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Penang overview

You can learn about the local heritage of Penang at top landmarks like Kek Lok Si Temple and Leong San Tong Khoo Kongsi. TESCO and Camera Museum are other popular sights to visit. Penang is an inviting destination that has something for everyone.

Where to stay in Penang

Whether you're planning to stay for a night or for the week, the area around Penang has accommodations to fit every need. Search for hotels in Penang with by checking our online map. Our maps display the areas and neighborhoods around all Penang hotels so you can see how close you are from landmarks and attractions, and then refine your search within the larger area. The best Penang hotel deals are here with our lowest price guarantee.

How to get to Penang

Fly in to Penang (PEN-Penang Intl.), 9.8 mi (15.7 km) from downtown Penang.

What to see around Penang

Family-friendly attractions include:
  • • Penang Butterfly Farm
  • • Kidland Penang
  • • PKSA Penang Water Sports Centre
  • • East Wind Watersports
  • • Tropical Fruit Farm
Memorable for its landmarks including:
  • • Kek Lok Si Temple
  • • Leong San Tong Khoo Kongsi
  • • Clan Jetty
  • • Pinang Peranakan Mansion
  • • Fort Cornwallis
Recognized for its natural setting with these places to visit:
  • • Penang Hill
  • • Penang Botanic Gardens
  • • Tropical Spice Garden
  • • Teluk Bahang Beach
  • • Penang National Park
Here are some favorite shopping areas to find that perfect souvenir:
  • • TESCO
  • • Prangin Mall
  • • 1st Avenue Mall
  • • Chew Thean Yeang
  • • Chit Tiau Lor Ban San
Some popular places to visit include:
  • • Camera Museum
  • • Wat Chaiya Mangkalaram
  • • Penang International Sports Arena

When to visit Penang

Wondering what time of year to travel, or what clothes to pack? Here are seasonal norms to help you with your planning:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • • January-March: 89°F day, 72°F night
  • • April-June: 89°F day, 74°F night
  • • July-September: 87°F day, 74°F night
  • • October-December: 87°F day, 73°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • • January-March: 0.43 inches
  • • April-June: 0.94 inches
  • • July-September: 0.59 inches
  • • October-December: 0.71 inches

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