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Spicy Penang Cuisine

People from around the world visit so many tourist destinations but some places like Penang stays in the memory of travelers evermore. Masses experiencing Penang acknowledge the unforgettable attractions, nightlife, restaurants, shopping & other activities. Penang has revitalized the growth of Malaysia economically as it has employed numerous workers & expanded job growth due to its flourishing tourism. Visitant at Penang never regrets their awesome journey to some of the exotic destinations like Jungle Walk in Penang National Park along with fine class barbecue dining experience.

(Penang Aerial City View)

Moreover, the Penang Sunset cruise promises the best-in-class sunset experience to its visitors. It creates a charming & stimulating atmosphere for tourists. Moreover, the Pulau Payar Marine Park along with Trishaw Ride poses a great attraction tours for visitors. Out of all, the most satisfying tour is the Night Market Tour which acts as an interaction ground for both tourists & local folks. They get to purchase products by bargaining at low cost & taste the exotic street foods of Penang at hawker stalls.

(Pulau Penang Marine Park)

Western Spices Penang is one of the premier restaurants in the region where tourists stop by to taste international cuisines cooked with local ingredients. They believe that the island’s culinary history can be reflected through the way all its meal are cooked. Among others, Soho Free House has gained itself a remarkable name with promotion of all day Happy Hours.

Spicy Penang Cuisine

(Spicy Penang Cuisine)

Penang has gained its reputation like no others due to ever increasing visitors per year. As a result, luxury hotels have stood up to tackle the demand for increasing facilities. Nowadays, these hotels provide flawless service to their customers so that they return to the same hotel when vacationing in Penang. Vistana Hotel Penang, Hard Rock Hotel Penang, Bayview Beach Resort, Oriental Hotel Penang, Holiday Inn Resort Penang etc are among the top contenders known for their transparency while dealing with first time customers & value for money facilities.

Most Popular Tourist Attractions of Alor Setar

Alor Star is the state capital of Kedah, and found on the west shore of Peninsular Malaysia. Despite the fact that, the city is developing at fast pace, however vacationer mostly visit the city to enjoy the grand perspective of paddy estate over the edges of this city.

Here is a considerable rundown of vacationer destinations that you must visit when you are in Alor Setar:

Wat Nikrodharam : it is the capital’s greatest, most noticeable, and most structurally noteworthy Buddhist sanctuary complex, which is deliberately found in downtown Alor Setar. It was built in Thai sanctuary structural planning with overlaid rooftops and brilliant mosaic dividers, and it is a tranquil destination that indulges chiefly Chinese and Thai Buddhist individuals.

Balai Seni Negeri (State Art Gallery): It was built with the goal of developing investment and thankfulness for workmanship in the state. The accumulation of The Kedah State Art Gallery incorporates sketches, photos, musical instruments and handiworks. Brief presentations are held at normal interims.

Balai (Nobat Gallery) :This building accommodates the sacrosanct instruments of the Royal symphony, played just amid imperial services, for example, initiations, weddings and funerals. The instruments you will see here comprise of three drums, a gong and a woodwind, curious to the frequenting strains of “nobat” music.

Balai Besar (Royal Hall): The regal corridor is found towards the rear of the Kota Setar Palace fabricating in the Balai Besar. In past, it was a crowd of people corridor called as Balai Rong Seri or balai Penghadapan. The building was built amid 1735 by Sultan Muhammad Jiwa Zainal Adilin who was nineteenth Sultan of Kedah. It was then a wonderful building, yet get seriously harmed in 1770.

It is placed towards the back of the Kota Setar Palace complex is the Balai Besar. Prior, it was a Balai Rong Seri or Balai Penghadapan (group of onlookers corridor). It was constructed in 1735 by the nineteenth Sultan of Kedah which is Sultan Muhammad Jiwa Zainal Adilin Muazzam Shah, and it was a wonderful building with wood columns, rooftops and ground surface. Lamentably, the building was severely harmed in 1770 when the Bugis fleet assaulted the spot, and destroyed everything. It was, notwithstanding, renovated in 1896 to plan for the weddings of the ruling Sultan’s kids. Other than weddings, the Balai Besar was likewise utilized for authority functions and other illustrious occasions.

Mahathir Birthplace: Tun Dr. Mahathir Mohammad, who was the fourth Prime priest of Malaysia was conceived here on July 10, 1925 close to the ice component. It was adjacent Kampung Seberang perak.

Masjid (Zahir State Mosque): This old mosque was fabricated over a region of more or less 124,412 square feet. The building embodies a few corridors and rooms, and its fundamental focus lobby likewise called as supplication to God corridor offers 62 x 62 square feet. The inside corridor is encompassed by 8 feet wide verandahs and 4 mezzanine regions. Every mezzanine zone has a vault. The fundamental vault is arranged at the north east side of the Masjid Zahir. Without a doubt, it is one of the most established mosque in Malaysia.

Get your Alor Setar travel guide here :

 http://wikitravel.org/en/Alor_Star

Why Pahang is an Ideal Tourist Destination?

