Things to Do in Penang, Malaysia

Things to Do in Penang, Malaysia
Penang is one of Malaysia’s most visited tourist destinations and my favourite city in Malaysia too. Also known as “The Pearl of Orient” it has a lot to offer visitors – history, culture, exotic foods, beautiful beaches and more. There are so many things to do in Penang. Here are some of them.

The capital of Penang, Georgetown, is a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Site because of its well-preserved historical buildings.

Cheong Fatt Tze’s Mansion

The Cheong Fatt Tze’s Mansion is one of the most iconic boutique hotels in Malaysia and was constructed before the end of the 19th century. It is also called the Blue Mansion because of it’s indigo blue colour. The Chinese-style mansion was the favourite and most lavish home of a famous merchant called Cheong Fatt Tze, also known as the “Last Mandarin and First Capitalist of China”. It incorporates Feng Shui principles and has won several accolades including being named one of the 10 Greatest Mansions in The World by ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Things to Do in Penang, Malaysia
Guide Location: Malaysia » George Town
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Sight(s) featured in this guide: Cheong Fatt Tze’s Mansion   Penang Hill   Fort Cornwallis   Batu Ferringhi   Penang Toy Museum  
Author: Sara Essop
Read it on author's website: https://inafricaandbeyond.com/things-to-do-in-penang-malaysia/