Rifle Range, Penang





          
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Rifle Range is an area in Air Itam, Penang. It is served by the Rifle Range Road, which joins Boundary Road to form a loop, connected at each end to the Air Itam Main Road.

Rifle Range is synonymous with the Rifle Range Flats, the earliest urban renewal project in George Town. Often condemned as an urban slum, the flats have since undergone several rounds of improvements. Nonetheless they are still very much a working-class neighbourhood.

Rifle Range, or Padang Tembak, got its name because it was once an open space used as a shooting range by the police and the military. The namesake shooting range located next to the Batu Gantong Cemetery made way for the low-cost flats in the early 1970s.

Sights in and around Rifle Range

  1. Batu Gantong Cemetery
  2. Pentecostal Church of Malaysia
  3. Taman Linear Padang Tembak

Amenities in Rifle Range

  1. Boundary Road Post Office

Apartments and Flats in Rifle Range

  1. Boundary Court
  2. Jalan Padang Tembak Low Cost Flats
  3. Kastella Court
  4. R & R Apartment
  5. Rifle Range Flats
  6. Sempadan Indah Apartment
  7. Taman Air Itam
  8. Taman Manek
  9. Taman Rifle Garden
  10. Villa Sri Melati Apartment

Getting there

Rifle Range is served by Rapid Penang bus 201, 202 and 204.

Location of Rifle Range on the map





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