Wednesday, July 22, 2009

Bukit Mertajam @ BM

Bukit Mertajam is the capital of Central Seberang Perai, Penang, Malaysia. It is commonly known as BM among its locals.

What to see?

  1. St. Anne Church (Pilgrims from around the world flock to this church celebrating St. Anne's Day)
  2. Pek Kong Cheng (Historical Chinese temple where localist are very believe. In front of the temple, there is food stall which you can find food 24 hours a day)
  3. Cherok Tokun (A hill for hiking & you can notice insects like Millipede and colorful butterflies)
  4. Mengkuang Dam (The biggest dam in Penang, and a recreational activities venue)
  5. Bukit Berapit (A hill full of fruit trees such as durian, mangosteen, and nutmeg, with two buddist temples and scenic views)
  6. Auto City (Newly developed area which is one stop for food & auto)
  7. Seberang Prai City Perdana Mall (Shopping Mall)
  8. The railway station (Once won the most beautiful station in Malaysia award)

What to eat?

  • Black Man's Rojak (Olang rojak in Hokkien)
  • Duck Egg Fried Kueyteow (One in front of the railway station, another beside the taxi station, and the latest one in Jalan Kulim)
  • Soya Milk (nearby Pek Kong Cheng temple along Jalan Pasar)
  • Roast Duck & Pork rice (Roadside stall beside Pek Kong Cheng temple)
  • Chendol (BM Best Chendol, in the market, beside KFC)
  • Yam Rice (Taman Sentosa)
  • Dim Sum ("Wong Chow" or "Soon Hong" restaurant)
  • Nasi Kandar Pelita (Famous and the largest nasi kandar restaurant chain in M'sia)
  • Konlo Mee (a.k.a tok tok mee)
  • White Wantan Mee (Pek Kong Cheng temple)

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