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Bukit Mertajam Recreational Forest, Penang

Bukit Mertajam Recreational Forest is an outdoor recreational park located within a forest reserve. It is situated on a hilly terrain that spans roughly 37 hectares of lush green area. The recreational park caters to nature lovers with its offering of an array of activities. Visitors can set up camps and experience outdoor living within […]

Bukit Panchor Recreational Forest, Penang

Bukit Panchor Recreational Forest is located within a designated state park. Initially established in 1963, it provides for outdoor recreational activities as well as to promote public’s appreciation for forests and ecotourism. Visitors can find ample space to camp at its designated 8 hectares camping ground that comes complete with basic amenities such as restrooms, […]

Mengkuang Dam

Mengkuang Dam, Penang

Mengkuang Dam is the largest dam in Penang with a retention capacity of 23.6 billion litres. Officially opened in 1985, it is frequently visited for recreational and relaxation purposes. The calm and serene body of water is a sight to behold. Visitors can have a picnic on the green grass by the dam, or take […]

Penang Bridge

Penang Bridge

The Penang Bridge is one of the pride and joy of Malaysia, being the third longest bridge in South East Asia at 13.5 kilometres. Officially opened to traffic on 14 September 1985, it served as the main link between Penang island and Peninsular Malaysia. As it is a utility structure, there are little visitors for […]

Gurney Drive Penang

Gurney Drive, Penang

Gurney Drive is a seafront promenade in Georgetown of Penang stretching about 2 kilometres from start to the end. Initially known as New Coast Road, it was renamed Gurney Drive in honour of Sir Henry Gurney, the British High Commissioner in Malaya. Visitors will most often associate Gurney Drive with food, and understandably so given […]

Alor Setar Tower, Kedah

The Alor Setar Tower is the tallest building in Kedah and 19th tallest in the world, standing at a height of 165.5 meters. It acts as a communication tower for Telekom Malaysia, a national telecommunications company, and was completed in 1998 at a cost of RM 40 million. The main draw of the tower is […]

Bujang Valley, Kedah

The Bujang Valley, or Lembah Bujang as it is locally known, refers to an archaeological site in Kedah at which the remains of an ancient Hindu-Buddhist civilization lie. The ancient civilization thrived between the third and twelfth centuries AD, and served as an important port for Arabian, Indian and Chinese traders. The major attraction of […]

Sedim River Recreational Park Kedah

Sedim River Recreation Park, Kedah

Sedim River Recreation Park is Kedah’s top-draw ecotourism destination. Spanning an area of about 37 thousand hectares of forest, there is plenty to do whether visitors are seeking fast-paced adventure or relaxing enjoyment. The park is famed for white-water rafting and is often visited for team-building or group activities. Rafting operators provide the equipment for […]

Zahir Mosque Kedah

Zahir Mosque, Kedah

The Zahir Mosque is the state mosque of Kedah. Built in 1912, it is one of the oldest mosques in Malaysia and has been voted one of the most beautiful mosques in the world. A trip to the mosque is mostly a sightseeing one to witness the grandeur of the structure, the beauty of the […]

Kedah State Museum

The Kedah State Museum was built in 1936 and is the centre of knowledge about Kedah. With more than 1,500 years of civilization in the making, the state museum is home to tons of artifacts. This is a good place for visitors to learn about Kedah’s long history, dating back from the glorious Bujang Valley […]