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Francis Light Cemetery Tour, January 28th 2018

Francis Light Cemetery Tour, January 28th 2018

Every last Friday, Saturday and Sunday of the month (ie the last entire weekend that falls within the month), Penang’s Tourism Office arranges a panoply of heritage and cultural events. On the Sundays of this weekend, the Francis Light Cemetery Tour offers you the opportunity to learn about the history and culture of George Town […]

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Taman Rimba Nature Tour, Sunday April 30th 2017

The Last Friday, Saturday, Sunday of the Month programme brings together a number of free cultural performances, guided tours and walks, and a market during the last full weekend of every calendar month. New to this line-up of events and happenings in 2017 is the Taman Rimba Nature Tour. This takes place between 9am and […]

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Night at the Cemetery, October 30th

Every last weekend of the month, local history and heritage expert Clement Liang gives an entertaining and informative guided tour of the Protestant Cemetery on Northam Road (Jalan Sultan Ahmad Shah). The cemetery houses the graves of some of the most important people in the early  history of George Town, including the founder of the European settlement […]

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