She Walks the World

Penang has one of the most well-preserved collection of historical and cultural buildings in Malaysia– and these architectural gems hold stories of the island’s colorful and eventful past. The heritage sites of Penang are mainly centered around Georgetown, which was named a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2008. The area is made up of a collection of old colonial British buildings, clan temples of the various Chinese clan associations, lavish mansions left by the rich settlers of the city, fort ruins, and religious structures like mosques, churches and temples.

Mynn's Top 10 Buildings to Visit in Penang's Historical Georgetown - www.shewalkstheworld.comOn my visit to Penang, I spent a day exploring Georgetown and getting to know some of the buildings in this historical area. In every corner, I found hidden gems– from lovingly restored pre-war shophouses to rows of dilapidated ones with their colorful paint peeling off the walls. Each and every building carries its own tale, and visiting some of them…

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