A view of Penang’s very own Downing Street in George Town. Named after the famous Downing Street in London, the British built their government offices on this street during the colonial era.
Housed under the Bangunan Tuanku Syed Putra (or Tuanku Syed Putra Building), the General Post Office is located at Downing Street, George Town.
A trishaw resting by the roadside of a rather empty Downing Street during a bank holiday in George Town, Penang.
Located at the junction of Beach Street and Downing Street, and originally part of the British Government Offices complex, this Neo-Classical style building now houses the Islamic Council of Penang. The building was constructed in 1907, and is a fine example of colonial architecture commonly found in the heritage zone of George Town.