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Cannon Street, George Town

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Walk along Cannon Street to see a crater caused by the impact of a cannon shot fired by government troops during the Penang riots of 1867. A wrought-iron diorama shows a rickshaw unable to cross the large hole. Along the street you can find ornate temples, coffee shops, and various small boutiques, many housed in colonial-era buildings. Lots of interesting street art and graffiti decorate this historical area. Use our George Town vacation route planner to visit Cannon Street on your trip to George Town, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  •  Canon is as the intersection of Armenian Street and, at the end, Aceh, street mosque. Entrance to cookoncy quickly (and take a picture in front of the entrance of 10 or so Chinese people considerably for a long time, I was a little out of the way) or the street art is scattered to many tourists. As a result, I think time rickshaw waiting for a number of the most frequent.
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  • Same than armenian street, a lot of small shop, restaurant, small bar, nice atmosphère, you will find street art, people living there really friendly ! 
  • I was in Penang for two nights with my wife. After our busy day, we took long walks around the area and ended up at Cannon Street. It's definitely a nice environment to take walks and to just relax in...  more »