Jalan Hutton (Hutton Lane) Street View: Hotel Penaga

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Hotel Penaga is a heritage style boutique hotel, nestled in the heart of historic George Town, Penang, which offers a unique blend of heritage charm and contemporary luxury set within a cluster of beautifully restored Art Deco shophouses.

Penang Street Art (The Old Blacksmith)

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A recent art mural painted by showcasing an old blacksmith at work, located at Lorong Toh Aka (Toh Aka Lane) in George Town. Toh Aka Lane is an old street used to be known as blacksmiths’ lane back in the old days of Penang.

The mural is a tribute to Chong Saik Pow, a famous blacksmith who had his workshop and origins at the lane. The art work was created by a local artist named Vincent Phang.

Gurney Plaza : 2024 Hari Raya Festive Display

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Gurney Plaza Shopping Mall transforms into a breathtaking celebration of Hari Raya with its enchanting Bunga Raya theme. The central atrium of the mall transformed into a traditional Raya festivity scene, adorned with various Raya-themed decorations along with giant hibiscus flowers.

Visitors are immersed in the beauty of Bunga Raya, symbolizing unity and prosperity, as they wander through the adorned area, celebrating the joyous spirit of Hari Raya in a truly Malaysian fashion.

Hari Raya Aidilfitri in Malaysia is a joyous and festive occasion marking the end of Ramadan, the Islamic holy month of fasting.

Queensbay Mall : 2024 Hari Raya Festive Display

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Queensbay Mall’s Hari Raya Festival decoration exudes a vibrant and festive atmosphere, immersing visitors in the spirit of the Eid al-Fitr celebration. The mall is adorned with colorful and intricate traditional Malay motifs, including vibrant ketupats (rice dumplings), twinkling traditional pelita oil lamps, and ornate Islamic patterns.

Visitors can stroll through the mall’s corridors and enjoy the festive ambiance while shopping for Eid essentials. The overall decor creates a captivating environment that celebrates the joy and cultural richness of the Hari Raya festival.

Penang’s Cherry Blossom (Tecoma) in 2024

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The Penang Tecoma tree bursts into a vibrant display of pink blooms, adorning its branches with clusters of trumpet-shaped flowers. Its radiant blossoms contrast against the lush green foliage, creating a breathtaking spectacle that epitomizes the beauty of tropical landscapes.

The Penang Tecoma tree only blooms when conditions are just right, typically during periods of ample sunlight and warmth, adding an element of anticipation and excitement to its breathtaking floral display.

Penang’s Kek Lok Si CNY Lightings in 2024

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Kek Lok Si Temple in Penang is one of the largest and most famous Buddhist temples in Southeast Asia. It’s particularly renowned for its striking architecture, blending elements of Chinese, Thai, and Burmese styles. The temple complex also houses a towering seven-story pagoda, known as the Pagoda of Ten Thousand Buddhas, which offers panoramic views of the surrounding area. Additionally, Kek Lok Si is home to a massive bronze statue of the Goddess of Mercy, Kuan Yin, standing at a height of 30 meters (nearly 100 feet), making it one of the tallest of its kind in the world.