Half Day tour of Georgetown


| May 15, 2020

Georgetown, named after King George III, is the state capital of Penang and has a fascinating multicultural history. The old, central district of Penang has been designated a Unesco world heritage site, protecting a range of British colonial architecture interspersed with houses of worship from a variety of religions. The Thai Buddhist Temple houses an 108ft long Reclining Buddha, while Khoo Kongsi is one of the most beautiful Chinese clan houses to be built outside China. Fort Cornwallis was built in 1786 when Captain Sir Francis Light took possession of the island from the Sultan of Kedah.

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