Bayview Beach Resort, Batu Ferringhi Beach, Penang, Malaysia

27-30 September 1999

Penang Tours

TOUR A: Heritage Tour of Inner Georgetown City




Assemble in Hotel lobby for tour departure.




To visit the famous Wat Chayamangkalaram, a Thai architectural Buddhist Temple which houses the 4th longest reclining Buddha, measuring 108 ft. in length.

Across the road is the Burmese Buddhist Temple which houses an imposing 8 meters tall Buddha.




To visit a batik factory with workmen showing how the Malaysian batik is made - a cottage industry.




To visit historical Fort Cornwallis built in 1808. Built by Captain Francis Light - the founder of Penang as he was afraid that the French might try to capture the Island.




To continue the tour passing by the Clock Tower built to commemorate the Diamond Jubilee of Her Majesty Queen Victoria's reign of England.




To visit the Clan bridge houses built on stilts.




To visit the Cheah Kongsi building noted for her fine architectural Chinese design.




Arrival back at Hotel. Tour Ends.


Cost per person: $A17.00

For Tour Bookings go to > > Registration Form

go to > > TOUR B: Round Island Tour - The Spice Trail


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