Located in Air Itam, which is 6 kilometres (3.7 mi) from the city centre of George Town. Penang Hill is a hill resort comprising a group of peaks in Penang, Malaysia. It is also known by the Malay name Bukit Bendera, which refers to Flagstaff Hill, the most developed peak. The name Penang Hill covers a number of hills, with the highest point at Western Hill which is 833 metres (2,733 ft) above sea level. The top of the hill is accessible via the Penang Hill Railway from its base station at Air Itam.