Penang Isle: Carnarvon Street

Carnarvon Street was found to have been created in 1860’s, and was named after the 4th Earl of Carnarvon, Henry Howard Molyneux Herbert (1831-1890), who was the British Secretary of State for the Colonies.


Penang Isle: The Teluk Bahang Dam

Located almost towards the end of the north western coast of Penang island, the Teluk Bahang Dam is the largest dam on Penang Island which was built to provide an alternative source of water supply to the people of the island. Walking along the dam’s crest, one can enjoy a scenic view of the northern coast of Penang Island. The dam ican be seen right after the Butterfly Farm. The dam is usually used as the venue for the annual dragon-boat race.