Lorong Toh Aka (Toh Aka Lane) is located at the heart of the heritage zone in George Town and is an old and rather narrow street. The street was said to be the home of iron smiths back in the old days. Rows of pre-war heritage style townhouses line up the street and majority of these houses belong to the Cheah clan community.
A view of Penang’s very own Downing Street in George Town. Named after the famous Downing Street in London, the British built their government offices on this street during the colonial era.
A view of the old Macallum Street Ghaut PDC Flats, one of the earliest low-cost high rise residences in Penang. These flats were built by the Penang Development Corporation (PDC) in the 1980s following a land reclamation.
The newly upgraded promenade of the Esplanade in George Town, Penang. The 570-metre promenade upgrade infuses the old historical seawall of the Esplanade along with a new walkway. The old seawall was found to be built since the early 1800s.
During high tide season, a special lower section of the walkway will be filled with seawater and if the time is right, one can even wade through the saltwater via the walkway.
Located along Victoria Street and built in 1878, Boon San Tong Khoo Kongsi is is one of the two ancestral temples which belong to the Khoo clan in Penang.
The old Kuan Yin Temple (also known locally as Kuan Im Teng, or the Goddess of Mercy’s Temple), which is located at Jalan Masjid Kapitan Keling (formerly Pitt Street) in George Town.
Kek Lok Si lights up at nights during the Chinese New Year period.
Armenian Street decorated with red lanterns as Chinese New Year holidays approach.
The Hean Boo Thean Temple, nearby the clan jetties at Weld Quay, George Town.