"KAMPONG - MALAY HOUSES" Art & Architecture Tip by RoyJava

Art & Architecture, Penang: 42 reviews and 105 photos

by RoyJava

We travelled to the northern district of Penang to see a lot of beautifully styled Malay houses and villages. These villages are called "kampongs" in Bahasa Malaysia.
The houses are built on stilts with large windows so it's cool inside and, the floods by heavy rain will keep the people dry.

The colorful kampung scene at Teluk Bahang (Glowing Bay) may not be on the normal tourist itinerary but it is certainly worth the visit. Along the way, you will witness the fascinating life at this village. Here you can find the peace and quiet of the gentle not-in-hurry life that reflects old Penang ... It is said most of the beautiful houses belong to the very rich Chinese ...

wonderfull experience!

Address: Teluk Bahang (Glowing Bay), Penang
Directions: Northern district of Penang
Website: http://%bhttp://www.malaysiasite.nl/malayhouse.htm

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  • Updated Jul 16, 2005
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