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This week theme.

Built in 1835, this is the oldest Christian church in Singapore and is dedicated to St Gregory the Illuminator.

Armenian Church, Singapore



My walkabout at George Town

After I have checked into my hotel room. All I wanted to do for my first day here is to experience the good heritage of Penang. 428 more words


Penang Street Art (Speaking Hokkien)

A large street art mural near Armenian Street that ‘teaches’ a basic Hokkien sentence. Hokkien is a Chinese language dialect that is widely spoken by majority of the Chinese people in Penang.

George Town

Penang 2016: The House at Armenian Street

One of the main highlights of the trip was having mum reconnect with her childhood and relatives again. Seeing her at the house she grew up in was definitely nostalgic, even for us. 34 more words


A guide book to Armenian Street and Church

Earlier this week, we had a heritage walk around Armenian Street and Church. On this occasion, a booklet containing the details of the places covered was distributed to all the participants. 72 more words

Chennai (Madras) History

A Heritage Walk on Armenian Street

Did you know that Armenian Street is just not about churches? For instance, at least one temple on this thoroughfare has a connect with Kanchipuram. MS Subbulakshmi was not allowed to sing in a concert venue here owing to her family background, such being the foolish taboos of those days. 304 more words

Chennai (Madras) History