Month: December 2014

George Town Street View: Toh Aka Facade

Toh Aka facade
A view from the street of Carnarvon Lane heading towards Toh Aka Lane.

George Town Street View: Carnarvon Lane

Carnarvon Lane

Carnarvon Lane

Carnarvon Lane

Carnarvon Lane is a small old street that connects Toh Aka Lane and the main Carnarvon Street. It is also located within the heritage zone of George Town.

Bishop Street: San Wooi Wooi Koon

Bishop Street Temple
San Wooi Wooi Koon is an old Cantonese district association located along Bishop Street in George Town. The association-temple building was built in the 1870s.

George Town Street View: Bishop Street

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Bishop Street (or in local name, Lebuh Bishop), is a street situated in the heritage area of George Town and is connected with Beach Street and King Street. The street was named after the Roman Catholic Bishop Garnault who moved to Penang island during the old colonial era, upon an invitation by Francis Light. The bishop’s presbytery is located at the street.

Bishop Street

Bishop Street

Bishop Street: Acupaday Cafe

Located at 55, Bishop Street in George Town, Acupaday is a small cafe featuring Vespa theme and illy coffee. For more info, please refer to its Facebook page located at; https://www.facebook.com/CafeAcupaday.

Penang Street Art (The Ice Cream Flower)

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This mural depicting a bouquet of flowers as an ice cream can be found at one of the building wall along Beach Street, George Town.
It is also painted for the Urban Xchange art festival. An easy way to find this mural is to spot the signboard No.265 while one drives along Beach Street.

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For the map and location, please click HERE.

Beach Street: The South Western End

Beach Street

Beach Street

The other end of Beach Street, connected from C.Y. Choy Road.

Beach Street

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