Acheen Street Mosque, Lebuh Acheh
It is also known as Masjid Melayu. built on land donated by Syed Sheriff Tengku Hussain Aidid who came from Acheh in Sumatera. The 1820 mosque features a small window halfway up the minaret which is said to have originally been a hole made by a cannonball fired during the 1867 triad riots.

Balik Pulau
The hills of Balik Pulau abound with clove and nutmeg trees bears fruit in November to January and July. Do savour the durian, a seasonal luscious fruit which is the king of fruits. Bao Sheng Durian Plantation, a place where one can savour the king of fruits in the natural atmosphere of the woodlands. Various durian textures and flavours ranging from smooth and fragrant to husky and bitter-sweet.

Batu Maung
Fishing Village A small fishing village at the south-eastern tip of the island. Owes its fame to a beach-front shrine dedicated to Admiral Cheng Ho, the famous Chinese admiral who featured prominently in the history of the Malacca sultanate. The huge footprint in the vicinity of the shrine is said to be that of the admiral.

Botanical Gardens, Jalan Kebun Bunga
Offers peace and tranquility amidst green surroundings, tropical plants and vibrant colours of Penang flora. This 30-ha garden also features a waterfall. Created in 1884 by the British, it was meant to be a tribute to Charles Curtis, its first superintendent who collected botanical specimens from the surrounding hills specimens which have since become significant samples in the world's major herbariums. The garden is well-known for its bold Rhesus monkeys. The garden is also a favourite spot for jogging and picnics.

Bukit Jambul Orchid and Hibiscus Garden and Reptile House Located along Persiaran Bukit Jambul close to Hotel Equatorial;a leisurely 5-minute drive away from the Penang International Airport.


   
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Butterfly Farm, Teluk Bahang
Open to public on March 29, 1986 is the first tropical butterfly farm in the world. It spans 0.8ha. and houses 4,000 live butterflies of 120 different species. The place is also an insect museum and scorpion pit. The farm is a home to tropical insects, anthropods, tarantulas and spiders, water dragon, jungle lizards, frogs, giant millipedes. Lush landscaped gardens, a lily pond, artificial waterfalls, a rock garden, tunnel and a bubbling mud pool are among other attractions here. Within the farm are a garden enclosure, breeding area, laboratory, souvenir shops and information centre

Cheah Kongsi, Armenian Street

A splendid double-storey Chinese Temple with an open balcony and sweeping roof, decorated with British lionheads, standing on the edge of a small but well-kept lawn. Straight ahead is the association office building, with a charming heritage interior.

Clock Tower, Pesara King Edward, Light Street
Towering 60 feet high, the clock tower was presented to Penang by local millionaire Cheah Chen Eok in 1897 to commemorate the Diamond Jubilee of Queen Victoria.

China Town China
Town on the island stretches from Weld Quay to Lebuh Stewart, Lebuh Muntri, Lebuh Campbell and Lebuh King. Pre-war and heritage buildings line the streets. Clanhouses, shophouses and temples are abundant which reflect the rich heritage of early Chinese immigrant settlers who came here in 1800s.

City Hall, Esplanade
Built in 1880s, this stately colonial building is a fine example of British palladian architecture featuring magnificent Corinthian columns and huge windows. The Council Chamber, where the Municipal Councilors regularly convene,is located on the ground floor. The small monument on the Esplanade is the Cenotaph, a memorial to the victims of World War I.

Dharmikarama Burmese Temple, Lorong Burma
A pair of elephants guard the entrance to this Burmese temple. Within the pagoda grounds are a Bodhi tree and a wishing pond. This is the site of many festivities during the water festival in April.
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