A man Exploring the city in a trishaw near Cititel Penang Hotel

The Pinang Peranakan Mansion, Lebuh Gereja

Interior of The Pinang Peranakan mansion near Cititel Penang

Peranakan' which means 'local born' in Bahasa Malaysia, is another name for Straits Chinese or the Baba Nyonya community. This mansion showcases the culture, how the Straits Chinese lived in the early twentieth century, from the ornately decorated rooms, dining halls and kitchen to the cooking utensils and equipment used to serve mouthwatering dishes which is a cuisine on its own! This mansion, originally a townhouse, was built in the 1890's by Chung Keng Kooi, a 19th century Hakka tin-miner and 'Hai San' (secret society leader).

Opening Hours: 9:30am - 5:00pm (Daily)

Lebuh Gereja 10200 George Town Malaysia