Pahang is the third largest state in Malaysia, and occupies the huge Pahang river basin. The state is a heaven for traveler as the place is full of scenic natural beauty, plus it incorporates many tourist places enormously famous worldwide such as Cameron Highlands, Danum Valley, Kinabatangan river, Lake Kenyir, royal Belum state park, and more.

Following are the tourist attractions of Pahang that you must visit:

Genting Highlands

Genting Highlands has been a big attraction due to its cool weather. In the evening, you will enjoy spectacular entertainment at the Genting International showroom, such as thrilling magic show, ice-skating and more. You will find indoor and outdoor theme parks and food feast where you can enjoy delicious food offered by many restaurants. The snow world is one of key attraction that features a log cabin, an igloo, toboggan slides and a snowy play area.

Genting Highlands

Tioman Island

Tioman Island is situated towards the coast of Pahang, and is claimed to be one of the best island getaways in the world. According to legend, the island is the final resting place of a mythical dragon princess. You will see here Gorgonian sea fans, staghorn corals, nudibranchs, and amazingly sculptured sea sponges. There are many villages scattered around the coastline such as Salang, Tekek, Genting, Paya and Juara. You will experience different atmosphere in each village.

Tioman Island

Taman Negara

Taman Negara is the first and the oldest protected area in the country, originally named as King George V National Park. People come this place to enjoy river cruises and jungle trekking. The canopy walk is the key attraction, offering a fantastic close up view of activity in the rainforest canopy observation hides to witness the breathtaking view of wildlife. Taman Negara is one of the oldest rainforests in the world, estimated 130 million years old.

Taman Negara

Cameron Highlands

In Cameron Highlands, you will find high mountains, also called as cloud forests or mossy forests. There are also large number of mosses, liverworts, ferns and fern allies as well as pitcher plants, and more. Strawberry farms of Cameron is also enormously famous, and worth a visit. Some farms allow you to pluck your own strawberry and charge you according to the weight.

Cameron Highlands

Kenong Rimba Park

(more info on Kenong Rimba : http://www.pahangtourism.org.my/index.php/destinations/nature-adventure/kuala-lipis/kenong-rimba-park)

Kenong Rimba spreads over an area on 121 sq kilometers in the Kenong Valley. Within this park, there are some magnificent limestone caves. Each limestone cave is situated about half an hour trek from each other. The most alluring cave is the Gua Batu Tingggi, which looks like a dugout boat.

Kenong Rimba Park

For more travel resources in Pahang :

http://www.tourism.gov.my/en/es/places/states-of-malaysia/pahang/#page1

http://www.tioman.org/

Transport :

http://www.easybook.com

Things to Do in Batu Pahat

Batu Pahat is one of the largest urban areas of Malaysia, and has developed rapidly over past a few years. It is popularly known as ‘Northern Johor Shopping paradise’ as it accommodates many shopping malls and hypermarkets. Apart from shopping, there are many other things that you could do when you are in Batu Pahat from vacation, such as:

Local Attractions

The place is enormously famous for local delicacies, and textile industry. It was once titled as “Little Paris” of Malaysia, Batu Pahat was also famous for its ‘red-light town’ reputation during 1960 and 1970. Although, the town cleaned up due to immense efforts of the state government, and now, only one or two bars are left in the town. Some of the remarkable local attractions include The Batu Pahat town Square, which was renovated during 1990s on Centennial celebration. Right in the middle of square, you will see a floating hand chiseling a rock.

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BP walk is another famous tourist place here, located at Jalan Rahmat. It is a famous place for town folks, and you could enjoy some local delicacies here from the number of stalls selling the food along the walk. It is a good place to have an evening walk. If you want to witness lush green scenery, visit Taik Y, which was an abandon tin mining lake in past, and now have become the green lung, located near Taman Soga.

If you’re on trip to Batu Pahat with your beloved, then spending a romantic evening at Lover Bridge would be a great idea. This bridge is famous for couples, and also a good place for fishing, located in Segenting. It is situated about 8km away from the town. Other famous tourist places are Pantai Minyak Beku, Batu Pahat mall, Square One shopping mall, the summit shopping mall, and Jusco mall and more.

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Street Murals

Since two years, the trend of street murals have grown in the town by the effort of local authority. The officials are putting efforts to make Batu Pahat an artistic and cultural city. Some of the famous street murals include Minion Obstacle Posts, Sister & brother ride bicycle, anty picks herbal leaves, Go green MPBP, The Journey, reborn, BP creative bus stoep, The Tarik, and many more.

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Local Food

You will find numerous Chinese restaurants in Jalan Pengkai and Jalan Shahbandar. Most popular local cuisine of Batu Pahat are dried Iysters, fish ball boodles, Bak chor mee, Wonton noodles, apam balik, ngo hiang, hakka mee, and pork satay.

For more travel resources in Johor :

http://www.tourism.gov.my/en/us/places/states-of-malaysia/johor#page1