As one of the first streets created in George Town, Queen Street (Lebuh Queen) was found to be named after Queen Charlotte (19 May 1744 – 17 November 1818), the wife of King George III.
Old heritage pre-war townhouses along Acheen Street, George Town. These double-storeys townhouses normally have the “Southern Chinese” Eclectic Style architecture, which is often influenced by a mix of Chinese, Indian and European style design.
Various images showing the many heritage buildings and major places of worship in the city of George Town. As part of its recognition to be accorded with the World Heritage status, July 7th is designated as George Town World Heritage Day and it is also a state holiday here in Penang.
Bishop Street decorated with lanterns during Chinese New Year festive period in George Town.
Morning walk along Carnarvon Street in George Town. This is the other end side of Carnarvon Street which links to Chulia Street.