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Penang Guide

Penang is an island state of Malaysia, and one of the main tourist destinations outside Kuala Lumpur. Unlike the mainland cities, Penang provides much more of the traditional tourist attractions such as beaches and tours, as well as some beautiful views from Penang Hill that overlooks George Town and Penang Bridge.

Any visit to Penang is not complete without enjoying some of the amazing local cuisine. Unlike anything tasted anywhere else, the food in Penang is supreme, and with a real diversity of dishes available it is quite easy to try and different meal each day.

Penang Sight Seeing Guide

Make time in Penang to explore the many sights there. The Penang highlights every visitor should see, the Batu Feringghi is one of the best. Other popular sights like the Snake Temple are definitely worth exploring! Penang’s culture guarantees plenty to see. Why not book a Penang city tour before you travel and allow our expert Penang based guides to show you some of Penang’s hidden treasures.

Sport in Penang

As many visitors already know, Penang’s population are all followers of Soccer, and the best-known team is Penang FA who play at Negeri Pulau Penang. The biggest event in the Penang sporting calendar is undoubtedly the Annual Dragon Boat Race, which takes place at the Teluk Behang Dam and is quite a spectacle!

Penang Sight Seeing Guide

Make time in Penang to explore the many sights there. The Penang highlights every visitor should see, the Batu Feringghi is one of the best. Other popular sights like the Snake Temple are definitely worth exploring! Penang’s culture guarantees plenty to see. Why not book a Penang city tour before you travel and allow our expert Penang based guides to show you some of Penang’s hidden treasures.

Weather in Penang

Find out when is the best time to visit Penang with our guide to the climate of Penang. The table below shows the average temperatures in Penang throughout the year to show you what weather to expect in Penang.

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Driving in Penang

All you need to drive a car in Penang is your regular UK license. For security in Malaysia, make sure your license is valid before you go to Penang. In Penang, as with the rest of Malaysia, it is the law to drive on the left hand side of the road. At the present time, we cannot provide car hire in Penang online, there is still plenty to enjoy in Penang's surrounding areas, so make sure you explore.

Penang Airport Guide

Penang International Airport can be found 10 miles west of Georgetown of Penang. The airport, whose international IATA code is PEN, and flights there take 14 hours from the UK approximately. Getting into Penang is easy. There are plenty of taxis available. Penang International Airport has many shops to browse before you fly, offering souvenirs from your time in Penang.

Penang Consulate

If you get into trouble in Penang, or just need some advice, the Penang British Consulate is the place to go.

Honorary British Consul

Telephone: (60) (4) 227 5336

Penang: The Facts

City Name: Penang
Country: Malaysia
Language: Malay
Currency: Malaysian Ringgit
Time Difference: GMT + 8
Electricity Supply: 220V AC 50Hz

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