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.


The cenotaph was unveiled by the Prince of Wales on March 31, 1922, at the Esplanade seafront where some World War I battles were fought and where many sailors lost their lives. The Penang Veterans Association (PVA) erected another small monument beside the cenotaph to remember those killed in World War II, Siam-Burma Death Railway, Malayan Emergency, Indonesian Confrontation and the Reinsurgency period.
Address: Jalan Padang Kota Lama, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
The Beach Street Fire Station, also known as the Central Fire Station, is the main fire station for George Town. It is located at the junction of Beach Street and Chulia Street Ghaut.
Address: Lebuh Pantai, George Town, 10300, Penang, MALAYSIA
Cheah Kongsi, located at Armenian Street, Penang, is one of the oldest and most charming clan temples of George Town. The Cheah Kongsi ancestral temple of Sek Tong Seah @ Sek Tong Cheah Si Seh Tek Tong or Cheah Si Hock Haw Kong Kongsi is one of the less known but no less significant member of the Armenian Street Heritage Enclave.
Address: 8, Lebuh Armenian, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
Where’s my husband? The local Chinese say the rich men who lived in Muntri Street kept their mistresses here, hence the name ‘Ai Cheng Hang’ or Love Lane.
Address: Love Lane, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
A Grand Mansion conceived and constructed by a Grand Man, an eminent edifice which history calls home; a peerless representation of the Paradigm Chinese Courtyard House – the Cheong Fatt Tze 'Blue' Mansion has been perfectly poised for over a century on firm foundations of architectural, cultural and historic superlatives.
Address: 14 Leith Street, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
Chew Jetty is said to be the more known and prominent one among the eight clan jetties of Pengkalan Weld. You can trace its origin back to the earlier Chinese settlements in Penang who built these village on stilts.
Address: 59A, Chew Jetty, Weld Quay, George Town, 10300, Penang, MALAYSIA
The Children Playing Basketball wall mural is painted by local artist Louis Gan.
Address: Gat Lebuh Chulia, George Town, 10300, Penang, MALAYSIA
A Chin surname clan association of Toishan district, Guangdong, China. Building constructed in 1914. The association was established in 1876.
Address: Lebuh King, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
Chin Seng Leong Bicycle Shop is located on Lebuh Armenian, George Town.
Address: 84, Armenian Street, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
Apart from their delicious cake offerings and live jazz performances, China House has an art gallery upstairs called Art Space I & II that house paintings, photographs and more.
Address: Apart from their delicious cake offerings and live jazz performances, China House has an art gallery upstairs called Art Space I & II that house paintings, photographs and more.
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