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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
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+60 4-261 4609
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I expected it to be grand. I was wrong...it was grander! The insipid entrance and plain corridor as I entered from Cannon Street, did not prepare me for the riches within. I was therefore amazed as the sweeping courtyard and the grand facade of the...More

Thank SingaporeLoneGranger
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Amazing architecture. Didn't find the entrance easily but only after 3 attempts. Pay MYR10 each. There's a good record of the history and generations of Khoo's. Well documented! If you have time for one clan in Penang, this is IT! Spend some time walking around...More

Thank Angie L
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Very elaborate, ornate clan house - interesting to see. Every inch of every wall covered in gold leaf, drawings and other decorations

Thank Isabel H
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This ancestral hall offers visitors a better understanding into the rich clan culture in Penang and is beautifully built.

Thank Polarkai
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Was a nice visit. Also a lot of information about the clan and the boulding itself. Very interesting.

Thank Els B
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This temple is nice, has vivid colors and a great history. It's a temple (or a clan house) of the Khoo Kongsi clan. This clan has a rich history with the Panang island and that can be read in the exhibition. But, what put me...More

Thank mvwijland
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Although all temples look a little the same. I will always go in and relax for a bit. Thinking about all things i did that day and thank for what is still coming.

Thank Paul v
Reviewed 1 week ago

We found this place really interesting and great value for money. Not sure if guided tours were available, if so we would probably learnt a lot more than we did from the written information.

Thank KentJam
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Although you have to pay entrance to get in, the building is nice to see with great architecture. The museum inside is basic, you get a good understanding of the evolutionair of the Kongsi's in Penang.

Thank brechtm2017
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The tour guide gave an in-depth history of the chinese from different province came in the early days of Penang and set up their own clans. One such was the Khoo clan. This place is rich in their history and ancestors worship. It has been...More

Thank satwantpool
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waterlily99
5 June 2017|
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Response from Loring R | Reviewed this property |
I am no longer in Penang so cannot answer your question, but thanks for asking!
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ibn_batuta_canada
8 December 2015|
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Response from Linda G | Reviewed this property |
Yes it was that price in September also
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