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Air Itam Dam

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Jalan Balik Pulau, Penang Island, Malaysia
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Hilltop Tranquility

A tranquil hangout for nature lovers. The reservoir contrasts with the greens giving out a sense of... read more

Reviewed 30 August 2017
Fats88
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Singapore, Singapore
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Nature Walk in Penang

After all the happy eating and dining in Penang, we deliberately chose Air Itam Dam as the morning... read more

Reviewed 2 August 2017
LetitiaNg
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Singapore, Singapore
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Jalan Balik Pulau, Penang Island, Malaysia

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Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

A tranquil hangout for nature lovers. The reservoir contrasts with the greens giving out a sense of calm and peace. Watching the Penang city skyline from the top feels amazing.

Thank Fats88
Reviewed 2 August 2017

After all the happy eating and dining in Penang, we deliberately chose Air Itam Dam as the morning destination to shed off some body fats (guilty =)). Eight of our group members decided to walk up from the foot of the hill while 2 of...More

Thank LetitiaNg
Reviewed 29 August 2016

Locals usually park their car at the hill top ( same level with the Dam ) and walk from the gate of the dam to the inner forest reserve.The parking lot on hill top can only accommodate approx.20 cars therefore visitors can either park at...More

1  Thank samtantc73
Reviewed 28 August 2016

Located not far from Ke Lok Si Temple, Air Itam Dam is the oldest dam in Peangn, completed 1914, and very small. But the scenery very beautiful, and often see the people taking wedding pictures there. I also like much the colourful butterflyers at the...More

Thank white j
Reviewed 23 August 2016

This is the place where people can have a view on the dam, have a slow walk with superb view. You can see a glimpse of fishes on the surface, and walk around the dam. there is also durian orchard and temple. You also can...More

Thank Nurul Najwa A
Reviewed 12 July 2016

There are three ways to get to this place, if you are energetic enough, walk all the way up, it will take more than one hour and road is kinda steep. If you love mountain bikes like many other penangites do, then bring your bike...More

1  Thank lwluen
Reviewed 16 May 2016

A dam at Air Itam which is located at the hilltop, just above Kek Lok Si Temple. A very nice place for strolling, jogging & hiking. Panoramic view for photo-taking too!!

Thank Lin_Bier
Reviewed 8 May 2016

This is a dam that is a favourite amongst locals for its peace and tranquility. There are sweeping views of Georgetown and the mainland too can be seen on clear days. It's best to come up here during the mornings and evenings. The dam itself...More

2  Thank natv1493
Reviewed 24 February 2016

This is not an tourist attraction and I believe the local also prefer this place to be kept unknown to tourist. It is actually a Dam at Air Itam which located at the hilltop, just above the location of Kek Lok Si Temple. Maybe no...More

3  Thank myfoodlady
Reviewed 11 January 2016

Its a winding drive up but the views are beautiful and panoramic. If you walk around (2.8km) you'll come across fresh water streams with refreshing cold water. This is a fitness circuit with cyclists and joggers frequenting it. We weren't prepared for the walk around...More

Thank FDubai
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