Published on : Saturday, September 2, 2017
This Malaysian state is thronged by the visitors for its hill, beaches and the murals around the city and the butterfly park.
There are many visitors who are at Penang Butterfly Farm in Teluk Bahang on National Day to admire the assembly of insects, reptiles and amphibians.
Entopia is known as the nature’s classroom and the discovery hub, where butterflies and insects are free to come and play. Over 150 species of flora and fauna are being showcased throughout Entopia’s entire exhibition.
The windy afternoon saw a hive of activity along the Batu Ferringhi beach. The tourists were seen parasailing, as well as enjoying rides on water scooters and banana boat.
The George Town World Heritage farm is busy as always with tourists hunting for murals on foot or by bicycle.
A check at Armenian Street saw a sea of visitors in taking the turns to pose for photos with the famous Children on Bicycle mural.
The hawkers in Penang are boomed in the streets with the Penag’s cuisine. It was another generous holiday weekend as the out-of-towners lined up for food.
The tour buses were seen queuing in long stretches leading up to the Penang Hill railway station and Kek Lok Si Temple in Air itam. bM. Narehn from Segamat, Johor, was at Penang Hill station with 43 family members and friends who were on the last day of a three-day visit to Penang.
Penang Hill Corporation general manager L.L. Cheok said that there are about 5,000 visitors, who were heading up to the hill at noon yesterday. He expected that the number of tourists are increasing.