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Four UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Malaysia

Jan 11, 2019 Author: Emily | Filed under: Travel

As a wannabe traveller, I have one bucket list after another to pursue. You might have read about my 7 Wonders of the Modern World list, which I have to date only ticked off three out of seven. Well, the other day, I read an article on heritage tourism on Expedia, which states that there ... continue reading »

Located on the fringe of George Town, Penang's famed UNESCO World Heritage Site Buffer Zone, just down the main thoroughfare from KOMTAR Tower, is Kimberley Hotel. KOMTAR is an acronym for Kompleks Tun Abdul Razak, named after the second Prime Minister of Malaysia. The well-maintained whitewashed heritage building with bright lights shining from the lobby definitely ... continue reading »

Located at the corner lot of Jalan Hutton and Lebuh Clarke in George Town, Penang, Hotel Penaga's unique art deco terraces surely catch the eye of passersby. Constructed in the early 1920s, this building was originally a three-row cluster of fifteen double-storey block with terraced houses and shops. Many locals would remember this property as being ... continue reading »

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