George Town Street View: Queen Victoria Memorial

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The Queen Victoria Memorial is a monument erected to mark the anniversary of the said British empire’s queen who passed away in January 1901. Also serving as a way to honor the queen, the monument was built and sponsored by the local Chinese business community back then.

The monument is located in an area belonging to the Penang Chinese Recreation Club at Macalister Road, but can be easily spotted from the intersection of Pangkor Road (Jalan Pangkor) and Burmah Road.

Butterworth Street View: Dewan Dato Haji Ahmad Badawi

Dewan Dato Haji Ahmad Badawi

Dewan Dato Haji Ahmad Badawi

Passing by the Dewan Dato Haji Ahmad Badawi located in Bagan Luar, Butterworth, Penang. This building which faces a large open field is the community hall of the Seberang Perai Municipal Council. It was built during the British colonial era and served as a recreation club building back during that time. It was later renamed in honor of the late father of former Malaysia’s Prime Minister, Dato Seri Abdullah Ahmad Badawi.