Discover the religious harmony practised by the multi-cultural community along Jalan Masjid Kapitan Keling, formerly known as Pitt Street. Historically, there has always been a healthy and varied interaction between these communities of different origins, cultural traditions and faiths. There are four major religious buildings along this street: St George’s Church, Goddess of Mercy Temple, Sri Mariamman Temple and the Kapitan Keling Mosque.
Meet at Penang Heritage Trust.
Briefing and walk commences.
Visit to St George's Church.
St George's church is a 19th-century Anglican church in George Town and purpotedly the oldest Anglican church in South East Asia.
Visit the Goddess of Mercy Temple.
The Goddess of Mercy Temple is the oldest temple in Penang. It is flocked by pious believers of Taoism and Confucianism who would pray for their health and good luck, especially during Chinese New Year.
Visit to Sri Maha Mariamman Temple.
The Sri Mahamariamman Temple is the oldest Hindu temple in Penang, Malaysia.
Visit to Kapitan Keling Mosque.
Kapitan Keling Mosques is the largest mosque in Georgetown and has beautiful Indo-Moorish designs.