The Mainland Awakens

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With many grand developments underway, the future looks bright for Seberang Perai as a whole.

The vibrancy in Penang Island nowadays is undeniable, ever since George Town was listed as a Unesco World Heritage Site in 2008. The emergence of street art, thematic museums, arts and culture festivals, independent cafes and boutique hotels in the heritage site has heightened its popularity among travellers, traders, retirees, students and everyone in between.

And with the flurry of activity on the island, it’s no surprise that Seberang Perai is deemed by many to be the state’s quieter half. At best, the mainland is a huge housing estate where home ownership is still affordable.


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