Penang (Pulau Pinang), Malaysia Cruise Port

3.8 out of 5

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Cruiser99967078 says ...
Go on butterfly trip and even saw wild snakes in the country
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About Penang (Pulau Pinang), Malaysia

The swirl of Batik in eastern bazaars, the cascade of waterfalls in the Botanical Gardens, jungle-clad hills ringed by golden beaches, these are the images you will take from Penang. This lovely resort island and its bustling capital of Georgetown are the picture of Malaysian diversity. Visit the Temple of the Reclining Buddha and Kek Lok Si, one of the most beautiful temples in Southeast Asia. See the ornate Khoo Kongsi, and old Chinese clan house; and an 18th century British fortress. Enjoy the Chinese embroidery and Malay daggers in the Penang Museum, or marvel at the Penang Bridge (third longest in the world).

8 reviews and tips of Penang (Pulau Pinang), Malaysia

docharv says ...

nothing at the port but a taxi will take you shopping but not very exciting and certainly not the cheapest in Asia

Visited: Dec 28, 2016

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KiwiJules says ...

You get right off at the port here, great, I didnt do a tour, but did my own thing, went shopping,, they have a hop on hop off bus, (cat) like in Perth Central Area Transit, but the locals only know it as the free bus. Did a lot of shopping here, but I only did the local Georgetown streets, Penang Rd markets.

Visited: Oct 08, 2017

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valleygirl1219 says ...

Don't do the shuttle to the mall in Penang. It was dirty and scary. And was gonna walk around the surrounding area but it felt really sketchy. Do the batu excursion instead I heard better reviews.

deconz says ...

Penang is great lots of great markets and the snake temple is a great place to see with viper snakes all around you no good if you dont like snakes but it is well worth a look

hides says ...

Did not do an excursion - walked out to have a look. Taxi drivers everywhere wanting to take you around the island. Good chance to take some photos of the boat from the Port!

Visited: Oct 30, 2017

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