Things To See

Art & Culture

Chinese New Year

Thrill to the excitement, colour and drama of Chinese New Year Celebrations that are among the most distinctive anywhere.

Dragon Boat Festival

Seize any chance to watch the exciting, skilled, international competition that is the Dragon Boat Racing Festival of Penang.

Kek Lok Si Temple

Make time to visit the largest Buddhist temple in South East Asia, known for its statues, seven-storey pagoda and lovely gardens.

Penang Beach Carnival

Take part in a joyous event that welcomes the whole community to a full day of events, fun, parades and much more.

Snake Temple

Amidst the burning incense, encounter pit vipers, at the heart of one of the world's most remarkable temples.

St Anne’s Festival

Make time for a devout celebration of a local patron saint, focused on the exquisite, 19th century St Anne's Church.

Museums & Galleries

Penang Peranakan Mansion

Take a glimpse into the opulent lifestyle and traditions of a prominent and distinctive Chinese community.

Penang State Museum & Art Gallery

See one of the most remarkable of Penang's many great tourist attractions and gain insights into the city's multi-ethnic society.

Toy Museum

Look into one of the largest toy collections in the world, with over 100,000 items.

Parks & Gardens

Gurney Drive

Stroll along the promenade, enjoy the cool ocean breezes, visit a temple or two, and discover a vibrant night-time venue.

Penang Beaches

Explore three eye catching beaches known for their beauty and the variety of things to do.

Penang Butterfly Farm

Journey through a world of 4,000 butterflies and thrill to the incredible sights. Remember your camera!

Tropical Spice Garden

Explore a beautiful oasis of greenery, with its roots in Penang's long history in the spice trade.