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George Town Street View: A Night Walk

Walking Through Heritage XIII (Five Foot Way)

A five foot way in George Town adorned with old vintage Chinese style lanterns.

Walking Through Heritage XII (Five Foot Way)

Five foot ways are the common architecture features of George Town’s pre-war heritage houses. The term “five-foot” usually describes the width of the sheltered walkways or covered sidewalks of the houses.

A Walk Through Heritage: A Malaysia Day

Held on the 16th September every year, Malaysia Day commemorates the establishment of the Malaysian federation on the same date in 1963. The date marked the joining together of Malaya, North Borneo, Sarawak and Singapore to form Malaysia (although Singapore was later removed two years after being a part of Malaysia).

Walking Through Heritage XI (Five Foot Way)

Walking Through Heritage X (Five Foot Way)

Five foot way outside the George Town Heritage Inc. building at Armenian Street.

Passing through Carnarvon Street

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Carnarvon Street, George Town.

Armenian Street Heritage Walk

A walk along Armenian Street on a sunny day. Pre-war straits eclectic townhouses can be seen along the old and historical street in the heart of George Town’s heritage zone.

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