Penang (Malay: Pulau Pinang) is the second smallest of the 13 states of Malaysia, and George Town on Penang Island is its capital. Penang might refer to the city, the island or the state. Penang state population has more than 1.5 million, nearly half residing on Penang Island.
From the Penang Travel Guide
Oriental Hotel is central to walk in the old town of Penang. Staff - only men - ist not able to help for further travel but on the other side of the street is a travelagency - very friedly and helpful. Good view in the upper level of Hotel. For long time the hotel is not renovated also not so clean. Prostitudes are allowed to come in .... ... more
I spent 2 nights at the Hotel Mingood, and found it entirely suitable for my needs - in easy walking distance to all places of interest to me. Check-in was available on arrival - (in my case about 6.30 am) - and so was my room, which was very spacious, clean and comfortable. Check-in staff was generally helpful and friendly. ... more
Today being our last day in Penang, we decided to just look around and relax. We decided to take visit the Reclining Buddha. Located in the quaint Pulau Tikus town, Wat Chayamangkalaram was built ...
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