3 days in Penang Itinerary

3 days in Penang Itinerary

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Bukit Mertajam
— 1 night
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George Town, Penang Island
— 1 night
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Bukit Mertajam — 1 night

Bukit Mertajam is a major town in Central Seberang Perai, Penang, Malaysia. Start off your visit on the 24th (Fri): pause for some serene contemplation at St. Anne's Church and then snap pictures at Kuala Kurau Bridge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Sat): stroll the grounds of Penang Christian Cemetery and then don't miss a visit to Butterworth Art Walk.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Bukit Mertajam trip maker website.

Kuala Lumpur to Bukit Mertajam is an approximately 4-hour car ride. Traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Bukit Mertajam, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In June, daily temperatures in Bukit Mertajam can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) to allow time to drive to George Town.
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Historic Sites
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George Town, Penang Island — 1 night

A kind of architectural playground, George Town is city offering an attractive mix of style, history, and culture.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hean Boo Thean Temple, then see the interesting displays at Teochew Puppet and Opera House, and then see the interesting displays at Meowseum Cat Art, Craft & Collectibles.

To see maps, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the George Town tour itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by car from Bukit Mertajam to George Town takes an hour. In June, daytime highs in George Town are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to fly back home.
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Museums · Historic Sites
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Penang travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Architectural Buildings · Historic Sites
Pearl of the Orient
Highly industrialized and urbanized, the island of Penang sits off the western coastline of Peninsular Malaysia and boasts a rich cultural heritage blending Chinese, Indian, and European influences. Although most visitors come for the beaches and fishing villages, no tour of Penang is complete without a stop in World Heritage-listed George Town. This cosmopolitan island capital boasts a diverse architectural heritage, its oldest sections packed with 19th-century mosques, churches, temples, and colonial buildings. Another highlight of Penang tourism are the many festivals, showcasing cultural diversity and offering foreign visitors a chance to soak up the atmosphere of the "Pearl of the Orient."
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