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Address: | Air Itam, George Town, Penang Island 10350, Malaysia
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+60 4-828 8880
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This 2,750 foot hill has a funicular railway that can take you to the top.

This 2,750 foot hill has a funicular railway that can take you to the top.

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Refreshing Heavy Rain on Penang Hill

The rain started 20 minutes after we were there so we managed to get some clear Penang Bridge photos. We went for our nice fried kuey tiaw lunch in the cafe and walk around the... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW

I'm going during school holiday, we line up about 2 hours to get train and view of Penang Hills.This is my 2nd time going to Penang hills. There is many new attraction such as Love Key,and Cafe. The facilities are good.

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Malaysia
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113 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The rain started 20 minutes after we were there so we managed to get some clear Penang Bridge photos. We went for our nice fried kuey tiaw lunch in the cafe and walk around the roofed paths. The Owl Museum is so small for RM12 per pax entrance fee, should add more exhibits in bigger area or reduce the fee.... More 

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Thank Salina U
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The new tram is fast and don't have to change tram at halfway station which practically takes the fun out of taking a ride up to Penang Hill like we used to back in the old days. Back in the old good days we could enjoy the surrounding scenery along the tracks with sounds of water flowing and clean cool... More 

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Thank Shaari c
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is a must visit place when spending time in Penang, used cable car up and down and could see spectacular views.

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Thank ivankat2017
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Cable car ride, take the front seat, most front, to enjoy the view in front. Went up to hill around 7PM, waited till dark, and catch the night view of Penang Island. Wind breezing make it a refreshing walk. Only short fall is that many shops and other activities all closed by night time. Apparently the management do not want... More 

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Thank Jack L
Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Lost my side bag in the bathroom and nobody actually tried to help, police didn't take a proper report and locals didn't assist in helping me find it our advice.

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Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Worth the visit & paid extra which is small cost so no real waiting around to get to see the fantastic view.

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Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is a place that you need to visit at least once when you're in Penang. A place that has seen so many changes over the years especially the upgrades of their trams. The rides were a little scary for someone who's afraid of heights but it was not something that was unbearable.

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The queue system at the Penang Hill could have been better. even without any queue, they make you walk in a zig-zag manner to the counter which is absolutely brainless. However, it is worth paying for the "fast Lane" in order to beat the queue as you may find that you are stuck in the queue for 30-45 mins sometimes.... More 

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Singapore
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

There were too many visitor even on a weekday. The ticket for the tram up the hill is expensive. We paid 60RM per pax for the fast lane ride because we heard that the normal lane, 30RM per pax will need to wait for at least 2 hours to get on the tram. We waited around 20 minutes to get... More 

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