Faces of
Malaysia
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.

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.

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

Guest Inn Muntri

heritage guesthouse centrally located in Georgetown with 21 bedrooms

Cocoa Mews

hostel in historical Georgetown, close to Little India

Attractions

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

Khoo Kongsi, Penang

The most impressive of Penangs many kongsis. A kongsi is a clan house that is partly temple, partly meeting hall

Attractions

Kampung Morten, Villa Sentosa, Melaka

Remaining village of traditional Malay houses in the middle of the city, located in a bend of Melaka River north of the city centre

Crystal Mosque (Islamic Civilisation Park), Kuala Terengganu

The RM250-million-theme-park was opened in February 2008. It house sreplicas of several world famous mosque and the spectactular Crystal Mosque.