Thursday, January 28, 2010

Batu Kawan(峇都交灣)

Batu Kawan 峇都交灣(is in Seberang Perai Selatan, the site for the third township to be planned in Penang, after Bayan Baru and Seberang Jaya. The masterplan for Batu Kawan covers 2887 acres. Prior to the impending development, the Batu Kawan area is a sleepy fishing hamlet most famous for its seafood. The village of Batu Kawan is located by the banks of Sungai Jawi. Food enthusiasts come all the way from Penang Island to enjoy the seafood of Batu Kawan and nearby Bukit Tambun.

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Batu Kawan New Stadium

In the year 2000, the new RM105mil sports stadium. Penang State Stadium or Stadium Negeri Pulau Pinang was completed in Batu Kawan.

2nd Penang Bridge

Batu Kawan is the site for the mainland end of the Second Penang Bridge. This particular development will certainly spearhead growth in this area, elevating the price of land and property. The RM2.8bil second Penang bridge would link up Batu Kawan on the mainland to Batu Maung on Penang island.

Ferry to Bukit Aman

One can take ferries from Batu Kawan to Pulau Aman(阿曼島). The jetty is located at a place called Bagan, just across from Batu Kawan.


Batu Kawan Seafood

20-odd seafood restaurants are around Batu Kawan

1. Ah Ean's Seafood(阿燕海鲜)
Phone: 604-587 2616

2. Batu Kawan Seafood.
Address: 595 Batu Kawan, Simpang Ampat, 14100 S.P.S. Pulau Pinang.
Open: 3pm-11pm. Close: Wednesdays. Contact Person: Ms Chew Seok Ching .

3. Long House Seafood Restaurant
Jalan Batu Kawan, Bukit Tambun,
14110 Simpang Ampat, S.P.S. Penang,
Tel : 04-5880252
Mobile : 0124898864 / 0174898864
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