Georgetown Images

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Georgetown, Malaysia
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Fort Cornwallis was built in 1786 to protect Penang Island from amphibious invasion. (Source)
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A 1799 map of George Town (Source)
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The Port of Penang at Weld Quay in the 1910s (Source)
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The Cenotaph was built in honour of fallen Allied servicemen of World War I.[57] (Source)
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British Royal Marines liberating George Town from the Japanese on 3 September 1945. (Source)
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The Esplanade, where Francis Light had founded George Town in 1786, was also where George Towns city status was proclaimed in 1957.[73] (Source)
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Komtar Tower, Penangs tallest skyscraper, was built in the 1970s. (Source)
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The 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami hit the northern coastline of George Town. (Source)
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A bilingual road sign at Victoria Street (Source)
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Gurney Drive also forms part of the citys new Central Business District.[133] (Source)
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The City Park is also colloquially known as the Youth Park. (Source)
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The City Hall, built in 1903, now serves as the headquarters of the Penang Island City Council. (Source)
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Penang State Assembly Building at Light Street, home to Penangs legislature (Source)
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The High Court of Penang at Light Street (Source)
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The Pinang Peranakan Mansion houses thousands of Peranakan antiques. (Source)
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The Jewish Cemetery at Jalan Zainal Abidin (formerly Yahudi Road) is believed to be the oldest in Southeast Asia.[38] (Source)
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Standard Chartered and HSBC (left) at Beach Street. (Source)
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The Church of the Assumption is the oldest Catholic church in northern Malaysia.[204] (Source)
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The Rainbow Skywalk at the top of Komtar Tower is the highest outdoor glass footwalk in Malaysia.[207] (Source)
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A row of renovated shophouses in George Town, repainted in vibrant colours. (Source)
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Gurney Plaza (Source)
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Wat Chaiyamangkalaram at Pulau Tikus was constructed in 1845 by ethnic Siamese. (Source)
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Skyscrapers along Gurney Drive and Northam Road at dusk (Source)
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A bowl of asam laksa, Penangs most famous hawker dish. It was ranked 7th in CNNs list of the worlds 50 best foods.[233] (Source)
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A member of a Chingay troupe balancing a giant flag in the city. (Source)
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One of the dozens of wrought iron caricatures that have been put up within George Town. (Source)
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The Penang State Museum and Art Gallery formerly housed the Penang Free School until 1927.[44] (Source)
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Penang Free School, the oldest English school in Southeast Asia (Source)
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Wawasan Open University is a private institution specialising in open-distance learning. (Source)
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Gleneagles Medical Centre (Source)
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The Penang Bridge, completed in 1985, was formerly the longest bridge in Southeast Asia. (Source)
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The new Penang Hill Railway funicular train, which has been in use since 2011.[305] (Source)
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A cruise liner docked at Swettenham Pier (Source)
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A Rapid Ferry crossing the Penang Strait towards George Town. (Source)
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Penang State Museum And Art Gallery (Source)
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