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Khoo Kongsi

18 Lebuhraya Cannon, Georgetown, Penang Island 10200 , Malaysia
+60 4 2614609
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Ranked #5 of 41 attractions in Georgetown
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Type: Museums, Religious Sites
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Brighton, United Kingdom
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34 reviews 34 reviews
18 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014 NEW

There are several buildings here providing a full atmospheric experience with a good shop but the main temple is the main draw with fantastic carvings and paintings inside of the 36 guardians... a great immersive experience.

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53 reviews 53 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014 NEW

nice day with best friends around you is never been better. the temperature here is very high that all of us get sunburn after come back home.

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Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014 NEW

The temple is a bit hard to find but it is worth it. it is very beautiful, you can feel the calm and peace here

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014 NEW

the temple is very difficult to find out. but it is worth after a quite long time putting our effort. it contains many many pictures which i found very attractive.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014 NEW

Khoo Kongsi makes a pleasant escape from the heat. A small clan house and temple complex which is pretty , calm and has interesting information. If you have been to other major temples in Asia do not expect it to be on this scale, it is small. For RM 10 though it's reasonable.

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Scotland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

This temple is a little hard to find but worth the effort as it is beautiful. Very ornate with lots of detail. There is a museum downstairs which tells you the history of how the temple was founded. Well worth a visit.

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

The temple houses a small collection of photos and other items that give a glimpse into the life of the temple in earlier days. We enjoyed spending some time here and reading about the history.

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Sittingbourne, Kent
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

We'll worth a visit. Interesting to see how a clan house was made up of different areas. I would have liked to know more about the ancestor temple.

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Singapore
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

The place was quite empty except for main temple and the narrative showroom below it. It is supposed to be beautiful at night when the lights are on, but this only happens on the last Friday, Saturday and Sunday of the month.

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

The temple art and craft are the most fascinated area that could bring out the whole value of the visit to Khoo kongsi I was lucky to join the once a month saturday night event which they have stage performance and martial art performance to the street visitors. It was fun and enjoy the little shopping around the khoo kongsi.

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