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Heritage Walking Tours and Trail

 

Little India & Pinang Peranakan Mansion Tour

Start at : PHT Office (26, Church Street, opposite Pinang Peranakan Mansion)
Meet at : 9.00 am
Duration : 3 hours (9.00 am-12.00 pm)
Cost : RM60 per pax (3-9 pax), RM50 per pax (10 pax and above), (inclusive of entrance fee to Pinang Peranakan Mansion)

Tour starts from PHT Office. After the introduction, we walk across to the Pinang Peranakan Mansion (Baba Nyonya Museum) and enjoy a tour of the Mansion. Then we walk past King Street. The guide will give a brief explanation on the King Street temples. Then we cut into Market Street, arriving at the spice shops. Out guide explains the various uses of spices and how to use them in cooking.

We walk past saree shops, accessories, joss sticks and an old mill grinding chilly and spices. After that, we pass some food stalls - our guide provides explanation on different morning breakfast meals offered by these stalls including the Roti Canai and Teh Tarik. From Market Street, we enter Queen Street to visit the Sri Mariamman Temple (Hindu Temple). Our tour ends at the Sri Mariamman Temple. By now, your appetities should have been stirred up. Please ask the guide for advice if you are interested to taste Indian cuisine. (Lunch is not included).

 

Heritage Trail & Cheong Fatt Tze Mansion Tour

Start at: PHT Office
Meet at: 9.00 am
Duration: 3 1/2 hours (9.00 am-12.30 pm)
Cost : RM60 per pax (3-9 pax), RM50 per pax (10 pax and above), (inclusive of Cheong Fatt Tze Mansion tour)

Tour starts from PHT Office. After introduction, we proceed to St George's Church and the Penang Museum. Explanation is provided of Museum from the outside. We pass the Church of Assumption and cut into Love Lane. Explanation provided on the Eurasian community. From there, we go straight to Lo Pun Hong, where background history is offered. We then turn back and enter Muntri Street. Our guide provides an explanation along the way of the various Associations and Guilds. We pass the Hainan temple and Hong Kong shoe shop. Our walking trail ends at the Cheong Fatt Tze Mansion, and our tour includes a site visit of the Cheong Fatt Tze Mansion at 11.00 am. The tour ends here at 12.30 pm.

 

Street of Harmony & Historical Enclave

Start at : PHT Office
Meet at : 9.00 am
Duration : 3 hours (9.00 am-12.00 pm)
Cost : RM60 per pax (3-9 pax), RM50 per pax (10 pax and above), (inclusive of entrance fee to Khoo Kongsi)

We begin our walking tour from PHT Office. From there, we proceed to the Kuan Yin Temple. Our guide will give an explanation from the outside. We then walk past the flower shops, this area where the money changers, jewellery shops are, and arrive at the Kapitan Keling Mosque. Explanation is provided from the outside. From the mosque, we will proceed to Yap Kongsi and the Historical Enclave along Armenian Street - a backdrop for the movie Anna & the King which was shot here. We continued our tour to Dr Sun Yat Sen Penang base, Islamic Museum, the Acheen Street Malay Mosque, and our guide will provide the historical background and explanation on each. Our guide will also explain Tengku Syed Hussain's Mausoleum and also No. 67 that PHT helped to restore. Then we walk back to Khoo Kongsi. Our tour ends at Khoo Kongsi.

Tours are by prior arrangements only, payment is required at least one day before the tour so that we can arrange the heritage guide to meet you at the appointed time and day. For enquiries and booking of the walking tours, please contact Penang Heritage Trust at the following :

Penang Heritage Trust
26 Lebuh Gereja, George Town, 10200, Penang, Malaysia
Tel: +604 2642631   Fax: +604 2628421
http://www.pht.org.my



 

Penang Sun Yat Sen Heritage Trail

(Developed by the Penang Heritage Trust)

The Penang Sun Yat Sen Heritage Trail will consist of up to 15 historical sites in Penang associated with Sun Yat Sen and his followers. The trail, the first of its kind outside Hong Kong, will showcase the sites visited by Dr Sun Yat Sen, as well as institutions established by Dr Sun’s Penang supporters.

A copy of the brochure can be downloaded here or at PHT's website.