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THE QUEEN VICTORIA CLOCK TOWER IN PENANG

QUEEN VICTORIA MEMORIAL CLOCK TOWER IN UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE SITE, PENANGANG

Queen Victoria Memorial Clock Tower In Georgetown,Penang The Queen Victoria memorial clock tower was built to commemorate Queen Victoria’s diamond jubilee. The iconic tower was completed in 1903 to mark Queen Victoria’s 60th year of reign as symbolised by its 60 feet structural height design. Queen Victoria was the only other British monarch who had celebrated a diamond jubilee.

The Moorish design Clock Tower at King Edward's Place was constructed and donated to Penang state by the late Cheah Chen Eok in 1897. The white clock tower has been well maintained and still stands proud in George Town until today. It is one of the most prominent historical landmark within the UNESCO World Heritage Site for taking photographs in Penang. The memorial tower is located at Jalan Tun Syed Shed Barakhbah, a short walking distance from Penang coastal seafront.

 
 

 

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Other attractions nearby include Fort Cornwallis and The Archaic Cenotph Monument at the Esplanade facing the seafront, Penang State Museum at Lebuh Farquhar, and Clan Jetties at Weld Quay. Here you can either walk around these places of attraction or try the heritage 2-seater trishaw ride. The charge is probably around RM30 per hour, but it's advisable to check and bargain the price before taking the ride. While being driven around  by the trishaw pedlar, you can just relax and take photographs of various heritage buildings. The Penang state City Hall, Town Hall and State Assembly Building at Jalan Padang Kota Lama are prominent heritage buildings of multi ethnic architectural design.

 

PENANG PUBLIC BUS TRANSPORT

The Queen Victoria Clock Tower is also standing at a strategic location within most of the bus routes run by 'Rapid Penang Bus Company' in George Town, including the free 'CAT' city shuttle bus. The other bus route number coming to this place are : 10 , 11, 101,103, 104, 201, 202, 203, 204, 206, 301, 302, 303, 307 and 502.

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