Exploring Penang’s Street Art

Penang Street art is one of the most popular tourist attractions in Malaysia because of its engaging and playful style. Here are some of the most well-known spots with the best murals to discover whether you’re an art fan, culture seeker, or just interested in learning.

How to see the art

Walking or renting a bicycle are the easiest ways to see the art. Make sure you visit in the morning or after 4 pm and do not forget your hat, sunscreen and phone or camera.

Where to stay

Staying somewhere close and convenient to the streets will be handy and one such property that is only five minutes away is Travelodge Georgetown Penang. Your home away from home which is a doorstep away from everything convenient and is a sought-after hotel in Georgetown Penang.

Guided Tours

From your hotel pick-up to providing you with historical and cultural knowledge to tasting local delicacies and the drive back, taking a guided tour is a great option if you are pressed for time. Additionally, you will be accompanied by an English-speaking guide throughout the day.

The street art

Image via Wikimedia Commons – Photo by CEphoto, Penang Malaysia Street-art-05, CC BY-SA 3.0

George Town is one of the most famous for street art. Awarded a World Heritage site by UNESCO, both locals and tourists have so much to witness and enjoy. Some of the most popular art are Ting Ting Thong which depicts daily life on the street, Jimmy Choo the talented shoe designer, Three Generations depicting three generations that show their love for hawker food and so much more.