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Pinang Peranakan Mansion
Travel to Pinang Peranakan Mansion, Penang and get the chance to view the 19th century local history that is one of the typical home of a rich Baba of centuries ago. Here one will also be able to check out more than 1000 pieces of antiques and collections which is related to the life styles, customs and traditions of Baba – Nyonya.
For your knowledge, The Peranakans which are fondly known as the Babas and Nyonyas, were noticeable communities of acculturated Chinese unique especially in the Straits Settlements of Penang, Malacca and Singapore. They adopted the ways of the local Malays and colonial British, and mixed them into their lifestyles. Hence, Peranakans manage to create an exceptional lifestyle and customs through its ethnic influences like cuisine and language.
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By Taxi – Take a taxi to the mansion at Church Street.
Address: 29 Lebuh Gereja, Pulau Pinang
Contact number: 04-264 2929