Culture & Heritage
DIRECTORY

Here are Penang’s must-try food, quirky cafes, popular attractions and exciting parks all in a convenient list format to keep handy while travelling.


Conceptualised and opened by two artists Alfred and Jeff in 2007, a2 Art Gallery features the art works of local and international artists. The gallery aims to encourage art lovers to see art as interpreted by artists from different cultural backgrounds as well as providing an art space for young and upcoming artists. Most of the gallery's collection are of contemporary modern art pieces and workshops are held here regularly.
Address: 27, Bangkok Lane, Pulau Tikus, 10250, Penang, MALAYSIA
ABN- Amro Bank Building is a heritage building at No. 9 Beach Street, George Town. It was designed in the Neo-Classical style building by the architectural firm of Wilson & Neubronner.
Address: No.9 Beach Street, George Town, 10300, Penang, MALAYSIA
The Acheen Street Mosque or Masjid Lebuh Acheh is an old mosque located at the heritage enclave of George Town. It was also called the Mesjid Jamek as well as Masjid Melayu Lebuh Acheh. It is the oldest mosques in Penang. The founder was Tengku Sheriff Syed Hussain Al-Aidid.
Address: 77G, Lebuh Acheh, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
The street is named after Kapitan Chung Keng Kwee who gemerously donated his house to the Municipality for vehicle access ensuring that his name lives on for prosperity.s of Mercy Temple is a packed with devotees seekin divine guidance.
Address: Lebuh Ah Quee, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
Alyssa Galeri showcases fine art, contemporary art, original prints, photography and sculptures created by Malaysian and Southeast Asian artists.
Address: 346, Jalan Penang, George Town, 10000, Penang, MALAYSIA
Address: Khoo Kongsi, 18, Cannon Square, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
The Anak-Anak Kota Clubhouse is a shophouse on Cannon Street, the Heritage Enclave of George Town. Anak-Anak Kota, or Children of the City, is a project by Arts-Ed (Arts in Heritage Education Program), a program spearheaded by Janet Pillai, a lecturer at Universiti Sains Malaysia. The purpose of the Anak-Anak Kota project is to expose young people living in the inner city of George Town, to the cultural and historical heritage .
Address: 19, Canon Street, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
Areca Books is a rapidly growing niche publisher based in Penang. A number of its publications are pioneering works on trans-local history, cultural heritage and the environment. Currently there are two Areca Books outlets in George Town with the first branch located on Lebuh Acheh, George Town.
Address: Ground Floor, The Star Pitt St, 15, Jalan Masjid Kapitan Keling, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
Areca Books is a rapidly growing niche publisher based in Penang. A number of its publications are pioneering works on trans-local history, cultural heritage and the environment. This outlet currently runs as a publishing office. If you're seeking for local publications, head over to their latest outletlocated on Jalan Masjid Kapitan Keling.
Address: 70, Lebuh Acheh, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
Art Bug began as a picture framer before becoming an established decor art supplier. They primarily design and create various products from graphical art prints, framed arts, paintings, applied art for architectural and interior decoration items.
Address: 26 Jalan Nagor, George Town, 10050, Penang, MALAYSIA