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Khoo Kongsi

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Address: 18 Lebuhraya Cannon, George Town, Penang Island 10200 , Malaysia
Phone Number: +60 4 2614609
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At the heart of a fascinating area to wander around in the evenings, Khoo Kongsi is a must visit attraction - but go early as it closes about 5

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 2, 2015
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London, United Kingdom
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105 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

At the heart of a fascinating area to wander around in the evenings, Khoo Kongsi is a must visit attraction - but go early as it closes about 5

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Ballarat, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

We spent some time one afternoon visiting this place. It was eye-opening and also truly feels like you are in a world of its own. We honestly didn't know what to expect while we were here however glad we came to experience it. You wouldn't be missing much however there are many temple/ clan houses in Penang and if were... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Beautiful temple with a nice museum. It's definitely worth a visit when in Georgetown. The entrance is in a busy street and it is not that clear indicated. Looks like a passage underneath houses for a car parking with stores left and right of it. It's situated in the old centrum. Several other must sees are nearby. Entrance is 10... More 

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Terrigal
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

We went one morning, and was an interesting visit. It doesn't take long to check it all out - we were there around 30 minutes all up. It looks like it is really impressive to see at night, particularly when a show is on.

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Subang Jaya, Malaysia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW via mobile

I'd say this place reflects the pride of the Khoo clan more than anything. There isn't a lot to see but the little they have reflects the achievements of the people who come from the Khoo clan. What I would say is commendable would be how they have maintained this place. The intricate carvings could do with some cleaning though.

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Vietnam
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

I visited this place right after I landed Penang. At the evening & night, the temple looked incredible ! There are always activities in this place for tourists, every night. Come n enjoy !

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

This clan set out to impress and evidently accumulated the wealth to do exactly that. Wonderful craftmamship and a beautiful courtyard rather spoiled by the cars parked in it. Museum ok but not easily accessible for people unfamiliar with the history.

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PJ
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

My kids remembered this place and insisted on returning for a second look. It contains the very interesting history of the original members of the Khoo family/clan from the time they migrated to Penang from China, and till recent years. Many are distinguished members of society, holding professional and leadership roles in various industries like banking, real estate, etc. Well-documented... More 

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Paris, France
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

Very nice typical clan house, however takes 5 minutes to visit for 20 RYM, as many other houses/mansions in Georgetown, pricing is too high

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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22 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

This place has very beautiful and intricate architecture. Very well maintained and definitely worth a visit.

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