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British War Canon
The British War Canon, a 32 cylinder cannon is rich in historical value. It is made of bronze, an alloy of copper and tin commonly used in 18th and 19th-century artillery. Weighing 2.75 tons, the cannon was capable of firing a 32-pound cannonball at a velocity of 1600 feet per second. This cannon was probably transported from town to hill as an ornament or to warn the presence of pirates.
Penang Hill is a hill resort comprising a group of peaks on Penang Island, Malaysia. It covers several hills, with the highest point at Western Hill which is 833 meters above sea level. Other than Western Hill, there are several peaks in the region, such as Admiral Hill (Bukit Laksamana), Tiger Hill, Flagstaff Hill (Bukit Bendera), Haliburton's Hill and Government Hill. Flagstaff Hill is 735 meters above sea level, the most developed peak. The hill stands out prominently from the lowlands as a hilly and forested area. Penang Hill is located in Air Itam, 6 kilometers away from George Town, Penang.
Train operating hours from 6.30 am–11.00 pm daily. Ticketing counter operating hour from 6.30 am–9.45 pm.
Trip Suggestion : 6 hours
Operating Hours : Daily 06:30–23:00
Admission Fee : Free, except for Penang Hill's train ticket
Address : Bukit Bendera, Jalan Stesen, 11500 Air Itam, Penang, Malaysia