Awesome wall paintings done by a Lithuanian artist, Ernest Zacharevic, across the streets of Georgetown.
The Georgetown Graffiti are more than 30 unique street artworks Ernest Zacharevi painted to promote the local Penang culture. The most famous ones are: “Kids on bicycle,” ”Old man,” and “Trishaw Man.”
The graffiti arts are located at the North East region of Penang Island, near the clan jetties, covering an area of about 20 square kilometres.
Opening Days and Hours
The mural sites are open to visitors at all times.
Entry Fee and Bookings
There is no entrance fee to enjoy all the artworks.
How to Get There
The artwork sites are easily accessible by road. As long as you are in Penang Island, you can get there by bus, on foot, taxi or with an Uber driver.
Visiting the Georgetown Graffiti is most suitable for people interested in culture and art. It is especially recommend for families and couples because it provides great photo opportunities.
Time to Spend
Visiting and appreciating all the murals would take at least 4 hours.
Popularity and Best Time to Go
The best time to go is during the day in order to take good, clear photos.
There are an abundance of food choices along the site route, ranging from budget local cuisines to mid-range cafes for you to take a break in between sites.
- Upside Down Museum
- Made in Penang Interactive Museum
- Penang 3D Trick Art Museum.
There are a few budget hotels nearby, but you may also choose to stay in mid-range or luxury hotels away from the attraction because transportation to the attraction is convenient from all over Penang island.
Good to Know
It is a very worthwhile place to visit especially if you like graffiti and art, and would love to know more about the local culture. You can even do a bit of shopping along the streets too. As it can be rather sunny and humid in the tropical weather, bring lots of water, sun screen, and sun glasses. Most people start the tour at Lebuh Armenian.