Travelogue

Street Arts @ George Town

After the wildly successful Mirrors George Town series of murals, and the recent 101 Lost Kittens campaign, street arts and murals have become a unique tourist attraction in this UNESCO World Heritage Site.

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Many merchants starting to use display art to attract eye balls.

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Any usable space or flat surface could be a target for painting.

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Coffee shops starting to use creative signboard.

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Merchants cash in with mural related souvenirs.

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Hello Kitty in the shoe shop to attract your enquiry.

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Souvenir shop put up a chair and a lively lion-dance mural, let tourist taking picture for free.

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The green snail at the drain is catching your attention.

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Some of the paintings were crudely drawn but there are also good paintings.

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This inverted naked baby has been part of a pole. The rust stain has aged the statue and enhanced its character.

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There are a lot more street arts, waiting for you to admire then on your next visit to George Town.

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