Penang is a Malaysian island off the Malay Peninsula in the Strait of Malacca.
The capital of Penang is the wonderful George Town, where foreign influences are evident in landmarks like colonial Fort Cornwallis, Chinese clan temple Khoo Kongsi and Indian-style Kapitan Keling Mosque.
Penang Island offers many religious sites and some of the most notable religious sites include the Chinese Goddess of Mercy Temple, the Buddhist Kek Lok Si Temple and Hindu Sri Mahamariamman Temple.
Penang Malaysia is also known as the pearl of the orient, and is considered to be one of the most touristic islands in Malaysia.
As for things to do in Penang, the unique and fun island offers many touristic sights and activities you can enjoy wih your partner while on your honeymoon.
Here are a few of the things you can enjoy in Penang:
Penang beaches are one of the options of places to visit in Penang island, most beaches on Penang island can be found at Batu Ferringhi which also considered to be the best beach in penang.
There are also many private beaches and to get to the private beaches you can access them through the hotels.
George Town Penang is the capital of Penang, in 2008 UNESCO listed George Town as World Heritage Site because of the many original colonial (Chinese style) shophouses.
Penang is a great place to visit all year round, as the weather in Penang is beautiful most of the year, but the best time to visit Penang is from November to January.
Some of the interesting places in Penang is Penang Hill or Flagstaff Hill (Bukit Bendera), which rises 821 metres above sea level, providing visitors with breathtaking views of the whole island all the way to the top.
Also make sure you visit Kek Lok Si Temple, it is one of the largest Buddhist temple complex in Southeast Asia, the temple was founded more than a hundred years ago, the complex is filled with beautifully-landscaped gardens and sacred temples. A striking seven-tiered pagoda called The Pagoda of 1000 Buddhas, also found within the temple complex are the statues of The Four Heavenly Kings, guarding the four points of the compass - North, South, West and East - with the statue of The Laughing Buddha in the middle.
Don't miss out on Wat Chaiya Mangkalaram, a Thai temple built in 1845, houses the giant Reclining Buddha statue.
And one of the places you must visit in Penang is Escape Adventureland, for a thrilling adventure Escape Adventurelan is the place to go. It is a park specialising in zip-lining, and there are other activities including a free fall from a 20m jump platform, an inner-tube slide and tree rope swing.
Another interesting place to visit in Penang island is The Made in Penang Interactive Museum where you can view artwork with exhibits that have clever 3D imagery features.
For more places to visit follow our Penang island guide, and discover the beautiful Penang, and plan your amazing honeymoon.