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Best Home Made Murtabak in Penang

About the Hameediyah Restaurant in Penang The country’s best murtabak can be found in this century-old restaurant called Hameediyah Restaurant in Penang. The delicious murtabak is a type of roti canai (Indian pancake) wrapped with minced meat which has been shaped into patty and cooked. Therefore, the murtabak is more filling and thicker than the [...]

Possibly the Best Nasi Kandar in Penang

About the Kampung Melayu Nasi Kandar in Penang Island Looking for the best nasi kandar in Penang? Then head out to this restaurant located in Kampung Melayu in Air Itam for its divine signature dish. This restaurant has been in business for over 35 years. The nasi kandar served here is possibly Penang’s best kept [...]

The Pearl of the Orient

What tourists said about Penang Island “Camera Museum – A walk back in time for camera and photography enthusiasts” Went in a group as company’s teambuilding activity. The museum’s staffs and guide were very friendly and patient to educate us about the evolution of cameras. Everyone had a great time fiddling with the vintage cameras [...]

The Alcatraz of Malaysia

What tourists said about the Jerejak Island in Penang “Amazing Jerejak!!!” My first honeymoon time.. i’d celebrated here in JEREJAK RAINFOREST RESORT… This place being the most fantastic moment to me and my wife to enjoyed the nature and the nice seaside.. also not to forget to all the staff here is so friendly with [...]

Exploring Penang Famous Seafront Promenade

Comments by tourists about Gurney Drive (Persiaran Gurney) “Great eats!” A trip to Penang is never complete without a trip to Gurney Drive. Just about every type of Penang-speciality dish can be found here, from the ubiquitous char koay teow to ikan bakar, muachi, rojak, oh chien and lor bak… and every bit of it [...]

WARNING: Non Halal Few people know there is a very famous chicken rice stall at Chulia Street. I got to know about it when my colleague recommends it to me. The stall lies along Chulia Street (Lebuh Chulia) in Georgetown. The stall is located in a shop lot painted in green whereby its upper floor [...]

The Temple With Glorious Past

What others said about the Penang Snake Temple “A place to visit if you want to see snakes” The snake temple is located at Bayan Lepas and is quite near to the airport. It did undergo some renovations and now is reopened back to the public. When you enter the temple, going further in, one [...]

What other tourists said about Penang Gurney Drive “Great food at great value” This is a must do in Penang and if you only have the amazing chicken and beef satay and the great fresh juices its worth the taxi to get here. It gets going around 6pm and is super cheap whilst good quality [...]

Built between 1808 and 1810, Fort Cornwallis is situated on the Tun Syed Sheh Barakbah road which is actually the esplanade. Its main cannon, Seri Rambai, was originally from Johor but ended up in Penang in the 17th Century. Come evening, diners who throng the Kompleks Makanan Medan Renong here for scrumptious mee udang, pasembur, [...]

Penang Red Light District

Considered the heart of Chinatown, this former red-light district, is now a pedestrian mall. Cheap shoes, handbags, ceramics, household and electrical products can be found here. For excellent Indian Muslim food, Hameediyah is second to none. Established in the 1900s, it serves delicious murtabak (chicken, beef and mutton), chicken briyani and beef rendang. Map, Location [...]