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Penang Street Food: Ayer Itam Market Laksa Stall

This laksa stall at the Ayer Itam Market is popular with tourists and is usually crowded during weekends or holidays. The stall has been in operation for many years at Ayer Itam town.

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Penang Thaipusam: A Kavadi Carrier

A Kavadi carrier walking through the crowded road to the temple during the Thaipusam festival in Penang.

George Town Heritage Day Festival 2017 (7-9 July)

This year’s Heritage Day celebration and festival are being held from 7th to 9th July at the heart of the heritage zone in George Town, such as the areas around Armenian Street, Kampung Kolam and Ah Quee Street. The theme for this year’s festival is “Walk the Talk: Oral Traditions and Expressions”, which showcases the local communities’ culture and language/dialect such as Indian Muslim, Teochew, Malayalam and Telugu. There will be cultural shows, interactive activities and performances along with history-guided trails on the origins of the heritage streets in George Town.

The 3 days festival starts in the evening till the nights.

Inside an Old Coffeeshop

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A coffeeshop or locally known as kopitiam, can be found all over Penang with a number of them serving great hawker food and local coffee.

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