Georgetown

  • Georgetown, capital of Penang island, is worth a stopover thanks to its Chinese neighbourhood and the Indian section (Chinese and Indian temples). The colonial section can be visited on foot from the clock tower via Jalan Tun Syed Shek Barakbah to view the sea, to the Esplanade, a vast area marking the entrance to Fort Cornwallis....
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  • The Kuan Yin Teng Temple in the old city of Georgetown where the Chinese, Indian and Malaysian cultures have preserved their traditions.
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  • Georgetown is a heterogeneous city.
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  • The Kek Lok Si Temple is the most well-known Buddhist temple on the island.
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  • This place of worship is the largest Buddhist temple in Southeast Asia.
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  • Penang's oldest Hindu temple dates back to 1883.
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  • This temple was built in 1845.
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Amy Adejokun
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Georgetown, capital of Penang island, is worth a stopover thanks to its Chinese neighbourhood and the Indian section (Chinese and Indian temples). The colonial section can be visited on foot from the clock tower via Jalan Tun Syed Shek Barakbah to view the sea, to the Esplanade, a vast area marking the entrance to Fort Cornwallis.

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