being a place of worship,
the centre piece of this site is the main prayer hall located in the main
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.