The Butterworth Floating Mosque is located at the North Butterworth Container Terminal. It was constructed to enable the Muslim workers at the terminal to perform their prayers. The mosque is the second floating mosque in Penang, after Masjid Jamek at Tanjung Bungah. It is also built on stilts, out into the sea, connected to the land by a passageway.
Forest City is a real estate development in Gelang Patah. This smart eco-city is able to house hundreds of thousands of people. It adopts the digital building information modelling (BIM) technology that enhances and promotes ecological harmony.
Flor de la Mar means Flower of the Sea in Portuguese was a 400-ton sailing ship that sank off the coast of Sumatra in November 1511. Its replica of 34 metres tall, 36 metres long and 8 metres wide, is now the main exhibit of the Maritime Museum in Melaka. In Bahasa Malaysia, it translates to Muzium Samudera.
The temple is famous for its mystical Golden Dragon structure believed to be longest in the world. The dragon measures 2,700 feet in length. It has earned its place in The Malaysia Book of Records certifying it as “The Longest Dragon Statue” in the country.
Sungai Lembing was a tin mining town in the Kuantan district of Pahang. Lembing means spear and sungai means river in Bahasa Malaysia. According to legend, a local ruler saw a vision of a spear in a nearby river, thus the name Sungai Lembing was formed.
Bank Kerapu building was occupied by the Japanese forces during WW2. The Japanese forces used the building as their ‘Kempai Tai', a secret war police headquarters. The building continued to function as a bank after WW2.
The Cathedral of the Holy Spirit was established as a parish church back in May 25, 1969. It was founded in 1958 with around 1000 parishioners.
Escape Adventureplay Penang is a cool alternative to the beach and has quickly turned into a firm favourite with outdoor adventure seekers on the island.