Tag: Chulia Street

Chulia Street: Nagore Dargha Sheriff

Nagore Durgha Sheriff (or Nagore Dargha Sheriff) is a small mosque located at the intersection of King Street and Chulia Street. It was built in honor of a Muslim saint in the 1800s and is the oldest Indian Muslim shrine in Penang.

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Chulia Street: Han Jiang Ancestral Temple



The Han Jiang Teochew Temple (or Hanjiang Ancestral Temple) is a Chinese temple located along Chulia Street (Lebuh Chulia) in George Town and right at the cross junction of Jalan Masjid Kapitan Keling. It is the community temple of the Penang Teochew Association. Completed in 1870, it serves as the community temple of the Penang Teochew Association which was formed in 1855 by six Teochew migrants.

George Town Street View: The Old Photo Store

An old shop called Tokyo Photo Store located at an end of Chulia Street in George Town.

Penang Street Art (The Tiger Mural)

A large street art mural painted by Color Fighter depicting a tiger in a resting position, which can be found at a small alley in Chulia Street, George Town.

Chulia Street: Chulia Heritage Hotel

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Chulia Heritage Hotel is another heritage mansion which is now restored as a hotel and is located at the heart of Chulia Street, George Town.

Facade of a Heritage Mansion

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The front archway-entrance of Yeng Keng Hotel at Chulia Street, George Town. Yeng Keng Hotel is an old heritage mansion which was originally built in the 1800s, and is now restored and renovated as a boutique hotel.

Penang Street Art (The Rotan Cane Sculpture)

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This steel rod art sculpture can be found beside the wall of a rattan shop in Chulia Street, George Town. The caricature depicts a mother buying a rattan cane while a boy was hiding behind the bush, for fear of the cane (or locally known as “rotan”). The rattan cane was commonly used as a ‘disciplinary tool’ back at home and in school during the old days.

Chulia Street Cycling

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A bicycle ride on a Sunday noon at Chulia Street.

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