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Religion, St. George’s Church

Penang World Heritage Site :: Saint George's Church

Penang World Heritage Site :: Saint George’s Church

Address: 1, Lebuh Farquhar 10200 Penang. At the corner of Lebuh Farquhar and Jalan Mesjid Kapitan Keling, the historic church, named after a patron saint of England, is reportedly the oldest Anglican church in Malaysia. Built by convicts, it has been faithfully holding services since its conception in 1818. The grand Francis Light memorial that […]

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Penang History & Story, St. George’s Church

Missionary couple's contributions are well-recorded in Penang

Missionary couple’s contributions are well-recorded in Penang

IT IS easily the most beautiful church in Penang but more than that, St George’s Church, which was built in 1816, is the oldest Anglican church in South-East Asia. Not surprisingly, the church, located on Farquhar Street, has been declared one of the 50 national treasures of Malaysia by the Government. The landmark church was […]

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Religion, St. George’s Church

The oldest in South East Asia Anglican Church in George Town was built to mark the 100th year of Penang’s founding

The oldest in South East Asia Anglican Church in George Town was built to mark the 100th year of Penang’s founding

BUILT in Western neo-classical style influenced by ancient Greek and Roman architecture, the newly restored St George’s Church is now an imposing white wonder. This oldest Anglican Church in South-East Asia, and probably the largest in the country, has stood proudly in Farquhar Street, George Town, for close to two centuries. Parish priest Venerable Charles […]

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