After an introduction, the tour will start with a visit to the Pinang Peranakan Mansion (Baba Nyonya Museum). After that, it will take you through to Little India, where you will visit spice shops, saree shops, accessories, joss sticks, an old mill grinding chilly and spices as well as some food stalls selling local breakfast delights such as Roti Canai and Teh Tarik.
The tour will then proceed to visit the Sri Maha Mariamman Temple (Hindu Temple), and it will end there.
Duration: 3 hours
Address: Penang Heritage Trust 26, Lebuh Gereja, George Town, 10300, Penang, MALAYSIA
Started in July 2006, Little Penang Street Market is a non-profit making community venture, brought together by a small volunteer committee. This monthly market ethos the establishment a community-based market place for cultural and creative entrepreneurs. Aside from supporting local artists and entrepreneurs, singers and musicians also showcase their music here. Little Penang Street Market runs every last Sunday of the month.
Image courtesy of Little Penang Street Market
Address: Upper Penang Road, George Town, 10000, Penang, MALAYSIA
The Logan Memorial is a monument erected in memory of James Richardson Logan, who was a champion of the rights of the non-Europeans in Penang. When the authorities attempted to suppress the activities of the Chinese clans, labelling them as secret societies, it was James Logan who helped the Chinese merchants in submitting petitions. This resulted in greater rights and recognition for their organisations and festivals.
Address: Lebuh Light, George Town, 10300, Penang, MALAYSIA
Loke Thye Kee is a restored historic building at the junction of Burmah Road and Penang Road. In its heydays, Loke Thye Kee was one of the most upmarket Chinese restaurant in Penang. The three-storey restaurant was designed by Penang-born architect Chew Eng Eam, who also designed the Chinese Chamber of Commerce building. The structure is supposed to resemble a steamboat as though afloat in a lake.
Address: 2, Jalan Burmah, George Town, 10050, Penang, MALAYSIA