Ayer Itam, Georgetown, Penang Island, Malaysia
The Kek Lok Si Temple is a Buddhist temple situated in Air Itam in Penang and is one of the best known temples on the island.The construction of the temple began in 1893 and was inspired by the chief monk of the Goddess of Mercy Temple at Pitt Street.
The carving and the culture of the temple is so much fine detail.
There are restaurant and lots of souvenir shops along the way to the highest peak of temple.
There is also a vegetarian restaurant on the lower level grounds with very moderate pricing for good vegetarian food.
The local RapidPenang bus services go right to the foot of the hill the temple.
Parking is cheap at RM 3 (USD $0.70) on the lower level with no time limit.
Gurney Paragon is set to be the new premier shopping, entertainment, office and luxury residential address in Penang. It is a mixed development comprising a 700,000 sq ft shopping mall, an office tower, and two high-end residential towers.
Good parking and all in all most-see for shopping.
There are cafes and restaurants outside and inside.
Children's playground is situated on the 5th floor.
It has a range of high end clothing stores and many fancy interesting restaurants.
Toilets are very clean and air conditioning is on an acceptable level.
20-A, Jalan Bagan Jermal, Georgetown, Penang Island 10250 , Malaysia
Basically we are in the instant coffee market for more than 6 years. Most of our customer came here (Penang) as tourists and we introduce them with our famous white coffee and other local products as well. With 6 years of introduction experience, turn out coffee is the most welcome beverage.
Coffee Tree is a place with a generous variety of teas and coffee.
If you love chocolates too, there's a section with plenty of chocolate varieties for you to choose.
You can pay in cash/credit and get nice bags to hold your purchased items.
Komtar Tower, or Menara Komtar Complex is Penang's tallest building and the sixth tallest building in Malaysia located in the heart of George Town, dominating the island's skyline. KOMTAR is an acronym for Kompleks Tun Abdul Razak.
You'll find the shops on the second, third and fourth floor.
From the Komtar you can visit every highlight of the island.
There's a free bus service courtesy of the Georgetown Municipal Council.
If you want to discover the island there's a bus station at the ground floor.