#23 day of February – Fort Cornwallis

#23 day of February – Fort Cornwallis

Fort Cornwallis, built by the British East India Company in the late 1700s, is Malaysia’s largest remaining fort. Still, keep your expectations in check: if you’re used to defenses from Europe or Latin America, you could be disappointed.  Nonetheless,...
#22 day of February – 3D Trick Art Museum

#22 day of February – 3D Trick Art Museum

Art museums where two-dimensional exhibits are brought to ‘LIFE’ with 3D painting, shading, and drawing technique Penang is known for its kitschy museums. There are museums in Penang for anything from durian to chocolate to shining in the dark. But this one receives...
#21 day of February – Junk Cafe, George Town

#21 day of February – Junk Cafe, George Town

Depending on your perspective, the Junk Cafe feels like a bar and restaurant within an old antique shop. Or like attending a party at a hoarder’s house. The cafe’s quirky design makes it a terrific spot to visit in Penang on its own. But the cuisine and...
#20 day of February – Masjid Kapitan Keling Mosque

#20 day of February – Masjid Kapitan Keling Mosque

(source: arrivalguides.com) Another notable Georgetown attraction is the Kapitan Keling Mosque. The Indo-Moorish edifice, built by Penang’s earliest Indian Muslim residents (East India Company troops) at the intersection of Lebuh Buckingham and Lebuh Pitt, is...
#19 day of February – Cheong Fatt Tze Mansion

#19 day of February – Cheong Fatt Tze Mansion

(source: lifestyleasia.com) The Cheong Fatt Tze Mansion, a three-story traditional Hakka – Teochew construction. It is a boutique hotel and one of the most well-known Georgetown attractions. The structure at 14 Leith Street was built in the 1880s by Hakka trader...
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