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Initially, it was referred to as ‘Temple of the Azure Cloud’ however when suddenly pit vipers started taking shelter on this temple, its name was changed. This temple was built within the honour of the Chinese Goddess of Mercy, Kuan Yin by the early Chinese immigrants. The temple appeared as an impressive Chinese styled structure after completion and took about four,000 Spanish dollars which was a heavy sum back then.

The TOP Penang, Street Art in George Town, MOIS membership are some shut places to benefit from the trendy metropolis life. St. George Church is a 19th-century Anglican church constructed by British East India Company. With a combination of Neo-classical, Georgian and English Palladian structure, the church has Doric columns. Earlier the church had a flat roof which proved inept so it was changed to a gable.

Beautiful oil work made by Captain Robert Smith grasp on the walls of the church. The Malaysian Federal Government declared St. George’s church as one of the 50 National Treasures of Malaysia.

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It was rebuilt twice after that, once in 1895 after which in 1982, to expand its capacity. There is a Cathedral of the Assumption nearby which was the first Catholic church in Penang.