Discover Penang's Heritage
Cheong Fatt Tze Mansion
It is a Chinese courtyard mansion which built by Cheong Fatt Tze, a Chinese businessman and politician. The mansion has won the UNESCO 'Most Excellent' Heritage Conservation Award in 2000.
Built in late 1700s by Francis Light when he first landed on Penang. This ancient sentinel of George Town stands guard over the island’s cape.
A floating village which is just few minutes walking distance from Weld Quay while Chew Jetty is the most famous jetty among all of the others. The floating houses were built by the Chinese migrants back to 19th century.
Kek Lok Si
Kek Lok Si means Temple of Supreme Bliss in Hokkien. Construction began in 1890. The “Pagoda of Ten Thousand Buddhas” combinds a Chinese octangonal base with a middle tier of Thai design, complete with a Burmese crown.
Maha Mariamman Temple
The oldest Hindu temple in Penang, built in 1883. The entrance of the temple was made up with 38 statues of Hindu deities.
Kapitan Keling Mosque
Featured in 1801, it is the largest historic mosque in Georgetown. Design in Moghul architecture, it features beautiful minarets and domes.
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