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Saturday, September 17, 2011

Penang Hill 槟城升旗山

Penang Hill, one of the place that represented Penang since ages ago... and also well known with Cable Car... but recently there is some changes at here... which they implemented with 2 new Cable cars which can carry more passengers and with more faster speed to reach the peak of the Hill....
Here it is the newly implemented Cable Cars... the replacement which I personally thought is not a smart choice after all due to this no longer able to let the visitors to enjoy the traditional Cable car...After I visited Penang Hill this time, I felt too disappointed.

 They even changed the Ticket... It looks too commercial to me... I still feel that they should remain the traditional way.

Here is one of the Cable car they used during the older days... but now they just place there for display and photo shooting only... It really such a waste...They should try to maintain and remain it in working condition.
The scenery view from the Peak...but it was not a good day... It was too hazy to have a clear shot... but still hope you can see the most iconic Malaysia's construction, the Penang Bridge...It is the Asian Longest Bridge ever built...

Penang Hills - Opens 7 days a week
Funicular Train service - Going up, 6:30am to 9:30pm. Saturday extend until 
11:30pm
Going down, 6:45am to 9:15pm. Saturday extend until 11:15pm
Bellevue Bird Park - Opens seven days a week, 9am to 6pm

Funicular Train - RM4 per trip
Bellevue Hotel Bird Park - RM4 (Adult), RM2 (Children)
Taxi from George Town about RM20, from Batu Feringghi about RM30 - to the foot 
hill only. To get on top of the hill by 4WD vehicle.

Penang Hill are located at Air Itam. When you found your way into Air Itam, you 
should come across a roundabout. One side is pointed towards Kek Lok Si and the 
other side will bring you to Penang Hill. Do note that some of the hotel that you're 
staying provides a free shuttle bus to visit places of attractions in Penang. Please 
check with your respective hotel for such a service.