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.
This mural depicting children playing with each other can be found in Acheen Street, George Town.
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An old back alley at Acheen Street.
A view of the Acheen Street Mosque‘s turret as well as the popular ‘A Boy Reaching Up’ mural of Ernest Zacharevic at the wall of the house on the right.
The Acheen Street Mosque (Masjid Lebuh Acheh) is one of the oldest mosques in George Town, Penang. Located at Acheen Street, the mosque was uniquely built with an architectural fusion of Moorish, Chinese and Middle Eastern style.
This steel rod sculpture located at a building at Acheen Street, depicts a rope being tied to the window presumably by someone trying to escape from the building. The building was used to be a prison before it was later converted to a warehouse.
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.