Historical Georgetown Discovery: Group Journey

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day tour

Tour Level: Moderate

Tour Comfort: Standard

Tour Period: Morning / Afternoon

tour highlights

  • Experience the sights and sounds of Penang Island
  • Visit the truly impressive Wat Chayamangkalaram
  • Discover Penang's first Buddhist temple
  • Wander through the stunning Sri Mariamman Temple
  • Take a photo stop at the wonderful Fort Cornwallis

tour details

This tour to Georgetown will allow you to experience all the sights and sounds of Penang Island! You’ll begin with a visit to the world’s 4th longest statue of The Reclining Buddha – Wat Chayamangkalaram. From here you’ll proceed to the Dhammikarama Temple, the first Buddhist temple built in Penang. Next you’ll drive past Penang’s ‘harmony street’, where Saint George’s Anglican Church is located. You’ll also see Penang’s oldest Taoist temple, Kuan Yin (Goddess of Mercy Temple) and the oldest Hindu temple, the Sri Mariamman Temple. Finally you’ll make your way to the oldest Indian Muslim mosque, Masjid Kapitan Keling, before continuing to Khoo Kongsi – a magnificent hall embellished with intricate wood carvings. You’ll conclude your day with a photo-stop at the fascinating Fort Cornwallis.

tour description

An extensive tour to experience all the sights and sound of exotic Penang Island. Visit the world's 4th longest statue of The Reclining Buddha - Wat Chayamangkalaram. Proceed to Dhammikarama Temple, first Buddhist temple to be built in Penang in 1803, an elaborately decorated Burmese Temple. Drive past the harmony street of Penang, where Saint Georges Angelican Church (built in 1818), Kuan Yin - Goddess of Mercy Temple (Penang's oldest Taoist temple built in about 1800 when the Chinese settled in Penang), Sri Mariamman Temple (the oldest Hindu temple) and Masjid Kapitan Keling (the oldest Indian Muslim mosque). Visit Khoo Kongsi - a magnificent hall embellished with intricate carvings and wood work.
Visit local coffee shop. A brief photo-stop at Fort Cornwallis - The points where Francis Light and crew landed in 1786.

includes

  • Transfer included : Yes

excludes

  • Meals included : None
Tour code: PENDMGHTJT
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