Lantern style sculptures of a dragon and a phoenix from the Chinese culture are on lighted display at the Esplanade in George Town. These sculptures are made for the Chinese New Year celebrations in February but due to the pandemic and movement control order, not many people managed to visit them. Therefore, they are still being put on display till now.
A dragon and a phoenix wall art mural painted by a local artist named Zen Lim (Instagram @zenlim_penang_artist). The mural started off with just the dragon and at a later time, a phoenix was also added into the picture. This mural can be found at the side wall of a heritage shophouse located along Carnarvon Street, George Town.
A Chinese style dragon painted by a Penang-based artist named Zen Lim (Instagram @zenlim_penang_artist). This dragon mural titled ‘Enter the Dragon’ can be found at the side wall of a heritage shophouse located along Carnarvon Street, George Town.
This large art mural is created by UK artist Thomas Powell, as part of his Chinese Zodiac art series in Penang. Named “Dripping Dragon” by the artist, the art work depicts a dragon on horseback, who is wearing an ancient Chinese warrior costume. This art work can be found at Hutton Lane, George Town.
An intricately made sculptures of heavenly creatures adorning the rooftop of the Temple of the Nine Emperor Gods at Macallum Street Ghaut, George Town.
The Thai Buddhist temple of Wat Chayamangkalaram, also known as the Sleeping Buddha Temple, which is located at Burma Lane. The temple is famous for its large reclining Buddha statue housed within its walls.
A small dragon sculpture found on the old wall of Ah Quee Street.
The colorful Penang Boat Float reportedly won the 1Malaysia International Tourism Night Floral Parade which was held at Putrajaya back in June 2014. After the end of the festival in Putrajaya, the boat was brought to the Karpal Singh Drive (formerly known as the Nautilus Bay or Jelutong Promenade) for display to the public every night. The boat showcases several beautifully lit places of attraction or landmarks in Penang. The boat is also designed with a dragon head and shape, to represent the annual international dragon boats festival held on the island.