Our in-country expert, Richard, shares his insider suggestions for a day’s exploration of UNESCO heritage George Town in Penang. Sampling the best street food and art the old quarter has to offer, he makes some fantastic suggestions to help you plan your trip to Malaysia.
Discovering the architecture of Asia can be a fascinating part of any holiday, whether you know your Bauhaus from your Baroque or simply enjoy a beautiful building!
The range of architectural styles across South and Southeast Asia is staggering. There are ancient ruins and modern skyscrapers, rustic local villages and ornate temples. You’ll find echoes from the West, from British colonial structures to Parisian-style boulevards and Portuguese churches, as well a substantial influence from China.
This blog covers several of the most interesting architectural experiences in Asia. If you’re particularly interested in a certain type of architecture, we can be sure to explore it within your holiday.