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  • Suspension of Penang Hill Funicular Service for Visitors

    The Movement Control Order (MCO) which was originally scheduled to end on 31 March 2020 has been extended to 14 April 2020 by the federal government of Malaysia.

    In view of this, the suspension of Penang Hill Funicular Service for visitors will also be further extended to 14 April 2020. PHC would like to thank everyone for your kind understanding and support to Penang Hill. Let’s stay at home and be safe!

    Kindly log on to www.penanghill.gov.my or email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for further information.

  • Penang Hill funicular service shutdown for Bi-annual Scheduled Maintenance

    Penang Hill Funicular Service will be shut down for the 2nd bi-annual scheduled maintenance from 18th June till 24th June 2020, and will resume service on 25th June 2020. 

    Penang Hill Corporation (PHC) schedules two (2) major scheduled maintenance every year for the funicular system under the supervision of the engineers from the funicular manufacturer (Garaventa AG from Switzerland) to ensure the funicular system is always in tip-top running condition and meet stringent safety compliance.

    PHC also conducts regular checks and maintenance of its funicular system on a daily, weekly and monthly basis, plus the routine inspections that are carried out after the operation hours.

  • Trash Free Hill 2020

    PHC welcomes hiking enthusiasts to partake in Trash Free Hill 2020. Let’s help protect and preserve Penang Hill together!

  • Special Promo from 1st March to 31st May 2020

    Terms and Conditions:

    *This promotion is valid for walk-in and online purchase.
    *No cancellations or refunds allowed after the payment had been made for purchasing the promotional ticket(s).  
    *Please present your MyKad/Valid Resident ID/Passport at the ticketing counter for the purchase/redemption of the ticket(s). 
    *For online purchase, kindly redeem your ticket(s) at the ticketing counter No.5. 
    *The management reserves the right to change, suspend or discontinue the promotion at any time without prior notice.

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  • Penang Hill Mobile Guide

    Penang Hill Mobile Guide is available now at

    App Store and Google Play Store

  • Penang Hill Festival will make its third comeback on 16-19 July 2020!

    Be prepared to take part in the exhilarating activities to celebrate nature, history and culture of Penang Hill with us. Mark your calendar now!

    🌳See the Nature . Feel the History🌳

Upcoming Events

Penang Hill Family Fun Walk
19 Apr 2020  08:00AM - 05:00PM

Syoknya Raya
26 May 2020  08:00AM - 05:00PM

PHC Scheduled Maintenance
18 Jun 2020

Penang Hill Festival
16 Jul 2020  08:00AM - 05:00PM

Penang Hill Heritage Forest Challenge
23 Aug 2020  08:00AM - 05:00PM

Weather Forecast

Hiking Trails of Penang Hill

A map guide of the trails

Penang Hill Funicular Railway

Did you know that Penang Hill Funicular Railway has the steepest tunnel track in the world? Did you know that it is the longest track in Asia?

Find out more about Penang Hill Funicular Railway in this short film.

Highlights & Attractions

Mother Nature

Unique wildlife and exquisite flora

Getting back to nature

Breathtaking Views

Fabulous Panoramic Views of Georgetown & Penang Bridge

Let's explore

Heritage & History

Marvel at heritage ambience of picturesque antiquated century old colonial-style buildings

A Passage through Time

Cultural Diversity

Experience the extraordinary blend of Malaysian culture

Know the culture

What to eat?

Indulge yourself with signature Penang Street Food and western delicacies

You will be spoilt for choice of food with the selection available on the Hill.
Highly Recommended:
  • Ice Kacang (ABC) @ Astaka (Cliff Cafe)
  • English Afternoon Tea @ David Brown's Restaurant
  • Char Koay Teow @ Bellevue Hotel
  • Chick-peas Special (Kacang Putih Man @ Dataran)
Char Koay Teow @ Astaka
Delicious Food @ David Brown Restaurant
Fried Rice @ Astaka
Delicious Food @ David Brown Restaurant
Ice Kacang @ Astaka
Chick-Peas Special - Kacang Putih Man @ Dataran
Assam Laksa @ Astaka
Delicious Food @ David Brown Restaurant
Enjoy the Magnificent View

At the peak of the Pearl Of Orient

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Purchase your funicular railway train tickets here!

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