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[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_single_image image="15975" img_size="full" alignment="center" qode_css_animation=""][vc_column_text]Information Batik Painting Penang The building was purchased in 2010 and underwent a three-year renovation before it was officially opened to the public on 1 October 2013.  The museum is located in a three-story Straits eclectic-style shop house....

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_single_image image="15969" img_size="full" alignment="center" qode_css_animation=""][vc_column_text]Information Kanganam Trading Established over 60 years ago, Kanganam Trading is a retailer of Indian household wares and Hindu religious items. Dealing in religious items requires specialist knowledge of Hindu beliefs and symbolism, and the shop...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_single_image image="15966" img_size="full" alignment="center" qode_css_animation=""][vc_column_text]Did you know that Penang is said to have one of the largest collections of pre-war buildings in South East Asia? In fact, there are many of these buildings located right in George Town,...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_single_image image="15962" img_size="full" alignment="center" qode_css_animation=""][vc_column_text]Information Flower Garland Maker The art of traditional garland making is a skill that was brought to Penang by Indian immigrants, and is an intrinsic part of Hinduism. These garlands and fresh flowers are offered at...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_single_image image="15952" img_size="full" alignment="center" qode_css_animation=""][vc_column_text]In modern history, since the construction of KOMTAR and the 2000 Sukma Games, the historic city of George Town, Penang has had been a relatively quiet part of Malaysia until about 2008, when it,...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_single_image image="15953" img_size="full" alignment="center" qode_css_animation=""][vc_column_text]Information Jothee Printers Established in 1935, Jothee is one of Penang's oldest printing presses and is the first presses in Peangn to produce locally made diaries and handmade accounts ledgers. Founded by S. Letchumanasamy who arrived...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_single_image image="15946" img_size="full" alignment="center" qode_css_animation=""][vc_column_text]Information Thanas Goldsmith Thana's Goldsmith is the last remaining traditional Indian goldsmith in George Town that only retails hand-made jewellery. The shop was established in 1923 by MrNagumani one of the Penang’s most respected...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]The Esplanade waterfront in George Town is perhaps the most striking feature of Penang Island, outside of perhaps Penang Hill. Lying at the heart of George Town, as well as the Heritage Zone, the Esplanade is notable for...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_single_image image="15941" img_size="full" alignment="center" qode_css_animation=""][vc_column_text]Information NagoreDargha Sheriff NagoreDargha Sheriff, also known as the Nagore Shrine is a shrine to a Muslim saint located along Chulia Street, at the junction of King Street, in Little India, George Town, Penang.The NagoreShrine was built in...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_single_image image="15931" img_size="full" alignment="center" qode_css_animation=""][vc_column_text]Information Church Street Pier The Church Street Pier was built between 1897 and 1898. During its early days, this quay was perpetually busy and chaotic with sampans, tongkoangs and small boats that load and unload their cargo, all...