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Address: Jalan Air Terjun, George Town, Penang Island, Malaysia
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+60 4-227 0428
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US$125.00*
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Private Tour: Full Day Center Penang Island Tour
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Lovely gardens

Is a lovely place to spend a couple of hours in the late afternoon when it starts to get a bit cooler. Beautiful gardens and plenty places to sit. Beware of the monkeys though... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Lauren R
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Hamilton, United Kingdom
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Hong Kong, China
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7 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I don't think it is a very big place but it is well kept and it has a free ride to go round the park.I only saw the monkeys in one part of the garden and not every where, which was good! The monkeys did not come too close, not like some places, they come right to you to beg... More 

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Blackburn, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visit here from the hop on hop off bus first thing in the morning and it was just breathtaking. So quiet and so beautiful and free! A lovely place to wander around whenever you are near. Just an oasis of calm from the busy city life of Penang. The smells, sight and sounds are amazing. Lovey to chat to the... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The gardens were nice but nothing amazing. Beware - the monkeys are really aggressive here. I wouldn't come back here.

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Hamilton, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Is a lovely place to spend a couple of hours in the late afternoon when it starts to get a bit cooler. Beautiful gardens and plenty places to sit. Beware of the monkeys though! Very enjoyable to watch they play around, but we did see one steal a girl's ice cream!

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Not really anything to see apart from the monkey the rain forest that's so beautiful and cooling. Great to take pictures.

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Johor Bahru, Malaysia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice place to visit and you can education your kids about tree and forest.fresh air but be careful with 🐒 monkeys

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

well laid out garden .with lots of tropical plants .pleasure to walk around .with a stream running through the middle of it .beware of the local monkeys .best to keep your distance .

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Worth a visit if your seeking fresh air and green space with no entry fee. Bonus is sighting monkeys, turtles and ducks if you look around. Wasnt sure whether safe to interact with monkeys as have heard they may have rabies, so we kept our distance and moved away when some seemed to want our park bench for themselves. Bring... More 

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Cyberjaya, Malaysia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The air is fresh and crisp. One place you have to go if you live in town. And the monkeys were super duper cute! The flower Garden out front made my day. the japanese garden too

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There are many interesting places to see in Penang and Georgetown. One of my favourite places is the Botanical Garden. The garden is a major green area of the city of Georgetown and is a place where the people of Penang come to relax, to walk, to inhale the fresh and healthy air and to rest their minds looking at... More 

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