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Penang State Gallery is a gallery that showcases all of Penang's state icons - its landmarks, culture and culinary heritage. It is located on Level 3 of The TOP, at Komtar, Penang, and is located right behind Market Food Street.

Anything that makes Penang proud is represented here. The gallery is presented section by section, beginning with a three-dimensional map of Penang State. Next, is the three-dimensional mock-up of George Town, with the surrounding walls showing the date of completion for some of its most iconic buildings.

The Penang Bridge, once the longest bridge in the country, and home to the Penang International Bridge Marathon, gets pride of place with a giant mock up, complete with thousands of minute runners.

Penang is often regarded as Malaysia's food destination, and this is showcased in the one section, alongside the items associated with its Baba Nyonya culture. There is also a diorama of a George Town townhouse, as it appears in the present day.

Let me show you the gallery in pictures here.

Penang State GalleryTaking my wife for a ride, at the Penang State Gallery (9 November, 2017)


Penang State GalleryEntrance to the Penang State Gallery (9 November, 2017)


Penang State GalleryThree-dimensional mock-up of Penang State. (9 November, 2017)


Penang State GalleryThe Penang Mainland, viewed from north to south. (9 November, 2017)


Penang State GalleryGeorge Town, a city of lights. (9 November, 2017)


Penang State GalleryThe Penang City Hall, home of the Penang Island City Council. (9 November, 2017)


Penang State GalleryMock-up of Komtar. (9 November, 2017)


Penang State GalleryThe Queen Victoria Memorial Clock Tower, the Kapitan Keling Mosque (in its earlier form) and the St. George Anglican Church. (9 November, 2017)


Penang State GalleryPenang festivals. (9 November, 2017)


Penang State GalleryMusical troupe. (9 November, 2017)


Penang State GalleryCostumes of the Baba Nyonya community. (9 November, 2017)


Penang State GalleryPhoenix collar of the Peranakan wedding gown. (9 November, 2017)


Penang State GalleryThe Kamcheng. (9 November, 2017)


Penang State GalleryArt mimicking truth: Penang townhouse converted into a restaurant. (9 November, 2017)


Penang State GalleryThe shophouse kopitiam. (9 November, 2017)


Penang State GalleryCoffee shop food counter. (9 November, 2017)


Penang State GalleryFamily dining room. (9 November, 2017)


Penang State GalleryWindows of Penang buildings in art form. (9 November, 2017)


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