George Town Street View: Market Street

Market Street

As one of the streets that pass along the Little India zone in George Town, Market Street (or Lebuh Pasar) is named after a market that once stood in this area which is populated by the South Indian community. There are many Indian shops and restaurants located along this street and it is especially crowded during festive and holiday seasons.

Penang Chinese New Year 2016 (Queensbay Mall)

QB Mall @ CNY

QB Mall @ CNY

One of the interesting highlights of Chinese New Year festival in Penang is the interior design and decoration of Queensbay Mall. The shopping mall has always created a visual spectacle in conjunction of every festive season. This year for Chinese New Year, it created a small ‘old Chinese town’ that includes facades of vintage shops and even small boats on a faux river.

Butterworth: Raja Uda Street View

Raja Uda

Raja Uda

Raja Uda

Raja Uda Road is one of the major roads of Butterworth, Penang and is popular for the many eateries, shops and houses lining along the long road. This long road was named after the Raja Tun Sir Uda Al-Haj bin Raja Muhammad, a Selangor sultanate royal member who reportedly served as the first post-independence Governor of Penang, from 31 August 1957 until 30 August 1967.