Penang Street Art (The Nine Shophouses Mural)

A wall art mural painted on one of the “Nine Shophouses of Kek Chuan Road” in George Town. The Nine Shophouses are a row of rejuvenated pre-war townhouses in Kek Chuan Road which are also painted with nine distinctive colors.

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.

Penang Avatar Secret Garden (Tanjung Tokong Tua Pek Kong Temple)

Locally known as Penang’s “Avatar” Secret Garden, this recent addition to the island is actually a renovated and re-developed mini park at the small hill behind the Tanjung Tokong Tua Pek Kong Temple. The trees as well as the hill and its surroundings are decorated with various lightings (that change and illuminating different colors in intervals) which almost resemble the Pandora forest from the movie Avatar.

Location of the Penang Avatar Secret Garden: Google Map Link.

One can see the illuminated forest behind the Tanjung Tokong Tua Pek Kong Temple.

Penang Street Art (Hotel Jen Colorful Abstract Mural)

Hotel Jen Abstract Art Mural

Combining a blend of various lines and colors, this large art work was painted by Jesus Moreno (Y.E.S), a Spanish artist who was one of the participants of the Urban Xchange street art festival held in 2015. This 100-meters mural can be found on the front facade of Hotel Jen which is located along Magazine Road in George Town.

Hotel Jen Abstract Art Mural 2

George Town Street View: Kek Chuan Road

Kek Chuan Road

Kek Chuan Road is a small road named after Lim Kek Chuan, who also happened to be a founder of the Penang Chinese Chamber of Commerce. Located in George Town, Penang, the road is also known for its row of nine colorful heritage shophouses. Each of these shophouses is renovated and painted with a different color.

Kek Chuan Road

Kek Chuan Road

Kek Chuan Road

Kek Chuan Road

One can enter Kek Chuan Road from Macalister Road or Irving Road.