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Leith Street: Cheong Fatt Tze Blue Mansion

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Cheong Fatt Tze Mansion is a historical and cultural rich building located along Leith Street in George Town, Penang. A winner of multiple historical and heritage awards including the “Most Excellent Project” Award at the UNESCO Heritage Awards 2000, the blue mansion is one of the most visited places and a definite tourist destination in ….  Read More

George Town Street View: 23 Love Lane

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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 ….  Read More

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.