Penang Street Art (Various Murals in Farlim)

Various art murals found in Farlim, a town in Ayer Itam area which is officially called Bandar Baru Air Itam.

Farlim (as mostly known locally here) is a town consists mainly of residential neighbourhood and was established in the 1980s by the Farlim Group on a land belonging to the Khoo Kongsi. It was said that the name Farlim meant “beautiful forest”.

These murals are located mainly within the Medan Angsana neighbourhood in Farlim.

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Penang Street Art (New World Park Art Murals)

Art murals depicting the history of New World Park in George Town. Established in 1939, it was once a venue of entertainment and amusement park popular during the 1950s. Now it is mainly consists of a large open-air food court with hawker stalls which are popular with both tourists and locals, along with a few other restaurants.

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Esplanade Penang: Around the World Lantern Sculptures

Penang Esplanade is currently host to a multitude of lantern sculptures which light up during the night, showcasing the various iconic or famous landmarks from around the world. The sculptures are placed there as part of the state’s domestic tourism events during the pandemic period.

There is also a pair of mythical creatures made of paper lantern at the same area: https://travel2penang.org/2021/03/26/esplanade-street-art-dragon-and-phoenix-lantern-sculptures/

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