Culture & Heritage

Here are Penang’s must-try food, quirky cafes, popular attractions and exciting parks all in a convenient list format to keep handy while travelling.

Wisma Oh Kongsi is an office building along Weld Quay, in George Town, Penang. The 5-storey building belong to the Oh Clan Association. It is a surname clan association comprising three organizations: Tay Koon oh Kongsi, She Foo Kongsi Ann Teng Tong, and Teng Bee Oh Toon bok Tong. It was officially established only recently in 1988 and its members can trace their origin to their progenitor, Nian Ba Lang.
Address: Lebuh Penang, George Town, 10300, Penang, MALAYSIA. ()
The "Old Motorcycle" mural on Lebuh Ah Quee is painted by Ernest Zacharevic, a young Lithuania-born artist.
Address: Lebuh Ah Quee, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA
Old OCBC Building was built in 1938 in the Art Deco style with Shanghai plaster. The OCBC logo is still there since 1930's.
Address: Beach Street, George Town, 10300, Penang, MALAYSIA. ()
Established in 2011 by collector and artist Ch'ng Huck Theng, One East Museum showcases a permanent exhibition of an impressive collection of famille rose figurines dating back to the mid 19th century.
Address: 7, Jalan Dunlop, George Town, 10400, Penang, MALAYSIA
The ‘Black and White’ Amahs were Cantonese domestic servants from Guangdong who did all kinds of household chores, and would refer to themselves with wry humour as ‘’Yat Keok Tet’’ (One Leg Kicks All).
Address: Lebuh Muntri, George Town, 10200, Penang, MALAYSIA