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


Limburg is one of the historic buildings in Penang that has been converted into a fast food restaurant (KFC).
Address: 52, Larut Road, George Town, 10050, Penang, MALAYSIA
Oi! You call this limousine!? This was the place to go for Chinese books, stationery, coffins and paper effigies. All the pleasures of the material world can be reproduced in paper and burnt as gifts for the hereafter.
Address: Lebuh Carnarvon / Lorong Carnarvon, George Town, 10100, Penang, MALAYSIA
Ling Ling Fashion Sewing School offers sewing classes for beginners and advance students. Some of the skills you get to learn are basic body measurement and pleating methods as well as ways to sew dinner dresses and traditional clothing.
Address: 564 - C Jalan Sultan Azlan Shah, Bayan Lepas, 11900, Penang, MALAYSIA
"Lion Dance" is a traditional dance performance that mimics a lion's movements.
Address: Lebuh Armenian, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
Russian artist Julia Volchkova painted a black and white mural of a 'Little Boy', inspired by a photograph taken in Indonesia by her friend. This mural is located in Prangin Canal, George Town.
Address: Prangin Canal, George Town, 10100, Penang, MALAYSIA
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
The Logan Heritage is a renovated and restored colonial building with an inner courtyard. The 2-storey pre-war building now houses various businesses and shops.
Address: Lebuh Pantai, George Town, 10300, 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 Mansion is a handsome heritage villa in Gurney Drive, Penang. Loke Mansion was built by Alan Loke, the son of tycoon Loke Yew, in the Arts & Crafts architecture style around 1924-25.
Address: Gurney Drive, George Town, 10250, 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
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