Sino-Portuguese architecture  
 Known as:   Peranakan style houses  ชิโนโปรตุกีส  
 Description:   Two peranakan style designed houses on a street in Hat Yai, southern Thailand's Songkhla province. The style reflected the mixed influences among Chinese immigrants, including traditional Chinese, colonial, Malay and local Thai influences. Note the arched windows with wood shutters and the designs above windows.
Sino-Portuguese architecture, also known as Chinese Baroque, Straits eclectic architecture or Peranakan architecture is an Asian hybrid style incorporating Chinese and Portuguese architectural styles. It is common in urban centers where Chinese settlers lived in southern China and the Peranakans of the Malay Peninsula, with examples found across present day Peninsular Malaysia, southern Thailand, Singapore, Macau, Vietnam and Hainan.
 Province   Songkhla  Direction:      
 District   Songkhla    
 City   Hat Yai  Comments:    Official Web:    
 Genre   Architecture      Related links:      
 Best exposure   Morning          
 Opening time   N/A          
 Entry fee   Free     GPS :   7.0034, 100.4695    
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