Technical visits and trips led by Penang City Council and Urbanice

Technical visits and trips led by Penang City Council and Urbanice

Post Forum – Friday, 18 October 2019
08:00 - 17:00
Multiple Locations
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Presenter
Nora Steurer
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Synopsis

Nature

07:30 - Gather at Setia SPICE Convention Centre Lobby

09:00 - Depart from Setia SPICE Convention Centre

08:45 - Arrive at Penang Hill & The Habitat

12:00 - Depart for lunch at Batu Ferringhi

12:50 - Arrive at Batu Ferringhi

13:00 - Lunch

14:30 - Depart to Tropical Fruits Farm

14:50 - Arrive at Tropical Fruits Farm

15:50 - Depart to Penang City Park

16:40 - Arrival at Penang City Park

17:20 - Depart for Setia SPICE Convention Centre

17:50 - Arrive at Setia SPICE Convention Centre

*Lunch venue: Group will be dropped-off at Eden Parade, near distance with variety of F&B outlets.
*Nearby mosque:
Masjid Tanjung Huma (in front of Golden Sands Resort)
*Entrance fee for The Habitat (RM26) to be paid at the entrance

Heritage (Walking Trail)

07:30 - Gather at Setia SPICE Convention Centre Lobby

08:00 - Depart from Setia SPICE Convention Centre

08:30 - Arrive at Street of Harmony (Covering: St. George's Church, Goddess of Mercy Temple, Chinese joss stick maker, Sri Mahamariamman Temple and Little India)

10:45 - Arrive at Pinang Peranakan Mansion

11:30 - Depart for Khoo Kongsi Clan House (by coach)

11:40 - Arrive at Khoo Kongsi Clan House

13:00 - Lunch

14:30 - Depart for Armenian Street

14:40 - Arrive at Armenian Street

15:20 - Depart for Chew Jetty

15:40 - Arrive at Chew Jetty

16:20 - Depart for Setia SPICE Convention Centre

16:50 - Arrive at Setia SPICE Convention Centre

*Lunch venue: Sri Weld Food Court @ Beach Street
*Nearby mosque:
Masjid Kapitan Kling Mosque / Acheen Street Mosque

Social

07:30 - Gather at Setia SPICE Convention Centre Lobby

08:00 - Depart from Setia SPICE Convention Centre to Makerspace, Balik Pulau

08:30 - Arrive at Makerspace

10:30 - Depart to Sia Boey Rejuvenation Project at Prangin Road

11:10 - Arrive at Sia Boey Rejuvenation Project

11:50 - Depart to Jalan Gurdwara for Magazine Circus BIDS and Gurdwara Rejuvenation Plan

12:00 - Arrive at Jalan Gurdwara

12:50 - Depart to New World Park for lunch

13:00 - Arrive at New World Park

13:00 - Lunch

14:30 - Depart to Lebuh Acheh to view the purpose-built student accommodation and Armenian Park

14:45 - Arrive at Lebuh Acheh

15:30 - Depart to Wisma Yeap Chor Ee, Penang Science Cluster

15:45 - Arrive at Wisma Yeap Chor Ee

16:30 - Depart to Setia SPICE Convention Centre

17:00 - Arrive at Setia SPICE Convention Centre

*Lunch venue: New World Park
*Nearby mosque: Masjid Jamek Jalan Hatin (5 minutes walk from New World Park)

Remarks:
  • Please take note that the itinerary and activities are subject to change based on weather conditions, traffic condition, and/or other unexpected circumstances.
  • Breakfast & lunch at your own expenses, meals are excluded from the itinerary.
  • As Penang has a tropical climate, it is advisable to wear cool clothing. It is a requirement to dress modestly when visiting places of worship. Mosques will often prepare appropriate cover-ups for tourists. Shoes should also be removed when entering places of worship.
  • Have a small umbrella on hand and always carry a bottle of water to keep hydrated amid all that excitement.
  • Entrance fees for The Habitat for Nature theme is excluded from the itinerary.
  • Please take good care of your personal belongings. The organizer will not be responsible for any damage or theft of your belongings.
  • Please take care of your own safety. The organizer will not be responsible for any injury happened during the visit.

Armenian Street

Armenian Street is in the inner city of George Town and within the core zone of the George Town UNESCO World Heritage Site. The street is full of charming shop houses, artist's galleries, cafe and some Penang's street art can be found around this area.

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