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Chowrasta Road

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Chowrasta Road, George Town, Penang (20 May, 2012)

Chowrasta Road, or Jalan Chowrasta, is one of the four roads surrounding the Chowrasta Market, a market which was established by the Indian community in 19th century George Town. The name "chowrasta" itself means "four crossroads - I suppose it refers to the cross roads formed by Chowrasta Road, Kuala Kangsar Road, Tamil Street and Penang Road.

The market along Chowrasta Road (24 November 2008)

In Other Words ...

Chowrasta Road and in fact the entire Chowrasta area including Tamil Street, is known in Hokkien as Keh1leng2na4 Barn3san1, meaning "South Indian Market".

Jalan Chowrasta road sign (24 November 2008)

Getting there

Take the bus to Penang Road. Chowrasta Road is just a short walk from the Penang Road bus stop. Rapid Penang Bus 10, 11, 101, 103, 104, 201, 202, 203, 204, 206, 301 and 302, ply Penang Road.

Chowrasta Road plaque (24 November 2008)

Sights along Chowrasta Road

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