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Toh Aka Lane and its Street Art

Toh Aka Lane is a small alley within the inner city of George Town. A number of the old heritage townhouses here are owned by the Cheah clan members as they have been living here since the 1800s.

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George Town Street View: Love Lane Shophouse Facade

Heritage pre-war shophouses found at Love Lane, George Town.

George Town Street View: A Walk along Love Lane

There are several stories about how Love Lane got its name. The more common one was in the old days, wealthy Chinese businessmen who lived at the nearby Muntri Street had apparently kept their mistresses at the townhouses along Love Lane.

Now, the street is usually popular with tourists from various parts of the world due to many budget (and boutique) hotels and pubs nearby.

Downing Street View: General Post Office

Housed under the Bangunan Tuanku Syed Putra (or Tuanku Syed Putra Building), the General Post Office is located at Downing Street, George Town.

George Town Street View: The Tiger Between the Houses

A large white tiger mural found at Stewart Lane, George Town.

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