Merdeka Bridge - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting
About Merdeka Bridge
Merdeka Bridge or Jambatan Merdeka is a major bridge in Malaysia. It is situated in Jalan Butterworth-Sungai Petani at the Penang-Kedah Border on Muda River. It was constructed between 1955 and 1957. The bridge was officially opened in 1957 when Malaya achieved its independence from Britain
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17.43km from Merdeka Bridge
Tikus Island is an islet off the northern coast of Penang Island in the State of Penang, Malaysia. Located nearly 770 m off Tanjung Bungah, a suburb of the city of George Town, this uninhabited outcrop is now home to a solar-powered lighthouse. This active lighthouse marks the northern entrance to the Penang Strait and hence, the Port of Penang.
18.45km from Merdeka Bridge
The City Hall is the local government headquarters in the city of George Town in Penang, Malaysia. Built by the British, it now serves as the seat of the Penang Island City Council and was previously the seat of the George Town City Council. The building is one of the attractions in Malaysia.
St. George's Anglican Church
18.74km from Merdeka Bridge
St. George's Church is a 19th-century Anglican church in the city of George Town in Penang, Malaysia. It is the oldest purpose built Anglican church in Southeast Asia. The church lies within the jurisdiction of the Upper North Archedeaconry of the Anglican Diocese of West Malaysia. It is now one of the tourist attraction in this area.
Penang State Museum and Art Gallery
18.76km from Merdeka Bridge
The Penang State Museum and Art Gallery is a museum and art gallery in George Town, Penang, Malaysia. The museum building used to house the Penang Free School in 1821–1927. The building was declared a heritage building under the 2005 Heritage Act. This museum is flourished with so many artifacts and also so many things that were a precious thing in the Malaysian history.
Pantai Tanjung Bungah
18.77km from Merdeka Bridge
Tanjung Bungah is a suburb of George Town in Penang, Malaysia. It is located along the northern coast of Penang Island between Batu Ferringhi and Tanjung Tokong, and about 6.5 km northwest of the city center. Tanjung Bungah is well known as a beach destination, with several hotels and resorts lining the beaches within the area. Decades of urbanization has also led to the mushrooming of residential high-rises at Tanjung Bungah.
18.86km from Merdeka Bridge
The Old Protestant Cemetery, also known as Northam Road Cemetery, is a disused Christian cemetery in George Town, Penang, Malaysia. After more than a century of neglect, it is now listed as a Class 1 Heritage Site and is maintained by the Penang Heritage Trust. The cemetery lies in a grove of frangipani trees along Northam Road near the historic core of George Town, only metres away from the beachfront and a short walk from the Eastern & Oriental Hotel.