Armenian Street, George Town

4.2
#1 of 6 in Neighborhoods in Penang
Feel the atmosphere of a time gone by while you admire the quaint buildings at Armenian Street. Stroll along the well-preserved and restored street named after the Armenian people who settled in the area in 1786. Being crafty traders, they introduced aspects of their lifestyle to the local community and made a lasting impression on the city of Penang. Enjoy the old architecture, street murals, and orthodox temples characteristic of the area. You can get a taste of Armenian culture in the many shops and restaurants, which fit in well with the quaint style of the rest of the street. Plan your Armenian Street visit and explore what else you can see and do in George Town using our George Town online travel route planner .
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  • Not just Armenian Street and the other streets/alleys interlocking with Armenian Street. Afternoon is hot and we armed ourselves with our phone, hunting for beautiful doors/facade of the heritage...  more »
  • A must visit street when in George Town as most of famous street art can be found around this street. Be it the kids on cycle or kid trying to hand to the window or guys pushing each other all are...  more »
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