Cannon Street, George Town

4.2
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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  • This street has a number of little coffee bars, good for breakfast or lunch and also the Poh Hock Seah Twa Peh Kong temple stands at this street. A nice street to walk early morning and just a lttle.....  more »
  • Unless you're really into Chinese temples and junk shops - not really too much else to see here except some good street art  more »
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