Teluk Bahang Dam, Penang Island

3.5
#15 of 22 in Outdoors in Penang Island
One of the most impressive engineering works on the island, Teluk Bahang Dam was built to provide an alternative water supply. The surrounding scenery of hills and lakes complements the engineered work, in fact, the dam can be photographed from different points along the main road that winds through the area. Stretching up to a height of 58.5 m (192 ft) and out to a length of 685 m (2,247 ft), the dam represents an impressive work of local engineering and craftsmanship. It was completed in 1999. To visit Teluk Bahang Dam and get the most from your holiday in Penang Island, create itinerary details personal to you using our Penang Island trip itinerary maker tool .
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  • located afew minutes drive from the fishermen village at Teluk Bahang. You can park your car at a car park just after Explore amusement park, and climb up a flight of stairs up to the dam. This dam wi...  more »
  • This vast expanse of potable water just over Teluk Bahang leads to a most interesting climb for local cyclists, whom attach the switchbacks every weekend in droves, on quite expensive bikes. The heat ...  more »
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  • Beautiful place, I went there with my friend and it felt like a place where people can enjoy the view in silence. The wind on that day made the experience much less serene but it was cooler. The sunset was the highlight of our day.
  • This is such a serene place. I’ve been to a few dams and Teluk Bahang Dam is one of the TOP of my list. A very photogenic place where my family spend longer then expected. It’s not overly crowded like some other over rated sites. Definitely a place where one can come meditate and contemplate and enjoy the beauty of nature.
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