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Address: 18 Lebuhraya Cannon, George Town, Penang Island 10200 , Malaysia
Phone Number: +60 4 2614609
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A Clan Museum of Sorts

For over two hundred years Chinese clan houses have provided respite for the weary traveller. A home away from home if you are a Khoo. We visited with a Khoo and she explained all... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW via mobile

For over two hundred years Chinese clan houses have provided respite for the weary traveller. A home away from home if you are a Khoo. We visited with a Khoo and she explained all the wonderful traditions. There are wall postings which explain it as well. We felt like we could relate to the people stopping there off the maritime... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

An interesting place. Plan your time if you can to be there when there are no large tour groups to enjoy it more.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

This historical building once own by the clan of Khoo,still are I believe. The details of the buildings are truly admirable. A lot of cultural events were held here especially Chinese New Year. More should be committed to preserved this nice heritage place.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Learn the story of the Khoo family, a tribute to the Chinese migration in Malaysia: how they lived together, start business and grow bigger in Georgetown.

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Shah Alam, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

One of the most lovely clan house in Penang. It is maintain well, the Chinese architectural design is outstanding. The ornate and the decoration is stunning if you love taking pictures.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

The historical building is very well preserved. The painting on the wall are very well kept and lighted. The museum on the ground floor is worth a visit if you can read Chinese.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

In heart of Georgetown, close to The Explanade. Ancient Chinese temple, intricate carvings and very colourful,, has massive 8ft high incense sticks burning.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

the place is nice, the design of the building is really nice especially the art work on the temple wall. http://pinkypigletland.blogspot.com/2015/07/khoo-kongsi-penang.html

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW

The most lavishly restored Chinese clan house in the whole of Penang. If you belong to the Khoo family, this is possibly where your ancestors hung out! The clan temple is a stunning sight to behold, with its ornate and intricate decorations, and there is a well-annotated museum on the ground level. On the last Friday and Saturday evenings of... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Very pretty building and interesting to view the little museum and stuff they have set up there. It's worth paying the entrance fee to go in and look around, especially if you haven't seen a clan house like this before. Was a neat little piece of history.

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Address: 18 Lebuhraya Cannon, George Town, Penang Island 10200, Malaysia
Phone Number: +60 4 2614609
Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Penang  >  Penang Island  >  George Town
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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