Tag: magazine road

George Town Street View: Magazine Road on an Evening

The St. Giles Wembley hotel can be seen from this street view of Magazine Road in George Town.

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Magazine Road Abandoned Shophouses

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Facades of old pre-war style townhouses along Magazine Road, George Town.

George Town Cityscape: Noordin Street Ghaut Flats

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These flats located at the corner of Magazine Road and Noordin Street Ghaut have seventeen storeys and were built in the 1970s, becoming the tallest structure in George Town at that time.

Penang Street Art (Horses in the House)

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A recently painted mural at a wall of a heritage townhouse beside St Giles Wembley Hotel at Magazine Road, George Tiwn.

Penang Street Art (Hotel Jen Abstract Mural)

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Abstract art mural painted at the front of Hotel Jen in Magazine Road, George Town.

Penang Street Art (“Looking Up” by Jarus)

A beautiful art mural created by street artist Emmanuel Jarus. This artwork titled “Looking Up” depicts a woman (Caryn Koh) looking up from presumably her mobile phone which is being held on her palm. This mural, apparently the largest one in the country, is easily visible if one passes by 1st Avenue shopping mall along Magazine Road. It is painted on the wall of the shopping mall building in George Town.

Jarus is a Canadian mural artist who usually paints the people he meets during his travel.

Magazine Road Pre-War Facades

Old pre-war shophouses along Magazine Road, George Town.

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