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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="16094" img_size="full" alignment="center" qode_css_animation=""][vc_column_text]George Town, Penang is a vibrant city with many faces and cultures. A part of the city’s renowned Heritage Zone houses the Chinatown area, a hodgepodge of Penang-style clash of cultures with east-meets-southeast sensibilities...

[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="16668" img_size="full" alignment="center" qode_css_animation=""][vc_column_text]Familiar clacking sound used to haunt empty hallways of the long heritage houses in Penang and Malacca. Those were the days of attraction-grabbing method as its surface collides with the floor when the footwear...

[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="16003" img_size="full" alignment="center" qode_css_animation=""][vc_column_text]Information George Town Festival George Town Festival is an annual, month-long celebration of arts, culture, heritage and community. Inaugurated in 2010 in honour of George Town’s designation as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Festival transforms...

[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="16695" img_size="full" alignment="center" qode_css_animation=""][vc_column_text]The annual Penang Coffee and Desserts Festival (PCDF) is back this July! The 3-days festival is organised by TLM Event and co-organised by Gurney Paragon Mall with the endorsement of the Penang State Government. ______________________________ Date...

[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="16684" img_size="full" alignment="center" qode_css_animation=""][vc_single_image image="16644" img_size="full" alignment="center" qode_css_animation=""][vc_column_text]“Great sandwiches don't happen by accident; you've got to balance moistness and crunch, weigh toppings and main components, choose bread that will make each element shine, and construct them so...

[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_row_inner row_type="row" type="full_width" text_align="left" css_animation=""][vc_column_inner width="1/2"][vc_single_image image="16656" img_size="full" alignment="right" qode_css_animation=""][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width="1/2"][vc_single_image image="16655" img_size="full" qode_css_animation=""][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_column_text]   Kimberley Street; named after John Wodehouse, the Earl of Kimberley, who was the British Colonial Secretray in the 1870s. Stretched from Penang Road to Carnarvon...

[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="16604" img_size="full" alignment="center" onclick="custom_link" img_link_target="_blank" qode_css_animation=""][vc_column_text]This year, George Town celebrates the ninth anniversary of its listing as a UNESCO World Heritage Site (together with Malacca) with an exciting line-up of programmes and activities for locals and tourists...

[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="16624" img_size="full" alignment="center" qode_css_animation=""][vc_column_text]One might mistake Weld Quay as one of the original roads of Penang when Captain Francis Light first established George Town, as the road was built approximately 100 years after Light’s discovery. In reality,...

[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]At the bustling corner where Burmah Road and Penang Road meet stands a heritage building. Built nearly a century ago in 1919, the Loke Thye Kee, arguably the oldest restaurant in Penang, has endeared many generations of people...

[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="16604" img_size="full" alignment="center" qode_css_animation=""][vc_column_text]The Heritage Celebrations is a yearly celebration to commemorate the inscription of George Town as a UNESCO World Heritage Site on 7 July 2008. It celebrates the living heritage of George Town - its...