If you are seeing this picture for the first time, the mural may seem awfully realistic and popping out to life because indeed part of the mural IS popping out – look again – half of the bicycle is real while the other is within the painting! The stick that the kids use to lift up Marilyn’s skirt is popping out too!
The lane is aptly named “Monroe’s Place”, in the City of Ipoh 30,000, a nostalgic lane peeling apart with patches of remnant colors.
If you explore around Burps & Giggles a little more, there’s a huge Marilyn-Monroe-like mural within,
another Marilyn Monroe with the front part of the bicycle in the newly opened Buku Tiga Lima adjacent to Burps & Giggles. My favorite one is still the one at Monroe’s place with the kids – I think that has captured the essence of Marilyn Monroe’s sexiness.
More 3D murals within!
When is the last time you went on a swing?
Just one shop lot away, there’s one more mural by the same artist Kareem. I think the two ladies are salt farming?
More Info on Burps and Giggles
Address: 93 & 95 Jalan Sultan Yussuf, 30000 Ipoh Perk, Malaysia
(Behind Kong Heng)
Operating Hours – 8am – 8pm. Closed on Tuesdays. (But the mural is always there 24 hours as it’s outside).