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Cathedral of the Assumption

Farquhar Street | intersection with Love Lane, George Town, Penang Island, Malaysia
+60 4-261 0088
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Tranquil, peaceful and beautiful

The church was stunning and the compound has a sense of peace and tranquility to it. It is a nice... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jastine T
Impressive Church

This Catholic Church was quite simple , all white and well presented and definitely worth a visit... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Oldjack
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“pipe organ” (8 reviews)
“lovely church” (3 reviews)
“small shrine” (2 reviews)
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Farquhar Street | intersection with Love Lane, George Town, Penang Island, Malaysia
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+60 4-261 0088

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The church was stunning and the compound has a sense of peace and tranquility to it. It is a nice change of pace from the hustle of bustle around Georgetown.

Thank Jastine T
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This Catholic Church was quite simple , all white and well presented and definitely worth a visit if in this part of town. The Church of England is just down the road and this area is impressive with its old buildings.

Thank Oldjack
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Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

This attraction,seems to be closed during the week so I couldn't get to go inside to see it unfortunately

Thank Flitz8
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Reviewed 9 March 2018

Visit both Churches on this road, great welcome from the Rectors. Walk up to Fort Cornwallis & the port from here

Thank exetergirl123
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Reviewed 6 September 2017

Worth a photo or two if you're walking this way! It is currently being renovated but is a wonderful looking building! Not far from a waterfront hawker centre where the Tiger beer and Rojac are great for a snack!

Thank BeijingWayne
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Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

When we where in georgetown this one was on my list. Unfortunetly it was closed. We walk around the grouds and we couldn't see much than a regular garden. Perhaps next time.

Thank Paul v
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Reviewed 15 August 2017

This nice church is under total renovation at this moment ,miso nothing to see but I hope soon reopen again

Thank tesastick
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Reviewed 29 March 2017

With a small shrine for Virgin Mary on its front grounds, this is a regular-but-not-memorable church (to put it as such) with just a "modest interior" (no glittering altar faces & such like the interiors of some grand cathedrals that I've been to such as...More

Thank Myo M
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Reviewed 23 January 2017

One of the older Catholic houses of worship in the region, the cathedral is built in an interesting melange of styles with a British colonial base of sorts. And it features an old organ in a space that has acoustics built-in. It is being renovated...More

Thank Robert d
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Reviewed 5 January 2017

If you're around this area, please feel free to drop by and say a little prayer and see the beautiful architectural!

1  Thank joanadventure
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Hi Ocean! Thank you for answering my question. Sorry for the negative vote. My phone slipped and pressed it accidentally. Thanks again. 😊
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