Armenian Street, George Town

4.2
#1 of 6 in Neighborhoods in Penang
Historic Walking Area · Neighborhood
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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  • One of the most interesting and attractive streets of George Town is the not very wide, now pedetrianised Lebuh Armenian between Beach Street and Acheh Street. On both sides there are typical houses.....  more »
  • Infamous street for street art and also their artisan shops where you can find small trinkets and souveniors to bring home. Nice place to just walk about and explore the small lanes and streets...  more »

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