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Tuesday, 26 January 2016

Wall Murals At Jalan C.M.Yusuff, Ipoh.

About 2 weeks ago, after an early breakfast in town, hubby drove home through another route which is the former Chamberlain Road, now renamed to Jalan C.M. Yusuff. It was a leisure drive because there was not much traffic on the road. We were looking at the large building project on the left side of the road and I spotted something of interest. I quickly requested hubby to stop by the road side and I got out of the car.
These wall paintings caught my eyes.
These were found along the wall next to the newly constructed large building.
The old Majestic Theatre which was built in the 1940's was closed down in 1998.
The old building was demolished and on its site stands this new building.
A painting of the newly constructed building.
A painting of the Majestic Theatre. That is our local town bus.
Once upon a time, the trishaws were in use.
Painting of the old Ipoh town.
Love these paintings.
These paintings help to refresh our memory of the former days of Ipoh.
Even the fashion wore were very different from our current ones.
Do you feel nostagic looking at these paintings?
Tin mining activities.
These paintings show the different methods of tin mining.
Ipoh is located in the rich tin-bearing valley of the Kinta River.
Few more shots to take before I go back to the car.
I met an elderly couple who were also interested in these wall paintings.
They approached me to help snap their photos - a very nice, loving couple. 
This high rise building project is known as "The Majestic".
Consists of 2 towers, 21 storey.
Another new attraction for Ipoh city.
A water fountain in the centre of the roundabout.
(I couldn't get a clear picture of the water fountain)
This bridge (Jambatan Sultan Iskandar) is found along the former Hugh Low Street, now renamed to Jalan Sultan Iskandar. It serves as a crossover between the new and the old town of Ipoh.

"Very truly I tell you, whoever hears my word

and believes Him who sent me has eternal life and

will not be judged but has crossed over from death to life.

(John 5:24, NIV)

54 comments:

  1. What amazing paintings!!! I loved seeing this!
    I am in Texas and you are on the other side of the world - and yet art speaks universally! It is a small world after all!!!

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    1. Thank you, Linda. It is a small world indeed. Have a wonderful week!

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  2. Yu have come acroos fantastic murals,

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    1. Thank you, Gosia. These are great murals. Have a happy week!

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  3. Beautiful mural paintings. Getting pro in your shots. The fashion wore is called samfu, rite? Correct me if I am wrong.

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    1. Thank you, Irene. Oh yes, I think you've got it right! I have forgotten what they were called.

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    1. Thank you, Sharon. Have a great week!

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  5. Such beautiful wall murals, thank you for sharing.

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    1. You are most welcome. Have a beautiful week!

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  6. Nancy, I like the wall murals. It tells a story an dis quite pleasing to look at.

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    1. Thank you, Phong Hong. The murals bring back the old memories of the old days of Ipoh.

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  7. Very interesting to see. You've captured it so well, Nancy.

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    1. Thank you, Lina. Have a wonderful week!

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  8. It is interesting to spot and admire those wall murals.

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    1. Thank you, Rose. I am sure many people will enjoy these murals. Have a happy week!

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  9. Just amazing murals paintings, Nancy! I agree with you, these paintings help to refresh the memory of the former days of the city.
    Thanks for sharing!

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    1. Thank you, Sonia. Have a fabulous week!

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  10. A wonderful slice of your history. I love these kinds of things and I would have stopped too. How lovely.

    Have a fabulous day Nancy. ☺

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    1. Thank you, Sandee. Have a lovely and fabulous week!

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  11. I love all the paintings, Nancy! Thank you so much for sharing.

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    1. Thank you, William. Have a wonderful day!

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  13. Nancy, those murals are just simply amazing and wonderful to see. They are so well done, just expect the people to move. I loved seeing them.

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    1. Thank you, Rose. The paintings brought the old Ipoh to life. Have a great day!

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  14. What a great way to preserve the sentiment of the old memories of the former Ipoh. Beautiful murals. I'm glad you got hubby to stop to share this treasure with us.
    Thanks, Hugs,
    JB

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    1. Thank you, Julia. Thank God for a cooperating hubby. Have a beautiful day!

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  15. Very nostalgic indeed. Beautifully drawn too. Are the new buildings "The Majestic" residence or office units?

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    1. Thank you, Mun. The artist or artists did a great job. Have a happy day!

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  16. I really like these murals! They tell so many stories!

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    1. Thank you, EG. I like the murals and their stories too! Have a great day!

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    1. Thank you, Marleen. Have a beautiful day!

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  18. I'm rather fond of the trend with these wall murals that seem to be popping up all over the region.

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    1. Yes, I like it too and these attracts a lot of visitors and tourists to Ipoh too.

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  19. Those murals look wonderful.
    The tall building look neat and clean.

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    1. Thank you, Margaret. Hope the building will continue to look neat and clean.

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  20. paintings are really amazing!!!

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    1. Thank you, Krishna. They are beautiful too!

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  21. Those are so cool! I wish those artists could come over and decorate America like that!

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    1. Thank you, Stephanie. We are proud of these artists. Their paintings are really beautiful!

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  22. The murals really make a big improvement to the blank wall. Good that they named the building 'Majestic' after the theatre. Someone has a heart. :)

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    1. Thank you, Stacy. At least the name remains. Have a lovely Wednesday!

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  23. Hi Nancy,
    As usual, I'm so impressed seeing all these beautiful mural paintings. Thanks for sharing these beautifully snapped shots :)

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    1. Thank you, Karen. Have a beautiful day!

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  24. These are lovely paintings. I'm just like you, Nancy. I'll ask hubs to make a stop if I see something interesting too ..lol!

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    1. Thank you, Sharon. Thank God for willing and cooperating hubby!

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  25. I LOVE those murals today. They are really well done and gorgeous.

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    1. Thank you, Erika. Have a beautiful day!

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  26. It looks so real and i am afraid people may drive into it

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    1. Hi Thomas, fortunately the wall murals are away from the road.

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  27. Thanks for your valuable posting about Wall Murals it was very informative.

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    1. You are most welcome, dear. Thank you for your visit.

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