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Penang Hill is the oldest British hill station in Southeast Asia, dated late 1700’s. The highest peak of Penang Hill stand at 833 metres (2,732ft) above sea level. Penang Hill funicular train service started on October 1923 The current funicular...more
Hours Today: 6:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Jalan Stesen Bukit Bendera | Air Itam, George Town, Penang Island 11500, Malaysia
The view is spectacular, no doubt about that.
The funicular train ride is nothing special if you have ridden similar trains before. Actually the train wagons are exactly the same that is running in Saltzburg (AT). Might have been different before 2010 but now it’s...More
Exceptional views of Georgetown, both bridges and mainland.
Very busy indeed, but well worth the visit
Noticeable temperature drop at the top made our visit very pleasant
Our tour guide for the day gave us the option of the fenicular train up the hill, advising...More
Not the clearest day to visit Penang Hill because of fires burning in Sumatra but the sun burned off the haze by mid-morning. We were lucky that there were no long delays using the funicular, and lots to see and do once at the top....More
When we arrived the waiting time to go up was over 1 hour. We decided to pay the extra and take a fast track ticket. This brings you up almost immediately. The ride up goes fast and once on the top the view is great....More
Kids liked the ride up the hill.
We got to lock our love on the LOVE bridge.
We didn't have clear sky's so the view wasn't the best!
Be careful getting ripped off.
I asked where the love locks were? They said to pay 50...More
We combined our trip here with seeing Kek Lok Si Temple and you can walk between the two in half an hour. Unless you get here early, there will be a queue for the funicular, which is quite pricey and even more if you want...More
Easy to get to the train departure point from the Komtar Bus Station but it takes a little time. Foreigners are charged extra which seemed a little unfair. Once at the top there are fantastic views and peaceful forest walks to enjoy.