Alpha Utara Gallery
Kuan Yin Teng
On Lebuh Pitt is the temple of Kuan Yin Teng – the goddess of mercy, good fortune, peace and fertility. Built in the early 19th century...
Sri Mariamman Temple
For local Tamils, the Sri Mariamman Temple fulfils the purpose of a Hokkien clanhouse: it’s a reminder of the motherland and the...
The Teochew Temple is a peaceful refuge. Browse the diorama explaining the impressive restoration of this 1870 building that was built...
Pitt Street Corner
Pitt Street Corner feels like the offspring of a hipster bar crossed with a sports pub plunked in Tamil Nadu. It’s not a dive but it...
Madras New Woodlands Restaurant
One of the best bets for vegetarians offers tasty banana-leaf meals and North Indian specialities, including lots of traditional sweets.
Alpha Utara Gallery information
Lonely Planet review
Housed in an attractively renovated traditional townhouse, Alpha Utara Gallery is an exhibition space for paintings by contemporary local artists, based around the works of Penang-born artist Khoo Sui Hoe. There are temporary exhibitions spread over two floors, and a bookshop downstairs.