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George Town Street View: 23 Love Lane

A renovated and refurbished pre-war heritage mansion located in Love Lane that had been converted to a cosy little boutique hotel, which is also popular with tourists these days. The mansion itself is apparently unique for its 5 architectural periods, that are reflected by the Anglo Indian Bungalow, Indian Chinese Terrace, Straits Eclectic Building, 1920’s Jack Roof Annex Block and the Indian Shophouses.

The hotel’s website can be located here: www.23lovelane.com.

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George Town Street View: Hostel 100 Cintra Street

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Hostel 100 Cintra Street is an old 19th century pre-war mansion that used to have served as an inn in the old days and has since hosted various functions, including a departmental store, a museum and now a hostel. The blue-painted heritage building can be found at Cintra Street, 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.

George Town Street View: Peranakan Facade

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Ancient sculpture adorning the old rooftop that forms part of the heritage facade of the Pinang Peranakan Mansion, in Church Street, George Town.

George Town Street View: Penang Islamic Museum

The Penang Islamic Museum heritage mansion located along Armenian Street in George Town. The museum is dedicated for preserving the history of Islamic culture and heritage in Penang and Malaysia.

Hutton Lane Street View: “Leong Kim Tiew” House

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Despite its signboard with the name, this old historical house located at Hutton Lane actually used to belong to the former Penang Chief Minister, Tun Dr. Lim Chong Eu. The house was passed down to Lim Chong Eu from his father, Dr Lim Chwee Leong. It was said that at one point the house was leased to a carpenter friend named Leong Kim Tiew who then created the signboard.

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