Day: April 3, 2016

Penang Street View: Moey She Temple

Moey She Temple

The Moey She Temple in Penang Street (or Lebuh Penang), George Town, is a temple for the Moey clan of the Chinese community in Penang. This old and heritage temple was built in early 1900s with Chinese Cantonese-style architectural design.

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Penang Street Art (The Chicken Alley Mural)

Chicken Alley Mural

Chicken Alley Mural

A large colorful mural of a giant chicken painted by artist Mike Makatron in the alley of George Town. This alley is called Che Em Lane (Lorong Che Em), also one of the narrowest streets in the heart of George Town. The lane is also known as “Chicken Alley” as back in the old days, this lane was used commonly by poulterers.

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The alley is linked to Beach Street as well as China Street. It can be found on the side wall of Cecil Rajendra & Assoc’s firm building as shown in the map below;

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