Connected to the island by the Penang Bridge, Prai is a thriving industrial premise on the mainland. While her island sister hogs most of the limelight, Prai has her own share of attractions.
The biggest dam in Penang which has a storage capacity of 23, 639 million litres of water is located in the Mengkuang Valley north of Bukit Mertajam on the mainland.
Jogging tracks and walking trails are available for the fitness buffs. The dam was recently host to the Penang International Dragon Boat Festival.