Balik Pulau is a bustling market town and Penang's main island outpost. Housing charming shophouses and rice fields, the tiny hamlet is famous for its agricultural practices. Offering a laidback kampung lifestyle experience, Balik Pulau is best visited on a day trip or as a lunch stop for anyone making a round trip of the island.
The rural landscape of Balik Pulau continues to attract tourists from all over the world for its variety of produce including durians, cloves and nutmeg that are grown and harvested in the area. The multiple types of durians produced in the orchards, especially during May and August attracts many visitors. It is also rumoured to have the last of the paddy fields in Penang. The most prominent attraction in Balik Pulau is the Holy Name of Jesus Catholic Church.
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