Penang Isle: Metropolitan Park

The Metropolitan Park in Relau, Penang is a public recreational area and was opened to the public in 2003. The park is built as a recreational area to cater for the public need in the southern part of Penang Island as previously there was none of such facility in the area. Like most other public parks in Penang, the Penang Island Municipal Council is in charge of its management.

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Penang Isle: Kapitan Keling Mosque

Located at the Heritage zone of George Town, the Kapitan Keling Mosque is one of the oldest and famous landmarks in the island.
The mosque was built by the the head of the Indian Muslim community in Penang during the year 1800, and is located at along Jalan Masjid Kapitan Keling (formerly Pitt Street but was later renamed after the mosque). The historic mosque was also used previously as the state mosque of Penang. The name “kapitan keling” is used to denote the headman or leader of the South Indian Muslim community.

Further info on the mosque here: http://www.visitpenang.gov.my/portal3/what-to-see/attractions/kapitan-keling-mosque.html

Penang Isle: A Fishing Village at Balik Pulau

Balik Pulau (literally meaning ‘back of the island’ in Malay) is a town in Penang, Malaysia. It is also one of the thirteen parliamentary constituencies in Penang, stretching about half of Penang Island, from Batu Feringhi at its north to Teluk Kumbar at its south.


Balik Pulau main town roundabout.

Penang Isle: Yeoh Kongsi Clan Temple

The Yeoh Kongsi clan association originates from the period of 1836 to 1840, is a clan association of Hokkien emigrants in Penang bearing the Yeoh surname who came from mainland China. Yeoh Kongsi is one of the five major Hokkien clan associations in Penang and the association’s building is located at the intersection of Chulia Street Ghaut and Victoria Street, George Town.

Penang Isle: Portrait of an Old Cinema


Odeon is one of Penang’s oldest cinemas and the only one that is still remaining presently as a movie theater.

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