The Whiteaways Arcade at Beach Street

The Whiteaways Arcade on Beach Street, George Town, is a historic colonial-style building dating back to 1903. Recently renovated into a bustling commercial center, it features an art gallery, exhibition spaces, trendy cafes, and diverse retail shops. Visit the Whiteaways Arcade to explore its unique blend of history and modernity, right in the heart of George Town.

Carnarvon Street (Lebuh Carnarvon) Shophouses

Traditional style red lanterns on sale at the shops along Carnarvon Street as Chinese New Year festival is just around the corner.

George Town Street View: QUEEN STREET (LEBUH QUEEN)

As one of the first streets created in George Town, Queen Street (Lebuh Queen) was found to be named after Queen Charlotte (19 May 1744 – 17 November 1818), the wife of King George III.

Queen Street starts from an intersection of Church Street leading all the way south to the popular Little India.

Acheen Street View: Heritage Townhouses Facade

Old heritage pre-war townhouses along Acheen Street, George Town. These double-storeys townhouses normally have the “Southern Chinese” Eclectic Style architecture, which is often influenced by a mix of Chinese, Indian and European style design.