Faces of
Malaysia
Taman Negara

Taman Negara National Park was established in Malaysia in 1938/1939 as the King George V National Park. It was renamed to Taman Negara after Independence, which literally means “national park” in Malay. The total area of Taman Negara is 4,343 km².

Brunei

Tiny state in Borneo, sandwiched between Sarawak and Sabah. After it was a big regional player a few hundred years back, Brunei became rich upon the discovery of Oil in the 1940s. For a period time the Sultan of Brunei was the richest person in the world.

Penang, Malaysia

Komtar Tower

address: Jalan Penang 10000, George Town, Penang
Komtar--Tower-Penang-Georgetown.jpg, Penangs tallest building and the sixth tallest building in Malaysia, the complex also hosts a shopping mall and a local bus terminal. The tower is worth visiting for its observation on the Level 65 and the daring skywalk on Level 68.
The Komtar dominates the Georgetown skyline since 1986
Penangs tallest building and the sixth tallest building in Malaysia, the complex also hosts a shopping mall and a local bus terminal. The tower is worth visiting for its observation on the Level 65 and the daring skywalk on Level 68.

In the 2016 the top of the Komtar Tower reopened after renovatio and adding the 3 new levels with new attractions: Dance Oki, Magic Mirrormaze, 7D Discovery Motion Theater, Tongkat Ali King, Jurassic Research Center, Musical Carousel & Ocean Explorer and bservatory Deck and Window of The Top, featuring Rainbow Skywalk @ Komtar Penang (Level 65 and 68)

Ticket Prices:

Package 1:
The TOP All Park (Day Pass) - RM125 (Children RM100)
Package 2:
Observatory Deck & Window of The TOP – Featuring Rainbow Skywalk (Day Pass) - RM118 (Children RM88)
more information here

Komtar Tower Rainbow Skywalk
The Rainbow Skywalk on the 65th floor photo: The Top



The Obersvation Deck on the 65th floor photo: The Top

Links:

The Top - Official Website
The Top - facebook page
 


TOP View Restaurant & Lounge

Dining Prices start from RM48, refreshment with a view RM30.

Top View Restaurant
The Top View Restaurant on the 59th floor photo: The Top

 


view from Jalan Dato Keramat (images: Google Street View)

 



Hotels in Penang

Red Inn

Hostel located in Love Lane in the heritage zone of Georgetown

Hutton Lodge

Experience unique colonial-style living in our recently restored guesthouse, with clean, comfortable rooms and spacious bathrooms.

Attractions

Little India & Kapitan Keling Mosque, Penang

Small Indian enclave in Georgetown where you can find shops, food, temples and the Kapitan Keling Mosque.

Dhammikarama Burmese Buddhist Temple & Wat Chayamangkalaram, Penang

Penangs first Buddhist temple. Construction started in 1905. Opposite of it is the Temple of the Reclining Buddha with a 33m-long reclining Buddha

Attractions

Kellie’s Castle, Ipoh

Kellie's Castle is the ruin of a mansion located near Batu Gajah, about 20min south of Ipoh. The abandoned and unfinished castled was built by the Scottish planter William Kellie Smith in the 1920ies in a mix of architecural styles.

Chinatown (Kampung China), Kuala Terengganu

KT's Chinatown is located along Jalan Bandar. It is small but charming with colorful shophouses and still has the traditional feel with small stores, cafes and restaurants