St. Anne Church Bukit Mertajam

4

My last visit to Penang Island, the last destination of the trip was headed to St. Anne Church. The church located at Batu Kawan, Bukit Mertajam.

My last visit to Penang Island, the last destination of the trip was headed to St. Anne Church. The church located at Batu Kawan, Bukit Mertajam.

It was the very first Catholic church in Bukit Mertajam, a small chapel, was built on top of the hill, some time between 1840 and 1860. Today, the site of that small chapel is the 15th and final station of the Cross which devotees make in their pilgrimage.

St Anne, the mother of the Blessed Virgin, was the grandmother of Jesus. In popular Catholic tradition she has been revered as the “Grandmother of God” and therefore has a place next to Mary as the most venerated saint in Catholic history. St. Anne’s Church was a nice place for people to pray. The newly installed statues were really nice!! The place has a comfortable church which can accommodate at least 1,200 people. St.Anne Church was indeed a very beautiful place. Holy, peaceful place.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/St._Anne's_Church,_Bukit_Mertajam

written by eva_eva on 2008-11-19 #places #fisheye #bukit-mertajam #batu-kawan #malaysia #penang #leisure #lc-a #location #st-anne-church

4 Comments

  1. dewicantik
    dewicantik ·

    cute!

  2. eva_eva
    eva_eva ·

    thanks dewicantik :)

  3. jhunnie
    jhunnie ·

    Pretty girl ~

  4. eastmoe
    eastmoe ·

    ramainye leng lui =)

More Interesting Articles

  • Travel Stories: June '15 in Peru by sallycanela

    written by lomographymagazine on 2015-08-11 #places
    Travel Stories: June '15 in Peru by sallycanela

    You know that place you always picture in your head when you think of your dream holiday destination? That was Machu Picchu for me. Last May I decided to go for it and embarked on a two-and-a-half-week trip around Peru with my boyfriend.

    8
  • Travel Stories: From Monastic Ruins to the Edge of Continental Europe

    written by Patrice Baunov on 2016-01-04
    Travel Stories: From Monastic Ruins to the Edge of Continental Europe

    Last year, my wife and I visited the Parque Natural de Sintra-Cascais close to Lisbon. It was a gorgeous hike from some beautiful ruins to the most western point of the European mainland, Cabo da Roca.

  • Travel Stories: The Sahara Desert by lomonina

    written by lomographymagazine on 2015-12-01 #places
    Travel Stories: The Sahara Desert by lomonina

    I have been constantly returning to the Sahara, and my last visit was the fifth in a row. Every visit was full of excitement and surprises. I feel like this place has become my second home. This year, I decided to travel there for a fortnight.

    10
  • Shop News

    LomoKino on sale!

    LomoKino on sale!

    Embrace the magic of movie making and capture 144 frames of glorious analogue action on 35mm film with the LomoKino! Get it now at a incredibly low price while supplies last!

  • The World According to Herr Willie: Ilha de Marajó

    written by wil6ka on 2015-11-08 #places
    The World According to Herr Willie: Ilha de Marajó

    Brazil is an awesome country for traveling. There's so much to explore, each place very different from one another. It will definitely take a stretch of trips just to get to know this this South American pearl. I finished my copa tour last year in Marajó, the island of bulls—it just might be an eternal highlight for me.

    9
  • Five Days, Four Kinds of Film and Three Cameras on the French Riviera

    written by nickpage on 2015-09-19
    Five Days, Four Kinds of Film and Three Cameras on the French Riviera

    It had been five years since my last visit to the Côte d'Azur in France. During this period, I took to film photography again. And so for my return, I was looking forward to capturing, with my handy film cameras, some of that special light and blue sea that had drawn so many artists to the Riviera.

  • A Sunday on Pfaueninsel ("Peacock Island")

    written by petit_loir on 2015-08-15
    A Sunday on Pfaueninsel ("Peacock Island")

    The Pfaueninsel ("Peacock Island"), also known as "Pearl in the Havel sea," is a world cultural heritage and popular destination for Berliners. Loose peacocks, water buffalos and the magical character of the island were also a reason for me to go and spend one Sunday afternoon there, with my LC-A+ and the LomoChrome Purple film.

  • Shop News

    Check the New Super Sampler Black Panther!

    Check the New Super Sampler Black Panther!

    The ultra-lightweight, low-maintenance 35mm camera that fits perfectly in your hand for some wild and spontaneous shooting!

  • The LomoChrome Turquoise in 4 Cities and 3 Countries

    written by Patrice Baunov on 2016-06-05 #places
    The LomoChrome Turquoise in 4 Cities and 3 Countries

    Last summer we were lucky to visit 4 cities in 3 different countries, just within a few days. This was reason enough to give my very first LomoChrome Turquoise a try. Afterwards I was astonished by the absolutely unexpected colors of the shots.

  • 5 Hidden Gems in South Korea

    written by lomographymagazine on 2015-11-07 #places
    5 Hidden Gems in South Korea

    Speak of South Korea and, chances are, the bustling capital city Seoul and the charming island of Jeju would be the first destinations to come to mind—and for very good reasons. But while these top tourist draws are definitely worth the visit, the rest of the country is dotted with many more gems often unheard of to outsiders. Here are a few of them.

  • Long Exposures Around Europe with the Minitar-1 Art Lens

    written by antoniocastello on 2015-12-10 #gear #places
    Long Exposures Around Europe with the Minitar-1 Art Lens

    One of the things I like the most about the Minitar-1 Art lens is how sharp the focus can be when you shoot with a small aperture. So if you are one of those that like to shoot at night, get a tripod, add this to a late dark winter afternoon, and you will end up with a bunch of beautiful long exposures. This is what I did on my last trip to Europe.

    4
  • Shop News

    The Lomography Bazaar

    The Lomography Bazaar

    We constantly search far and wide, meticulously seek out, hunt down, and hand-pick some of the most experimental and alternative gear out there - and we've now gathered them all in one easy to browse shop category, ready for the picking! In the Lomo-Bazaar, you canalso be part of our process of collecting fresh new products, rare treasures, and crowd-funded creations to sell on the shop - after all, they’re all for you! Get in touch with us to share your suggestions for amazing gear - go on, we’re all ears!

  • Travel Stories: Cracow in an Instant by violetz

    written by lomographymagazine on 2015-11-17 #places
    Travel Stories: Cracow in an Instant by violetz

    What's a sure way to not lose your beloved travel photos? You can bring your instant camera with you! In this article, I'll tell you some of the lomographic moments I collected during my last trip in Cracow.

    2
  • Happenings on Film: Graffiti Contest for Expo 2015

    written by sirio174 on 2015-07-31
    Happenings on Film: Graffiti Contest for Expo 2015

    On the last Saturday of July, the old district of Borgo Vico hosted an art and music festival. There was also a graffiti contest, and the winner will exhibit his work at the Como Business Center for Expo 2015. I used my Zorki 4 loaded with an Ilford FP4+ film to document the event. I focused on the young artists who, amid the swirl of activity, had to concentrate on their large-scale pieces.

    1
  • Travel Stories: Italian Road Trip by lunt82

    written by lomographymagazine on 2015-09-15 #places
    Travel Stories: Italian Road Trip by lunt82

    Last September, my boyfriend and I decided to take our first trip together. When we were thinking about where we'd like to go for our first adventure, Italy was the first thing that came to mind.

    4