Penang Street Art Map (Malaysia)

Penang Street Art Map (Malaysia), George Town, Malaysia (B)

The street art (mural) in George Town is one of the most popular tourist attraction in Penang (Malaysia). These Instagram-worthy wall paintings have, in recent years, attracted a large number of visitors looking for photo ops to spice up their social media feeds. However, it is often difficult for visitors to locate these murals, which are scattered across George Town’s myriad of lanes and alleys.

As early as 2012, Penang’s municipal council decided to spice up the art scene in the old sections of George Town. Consequently, the council collaborated with Ernest Zacharevic, a young and promising Lithuanian artist, to start work on a series of mural depicting nostalgia every-day scenes from the past decades. Resulting in a string of captivating wall paintings spread across central George Town.

Following the initial success of these street art pieces, the council started work with a local art company on a series of steel rod caricature sculptures. And along the way, many local artists start to contribute to the ever-growing list of wall paintings in George Town. All of which help to build up the fame and popularity of Penang Street Art amongst local and foreign visitors. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Penang Street Art Map (Malaysia)
Guide Location: Malaysia » George Town
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Allan See Toh
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Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Brother & Sister on a Swing
  • Old Soy Milk Stall
  • Teach You Hokkien
  • Wo Ai Nee Chinese Malay Indian
  • Kids on Bicycle
  • Little Boy with Pet Dinosaur
  • Old Motorcycle
  • Happy Dog with Steak
  • The Real Bruce Lee Would Never Do This
  • Only You Can Stop Pollution
  • Children Playing Basketball
  • Love Me Like Your Fortune Cat
  • I want Bao
  • Folklore by the sea
  • Window Cat
  • Boy on Chair
  • Fisherman
  • Dancing girl
  • Kung Fu Girl
  • Trishaw man
  • Man selling pau