Which is better Malacca or Penang?
If you coming from Singapore, Malacca is the obvious choice as its much closer. Likewise, if you are coming from Thailand or Langkawi (theres a direct ferry between the islands) Penang is much easier and cheaper to reach. If you are coming from Kuala Lumpur, Malacca is closer and therefore faster and cheaper.
Why Penang is the best?
Penang is explicitly known for having the best food in Malaysia; anyone who says otherwise clearly hasnt been around much. Stop by famous places like Gurney Drive outdoor food court for local hawker cuisine, or kooky alleyway restaurant Line Clear for the best nasi kandar in the state.
Is Penang Malaysia expensive?
Summary about cost of living in Penang, Malaysia: A single person estimated monthly costs are 450$ (1,871RM) without rent. Penang is 62.25% less expensive than New York (without rent). Rent in Penang is, on average, 90.54% lower than in New York.
Which is better Penang or Langkawi?
In short the main differences between the two islands are: Langkawi: Nature trips, beautiful seas and beaches, great resorts and a relaxed overall atmosphere. Penang: Great (hectic) Asian atmosphere, especially at nighttime, huge shopping centers and many cultural attractions.
Why is Georgetown famous?
Georgetown is renowned for federalist architecture, historic brick and frame row houses, cobblestone streets, and grand estates dating back as early as the mid-1700s.
Can you swim in Penang beach?
Pulau Jerejak Beach The verdant landscape, tranquil vibes & one of the cleanest beaches in Penang have transformed Pulau Jerejak into an eco-tourism hub. The on-site resort offers rejuvenating spa treatments while the water is great for swimming, kayaking, and water polo.