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“Small and overrated.”
Review of Khoo Kongsi

Khoo Kongsi
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Reviewed February 9, 2013

If you have never seen a chinese temple before, you might find this one interesting.

However it is fairly small and as Chinese temples go, far from the best. There much better Chinese temples around Asia in Thailand, China, Taiwan, etc.

They also charge a very high admissions fee which is uncommon for temples.

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Reviewed February 6, 2013

The most ornate of the Kongsi's belonged to the most powerful and richest of the chinese clans. Therefore understandable that it had the best carvings and some of the richest antique furniture on display. The little gift shop was excellent and reasonably priced.

Thank Bob H
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Reviewed January 26, 2013

After going through all the temples of Penang,this will be a dampener. Not too great, but nevertheless ok. When we went there, they were lighting incense sticks in such huge numbers that it was a suffocating experience. Other than that, u will be left to urself to have a look and leave at leisure.

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Reviewed January 23, 2013

Khoo Kongsi is very central of Georgetown, and you will be able to walk to others within minutes from this one.
It is nice, with some fantastic wall paintings, but there are other sights more worth to see if you have limited time in Penang.

Thank Eilin_Norway
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Reviewed January 22, 2013

This is one of the many clan temples in Georgetown, the only difference being that this one has an admission charge and gives you a couple of free postcards. Great place if you want to learn about the temple but there are so many others in the vicinity that I prefer to take visitors to them.

Thank PaperStoneScissors
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