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Armenian Street, George Town

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Neighborhood · Historic Walking Area
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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  • This is a pedestrian strip between Beach St. and Acheh St. The heavy presence of Straits Chinese and architecture of colonial days makes us question: Is this Chinese or Armenian ?  more »
  • We were staying one street back from this one, so passed by it each day. Every time, there was something interesting to see. Lots of little cute shops. Priced for tourist mainly but there are some...  more »
  • the best fun place...
  • Beautiful street arts..a must visit in penang

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