The Café was started in 1999 and officially opened in 2000. At the end of that year, the Café 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.
Within walking distance from Geographer Café, history is alive in abundance from Geographer Café. 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, quality stuff, walk in to the shops for bargain. Wooden clogs seem to be the local souvenir or specialty here.