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George Town Street View: Lumut Lane

Lumut Lane (or Lorong Lumut) is a small street that connects both Acheen Street and Toh Aka Lane. It was said that the leaders of the Acheen community of traders, pilgrim brokers and writers had been living at Lumut Lane’s area since the 19th century in George Town.

Street Shots of George Town


Carnavon Street meets Chulia Street.


Prangin Road Ghaut


Cintra Street


Green Hall


Chulia Street

George Town Street View: Pre-War Houses

Rows of pre-war houses along the Sri Bahari Road, George Town, Penang.

Armenian Street: Swatow Lodging House


An old lodging house located at Armenian Street that still stands amidst the popularity of modern hotels and inns.

George Town Street View: Chulia Street

Chulia Street is one of the main roads in George Town and is within the heritage zone. The rather long road is lined with various hotels, pre-war shophouses and connects with various other streets such as Love Lane, Carnarvon Street and Kapitan Keling Mosque Street.

There are also a few wall art murals in recent times that can be found along Chulia Street – Chulia Street Art Map.

Penang Isle: Street View I

A stroll through the various streets in George Town brings one back into historical times.
Pre-war houses and heritage buildings can be easily seen in most parts of George Town.

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