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. Arrange to visit Cannon Street and other attractions in George Town using our George Town sightseeing app .
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  • cute Temple in Chinese, should you stay when you walk, street in a colonial style, perfect for a walk
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  • Filled with shops and food stores in renovated old buildings, alongside places of worship - characteristic of Georgetown; so there is nothing not to like.  more »
  • I am not great with memorizing street names but know which areas of the city I want to explore. This area is close to Little India and I came here searching for street art. There are nice old building...  more »
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  • Nice design and awesome cakes :)
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