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Cultural

Cathedral of the Assumption

Cathedral of the Assumption

The Cathedral of the Assumption was founded in 1786, when Captain Francis Light first came to Penang. This Roman Catholic Church was the seat of the bishop of Penang from 1955–2003. Today there are 2 priests administrating the church. It ... Read More


Museum

Sun Yat Sen Museum

Sun Yat Sen Museum

Sun Yat Sen Museum is located on the Armenian Street. Sun Yat Sen was the leader of the Chinese Revolution. It was the headquarters of the Southeast Asian branch of the Tung Meng Hooi Party. Ask ... Read More


Cultural

Fort Cornwallis

Fort Cornwallis

Fort Cornwallis’s old and poor maintenance will instantly teleport you in the late 1700s, when this today’s historical site was built by British East India Company. It is named after 1st Marques Cornwallis, Charles Cornwallis. Now ... Read More


Museum

One East Museum

One East Museum

One East Museum is the first house-museum of missing jigsaw pieces of Chinese culture. The unique architecture design of the museum makes it a great backdrop for any photo session. This is the first museum in ... Read More


Landmarks

Jubilee Clock Tower

Jubilee Clock Tower

Jubilee Clock Tower is a Moorish-style clock tower at the junction of Lebuh Light (Light Street) and Lebuh Pantai (Beach Street). Built to commemorate Queen Victoria’s 1897 Diamond Jubilee, it is sixty feet tall, one foot for each year of Victoria’s reign. A ... Read More


Cultural

Acheen Street Mosque

Acheen Street Mosque

One impressive Muslim worship place is Acheen Street Mosque. It was built in 1808 by a member of a royal family and it is actually a complex of mosque, the graveyard and some old houses of ... Read More


Outdoors

Straits Quay

Straits Quay

Straits Quay is a lovely setting at the harbor. It is worth walking along the boardwalk and seeing the beautiful Marina that is surrounded by fancy shops and restaurants. Each building emits different cultures and represents ... Read More


Cultural

Vale Tempe Road

Vale Tempe Road

Vale of Tempe is a hilly area in the northern part of Penang. The “Peaceful Valley” is named after the Greek Vale of Tempe. What is more interesting is that in Greek mythology, the Vale of Tempe ... Read More


Landmarks

komtar

Komtar

More or less all buses cross Komtar, so you can keep Komtar as your nodal point. It is located strategically in the center of the Georgetown. You can see the old Penang houses and new Penang development ... Read More


Cultural

P Ramlee Gallery

P Ramlee Gallery

P Ramlee Gallery represents a small collection of P Ramlee’s belongings and history, but good enough to look into his life. He was Penang’s only film hero. There is much potential in displaying the legend’s life ... Read More


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