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Khoo Kongsi

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Address: 18 Lebuh Cannon, George Town, Penang Island 10200, Malaysia
Phone Number: +60 4 2614609
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$65*
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Private Tour: Half-Day Heritage Tour of Penang
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Private Tour: Half-Day Penang Walking Tour
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Private Half-Day Heritage Walking Tour of Georgetown

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Another treasure of a Chinese temple lovely architecture entrance cost was 10 ringgets but was not easy to find as it was tucked away down a side road with no prominent signage

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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Bangkok, Thailand
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11 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Came across this gem while strolling around Georgetown. Totally worth the 10 ringgit entrance fee! Lots of ornate wood carvings, gold leaf, etc... it's stunning.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The temple itself is massive. There's about 3 different levels. If you want to do some shopping, there's an indoor market at the bottom of the temple.

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New York City, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I visited this temple in August. Surprisingly, it was not very busy and was relatively easy to find. After walking through a side alley, I bought a ticket to the temple and set about exploring. The bottom floor of the temple is set up like a museum and explains the history of the Khoo's and Penang itself. The top floor... More 

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Need to pay attention to find the place, since the entrance is small but the inside is large. Inside is a museum about the Khoo clan. The exterior is very detail and grand.The first floor is museum and the second floor is kind of a temple. To get inside, you need to pay 10RM.

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Taipei, Taiwan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautifully restored...magnificent wood carving details. History of the Khoo family and it's originals plus the kitchens are worth visiting.

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Ipoh, Malaysia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing historical building structure , call in early so just only 2 of us visiting and walk around so we take times and enjoyed the tour by our self .Well done on the maintain and the informative details about the history of this building . Just a pity that no chance to visit at night time , building with lights... More 

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Bridgwater, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Another treasure of a Chinese temple lovely architecture entrance cost was 10 ringgets but was not easy to find as it was tucked away down a side road with no prominent signage

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is amazing. Make sure you visit if you come to Penang, you won't regret it. The exhibits are well presented.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was such a lovely place embellished with golden details. It's interesting to learn about one of the biggest Clan in Penang. Worth the MYR 10 we paid.

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London, United Kingdom
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141 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great place to look at how Chinese big family used to live in Penang. The craftsmanship of all the wood craves and wall painting are amazing.

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