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Top FUN-tas-tic locations to visit in Penang

With an awesome blend of historic colonial buildings and modernized architectures surrounding the vibrant city of Penang, this is truly an awesome destination that you shouldn’t miss out. What makes it more wonderful is that it contains some FUN-tas-tic attractions that add spices to your trip, more of a reason to visit in Penang. Let’s check it out!

#1 The TOP Penang (Rainbow Sky Walk)

Ready for a test of height? This is the ideal spot for those who want to try and walk with barefoot under the transparent glass bridge where you could see those tiny little houses and trees right under your feet!

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The TOP Penang is located right on top of the iconic KOMTAR tower in the heart of George Town, Penang. The Rainbow Sky Walk is on the 68th floor of the building, with a glass observatory deck on top. You can have a scenic view on the spectacular skyline of George Town and be dazzled by the sparkling lights emitted by the surrounding buildings.

A side note to this, this is the highest observation deck in the country. Besides the blemish limelight during the night, this is also the perfect sunset spot at dawn. It is one of the exciting attractions that you can visit in Penang.

#2 Avatar Secret Garden

Dream to experience the Avatar World and be mesmerized by the beautiful, enchanting forest and magical land of Pandora? It’s no longer a dream, as there is a place in Penang called the Avatar Secret Garden that brings the movie to life.

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Located at Tanjung Tokong, this place becomes alive at night with thousands of LED lights tangling around the trees, forming a sensational lighting display blend harmoniously to create a fantasy dream world.

What’s more amazing about this place is the admission is FREE! It is truly a paradise on Earth, a fantastic attraction to visit in Penang.

#3 ESCAPE Theme Park Penang

Speaking of fun and exciting activities, how can you miss ESCAPE Theme Park in Penang? Best to describe as an urban escape, ESCAPE Theme Park is a perfect destination for family-friendly activities and close to Mother Nature.

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Situated near Teluk Bahang, ESCAPE Theme Park Penang provided a variant of activities such as Monkey Business, Atan’s Leap, Gecko Tower, Go Ape, Flying Fox, and Water Fun which will guarantee you an unforgettable experience.

For Monkey Business, you’ll be running through obstacles, except on top of the trees; Not for the faint-hearted, Atan’s Leap requires you to bungee jump; As for Gecko Tower, it’s more like a hill slide with a float, except without water; Furthermore, Go Ape is basically following everything an ape does, climbing up the trees and buildings; Then we have the Flying Fox; and last but not least, the Water Slide for all kinds of water excitements.

#4 Penang Screaming Century

This is not your ordinary ghost house, but the biggest and scariest ghost house in Penang! It is none other than the Penang Screaming Century.

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Besides with all the necessary elements in a ghost house, with strange echoes amidst the dark, hallowing weary voices, terrifying scares, and surprises, this place is also a maze house. The time spends to get out of the maze depending on how you deal with your fears towards the ghost.

What makes this a terrific place is its fusion of famous Western Ghost with Chinese Ghost, blending it for an absolute horror atmosphere. This is definitely not the place for the faint-hearted, but an exciting attraction to visit in Penang.

Looking for FUN-tas-tic place to stay? The Wembley – A St Giles Hotel is the answer!

After a tiring day that loaded with fun and exciting activities, it’s time to get a good rest, and The Wembley – A St Giles Hotel is the perfect destination just for you.

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With 415 hotel rooms and suites, it’s easy to feel right at home thanks to thoughtful amenities in each room. Guests can enjoy complimentary internet access, in-room movies, mini-refrigerator and satellite TV channels, among others. Moreover, each room echoes the city’s history, with its tasteful use of batik.

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The UNESCO World Heritage Site of George Town is just a few blocks away, and there are some notable attractions nearby such as Fort Cornwallis, Pinang Peranakan Mansion, Gurney Plaza, Penang Hill and more. It is a great accommodation choice whether you are in the city for leisure or business trip while visit in Penang.

Besides, a piece of good news to share with you that by applying the following promo code – “BESTRATESTGILES”, you can enjoy up to 25% discount when you book the room directly through!


Location: 183, Jalan Magazine, 10300 Penang, Malaysia

Contact: +604 259 8000




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