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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


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


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


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


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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