Tag: colorful

Butterworth Street Art: Don’t Trash Our Oceans

A mural painted at one of the shophouses at the old town of Butterworth, requesting people not to pollute the oceans. This art work is part of the series of murals painted along the Butterworth Street Art Alley.


Clarke Street Colors Facades


Colorful facades of heritage townhouses at Clarke Street, George Town.

Hutton Lane Street View: “Leong Kim Tiew” House


Despite its signboard with the name, this old historical house located at Hutton Lane actually used to belong to the former Penang Chief Minister, Tun Dr. Lim Chong Eu. The house was passed down to Lim Chong Eu from his father, Dr Lim Chwee Leong. It was said that at one point the house was leased to a carpenter friend named Leong Kim Tiew who then created the signboard.

Penang Street Art (The Lady of Flowers)

This beautiful and colourful art mural can be spotted from the street of Magazine Road Ghaut in George Town. It is one of the three murals painted on some of the old heritage houses there.

Tanjung Tokong Tua Pek Kong and LED Flowers Park

A recent addition to the Tanjung Tokong Tua Pek Kong temple area is a small park that features colorful LED lighted flowers. This small park near the seaside is built about a very small hill behind the temple, with stairs going around it.

At night, the place becomes Penang’s Avatar Secret Garden.

George Town Street View: Passing by Kek Chuan Road

Passing by Kek Chuan Road
A row of beautiful heritage townhouses painted in various colors located along Kek Chuan Road, George Town.

George Town Street View: The Mini Hot Air Balloons

The Mini Hot Air Balloons

The Mini Hot Air Balloons

The Mini Hot Air Balloons

Miniaturized hot air balloons decorating the archway of the Esplanade as part of the promotion for the upcoming Penang Hot Air Balloon Fiesta 2016 to be held on 9th and 10th February at Padang Polo. These colorful mini hot air balloons made of paper or cardboard were hand-painted by school children and they are lighted up during the nights.

The Mini Hot Air Balloons

The Mini Hot Air Balloons

George Town Street View: Bicycles for Rent

Bicycles for Rent

Bicycles are the popular mode of transportation for both tourists and locals alike in George Town. Cycling through the heritage streets of George Town is one of the to-do activities for those who make a visit to Penang. There are quite a number of shops located around the town that rent out bicycles.

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