Laksa is a must try street food in Penang, and is one of the most popular local food here. Also known as Asam Laksa, it is simply a Nyonya (Peranakan) style of hot and sour noodles cooked in fish broth and vegetables.
Located at the western shore of Balik Pulau area, and nearby Pantai Malindo (Malindo Beach), this small mangrove forest reserve is open to the public and has wooden walkway built for people to experience the natural surroundings.
The view where the Sungai Burong river meets the sea at the western coast of Balik Pulau.
Balik Pulau‘s rural and natural landscape provide scenic views of the western countryside region of Penang island as well as many cycling routes that one can try on to experience a different side of the island.
Sungai Burong, Balik Pulau.
The ‘Round Island’ route connects the northern and western areas of Penang Island, from Teluk Bahang to the Balik Pulau province. This scenic route passes via the hill slopes of the northwestern part of the island, and along the journey, one will also pass by fruits farms, orchards and many durian trees (especially when it is durian season).