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Address: Jalan Stesen Bukit Bendera, George Town, Penang Island 10350, Malaysia
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Activities: City walk sightseeing
Description: This 2,750 foot hill has a funicular railway that can take you to the top.
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Private Tour: Penang Hill and Kek Lok Si Temple
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Penang Hill and Kek Lok Si Buddhist Temple Afternoon Tour

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Beautiful view

Beautifull view over the Penang Island. We were there on a public holiday and therefore it was really busy. We recommend to get the fast lane tickets. Although it is twice the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 6, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015 NEW

Beautifull view over the Penang Island. We were there on a public holiday and therefore it was really busy. We recommend to get the fast lane tickets. Although it is twice the price it saves you from waiting a long time in que.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015 NEW

has been some yrs since i visit there this time it surprises me with the new owl museum n the love lock lane they hav nice art on owls there, should totally pay a visit if u like them as i do

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015 NEW via mobile

We visited Penang Hill at 6.30pm on 5.5.2015.Have a little walk and photo taking and stop by at David Brown's Restaurants & Bistro for a drinks. From there you can sit to have your drinks and listen to music at the same time see great sunset and night Penang view.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015 NEW

Lovely views and trip up very pleasant. Had a nice feed and a cold beverage in the café - very good. Very short wait times up and down made it even more enjoyable

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015 NEW

i had been 4 times to Penang Hill.. it's never bored because you can see penang from tha top.. its beautiful scenery...LOVE IT!! "you never been to Penang, unless you had been to Penang Hill" try by yourself.. then you will know what I mean :)

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015 NEW

We were recommended by a Penang couple working in Singapore to definitely go up Penang Hill. Perhaps if you've a car and coming at night. We went in the morning by bus 204 from Komtar. Took us about 1hr30 mins. Arrived at 930am. The queue was long just to buy tickets. As foreigners each ticket cost 60 MYR per pax.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015 NEW

We were here early and no queues great views on a clear day was raining when we were here but still managed to see everything we were on a conducted tour so got dropped off and picked up but believe it can get very congested

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015 NEW

We arrived in time to get straight onto the cable car. The ride up Penang Hill was great and the views once you reached the top are spectacular. Would definitely recommend this.

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Miri, Malaysia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015 NEW

Just visited 2 days ago. Was staying at Jen Hotel. Took bus 204 from bus station behind hotel. The journey took 45 mins as the traffic was slow moving at Air Hitam market/ base of Kek Lok Si temple. Was told it could be reached within 20-30 mins if traffic flow is smooth. The bus ride ends at the base... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015 NEW

I was so disappointed with the trip on the cable cars. We queued for approximately an hour and a half to get onto the cable cars. For some reason there is a separate queue for tickets and to get onto the "train" which caused great confusion amongst people waiting to board the "train". It was really disorganised towards the end... More 

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