Month: November 2015

Penang Street Art (Nafir’s Butterfly Art Mural)

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Located nearby the large art mural of Sabek in Raja Uda Road in Butterworth, this large patternal mural was painted by an Iranian street artist who goes by the name Nafir. This beautiful art work features a ‘3D’ butterfly amidst the elaborate pattern. It was also painted in conjunction with the Urban Xchange street art festival 2015 held in Penang.

For this street art location, please click HERE.

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Butterworth: Sri Muniswarar Temple

Sri Muniswarar Temple

The Sri Muniswarar Temple located along Jalan Baru in Prai, Butterworth, is one of the famous and oldest Hindu temples in Penang. The temple was said to be established during the 1870s by a group of Indian immigrants working with the British East India Company.

Sri Muniswarar Temple

Penang Street Art (Sabek’s Art Mural)

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This large wall art mural was painted by Sabek, a Spanish artist who came to Penang again, this time for the Urban Xchange 2015 street art festival in Penang. This new mural was painted to replace the original mural which was also done by Sabek. This mural can be found at Jalan Raja Uda (or Raja Uda Road) in Butterworth, Penang.

For this street art location, please click HERE.

Penang Street Art Map (Part 12 – Raja Uda Street Art Murals)

UPDATED – November 2015.

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You may click the image above for a larger size and clearer view.

The area map of Raja Uda Road (or Jalan Raja Uda). Raja Uda is one of the major roads of Butterworth, Penang and is popular for the many eateries, shops and houses lining along the long road.

Recently, the road is also the host to several large street art murals;

Giant Abstract Mural by Sabek

Abstract Patterned Butterfly by Nafir

The Man and the Turtles by Martin Ron.

For other street art locations, please click HERE.

Butterworth: Raja Uda Street View

Raja Uda

Raja Uda

Raja Uda

Raja Uda Road is one of the major roads of Butterworth, Penang and is popular for the many eateries, shops and houses lining along the long road. This long road was named after the Raja Tun Sir Uda Al-Haj bin Raja Muhammad, a Selangor sultanate royal member who reportedly served as the first post-independence Governor of Penang, from 31 August 1957 until 30 August 1967.

Penang Street Art (The Phoenix Mural)

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This large beautiful mural depicting a Phoenix is one of the recent art works completed for the Urban Xchange street art festival 2015 in Penang. This art work’s creator is the Chinese-born artist DALeast, who is based in Cape Town, South Africa. He was invited to be one of the participating artists for the festival. The mural was painted with his signature 3D-wires style technique. This mural can be found at the wall of an old building facing the car park of New Savoy Hotel at Hutton Lane, George Town.

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George Town Street View: McNair Street

McNair Street

McNair Street

McNair Street

McNair Street

McNair Street (Lebuh McNair) is a street in George Town that crosses several of the locally known ‘7 streets’ which include Cecil Street, Tye Sin Street and Presgrave Street.

It was named after John Frederick Adolphus McNair, a British who was the acting Lieutenant-Governor of Penang in the 1880s.

McNair Street

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