Phuah Hin Leong Road Street View

Phuah Hin Leong Road

Phuah Hin Leong Road

Phuah Hin Leong Road

Phuah Hin Leong Road

Jalan Phuah Hin Leong or Phuah Hin Leong Road is a street that is linked from Burmah Road to Irrawaddy Road in George Town. The road was named after a Chinese immigrant who came to Penang during the old times and later became a self made wealthy man. This particular person was Phuah Hin Leong, who was born under the surname Lim, however, it was said that his family was so poor that they had to give him up for adoption to another family surnamed Phuah. At the time of his death in 1901, Phuah Hin Leong had become the richest person in Penang.

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