Scenes from the Garden
One of the highlights of Penang Island is the Tropical Spice Garden, which is located at the Teluk Bahang area of the island. The Penang Tropical Spice Garden is a must visit for someone who is interested and curious about plants, the various types of spices found locally and in general, nature itself.
Apart from being the home of hundreds of plant species, the eco-attraction garden also provides a guided tour about the types of flora or spices found in the garden as well as a cooking class for visitors. There is also a Thai food restaurant and a souvenir shop located within the compound of the garden.
For more information, do visit its official website at https://tropicalspicegarden.com.
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.
Various murals and artworks painted by local artists at Bagan area in Butterworth. This area has been promoted as Butterworth’s own street art space.
Butterworth Bagan Art Alley Walk.
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.
Google Map Location to the street art area: https://goo.gl/maps/r89hFHGByfJ2
Various street art murals within the gallery of Art Lane at George Town.
Art Lane @ Beach Street, George Town.
Art Lane is a newly established art gallery that features both international and local works within an old heritage pre-war shophouse at Beach Street (the house stretches to the other end at Victoria Street), George Town. One can enter the Art Lane from two entrances, one at Beach Street and another at Victoria Street.
Google Map Location: CLICK HERE.
The newly renovated and re-landscaped turtles pond and garden of Kek Lok Si.
Currently some of the area’s rework is still in progress.