15 Amazing Insta-Worthy Spots in Penang You Should Not Miss – 2020

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When we talk about attractions in Penang, most people think of food and murals. In fact, there is more to Penang – photo spots that are Instagrammable where you can only find in Penang. Follow this guide and you’ll get 15 amazing spots with 15 awesome photos you can post on your Instagram!

1. BookXcess

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BookXcess is one of the biggest bookstores in Klang Valley as we all know but it is now in Gurney Paragon, Penang as well! Not only it has the best deals for book, it is also one of the best Insta-worthy spots in Penang. It’s a not-to-be missed spot for book lovers and photographers. You can get hundreds of good photos here just like the examples that will be shown below, you can take it as a reference 😉

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Address: 163D-7.06-7.16 & L8.02-8.-5, Gurney Paragon, Persiaran Gurney, 10250 George Town, Pulau Pinang

Opening Hours: 10AM – 10PM | Everyday

2. Hin Bus Depot

Hin Bus Depot was an old bus depot that is now transformed to a creative community hub in George Town, Penang. I would describe this place as ‘artsy’ as it supports everyone that would like to showcase their work of any kind. They have cafes and a few stores for you to visit. Besides, they also have a pop-up market called the Hin Market from 11am to 5pm, every Sunday to support local small businesses.

Of course, with all the ‘artsy’ stuff going on, there’ll be plenty of spots and creative exhibition for you to take photos. You’ll find interesting murals as well as a small skate park which turned out to be a great photo taking spot too!

Address: 163D-7.06-7.16 & L8.02-8.-5, Gurney Paragon, Persiaran Gurney, 10250 George Town, Pulau Pinang

Opening Hours: 10AM – 10PM | Everyday

3. Penang City Hall

Let’s have a look and appreciate the architecture of the Penang City Hall that combines Edwardian Baroque and Palladian architectural styles. This heritage building is a work of art with its architecture that complements the white colour. Having a white background for our #ootd is a blessing but having a white background with intricate design? That’s a new level #ootd photo.

Address: Esplanade Road, 10200 George Town, PenangMalaysia

Opening Hours: 24/7 | Everyday

4. Tan Jetty

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Want a photo with mesmerizing sea view? This is the place for you. You’ll get a perfect ration of the sea and the sky in your photo. It’s aesthetic with a tiny house that is located at the end of the bridge. Besides, there are really good stalls and restaurants nearby, make sure to pay a visit for some local delicacies.

Address: 10300 George Town, Penang

5. Penang Hill

You’ll get to see many locals and tourist gathered in Penang Hill because of its picturesque view, surrounded with lush greenery and top of the hill view. Besides, there are many interesting things to see as well!

Address: Perbadanan Bukit Bendera, Jalan Stesen Bukit Bendera, Air Itam, 11500 Pulau Pinang, Malaysia.

Opening Hours: 6:15AM – 10PM | Everyday

6. Frog Hill

This is a special one as you’ll get a nature blue ponds photo. Although there’ll be a short climb to the top, but for an amazing view like that, it’s totally worth it. Want to have a unique Instagram photo? Bring some props, go at the right timing, dress nice and with a good camera, you got yourself an irresistible-to-like Instagram photo.

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Address: Unnamed Road 14400, Kubang Semang, Penang

7. Pinang Peranakan Museum

If you’re a fan of Baba-Nyonya cuisine and culture, you’ll have to pay a visit to this Peranakan museum that is absolutely gorgeous. You’ll feel like you’re living in a Peranakan movie with all the rich legacy of antiques and collectibles. The heritage building incorporate Chinese carved-wood panels, Scottish ironworks and English floor tiles. Also, a place great for photographers.

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Jelajah peninggalan Peranakan 👒 . 👛Bagi kalian yang senang dengan peninggalan-peninggalan sejarah terutama kaum Peranakan, kalian bisa ke Pinang Peranakan Mansion di Penang. Selain kental budaya, tempatnya juga sangat instagramable loh!😍 . 🎀Peranakan juga sering disebut Baba dan Nyonya atau kaum Cina Selat. Dahulu rumah ini adalah kediaman dan kantor Chung Keng Kwee yang merupakan kapitan Cina. Akhirnya rumah ini direnovasi untuk memperlihatkan pemukiman kaum Cina🎈 . 💕Di dalam Pinang Peranakan Mansion ini ada lebih dari 1.000 barang antik. Arsitekturnya juga sangat keren dengan adanya banyak ukuran bergaya Cina, Inggris dan Skotlandia! Warnyanya juga sangat beragam dan enak dipandang💫 . 🕕Jam buka: 9.30 am – 5 pm (buka setiap hari) 💸Tiket masuk: RM 20 untuk dewasa dan anak-anak di bawah 6 tahun FREE *untuk berfoto-foto di dalam juga harus meminta ijin terlebih dahulu 🚞How to get there: Naik bus dari TBS ke halte Sungai Nibong, lalu pindah bus dan turun di halte Tanjung City Marine, Pangkalan Weld. Dari situ, jalanlah 5 menit dan kamu sudah sampai . 📢Update: MCO diperpanjang hingga 28 April. Kasus positif mencapai 4.346 orang dan 70 orang meninggal dunia. . 📸Photo credit: @gina.phillips @ganegani @kelv_teoh #TravelWithMGB #HaveFunWithMGB #peranakan #peranakanmalaysia #pinangperanakanmansion #penang #explorepenang #lockdown #lockdownmalaysia #movementcontrolordermalaysia #MCOMalaysia #perintahkawalanpergerakan #malaysia #malaysiatravel #malaysian #malaysiatrulyasia #instamalaysia #visitmalaysia #malaysianews #kualalumpur #kualalumpurtravel #visitkualalumpur #coronavirusnews #coronavirusupdate #coronavirusmalaysia #coronavirus #coronavirusmalaysia2020 #malaysia2020

