Penang is the name of an island in the Straits of Malacca with the large city of Georgetown, the historical Chinatown of which is a UNESCO world heritage site

Penang is the name of an island in the Straits of Malacca, and also of one of the states of Malaysia, located on the north-west coast of peninsular Malaysia. Penang is the second smallest state in Malaysia after Perlis, and the eighth most populous. A resident of Penang is colloquially known as a Penangite. The city Georgetown is the 2nd biggest city in Malaysia and traveller′s hub.

{Georgetown / Penang,  Hindu temple
Georgetown / Penang: Hindu temple
{Georgetown / Penang,  Campbell Lane
Georgetown / Penang: Campbell Lane

view from Penang Hill

view from Penang Hill

photos from the travel blog “Konni and Matt - Perpetual Travellers:

Georgetown Penang, wall paintings

Georgetown, Penang

cultural diversity in Georgetown

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