The beautiful blend of scenic island and city life make Penang a favorite tourist destination of the majority of people. Penang, which is also known as the Pearl of the Orient’, is one of the most touristic locations of Malaysia. Tourists can either soak into city life and rich cultural history or can simply relax on the white sand of the stunning beaches. Listed as a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Site in 2008, Penang is a world-renowned exotic holiday destination. The abundance of natural scenery and cultural sites has made it a most visited tourist destination in the world. Fondly called as the food capital of Malaysia, Penang is also famous for its soft sandy beaches. When exploring Penang, a tourist must make sure to visit the vipers in the Snake Temple, sandy beaches of Tanjung Bungah, and the landscape from the summit of Penang Hill. Chinese clan temple Khoo Kongsi and Indian-style Kapitan Keling Mosque and Penang National Park. Visit Batu Ferringhi a beautiful island city on the town for watersports and lip-smacking seafood at fancy restaurants. The island city also houses Tropical Spice Garden has spice terraces, a bamboo garden, and tropical flowers. Penang’s capital city George Town is blessed with beautiful street art and exploring the narrow lanes of its colorfully attractive capital city and UNESCO World Heritage site is best when done on foot. The city is like a free-spirited carnival with vibrant street markets where tourists can get the best souvenirs and other Malaysian handicraft goods. Visit Penang with your kids on a family holiday or include it in your honeymoon itinerary and soak in the beauty of the place.
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