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Pen Mutiara Penang

Serving authentic traditional Malay cuisine, Pen Mutiara Restaurant is located at the Batu Maung LKIM Jetty, near the new second link to Penang Island. It is owned by the Penang Fishermen’s Association and the Fisheries Development Authority of Malaysia (LKIM). Opened for business since Jan 1, 2006, the signature dish of Pen Mutiara is its curry fish ... continue reading »

Kapitan Restaurant Penang

This 24-hour Indian-Muslim restaurant located at the junction of Chulia Street and Pitt Lane (Lebuh Pitt) in George Town, Penang, is famed for its claypot biryani rice, naan bread tandoori chicken and almond milk. The restaurant's extensive menu caters to a cross section of diners, including foreigners. It is claimed that Kapitan serves the best claypot ... continue reading »

Fort Cornwallis, Penang

Aug 30, 2014 Author: Emily | Filed under: Landmarks, Photos - Panasonic DMC-FZ150, Travel
Fort Cornwallis

Fort Cornwallis, named after the then Governor-General of India, Lord Charles Cornwallis, marks the spot where the founder of Penang, Sir Francis Light, and his crew first landed in 1786, to claim possession of the island. Initially constructed with nipah palm, it was rebuilt in 1810 with a moat. Unlike other forts, Fort Cornwallis was used ... continue reading »

Chng Eng Joo Penang

Chng Eng Joo was where revolutionary leader, Dr. Sun Yet Sen, moved his based to Penang, one year before China's Republican Revolution of 1911. Here, he organised the Penang Conference and planned the Second Guangzhou Uprising, hence, history was made. Also the base of Nanyang Tongmenghui, this was the birth place of the Chinese newspaper, Kwong Wah ... continue reading »

Eastin Hotel Penang

Aug 28, 2014 Author: Emily | Filed under: Landmarks, Photos - Panasonic DMC-FZ150, Travel
Eastin Hotel

Just about ten minutes' walk from the popular Queensbay Mall, along the waterfront of Queensbay, Eastin Hotel is a full-service business class hotel with a total of 328 tastefully-appointed guest rooms. Room categories are Deluxe, Club Deluxe, Eastin Deluxe and Family Suite, with views of the landscaped gardens, the green hills in the horizon, the blue ... continue reading »

Jawi House Café Gallery Penang

This quaint restaurant along Armenian Street serves authentic Jawi Peranakan (Straits Muslim) cuisine, one of the rare places, even in Penang. Jawi Peranakan is similar to Nyonya Baba Peranakan. However, the Jawi Peranakan is the community of people whose forefathers from India, Arab, Turkey and Persia immigrated to Malaya and married local Malay women. Jawi Peranakan ... continue reading »

P Ramlee

This nipah-roofed house, located along a street now named Jalan P. Ramlee (formerly Caunter Hall), was where the late P. Ramlee (Ramli bin Puteh) was born on March 22, 1929. Launched on December 13, 1991, by the then Minister of Culture, Arts & Tourism, Y.B. Dato' Sabbaruddin Chik, it is now a public gallery of the ... continue reading »


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