Day: July 3, 2017

Hean Boo Thean Temple on the Waters

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The Hean Boo Thean Temple, nearby the clan jetties at Weld Quay, George Town.

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George Town Street View: Queen Victoria Memorial

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The Queen Victoria Memorial is a monument erected to mark the anniversary of the said British empire’s queen who passed away in January 1901. Also serving as a way to honor the queen, the monument was built and sponsored by the local Chinese business community back then.

The monument is located in an area belonging to the Penang Chinese Recreation Club at Macalister Road, but can be easily spotted from the intersection of Pangkor Road (Jalan Pangkor) and Burmah Road.

George Town Street View: A Bus Stop Art

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Some bus stops in George Town have art works depicting the area’s history together with a brief description of the area’s origin such as this one pictured here.

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