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  • Pulau Pinang, Malaysia

    Top Spots in and near Pulau Pinang

    • Ayer Itam, Malaysia

      Visit the Kek Lok Si Temple

      Kek Lok Si is about a 3 kilometer (1.9 mi) walk from the Penang Hill Station, but I recommend calling an Uber, or renting a scooter. Start down below directly off the road in a vendor-lined hallway and hike up to the top, or get dropped off in a large parking area directly in front of the temple....
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    • Pulau Pinang, Malaysia

      Hike up Bukit Bendera

      2.5 mi / 2624.7 ft gain
      I'll start off with the disclaimer that you can reach the summit via a funicular (Malaysian railway); however, it is rather expensive and the hike offers a unique excursion through the jungle and great views along the way. To reach the start of the trail you need to enter the Penang Botanical Gar...
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