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: Armenian Street, George Town

A stroll down the historical Armenian Street which is located at the heart of heritage zone in George Town, Penang.

The street’s name originates from a Armenian family that had its home at the junction of the now Armenian Street and Beach Street in the early part of the 19th century.