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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="16070" img_size="full" alignment="center" qode_css_animation=""][vc_column_text]In George Town, where Buckingham Street and Jalan Masjid Kapitan Keling (formerly Pitt Street) meet, sits the famous Kapitan Keling Mosque, which gave the latter road its new name. Smack-dab in the middle of...

[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="16066" img_size="full" alignment="center" qode_css_animation=""][vc_column_text]One building to check out while visiting George Town’s historic heritage site is the Cheong Fatt Tze Mansion. Built in the late 1800s, the famous Chinese courtyard house with a heavy shade of indigo...

[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="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_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="15932" img_size="full" alignment="center" qode_css_animation=""][vc_column_text]Walk southeast along Farquhar Street and you might just find yourself at the renowned Eastern & Oriental Hotel complex, popularly known as E&O. A luxurious hotel renowned for its seafront and colonial-style accommodation, the...

[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]A charming cosmopolitan city, George Town is famed, among others, for its unique built heritage – thanks in part to its status as a bustling entreport centuries ago, which saw the influx of numerous external influences from both...

[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]Kids’ birthday parties give parents an opportunity to make their children’s dreams realities. At Dino Gym, you can have a celebration your little one will remember for years to come! Your child’s interest are of the most importance, 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_single_image image="15606" img_size="full" alignment="center" qode_css_animation=""][vc_column_text]Penang is a center of movie lovers from all backgrounds, but the ones who remember it fondly were the ones who experienced the magic of cinema in the classic cinema halls, before the TGVs...

[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="15603" img_size="full" alignment="center" qode_css_animation=""][vc_raw_html]JTNDaDQlMjBzdHlsZSUzRCUyMnRleHQtYWxpZ24lM0FjZW50ZXIlM0JwYWRkaW5nJTNBMjBweCUzQiUyMiUzRUZhY3RzJTIwb2YlMjB0aGUlMjBPbGRlc3QlMjBDaHVyY2glMjBpbiUyMFBlbmFuZyUzQyUyRmg0JTNF[/vc_raw_html][vc_column_text]The Church of the Assumption, located off Farquhar Street in George Town, is the third-oldest Catholic Church in Malaysia, and the oldest in the Northern Region. A popular church in Penang, it is frequently...