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Penang Hill

Jalan Stesen Bukit Bendera | Tingkat 7, Perbadanan Bukit Bendera Pulau Pinang, Air Itam, George Town, Penang Island 10350, Malaysia
+60 4-828 8880
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USD 83.00*
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Earthquake and Typhoon Pavillion Experience at Penang Hill
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USD 131.97*
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Penang Hill Railway Ride and Dinner with Georgetown Views
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USD 53.22*
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Penang Hill and Kek Lok Si Buddhist Temple Afternoon Tour
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Please be advised that our funicular service will cease operation earlier that usual on 18th May 2017 for planned maintenance. This 2,750 foot hill has a funicular railway that can take you to the top.
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  • Very good43%
  • Average22%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“train ride” (330 reviews)
“cable car” (282 reviews)
“fast lane” (131 reviews)
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Jalan Stesen Bukit Bendera | Tingkat 7, Perbadanan Bukit Bendera Pulau Pinang, Air Itam, George Town, Penang Island 10350, Malaysia
+60 4-828 8880
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We had to pay for a jeep to take us up (160 RM) as the tram was under maintenance. I would have loved to walk but the path was also under maintenance... It wasn't worth the price tag and the view up the top would...More

Thank bj1989aus
Reviewed 3 days ago

We had to queue to the train around 30-40 min to go there and back is the same 30-40 min. If you purchase fast lane which cost double the price of normal lane then no queue. Had a nice time in Penang Hill. Cable train...More

Thank Shanu K
Reviewed 3 days ago

Nice view but somehow a bit obscured by haze. Prices a little high compared to other places in Penang, guess that's to be expected. Stick to the normal fare not fast lane. Fast lane prices is doubled even though the trip up on rails is...More

Thank Ashleigh C
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Got the train to the top. Very nice views. You get bothered a lot by the sellers but other than that a must visit in Penang. Try to get in the first cart on the left on both ways as you get better views. Another...More

1  Thank Shabaka13
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

You have to go to Penang Hill, it is unbelievable it was a little misty on the day we went but we could still see the amazing views of the city below.

Thank MaxMichelle2014
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Seems that this is a Sunday activities place for family in Georgetown.. the animations look very outdated, atmosphere is not so nice.. was not so worth it.. the view is nice but not the most impressive one..

Thank Chancery83
Reviewed 5 days ago

we took the tram up to the Penang Hill. there's a sky walk once you get off the tram at the top station. nice view from there. but our destination is to The Habitat where a better view (in my opinion) but u need to...More

Thank ESY222
Reviewed 5 days ago

We didn't really expect that on top of the hill was a lot of things to do like that. The weather was great.

1  Thank Viet-Quang N
Reviewed 5 days ago

A gorgeous spot you will find when you step to penang hill, a couple is must but family is ok. The best time is during sunset a remarkable sunset that you will find. Do not forget bring your camera

Thank Azil181081
Reviewed 5 days ago

We parked in a nice lot with multiple levels (remember to pay on the ground floor before going back to your car). We rode the train up and enjoyed several nice viewing spots from the top. We happened to see some kind of ceremony in...More

Thank JoeR11
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20 July 2017|
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Response from Rahat316 | Reviewed this property |
The easy way to know whether the Temple is open or not is that u ask the hotel reception where u staying. Those people r local and they will know the best. One more thing,Penang hill is one of a kind! Try to go there early... More
18 July 2017|
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Response from PenangHillAdmin | Property representative |
Hi Dimit, Greetings From Penang Hill! First of all, thank you for choosing Penang Hill as one of your tourist destination in Penang. For your kind information, you can use the private jeep service through the jeep track... More
10 June 2017|
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Response from gtan | Reviewed this property |
there are plenty of parking lots at base of hill station. meters away are rows of eateries with parking space right in front of the shops. had a local driver so didn't know if chargeable or any restriction.