The cafe was started in 1999
and officially opened in 2000. At the end of that year, the cafe won
an award from Persatuan Arkitek Malaysia for building restoration.
Geographer Café has kept the warmth and history of the place
and is considered a “living museum.”
It is a favourite venue for commercial shooting and a number of
advertisements have used it as a backdrop.
walking distance from Geographer Cafe, history is alive in abundance
from Geographer Cafe. The oldest Chinese Temple and Muslim Mosque
are located on Harmony Street, a short stroll away. This beautiful
old architecture respond to cultural and spiritual expectations from
the glorious past till the present day.
Jalan Hang Jebat or Jonker Walk will be closed at
6pm - 12 midnight on Friday, Saturday and Sunday to make way for a
night bazaar. So be remember to remove your car by that time. Or
else your car will be stucked there until midnight or you even might
get a fine ticket.
This street which is about 1km long becomes bustling with
activities. Stalls are set up in front of shop houses, selling all
kind of thngs, mainly souvenirs, knick-knacks, handicarfts, toys,
wooden clogs, hawker food etc. If you are looking for some good
quality stuff, walk in to the shops for bargain. Wooden clogs seem
to be the local souvenir or specialty here.