Penang Bukit Dumbar is a recreational park situated over a man-made hill located in Jelutong area of the island. It serves as a popular place for the locals to exercise, jogging or just to have a stroll during the mornings and evenings. The park is made up of hill slopes with walkway around and at the top of the small hill.
A public badminton court center is also located within the park’s vicinity for those interested to rent a court for playing badminton.
As part of the effort to rejuvenate the old Bagan town in Butterworth, this area is being developed as Butterworth’s very own art space. This ‘outdoor art gallery’ hosts various art works or murals from local artists and is organized by Zart Inventive.
Various murals depicting the history of Butterworth and its local economy can be found on the walls of the Butterworth Art Alley or Butterworth Art Walk. This series of arts were painted by local artists.
A collaboration between Think City and Zaini Zainul to kick start the local art scene, this small alley, which is right next to Lodge 18 Hotel, was converted to an outdoor gallery of art works. The local artists who contributed to this ‘art gallery’ are Shazwan Jalil, Syamsul Addenno, Suhaimi Ali, Hadi Ramli, Nazmi Jamarudin, Amir Andha and Azmi Husin, along with a monkey sculpture created from mesh-wires by Shahidan Muhamad and Zaini Zainul.
Scenes from Tan Jetty, one of the six clan jetties at the eastern shore of Penang island. As the name suggested, this jetty used to house Chinese immigrants of the Tan surname clan from the Fujian Province in China during the colonial era in the late 19th century.
Chulia Lane is a small street in George Town that runs from Stewart Lane to Chulia Street. In the old days, the street was known as “17 Houses Street” due to the number of heritage townhouses that once lined up along the street. Presently, some of these townhouses have been converted to inns and cafes.
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.