Category: Stilts Houses

Weld Quay: Clan Jetty Houses

Clan Jetty

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Chew Jetty Alleyway

Chew Jetty Alley
An interesting alley way made of wooden planks and supported above sea waters with stilts.

Morning Stroll at the Lee Jetty

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Bright red lanterns adorning the wooden walkway of the Lee clan jetty. At night when the lanterns lit up, the jetty is even more beautiful than the more famous Chew jetty.

A Crowded Jetty

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Tourists taking photos of Chew Jetty on a sunny day. Chew Jetty is one of the top tourist attractions in Penang, with its signature houses on stilts.
Also seen here in the background on the right is the art mural painted by Ernest Zacharevic.

A Temple at the Sea

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A view of Hean Boo Thean Temple from Chew Jetty, George Town.

Penang Isle: Lee Clan Jetty

Established in the late 18th century, the Lee clan jetty is one of the few famous waterfront villages situated at the eastern coast of George Town. Similarly to the Chew clan jetty, the houses are built atop wooden planks on stilts.

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