One of the most common mythical creatures in Chinese lore is the Qilin. Qilin looks like a cross-breed of a dragon and a giraffe although historically, Qilin was said to […]
Painted portraits of the Chinese deities known as the Door Guardians (Menshen). The Door Guardians are believed by the Chinese in ancient times to guard against evil spirits from entering […]
Ancient sculpture adorning the old rooftop that forms part of the heritage facade of the Pinang Peranakan Mansion, in Church Street, George Town.
A wall that separates two clan houses in George Town’s heritage zone, the Cheah Kongsi at Armenian Street and the Lim Kongsi at Ah Quee Street.
View from the Cheah Kongsi temple balcony, facing Beach Street in George Town.
Cheah Kongsi clan temple, Armenian Street, George Town.
A common sight in George Town. A Chinese temple roof adorned with mythical creatures sculptures.