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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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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... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Singapore, Singapore
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37 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday 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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday 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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday 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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Fantastic views, even from the cable car up and down. One thing to bear in mind, though: if you're afraid of herights, like me, stay away from the drop when you get out of the cable car at the top!! Beware of the monkeys as well... The temple at the top is well worth a visit and the views from... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We considered hiking up, but the ticket takers kept mentioning snakes. Truth or not, we took the tram. It was quick and easy. The views were nice. There is always someone around to sell you a souvenir or food.

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Thank CB1020
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

A visit to Penang Hill is a must. The train trip is smooth and very comfortable. Great views from the top, sun set and night views. Do not miss this gem.

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atherton, Manchester
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

enjoyed Penang hill , from the ride , views , walking around at the top. it can get really busy so go early to avoid the queues

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Johor Bahru, Malaysia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I decided to take my 72-yo mum and 7-yo son to one of Penang's oldest attraction and found quite a lot has changed. Firstly, I am so glad that they had Fast Lane option for those who doesnt want to queue for the normal tickets (it can be pretty long). I paid RM80 for two adults, one senior citizen and... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

One of the tourist attraction place in Penang...there are several types of tickets...normal lane vs fast lane and local vs foreigner...if you want cheaper price, you can come between 6.30am-9.00am or 7.30pm-10.00pm I've used to ride the previous type of gondola...so i'm excited to try the latest gondola they introduce... Upon reached the top, u'll be amaze with the view... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

It was a hot day but when we got to the top it was 10C cooler. Very pleasant. We had a lovely lunch in the David Brown restaurant at the top. Other than that a bit too touristy unfortunately.

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