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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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$65*
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Private Tour: Half Day Heritage Tour of Penang
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Entrance fee is 10rm. Inside, there is a small museum of the clan history. Interesting for those who love history. The building itself is not very big, but is beautifully... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
Severine B
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Ghent, Belgium
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I never expected to see Chinese architecture of this scale in Malaysia. The place has beautiful architecture and definitely worth a visit. Even coming back from my recent China trip and had seen so many great Chinese architectures, this place still looks great to me.

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

If you are interested in history like I do, this place is a must visit attractions. The temple is grandeur with small museum in the ground floor. They also have nice garden if you like to do selfie or family photos. Located not too far from Armenian Street where you can find souvenirs and local food. Recommended.

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Thank Ted S
Penang, Malaysia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The building is well preserved and very clean. A nice place not to be missed. At night when lighted up it makes the building looks more spectacular.

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Ghent, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Entrance fee is 10rm. Inside, there is a small museum of the clan history. Interesting for those who love history. The building itself is not very big, but is beautifully decorated. Don't miss the huge paintings on the back of the building, behind the altar.

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Thank Severine B
Penang
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Love the inside of the temple and the temple grounds. Takes nice photos at night with the lighting. When they are open for heritage shows its a nice place to be.

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

the whole area surrounding khoo kongsi is very quaint and old straits culture. penang has done a good job perserving these. along of numerous wall mural art, in this area, it makes a nice walkabout and burns off all the penang food eaten. extend yr visit to pengkalan weld nearby

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you're near that area, for example if you've come to see the peranakan mansion, I recommend to stop by this interesting clan house. The roof especially is so elaborate. I wouldn't for example take a taxi especially to see the Khoo Kongsi.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

a fascinating temple compound, with rows of shophouses were the clan members lived. Lots of intricate architectural details, a little museum on the ground floor. The movie "The Kind and I " was shot here.

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Charge for RM 10 just to enter Khoo Kongsi, which is suprise me because it's never mention before while searching to know this beautiful place.

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Penang Island, Malaysia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Khoo Kongsi, located at Cannon Street, George Town, Penang, the centre of the heritage area in the city. Nothing special other than it is just a clan house. The land is huge and there's a clan house+temple, which is the main building there. The entrance fee is RM10 but it's reasonable as it is well-maintained. There are some history facts... More 

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