Penang Isle: The Golden Pagoda

The Golden Pagoda

The Golden Pagoda is a four storeys bell tower built at the compound of the Dhammikarama Burmese Temple. Completed in 2011, this additional building was built in the Burmese architecture style. Within the four floors of the bell tower, one may find exhibition of various Buddhist sculptures, murals and artifacts. The Golden Pagoda is open to the public with free entrance. There is also a donation box inside the building should one wishes to do so.


Balik Pulau District Syariah Court

Syariah Court

The Balik Pulau District Syariah Court built in resemblance of a mosque design, is a court which hears Syariah cases involving Muslims in the Balik Pulau and Southwest District of Penang Island.

George Town Street View: Pre-War Townhouses Facade


Penang National Park: Monkey Beach Scenic View

To get to Monkey Beach, one can either take a boat across or follow the trekking trail along the forested coast of the Penang National Park.

Penang National Park: Monkeys on the Tree

Monkeys are a common sight when one takes a stroll along the jungle trail of the Penang National Park.

The Second Penang Bridge


The Second Penang Bridge, or officially known as Sultan Abdul Halim Muadzam Shah Bridge, is now the longest bridge in Southeast Asia spanning 24-kilometer of length over the sea. It connects Bandar Cassia in Seberang Perai on the mainland Peninsular Malaysia with Batu Maung on Penang Island. The project construction started in late 2008 and was completed in 2014, with the bridge opening to the public on 1 March 2014.

George Town Street View: The End of C.Y. Choy Road

Street View
This is where C.Y. Choy Road meets Beach Street. There is also a famous Hokkien Mee food stall at the corner of the building.

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