LaCaLa Heritage Discovery Walk in Penang

History and Cultural Walk of Armenian, Canon and Acheen streets

This guided walk will take you through the historic enclave to discover its extraordinary historical fabric and heritage. For over two centuries, this area has been Penang’s ‘melting pot’, forging close trading relations, cooperation and inter-dependence between diverse groups such as the Chinese Peranakan also known as Baba Nyonya (Straits Chinese) and the Jawi Peranakan (Straits Muslims) and even the close alliance between the Chinese triads and its Malay counterparts known as Secret Society to the British in the port city of George Town in 19 century.

Come and discover Armenian Street, Canon Street and Acheen Street and be amazed by the diversity of architecture, cultural practices and the many untold hiStory that are abound in just a short distance.

  • Walk through historical enclave
  • Armenian Street
    • Syed Mohammad Al-Attas Mansion
    • Dr. Sun Yat Sen Penang Base
    • Indian Recycle Center
    • Late 18 c to early 19 c pre – war house
    • Yap Kongsi Clan Temple
    • Tua Pek Kong Taoist Temple
    • ‘Street Art’
  • Canon Street
    • History of Chinese & Malay Triads
  • Acheen (Acheh) Street
    • Malay Mosque Acheen Street
    • Hajj Centere in 19 century
    • Tengku Syed Hussain Mausoleum
Day 1
3 Hours Tour

9;00 am – Pick up at meeting point

9:15 am – Heritage walking tour begin at Armenian Street

10:00 am – Arrive at the ‘Street Art’

10:30 am – Visit Tua Pek Kong Temple

11:00 am – Enter Canon Street’

11:15 am – Arrive at Acheen Street to view the 19 century Ara- Malay bungalow and the historical Malay Mosque of early 19 century.

11:45 am – Visit Tengku Syed Hussain mausoleum.

12.00 pm – End of tour.

What Included

  • Return Transfers
  • Licensed English-Speaking Guide
  • Bottle water

What Excluded

  • Any Items Not Mentioned
  • Gratuities
  • Personal Expenses

Minimum Booking: 2 Adults

Children Under Age 12 Is Free

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LaCaLa Heritage Discovery Walk in Penang
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Trip Facts

  • Penang, Malaysia
  • Penang International Airport/Cruise Terminal/Hotel
  • Modern Air-conditioned Vehicle
  • Up to Max 12 pax
  • Daily Except Friday
  • 9.00 am to 12.00 pm
  • Approx 3 hours
  • Light cotton slacks (neutral colours), walking shoes, long sleeve shirt (neutral colours), and sun protection
  • Leisure walking