Penang is a bustling metropolis reflecting a unique blend of East and West, old and new. The capital, George Town, is steeped in history and has preserved a wealth of heritage buildings, leading to it being accorded a listing as a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage site. A compact city which can be easily covered on foot, George Town presents a picturesque facade with quaint side streets, colonial buildings and Chinese shophouses. The island boasts some of the best food in the region, with a wonderful array of street food found on practically every street corner. Home of the longest bridge in Malaysia and South East Asia, Penang with its fascinating history and rich cultural heritage has it all for an exotic vacation in Asia.