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Khoo Kongsi

18 Lebuh Cannon, George Town, Penang Island 10200, Malaysia
+60 4-261 4609
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18 Lebuh Cannon, George Town, Penang Island 10200, Malaysia
+60 4-261 4609
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Reviewed January 1, 2016

Not at the top of the list of places to visit but if you are in Armenia Street it is a convenient stop.

1  Thank Kate H
Reviewed December 30, 2015

Stunning and atmospheric building with an interesting little museum underneath giving details on the building's history.

1  Thank BristolKiki
Reviewed December 30, 2015

The temple is beautiful and offers a lot of history. This was my 5th temple of the day and would rate it 3 star and Kek Loksi was much beautiful along with Buddha Temples

1  Thank AzSyed
Reviewed December 29, 2015

Was told that they only open in the evening with the light on once a month, I think on the last Saturday of each month. That's also when there will be performances by local groups and some food stalls. And we happened to be there...More

1  Thank VerySingaporean
Reviewed December 29, 2015

This Khoo Kongsi located in the heart of street art ... the entrance fees is only RM10. It is a Chinese Temple in design but it is an association.. so called Khoo Clan house. They are one of the Chinese strong clan in Penang. This...More

Thank Milky99
Reviewed December 29, 2015 via mobile

Really beautiful and interesting historic place to visit. I especially enjoyed the details in the carvings and paintings. The 36 Celestial Guardians are so impressive!

Thank Claire B
Reviewed December 28, 2015

Superb clan house with small museum on the basement about the history of Chinese families moving into Penang. The clan house was recently renovated and looks superb. Definitely worth a visit in Penang.

Thank Supertourists
Reviewed December 27, 2015 via mobile

It is a nice place to visit especially if the weather is not too hot. The building is very interesting and has good architecture. A must to visit if you're in Penang.

Thank sheronlee
Reviewed December 26, 2015

This is one of many Clan houses but in particular it has a very well documented history of the Chinese families. There are plaques naming persons who live/have lived in Australia! The architecture and ornate furniture has been well preserved and the whole temple is...More

Thank Margaret B
Reviewed December 24, 2015

Very lovely to visit with lots to photograph. Ladies toilets were very clean and western to use. Would go back at night to take more photos.

1  Thank Advisethis182
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June 5, 2017|
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Response from aaru1980 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, The temple is open till 5 pm, so you should be able to visit it. try choosing the morning time.
December 8, 2015|
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Response from Linda G | Reviewed this property |
Yes it was that price in September also