Lorong Toh Aka (Toh Aka Lane) is located at the heart of the heritage zone in George Town and is an old and rather narrow street. The street was said to be the home of iron smiths back in the old days. Rows of pre-war heritage style townhouses line up the street and majority of these houses belong to the Cheah clan community.
A number of old back alleys in George Town recently went through a ‘beautification process’ as new colorful tiled walkways are being built for people to take a stroll along these rustic but often forgotten alleys.
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.
Art murals depicting the history of New World Park in George Town. Established in 1939, it was once a venue of entertainment and amusement park popular during the 1950s. Now it is mainly consists of a large open-air food court with hawker stalls which are popular with both tourists and locals, along with a few other restaurants.
Old phone booths being converted to “mini library” as part of the George Town’s effort to promote reading culture. These mini libraries are located along Beach Street, near the north end side.
A number of old back alleys in George Town recently went through a ‘beautification process’ as new colorful tiled walkways are being built for people to take a stroll along these rustic alleys.
The 2022 Hari Raya themed decorations featuring the two main shopping malls on the island.
Queensbay Mall festive decorations for Hari Raya:
Gurney Plaza shopping mall festive decorations for Hari Raya:
Located along Victoria Street and built in 1878, Boon San Tong Khoo Kongsi is is one of the two ancestral temples which belong to the Khoo clan in Penang.
An urban park at the heart of the city.