GEORGE TOWN CITY, THE CAPITAL OF PENANG


   George Town, located on the north-east coast of Penang Island, is the capital of Penang, a relatively small state in Malaysia. The capital city was named after King George III of Britain. The inner city of GeorgeTown had been listed in the UNESCO World Heritage Listing on 7th July, 2008. Since being listed as a UNESCO HERITAGE SITE, Georgetown Festival was initiated for celebration every year, focusing on the criteria of tangible and intangible heritage, multi-ethnic culture and unique architectural landscape.

PLACES OF ATTRACTION IN GEORGETOWN, PENANG

 
gurney drive seafront attraction in penang penang ferry is located at weld quay clan jetties is UNESCO World heritage site in georgetown
GURNEY DRIVE seafront promenade of upscale living WELD QUAY (Pengkalan Weld), ferry terminal and public bus depot  CLAN JETTIES UNESCO World Heritage site at the waterfront
     
lebuh pantai is the center of commerce and banking in georgetown Lebuh masjid kapitan keliling is referred to as street of harmony fort cornwallis is located at penang esplanade
LEBUH PANTAI (Beach Street), the busy commercial center in town STREET OF HARMONY, a place to visit three religious heritage buildings  FORT CORNWALLIS, army fortress built by Captain Francis Light in 1786
     

pinang peranakan is a museum of antiques and collectibles lebuh chulia is the malay name for chulia street little india is trading center of the Indian community
PINANG PERANAKAN  nonya-baba antiques and collectibles LEBUH CHULIA (Chulia Street), the place of cheap motel accommodation LITTLE INDIA busy market place of  the Indian community
     
lebuh armenian is part of UNESCO heritage site in penang KOMTAR building is located in Penang road  Visit Little penang street market for local niche products
LEBUH ARMENIAN vicinity of famous heritage temples JALAN PENANG (Penang Road), location of KOMTAR iconic building LITTLE PENANG STREET, market place for local niche products
     
lebuh campbell is formerly known as campbell street jalan burma is formerly known as burma road cheong-fatt-tze, a UNESCO heritage mansion in penang
LEBUH CAMPBELL (Campbell Street) wholesalers, Chinese recipe ingredients, jewellers, wet market JALAN BURMA (Burma Road), place to find food, pubs, banks, medical specialist, temples & church CHEONG FATT TZE  Mansion - Listed Heritage Building Award By UNESCO
     
chowrasta wet market is pasar chowrast
Chowrasta Wet Market Penang State Museum Penang Botanic Gardens and public park
     
   
 

 

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