Street of Harmony Walking Tour from Penang

3 hr

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Where else in the world can you find a street lined with so many places of worship of different faith, all within a perimeter of one kilometre. The walking tour begins from St. George’s Church, oldest in Malaysia, to Taoist Goddess of Mercy Temple which survived the last two world wars. Across the street is Little India with its colourful Sri Mahamariamman Temple decorated with 40 statuettes of Hindu Gods. Further down is Khoo Kongsi...
Where else in the world can you find a street lined with so many places of worship of different faith, all within a perimeter of one kilometre. The walking tour begins from St. George’s Church, oldest in Malaysia, to Taoist Goddess of Mercy Temple which survived the last two world wars. Across the street is Little India with its colourful Sri Mahamariamman Temple decorated with 40 statuettes of Hindu Gods. Further down is Khoo Kongsi, a Chinese ancestral clan house cum museum. Then view the nearby Kapitan Keling Mosque, the first Arab-Indian Muslim mosque built in Penang. ​
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Stop At: St. George's Church, 1 Lebuh Farquhar Harmony Walk, George Town, Penang Island 10200 Malaysia

The St. George's Church is one of the oldest landmarks in Malaysia and it is the oldest Anglican Church in Southeast Asia, built in 1818. It was restored as a National Treasure in 2010-2011. Today, it is still a place of worship for the Anglican Christian communities.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Goddess of Mercy Temple (Kuan Yin Teng), Jalan Masjid Kapitan Keling, George Town, Penang Island Malaysia

Built in 1728 through the joint efforts of the Chinese settlers, the Goddess of Mercy temple is the oldest Chinese temple in Penang.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Sri Mariamman Temple, Queen Street, George Town, Penang Island Malaysia

Built in 1833, the Sri Mahamariamman temple is the oldest Hindu temple in Penang, and features sculptures of gods...
Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: St. George's Church, 1 Lebuh Farquhar Harmony Walk, George Town, Penang Island 10200 Malaysia

The St. George's Church is one of the oldest landmarks in Malaysia and it is the oldest Anglican Church in Southeast Asia, built in 1818. It was restored as a National Treasure in 2010-2011. Today, it is still a place of worship for the Anglican Christian communities.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Goddess of Mercy Temple (Kuan Yin Teng), Jalan Masjid Kapitan Keling, George Town, Penang Island Malaysia

Built in 1728 through the joint efforts of the Chinese settlers, the Goddess of Mercy temple is the oldest Chinese temple in Penang.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Sri Mariamman Temple, Queen Street, George Town, Penang Island Malaysia

Built in 1833, the Sri Mahamariamman temple is the oldest Hindu temple in Penang, and features sculptures of gods and goddesses over its main entrance and facade.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Khoo Kongsi, 18 Lebuh Cannon, George Town, Penang Island 10200 Malaysia

Khoo Kongsi is the mark of the dominant presence of the Chinese in Penang and it is a large Chinese clanhouse. The temple was rebuilt in 1920 after it was burnt down in 1894.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Kapitan Keling Mosque, Chulia Street, George Town, Penang Island 10200 Malaysia

Penang's first Indian Muslim settlers built Kapitan Keling Mosque in 1801. The mosque's domes are yellow, in a typically Indian-influenced Islamic style, and it has a single minaret.

Duration: 30 minutes

Important Details

Included
  • Entrance fee
  • Entry/Admission - Khoo Kongsi
  • Hotel pickup and drop off
  • English speaking driver cum guide
Not Included
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
We pick up from any location in Penang Island

9:00 AM
Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
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Cancellation Policy

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