Armenian Street, George Town

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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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  • October 4, 2017
    Maybe we've been there at the wrong time, but we haven't been deeply impressed. There wasn't much of really Armenian flair around nor any major attractions. What's the hype about?  more »
  • October 4, 2017
    Great if you like history and/or architecture. If you cannot help but selfie everything for posterity, you will love this area in Penang. Located in the core heritage zone, this little road is full of...  more »
  • October 3, 2017
    This walking street offers good dining and great street art as well as terrific place to people watch or buy souvenirs. Be careful of vehicles  more »
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  • July 16, 2017
    Located at the Near to the Junction which is opposite of 70s Ice Ball. Good and easy to pin ooint type of location!
  • September 7, 2017
    Great coffee, lovely place to cool down in the Penang heat.
  • December 30, 2016
    We stayed here for 4 nights and totally loved the place! The host Ms. Khim is very kind and helpful, we will definitely comeback.
  • January 22, 2017
    super friendly staff and very pleasant stay. great location
  • December 4, 2016
    The milk-based coffee prepared by a lady there was very good. If they could use some better beans, it would be even better.

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As an established tourist destination, George Town offers a range of options making use of the city's famous architectural diversity, with boutique hotels in the old town themed around the history of the building they occupy. For such singular accommodations, expect to pay a little more. Budget hotels and unbranded local options provide a comfortable night sleep at an affordable rate. The coastal areas offer more expensive resort-style luxury rooms with sea views, while away from the beaten track, you'll find backpacker hostels providing good options for those wanting to keep on the move.
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