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.
Move over, 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 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.
Penang offers a fantastic choice of accommodation to suit different needs and budgets, from luxury hotels, boutique hotels and serviced apartments, to budget hostels, beachfront guest houses, and exciting homestays.
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.