Penang Street Art (The Temple Ground)

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Part of a series of recently painted wall murals by local artists along Magazine Road Ghaut, George Town. This is a 3D wall art which interacts with real world objects such as a shrine and the tree nearby the wall. It basically depicts a temple ground and a person cleaning a shrine’s roof with his two friends who sit under the tree, presumably drawing out the whole scene.

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The Botanic Sunken Garden

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Restored earlier this year, the Sunken Garden is located at a lower ground area which is just outside of the Botanic Gardens in Penang. Sunken Garden was originally conceived by the Botanic Gardens’ first Malaysian curator Cheang Kok Choy during his tenure but the garden was later abandoned for some 40 years before its restoration.

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Penang Mainland: The Old Mengkuang Dam

A Brief Intro

The Mengkuang Dam is the biggest dam in Penang with a storage capacity of about 23,639 million litres of water. Besides the obvious of providing water to the people, the dam serves as a recreational park with benches decorating along the waters as well as roads for joggers. The area provides an excellent view of waterscape and the surrounding hills. The dam is located at the mainland side of Penang, north-east of Butterworth town.

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Penang Isle: The Botanical Garden

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The Penang Botanic Gardens, also known as the “Waterfall Gardens” because of the cascading waterfall nearby, is a public park situated on Jalan Air Terjun (Waterfall Road) in George Town on Penang Island, Malaysia. The original gardens were established in 1884 from an old quarry site, under the supervision of Charles Curtis, who was the first superintendent.

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