Tag: historical

Penang Street Art (Toh Aka Lane Sculpture)

A steel rod art sculpture depicting an Ironsmith at work, which also tells the origin of the Toh Aka Lane (Lorong Toh Aka) in George Town. Known locally in the old days as “Ironworks Street”, most of the people staying in this area were ironsmiths and the majority of them belonged to the Cheah clan.

George Town Street View: Acheen Street Mosque Minaret

The minaret of Acheen Mosque standing visible behind a row of heritage shophouses at Acheen Street (Lebuh Acheh), George Town.

George Town Perspective: Tan Kongsi

The Tan Kongsi (or also known as Eng Chuan Tong) is the clan temple of the local Chinese people with the surname Tan in Penang.

George Town Night View: St George’s Church

St George’s Church at night at Farquhar Street, George Town.

A Heritage Compound

The front compound and green garden of the Cheah Kongsi at Beach Street, George Town. Cheah Kongsi is one of the several major and oldest Chinese clan associations in Penang.

Butterworth Street Art: The Old Malaya Stamp

An art mural of an old Malaya stamp of 20 cents painted at the wall of a shop in Butterworth’s old town. This art work is part of a series of murals painted to depict the history and origin of the Butterworth town.

Sunday Stroll along Armenian Street

A trishaw passing through Armenian Street, the heart of heritage in George Town.

Penang Chinese Recreation Club

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The Penang Chinese Recreation Club (or also known as CRC) is an old heritage clubhouse established by a group of Chinese sports enthusiasts in the 1900s. The Victorian style clubhouse was converted from an old heritage mansion and to this date, the club is still active with a restaurant located within the premise that caters generally to Chinese wedding banquets. CRC is located at Jalan Padang Victoria (Victoria Green) in George Town.

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