Love Lane with Love at Georgetown,Penang
Love Lane is one of the lanes which is located within the UNESCO’s World Heritage Site of Georgetown. The lane was historically famous during early time for Eurasian and Asian traders, plus places to keep their mistresses. The lane is located in between Farquhar Street and Chulia Street and easily can be reached by foot from Komtar via Rope Walk.
A metal caricature structure of a man climbing down from window nearby the Love Lane signboard will welcome your visit here. Most of the buildings here are double storey and were built as early as year 1920 with combination of colonial and Chinese architecture.
|Mr. Ang from Cafe Little Angel|
While walking at this lane, you must go to Café Little Angel to enjoy cheap but delicious local dishes. Local dishes such as Hakka Dried Noodle, Hokkien Mee, Char Kuey Teow and Cantonese Fried Rice are such a mouth watery meals for to be ordered. This restaurant is just a small place with stools and small table which mainly popular among students from nearby school. Mr. Ang, the cook and also the owner of the restaurant said that he run the business since 10 years ago and always believe to serve the best to his customers.
Besides, there is many backpackers’ hostel located in this heritage trail. Love Lane Inn claimed them as the oldest hostel in Georgetown. Besides, other hostel such as Old Penang Guesthouse, Red Inn and Reggae Hotel provide dormitories wit price between RM25 to RM30 per person.
Along the way, you can snap a lot of photos at temple, schools and not to miss, to drop by at 23 Love Lane Hotel for photo snapping at the hotel gate and the yard. The Love Lane ended at the Catholic Cathedral of Farquhar Street.
Overall, walking along the Love Lane is worth a visit which you may enjoy sightseeing, photo shooting and good foods.