George Town Street View: Light Street

Light Street was found to be the first street built in George Town when the British arrived in Penang. It is named after Captain Francis Light, the British founder of Penang.

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Penang Botanic Gardens: The Cannonball Trees

Upon entering Botanic Gardens, the sight of these Cannonball Trees greets the visitors. The trees are scientifically named Couroupita guianensis, and they are also known commonly as the ‘Cannonball Tree’ due to the shape and appearance of the fruits.

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