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Karpal Singh Drive is a seaside promenade located on the eastern coast of Penang island.
Known locally as Penang’s “sakura”, these cherry blossoms are Tecoma trees that produce flowers in white and pink colors. The flowers usually bloom during the dry season of the year, such as during February-April or in June-July period. These trees can be found at the Bayan Baru area in Bayan Lepas on the island side and Jalan Raja Uda area on the mainland side.
Completed and opened in the year 1883, this small garden beside the Penang Town Hall was named after the fountain located at the center of the garden. The fountain was donated by a local businessman named Koh Seang Tat to the George Town Municipal Council back then. This historical Fountain Garden also undergone a restoration in recent years and is now a small outdoor but shaded park in the city.
A view of George Town city from the Ayer Itam Dam atop the hills of Penang.
With scenes from around Penang.
Formerly known as the Youth Park (or the Municipal Park), Penang City Park was opened in 1972 as a recreational area and was actually developed from an abandoned granite quarry site.