As one of the first streets created in George Town, Queen Street (Lebuh Queen) was found to be named after Queen Charlotte (19 May 1744 – 17 November 1818), the wife of King George III.
Happy Deepavali to those who celebrate it.
This is a shot of the Sri Mahamariamman Temple in George Town, which is one of the oldest Hindu temple here.
Due to some states being placed under movement control, fewer tourists were seen on this popular alley, or street.
Armenian Street on a less busy day during the pandemic period. The street has seen lesser tourists due to the lingering Covid-19 cases in the country.
A view of the KOMTAR Tower from Rope Walk, or Jalan Pintal Tali, George Town.
Art Lane @ Beach Street, George Town.
Completed more than 10 years ago, this seaside walkway that stretches along the coastline of Jelutong Expressway, is also dubbed the ‘New Gurney’ by the locals here. This walkway is a popular place for joggers, cyclists as well as fishing hobbyists. At the center of the walkway lies the 4-blue-pylons art sculpture made by renowned artist NAKAYAMA Hitori.
The promenade is now renamed as Karpal Singh Drive in honor of Karpal Singh, a prominent politician hailing from Penang who passed away in an accident in 2014.
Old heritage pre-war townhouses along Acheen Street, George Town. These double-storeys townhouses normally have the “Southern Chinese” Eclectic Style architecture, which is often influenced by a mix of Chinese, Indian and European style design.
A street art mural painted by Sasha Korban, an Ukrainian artist who had also participated in the previous container art event in Penang. This art work can be found behind the rows of shops at Lebuh Keng Kwee (Keng Kwee Street), the same street where the Penang Famous Chendul Stall is located.
The portrait can be seen facing an open space car park area which is accessible from Prangin Road.