Armenian Street, George Town

4.2
#1 of 6 in Neighborhoods in Penang
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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  • As with all the streets with Street Art it is a nice place to walk around. Everything in Georgetown is old and in need of repair but that seems to the reason why tourist come.  more »
  • Armenian Street is a vibrant, eclectic and interesting part of the tourist area of Penang. It has a great variety of stores and street art. When in Penang you simply must visit this area.  more »
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