Exploring George Town at night




          
Weld Quay at nightWeld Quay at night (22 May, 2016)






George Town, the capital of Penang, takes on a different look and feel as night falls. One of the most charming cities in Asia, George Town is one of those places that invites you to explore, whether by day or by night.

Night falls over the Kapitan Keling MosqueNight falls over the Kapitan Keling Mosque (25 July, 2009)


If you are a photography enthusiast, the inner quarters are a perfect place to get character-rich shots, places such as Toh Aka Lane, Stewart Lane and Armenian Street. Wait for a lone motorcycle or bicycle to pass, then capture it with a long shuttle speed, creating a stream of light down the road.

Roti seller in Little India, George TownRoti seller in Little India, George Town (7 July, 2010)


Perhaps the best time to explore is at dusk, when the sky turns a brilliant blue and the streets are beginning to be lit up. It's called the blue hour, or l'heure bleue in French, when the sky is neither daylight-bright nor completely dark. In Penang, the time frame for blue hour is only about 20 minutes or less, so you really have to work fast to get the most shots during that short period.

The most important equipment for capturing night scenes of George Town, apart from a good camera, is a steady tripod. This will allow you to get sharp images even with very long exposures.

Muda Lane at nightMuda Lane at night (7 July 2010)


On this page I provide you some examples of streets in George Town that you can explore to get good shots at night. I hope you enjoy your trip exploring the city after dark.

Perhaps the best time to explore is at dusk, when the sky turns a brilliant blue and the streets are beginning to be lit up.

Entrance to Cheah KongsiEntrance to Cheah Kongsi (1 July, 2012)


McNair Street at nightMcNair Street at night (1 July, 2012)


Magazine Road becoming a river in redMagazine Road becoming a river in red (1 July, 2012)


All silent at Soo Hong LaneAll silent at Soo Hong Lane (1 July, 2012)


Little boy still Reaching UpLittle boy still Reaching Up (1 July, 2012)


Junction of Ah Quee Street with Beach StreetJunction of Ah Quee Street with Beach Street (1 July, 2012)


Penang Road at night (2 November, 2012)


Penang Road at night (2 November, 2012)


Prangin Road at night (2 November, 2012)

See Also ...

Loke Thye Kee at night


Details

 Penang Travel Tips Latest Pages | Halaman Terkini





Explore Malaysia with Penang Travel Tips

Penang Travel Tips is not just about Penang. You can get lots of useful information to explore the rest of Malaysia right here!













Mami's Kitchen

Your Finance Doctor


List of Businesses in the Directory

Penang Travel Tips puts the Whole Wide World at Your Fingertips!

Penang Travel Tips is not just about Penang, nor just about Malaysia - it's about the world wide world. It's my own treasure trove of travel information, for the benefit of anybody who might need it.

 Quick Links for the Busy Traveler

  1. Book Long Distance Bus Tickets in Malaysia and Singapore
  2. Find A Hotel Room

 Advertise on this website

Yes, you can advertise your business on this website. You can put an ad on a specific page or across all the pages, so that readers of this website will discover your business. contact me here. for details.

 All About Me

Let me take a moment to thank you for visiting my website, Penang Travel Tips. Since I started it in 2003, it has grown to become the online encyclopedia of Penang. My name is , and I am one of the few full-time web authors. This website Penang Travel Tips describes not just Penang, but all the places I am curious about. You can find information on all the major cities in Malaysia, all the countries in Asia, the Americas, Europe, Africa, Oceania, indeed the whole the world!

As a Christian, I hope that through this website, I am able to deliver God's Good News to every corner of the world so that it reaches every person who needs. To get in touch with me, simply submit the contact form. Thanks for visiting and don't forget to follow me on Facebook!


My Social Media Presence

To interact with me, LIKE ME on Facebook, or LIKE any of my Facebook pages: Penang Travel Tips FB Page and Places To Go FB Page, and join any/all of my Facebook Pages and Groups including Penang Travel Tips FB Group, Exploring Malaysia, Big World Out There, My Little Bookshelf, Learn Penang Hokkien, Penang Street Art, Penang Hawker Food, Penang Restaurant Food, Masa Masak, Penang Residential Properties and Armchair Traveler.

Copyright © 2003-2017 Timothy Tye. All Rights Reserved.