Penang

Gourmets and gourmands rejoice! The ‘Pearl of the Orient’ is a thriving melting pot of a city where everyone is a certified foodie. Rich culture and traditions give rise to lingering scents of irresistible food from all corners of Malaysia, as the island’s heritage is proudly and fiercely preserved without resisting the flood of modernity. What do you need for your pilgrimage to this food mecca? Just comfortable shoes and a large pack of indigestion relief.

General Information
  • Name of Airport : Penang International Airport
  • Currency : MYR (Malaysian Ringgit)
  • Dialing Code : +604
  • Airport Tax : International and domestic
  • Temperature : 26 to 35 Celsius
  • Climate : Tropical with high humidity
  • Language : Malay, English, Hokkien, Mandarin, Tamil
  • Distance from Airport to City : 18.9km
  • Name of Airport : Penang International Airport
  • Name of Airport : Penang International Airport
  • CHAR KWAY TEOW: (wok-fried rice noodles with prawns, cockles and bean sprouts)
  • ASSAM LAKSA: (tangy and spicy fi sh broth noodle soup)
  • NASI KANDAR: (rice served with Indian curries)
  • Jalan Penang
  • Upper Penang Road
  • Autocity
  • Jalan Sultan Ahmad Shah