Tag: shops

Used Books Stores @ Chowrasta Market

Stores selling second hand or used books of various types and genres within Chowrasta Market. These stores were popular with locals as a place to buy used books at a bargain price and also to sell used books.

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Penang Road Street View: Chowrasta Market

The renovated Chowrasta Market at Penang Road, George Town.

Chowrasta Market is located at the heart of George Town and is a popular for the locals and one of the oldest markets in Penang. The market’s building had undergone renovations for several years and houses various stalls selling local items and produce.

George Town Street View: Carnarvon Street at Night

Passing by shophouses at Carnarvon Street at night.

George Town Street View: Jalan Ria

Jalan Ria (or Ria Road) is a rather small street that passes through the KOMTAR complex, linking Prangin Road and Magazine Road in George Town.

George Town Street View: Argyll Road Signs


Various signboards of shops lining up along Argyll Road in George Town.

Campbell Street Shophouses Facade

Shophouses at Campbell Street, George Town.

George Town Street View: Transfer Road

A major road in George Town, Transfer Road was named as a commemoration for the transfer of Straits Settlements administration from the British India office to the colonial office in London in 1867.

George Town Street View: Argyll Road

Once known as Bengali Alley, Argyll Road was an area in George Town predominantly populated by Bengalis, or rather the North Indians immigrants community in the 19th century before the increased population of Chinese immigrants due to mining activities in the country.

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