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Address: 29, Church St, Georgetown, 10200 George Town, Penang

Opening Hours: 9:30AM – 5PM | Monday to Saturday

8. Cubopark

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CuboPark – Penang #CapturedOnHuawei #p30pro

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Cubopark is a must-go for all the hipsters out there! I’ve been there myself and it was amazing, almost every spot was Instagram-worthy. It’s Penang’s first container pop-up mall that revolve around a concept as an art & cultural hub, F&B place and pop-up retail space. Check out some spots and ideas for your Instagram photos!

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Address: 6 Jalan Tanjung Tokong Tanjung Tokong, 10470 George Town, Pulau Pinang

Opening Hours: 4PM – 12AM | Everyday

9. The TOP Penang

For a breathtaking view of Penang Island, make your way to The TOP Penang! It is the tallest entertainment tower in Penang where it features a see-through bridge called the Rainbow Skywalk. Make your way to the top to experience being on top of the world and have a bird’s eye view of Penang. A place to take great photos and leave good memories.

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Address: 1, Jalan Penang, George Town, 10000 George Town, Pulau Pinang

Opening Hours: 11AM – 11PM | Everyday

10. Kek Lok Si Temple

Kek Lok Si temple is one of the finest and largest temples complexes in Southeast Asia located on a hilltop, nearby Penang Hill. You’ll get to see and take photos of pagoda, temple halls and archways with meaningful sculptures, carvings and murals of the unique heritage treasure.

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Address: 1000-L, Tingkat Lembah Ria 1, 11500 Ayer Itam, Pulau Pinang

11. Church of the Assumption

Church of the Assumption is one of the oldest church in Penang. It has a rich history and beautiful structure with a nice ambience. Just like the City Hall, it’s a great place for your #ootd photo. Also, a place for you to find peace and serenity.

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Address: Lebuh Farquhar, George Town, 10450 George Town, Pulau Pinang

12. Straits Quay Marina

Straits Quay Marina is a one-stop place for all your entertainment needs. It’s a nice place to stroll around, to look at the spectacular view of ocean and sailboats, there is great restaurants for you to dine in and supermarkets for you to shop. Most important at all, you can take incredible photos.

Address: Jalan Seri Tanjung Pinang Lot 3A-G-15 Unit No 3A-G-15, Block A, Ground Floor, Straits Quay, Penang Island

Opening Hours: 9AM – 12AM | Everyday

13. Blue Mansion a.k.a. Cheong Fatt Tze Mansion

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One of the most historical places in Penang and the first George Town heritage hotel. The mansion features an old world charm with a mix of Chinese and Western architecture. It definitely stood out with its cobalt blue walls where you’ll find various cultures and aesthetics for exquisite photos. You can stay, dine or book a tour to stroll around the mansion.

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If you happen to watch Crazy Rich Asians, one of its memorable mah-jong movie scene took place in Cheong Fatt Tze Mansion. Another reason for you to go and relive the scene!

Address: 14, Lebuh Leith, George Town, 10200 George Town, Pulau Pinang

Opening Hours: 11AM / 2PM / 3:30PM (45mins per tour) | Monday to Saturday

14. Leong San Tong Khoo Kongsi

Khoo Kongsi’s architecture is magnificent and the Chinese craftmanship is amazing. Look at the photos and you’ll know what I’m talking about. Although there’s a small entry fee of RM10 but with that amount, you’ll be able to take amazing photos and visit the mini museum where you get to learn about the history of the clan.

Address: 18, Cannon Square, George Town, 10450 George Town, Pulau Pinang

Opening Hours: 9AM – 5PM | Everyday

15. Penang’s Avatar Secret Garden

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The Avatar Secret Garden is a beautiful, enchanted forest, inspired by the Avatar’s Pandora magical land. The secret garden is actually a park, decorated with colourful neon lights draped and wrapped on trees, making it a piece of art.

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Address: 336, Jalan Tokong Thai Pak Koong, Tanjung Tokong, 11200 Tanjung Bungah, Pulau Pinang

Opening Hours: 8AM – 12AM (Lights on at 7:35PM) | Everyday

Time to pack your camera or charge your phone for a great Instagram photos adventure!

NOTE: All the above information is correct at the date of publication. If you come across any changes or updates, please let us know by email and we will update the information accordingly. Thank you!

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