Name: Penang Hill
Location: 11500 Bukit Bendera, Penang, Malaysia
Reason to Visit: the newest UNESCO biosphere reserve in Malaysia, highest peak of Penang, best place to have a panoramic view of Penang, providing spectacular day views and charming night views, best place to enjoy the beautiful sunrise, sunset and sunset glows
Opening Hours: 6:30-23:00
Penang Hill is located in 11500 Bukit Bendera, Penang, Malaysia. The highest peak of Penang Hill is 830 meters above sea level, which is highest in Penang. It is a famous resort for avoiding heat in Penang. Penang Hill is the newest UNESCO biosphere reserve in Malaysia. The air in the Penang Hill is very fresh and the scenery is beautiful. At the Penang Hill, visitors can explore the nature of the Penang Hill, learn about the history and experience the culture of Malaysia. At the top of the Penang Hill, you can have a panoramic view of the city, which is spectacular and impressive. Penang Hill has the earliest cable railway system made in Switzerland in Asia, and you can see beautiful villas and plants on both sides of the railway along the way.
Hiking on the Penang Hill
If you are a hiking lover, you should not miss the Penang Hill. The good environment of Penang Hill provides you beautiful natural scenery, fresh air and various plants alongside your way when you are hiking. It takes about 2 hours to get to the top of the Penang Hill. And the time depends on your speed and energy.
Alongside your way, you will meet stream, waterfall, flowers and many plants. And you may meet some animals like monkeys on your way. And you can take photos of the view of the beautiful mountain. It will be hot during the noon at the Penang Hill. So it is recommended to climb up the Penang Hill in the morning or afternoon.
Take the Cable Car
If you don’t want to climb to the top of the Penang Hill, you can choose take the cable car to the top of the mountain. To have a better perspective of the view of the Penang Hill on the way, it is recommended to sit on the back when you are heading to the top of the mountain and sit on the front when going down from the top of the mountain.
It is recommended to experience the cable car of the Penang Hill, the scenes you see on the cable car are as beautiful as the scenes in the films of Miyazaki Hayao. And taking the cable car is relaxing. At the top of the Penang Hill , you can overlook Penang, and you can look far into the Malay Peninsula in the distance.
The view on sunny days is impressive and magnificent. You can see the buildings, skyscrapers, sea and the surrounding landscapes. Even in the foggy or rainy days, the Penang Hill is like a wonderland in the mist.
Enjoy the Stunning View of the Sunrise at the Penang Hill
The sunrise at the Penang Hill is really beautiful and it is worth seeing. It is recommended to get up early and take the first cable car to get to the top of the Penang Hill at 6:30. after reaching the top the mountain, you can find a good place to see the sunrise and wait for it.
When the sun is rising, you can take photos or videos to record the stunning view. The sunrise is amazing with the beautiful scenery of the city, the sea and the mountains. After seeing the sunrise at the Penang Hill, you can have a cup of coffee at the store on the top of the mountain.
Enjoy the Sunset on the Penang Hill
If you don’t want to get up early to visit the sunrise at the Penang Hill. You can choose to see the sunset at the Penang Hill. You can climb to the top of the mountain or take the cable car of the Penang Hill. The sunset and the sunset glows are impressive to see on the top of the Penang Hill. You just need to reach the top of the mountain in advance and wait for the sunset.
The sea will be dyed red, pink or purple by the colorful sunset glows, which is really beautiful. It will be relaxed and happy to witness the process of the sun setting down gradually. You can take photos with the sunset or take videos to record the sunset. Seeing the sunrise of sunset with lovers will be really romantic.
Appreciate the Night View of George Town
The sunrise, sunset and sunset glows are beautiful at the Penang Hill. And the night view of the George Town is spectacular and impressive to see at the top of the Penang Hill. The moment that the lights of the city are on is surprised. It is very healing and warm to gaze at the myriad lights of the city.
Penang Hill is a paradise for photography lovers, which provides charming sunrise, sunset and sunset glows. Also, it provides spectacular day views and night views of the city, the sea and the Malay Peninsula. Standing on the Skydeck and staring at the night view of the city will be relaxing and comfortable.