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George Town Night View: Chinese Heritage Shophouses

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Old heritage shophouses located along Carnarvon Street, George Town. According to the historical signboard, businessman Khaw Seng Lee and his cousins founded Kim Bian Seng Gold Merchant Company and the Kim Bian Aik Goldsmith at these buildings in the early 20th century. Khaw Seng Lee was the former Chairman Penang Philomatic Union and held key positions in various institutions in Penang back then including Chung Ling School and Lam Wah Ee Hospital.

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Carnarvon Street Heritage Shophouses

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Children’s World

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Pawnshop and School Union

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United Bookstore

George Town Heritage View: Carnarvon Street

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A trishaw passing by Carnarvon Street at the heart of the heritage zone in George Town.

George Town Street View: World Heritage Office Building

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The George Town World Heritage Office building and the Armenian Street Heritage Hotel along Carnarvon Street, Penang.

The Daily Dose Cafe

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A small cafe converted from an old pre-war shop located along Carnarvon Street serving Mexican and Mediterranean meals.

Carnarvon Street: The Coffin Maker Shop

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An old coffin maker shop along Carnarvon Street, George Town. The street was used to be popular with its many coffin shops and was locally known as Coffin Street. However, most of these coffin shops had moved out or no longer operate at this street presently.

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