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Why Penang is called

“The Pearl of the Orient”

Penang has a long and colorful heritage. Since its humble beginnings as the first British Straits Settlement in the late 18th century, George Town has undergone a tremendous transformation. From a swampy frontier to a bustling trading post to a thriving cosmopolitan city that is world-renowned for its living history, the streets of Penang are filled with vibrant nuances just waiting to be discovered by intrepid adventurers. Chock full of information, the Penang State Gallery is a one-stop center for you to learn about anything and everything “Penang” as well as purchasing special souvenirs unique to the state.

Looking to immerse yourself in the local culture? Well, look no further than the Penang State Gallery. Here, you will be able to discover Penang’s rich history in a jiffy and purchase all sorts of memorabilia to commemorate your visit. Also, if you’re looking to track down more delicious local cuisine or sights to see, you’re sure to find everything you need to know here!

More than two centuries of unique history and heritage makes George Town a worthy recipient as a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Site. From its humble beginnings as the first British Straits Settlement in the late 18th century, George Town went through a tremendous transformation from a swampy frontier, to a bustling trading post, to the present city of living history, filled with nuances in every corner, worthy to be discovered by intrepid adventurers. Penang State Gallery is your one-stop venue to discover the most about Penang Heritage.

  1. Zanzibar has been home to humans for at least 20,000 years

    A Greco-Roman text between the 1st and 3rd centuries, the Periplus of the Erythraean Sea, mentioned the island of Menuthias (Ancient Greek: Μενουθιάς), which is probably Unguja.[11] Zanzibar, like the nearby coast, was settled by Bantu-speakers at the outset of the first millennium. Archaeological finds at Fukuchani.

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    Zanzibar is comprised of several islands, This is the larger ones.

    A Greco-Roman text between the 1st and 3rd centuries, the Periplus of the Erythraean Sea, mentioned the island of Menuthias (Ancient Greek: Μενουθιάς), which is probably Unguja.[11] Zanzibar, like the nearby coast, was settled by Bantu-speakers at the outset of the first millennium. Archaeological finds at Fukuchani.

  3. Zanzibar has been home to very intelligent humans

    A Greco-Roman text between the 1st and 3rd centuries, the Periplus of the Erythraean Sea, mentioned the island of Menuthias (Ancient Greek: Μενουθιάς), which is probably Unguja.[11] Zanzibar, like the nearby coast, was settled by Bantu-speakers at the outset of the first millennium. Archaeological finds at Fukuchani.

  4. The Island of Zanzibar boasts pristine white sand and Tourist resorts

    A Greco-Roman text between the 1st and 3rd centuries, the Periplus of the Erythraean Sea, mentioned the island of Menuthias (Ancient Greek: Μενουθιάς), which is probably Unguja.[11] Zanzibar, like the nearby coast, was settled by Bantu-speakers at the outset of the first millennium. Archaeological finds at Fukuchani.

  5. Apart from tourism, the other economic activity in Zanzibar is growing

    A Greco-Roman text between the 1st and 3rd centuries, the Periplus of the Erythraean Sea, mentioned the island of Menuthias (Ancient Greek: Μενουθιάς), which is probably Unguja.[11] Zanzibar, like the nearby coast, was settled by Bantu-speakers at the outset of the first millennium. Archaeological finds at Fukuchani.

  6. Zanzibar City and its most historic feature is the ancient Stone Town.

    A Greco-Roman text between the 1st and 3rd centuries, the Periplus of the Erythraean Sea, mentioned the island of Menuthias (Ancient Greek: Μενουθιάς), which is probably Unguja.[11] Zanzibar, like the nearby coast, was settled by Bantu-speakers at the outset of the first millennium. Archaeological finds at Fukuchani.

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