The row of houses (next to the old Waldorf Hotel) which are located across the street from the Cheong Fatt Tze mansion were once the tycoon’s servants quarters.
Straits Eclectic architectural style of the pre-war double-storey townhouses at Cecil Street. This type of architectural style is a popular commission back in the early 20th century and can be commonly seen in George Town. Most of such houses usually had their ground floor converted as shop units with residential units at the top floor.
Straits Eclectic style is the common architectural design of pre-war townhouses in George Town.
Klang Street (Lebuh Klang) is a small road in the heart of heritage zone in George Town, Penang. The street was named after the Klang, a former capital town of the Selangor state.
Cecil Street (or Lebuh Cecil) is one of the streets located at an area known as the Seven Streets Precinct, a working class neighborhood. The street was named after Sir Cecil Clementi Smith, the Governor of the Straits Settlements back then. The street is also locally known as the “7th road” in Chinese Hokkien.
China Street (or Lebuh China), is one of the main streets within the heritage area of George Town. The Kuan Yin temple of Jalan Masjid Kapitan Keling (Pitt Street) faces this road directly.
Old pre-war townhouses along Muntri Street in George Town.