Chung Ling High School in Ayer Itam is a Chinese boys’ school and also one of the oldest and most well known Chinese schools in Penang. Founded by the local supporters of Dr Sun Yat Sen in the early 1900s, the school was originally established in George Town, before moving to several locations until it was finally relocated to its current location in 1923.
A major road in George Town, Transfer Road was named as a commemoration for the transfer of Straits Settlements administration from the British India office to the colonial office in London in 1867.
The origin of this Hong Kong Shoe Store located at Kimberley Street, George Town can be traced back to the similar name shop in Muntri Street where Jimmy Choo, the world renowned shoe maker, had his apprenticeship back in the old days.
Now known as “Segara Ninda“, Ku Din Ku Meh Mansion is an old and historical bungalow located at the junction where Penang Road meets Farquhar Street in George Town. The bungalow is an old heritage house built during the British colonial era in the late 19th century, with traditional Malay design style. It used to belong to Tengku Baharudin bin Tengku Meh, the governor and King of Satun, Thailand in the early 1900, who was also known as Ku Din Ku Meh. The bungalow now belongs to the descendants of Ku Din Ku Meh and the restored building now also provides a lodging service.
A street mural featuring Beethoven with a piano. This art work is painted by Yakuzart Creation, and can be found at one of the walls along a small alley leading to the Grand Swiss Hotel at Chulia Street, George Town.
Another street mural featuring Dr. Sun Yat Sen sitting on a rickshaw. This art work is painted by Yakuzart Creation, and can be found at one of the walls along a small alley leading to the Grand Swiss Hotel at Chulia Street, George Town.