Faces of
Malaysia
Penang

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.

Singapore

Singapore is an island nation located at the southern tip of the Malay Peninsula. At 704.0 sqkm (272 square miles), it is one of the few city-states in the world and the smallest country in Southeast Asia.

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Penang, Malaysia

Botanical Gardens

address: Jalan Kebun Bunga, 10350 Pulau Pinang
Botanical Gardens, Park created in 1884, the gardens is spread over 30ha of forested hills and lush green tropical trees and plants.
Penang Botanic Gardens (photo: penangpage.com)
Park created in 1884, the gardens is spread over 30ha of forested hills and lush green tropical trees and plants.

Opening Hours : 5am to 8pm daily Admission : Free
Either hire a taxi (approx RM15) or catch the No 7 bus from Komtar to the Botanical Gardens.

Links: Penang Botanic Gardens (Official Website)

Photos of Botanical Garden


Hotels in in Penang
HOSTELS
in Penang
Reggae Penang Love Lane Hostel
Hostel, Kitchen, Bar - Latest addition to the Reggae group, after the Reggae Guesthouses and Mansion in Kuala Lumpur
Banana New Guest House
Guesthouse on Lebuh Chulia in the heart of Chinatown with bar/cafe (pool table!) and travel agency
Attractions
Attractions

Sri Mariamman Temple, Singapore

Singapores oldest and most important Hindu temple, right in the middle of Chinatown

FRIM, Kuala Lumpur

The Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM) promotes sustainable management and optimal use of forest resources in Malaysia. There is a canopy walk and nature trails through the dense forest among other things