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Address: 18 Lebuhraya Cannon, George Town, Penang Island 10200 , Malaysia
Phone Number: +60 4 2614609
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One of George Town's more interesting attractions

This is probably the most impressive of the various Khongsi to be seen in George Town. It's in good condition with a small museum and plenty of pictures of the extended Khoo clan... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
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Cary, NC
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92 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Wonderfully preserved, great art and carvings. Very ornamented and interesting. We enjoyed the drawings at the back of the temple. It's a little tricky to find the entrance. Google maps doesn't understand how to get there. Ask the shop keepers and keep a lookout for it.

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Thank lair12
Melbourne
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14 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We went to all the major attractions in Georgetown and found this the most interesting (having hardly anyone else there helped I guess but still one to have on your list)

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Singapore, Singapore
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2,223 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1,229 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is probably the most impressive of the various Khongsi to be seen in George Town. It's in good condition with a small museum and plenty of pictures of the extended Khoo clan, together with their qualifications. 45 minutes is probably enough to get the general idea. Entrance fee of 10 MYR.

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Thank KGB777
Bangkok, Thailand
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100 reviews
60 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Kongsi is like small templefor family. Khoo is one of biggest in Penang is well known for visitor. The Carving Stone can tell the story and dedicated from this family for their own ancestor.

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Thank Kita U
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This place is worth going to if you're in the area, but it's not mind blowing or anything. It's fairly small so you don't need to dedicate a ton of time. You also don't have to cover your knees/shoulders or anything like you do at a temple, it's more of a museum.

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Thank Denise B
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7 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Interesting architecture, good descriptions of what you were seeing. No guides. Enjoyed the lower level with the family setting and all the information about clan houses.

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Thank Marty R
Bangkok, Thailand
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422 reviews
90 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 282 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I was extremely impressed with the intricate designs in this small but perfectly constructed temple, and also it's amazing ceramic roof. There is a small museum below which is very effective and interesting.

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Vancouver, Canada
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51 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Made a stop here after wandering the streets of Georgetown and looking at a map we got from the hostel. The buildings are beautiful and the grounds are very well maintained. It's also a nice break from the sun if you'd been wandering around for a while.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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47 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited this while in Georgetown and really enjoyed the layout and history of the family that was showed using photos and documents.I can also see why this is not as high as other attractions as the staff look as though they can't be bothered

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Thank alanber
Subang Jaya, Malaysia
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10 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It is a historical place. It is a very good place where you are a photography person. The place is very clean and very well maintained.

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