A large mural painted on the wall near the Pulau Tikus market. The art work depicts the various street food stalls and other stalls within the Pulau Tikus market.
Various art murals found in Farlim, a town in Ayer Itam area which is officially called Bandar Baru Air Itam.
Farlim (as mostly known locally here) is a town consists mainly of residential neighbourhood and was established in the 1980s by the Farlim Group on a land belonging to the Khoo Kongsi. It was said that the name Farlim meant “beautiful forest”.
These murals are located mainly within the Medan Angsana neighbourhood in Farlim.
Lorong Toh Aka (Toh Aka Lane) is located at the heart of the heritage zone in George Town and is an old and rather narrow street. The street was said to be the home of iron smiths back in the old days. Rows of pre-war heritage style townhouses line up the street and majority of these houses belong to the Cheah clan community.
A number of old back alleys in George Town recently went through a ‘beautification process’ as new colorful tiled walkways are being built for people to take a stroll along these rustic but often forgotten alleys.
A view of Penang’s very own Downing Street in George Town. Named after the famous Downing Street in London, the British built their government offices on this street during the colonial era.
Art murals depicting the history of New World Park in George Town. Established in 1939, it was once a venue of entertainment and amusement park popular during the 1950s. Now it is mainly consists of a large open-air food court with hawker stalls which are popular with both tourists and locals, along with a few other restaurants.
Old phone booths being converted to “mini library” as part of the George Town’s effort to promote reading culture. These mini libraries are located along Beach Street, near the north end side.
A view of the old Macallum Street Ghaut PDC Flats, one of the earliest low-cost high rise residences in Penang. These flats were built by the Penang Development Corporation (PDC) in the 1980s following a land reclamation.
A number of old back alleys in George Town recently went through a ‘beautification process’ as new colorful tiled walkways are being built for people to take a stroll along these rustic alleys.