Timothy Tye's Travel Encyclopedia
Kampung Kaka

Penang Hotels Christmas Promo 2017
Penang Hotels Christmas Promo 2017

Kampung Kaka, George Town, Penang (1 September, 2008)

Kampung Kaka is the name of a short stretch of road between Carnarvon Street and Kampung Kolam. The name Kampung Kaka comes from a Malabari settlement that developed there in the 19th century. It existed right up to the beginning of the 20th century, when construction of shophouses along the road erased the village feel of the place.

Today the name Kampung Kaka remains as a street within George Town. The word Kaka comes is a polite form of address for Malabari Muslims, just as Mamak is used to address the Tamil Muslim man. Collectively they are known as the Keling (a word derived from the South Indian Kalinga Kingdom). The Kaka community worshipped at the Kapitan Keling Mosque nearby.

Map of Kampung Kaka

Businesses at Kampung Kaka

Getting there

Take the Free Rapid Penang Shuttle Bus and get down at Station No. 14 (Lebuh Carnarvon) or No. 15 (Kampung Kolam).

View Kampung Kaka, George Town, Penang in a larger map

List of Streets in Penang and Streets in Malaysia

Hamidouroll Online Store

Get your message across to a hundred thousand people a month when you advertise on Penang Travel Tips. It's the website that everybody goes to for all information on Penang. To place an ad on this site, click on contact me below. contact me

 Visiting Penang? Look for your hotel room over here!

You can look for and book your hotel room direct from this website. Simply click here or use the search box below. You can filter the results based on your requirement, everything from five star hotels to homestays and more.

 Look for a specific type of accommodation in Penang

Map of Roads in Penang

 Latest Pages | Halaman Terkini

 Full list of Streets in Penang

 List of 3462 Sights in Penang

All about me

Thank you for visiting my travel encyclopedia. I started it in 2003, and today it has over twenty thousand pages, all written by me. My name is , you can call me Tim. I am a full-time website author writing only my own website, to describe things and places I am curious about. To know more about me, go to www.timothytye.com I have been living at home writing my websites full time since 2007. I describe my alternative lifestyle in my Happy Jobless Guy website.

As a Christian, I hope that through this website, I am able to deliver God's Good News to people all over the world.

If you wish to contact me, please submit the contact form. Thanks again, don't forget to follow me on Facebook!

Copyright © 2003-2017 Timothy Tye. All Rights Reserved.