Architecture style of the former building of Standard Chartered Bank at Beach Street, George Town. This historical and iconic building was primarily built and designed with the elements of Palladian, Classical and Art Deco architectural styles.
Located at the UNESCO Heritage zone of George Town, Eastern & Oriental Hotel is a luxury hotel established in 1885 during the British colonial times by four Armenian brothers, the Sarkies. Having survived over a century to this day, the hotel is claimed to have been visited by famous people such as Mary Pickford, Douglas Fairbanks, Noel Coward, Rudyard Kipling, Somerset Maugham and Hermann Hesse. Eastern & Oriental Hotel is located along Farquhar Street, George Town.