Various images showing the many heritage buildings and major places of worship in the city of George Town. As part of its recognition to be accorded with the World Heritage status, July 7th is designated as George Town World Heritage Day and it is also a state holiday here in Penang.
A small Indian Temple at the Esplanade, George Town.
The procession for Thaipusam begins today from George Town area and will complete its journey at the famous hilltop temple at Arulmigu Balathandayuthapani (The Waterfall Hilltop Temple).
A beautiful arch-entrance to the Waterfall Hilltop Temple, Arulmigu Balathandayuthapani in Penang.
Wishing all Hindus a Happy Deepavali!
The intricately sculptured roof of Thanni Malai Murugan Temple, part of the Arulmigu Balathandayuthapani (The Waterfall Hilltop Temple) complex in Penang.
Sree Maha Mariamman Devasthanam Hindu Temple is an old and historical Hindu temple located at the Bagan Luar area in Butterworth. The temple was found to have originated from a small hut built by the local Hindu community here in 1853 as a place of worship for the Hindu mother deity Amman. Subsequently, the temple underwent additional renovation and expansion into a beautiful and impressive temple complex today.
The interior of the Waterfall Hilltop Temple, a famous Hindu temple located near the Botanic Gardens.
One of the old shrines of the Penang Waterfall Hilltop Temple, the central location of Thaipusam festivities for Hindu worshippers.
The old Shree Kunj Bihari temple (also known as Sri Kunj Bihari Temple or Shree Krishna Temple) is a North Indian temple located at Penang Road, at the heart of George Town. Built in the 1800s, the temple was the first place of worship for the Indian community in the area, who came from North India.