Sun. Feb 5th, 2023



As one of the busiest roads in George Town, Penang Road (or Jalan Penang) is also the main road used by most people traveling in George Town city center. There are a number of smaller roads that connect with Penang Road along the way.

It was found that Penang Road was the first major road built during the British time in Penang and appeared in the original town map created by Sir Francis Light.

20 thoughts on “PENANG ROAD (Jalan Penang)”
  1. […] Hutton Lane (or Jalan Hutton) was named after James Hutton, a British who also happened to be one of the first doctors in Penang. Hutton arrived in Penang during the early 1800s and subsequently became the sole registered doctor practicing in George Town several years later. Starting from Larut Road, Hutton Lane passes through Transfer Road to Penang Road. […]

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