We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Khoo Kongsi

18 Lebuh Cannon, George Town, Penang Island 10200, Malaysia
+60 4-261 4609
Book In Advance
More Info
US$ 66.00*
and up
Private Tour: Half-Day Penang Walking Tour
More Info
US$ 75.00*
and up
Half-Day George Town History Private Tour
More Info
US$ 37.50*
and up
Penang Highlights by Trishaw from George Town
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent40%
  • Very good44%
  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
Open Now
All hours
Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
18 Lebuh Cannon, George Town, Penang Island 10200, Malaysia
+60 4-261 4609
Write a Review
Turn Your Opinions into Points!
Turn your opinions into JPMiles
Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
*You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
Reviews (1,442)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
  • More languages

1 - 10 of 1,090 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The temple is small and quite has a great historical story, but small and first level is quite dark like a midnight club. Worth to go? Yes. Rm 10 for entrace

1  Thank William Z
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place was well worth the visit. Cheap entry - a few dollars. Very straightforward. It's very majestic in its appearance with the big plaza in front. The temple itself is gorgeous with incredible detail. Make sure you go all the way to the back...More

Thank Timmi002
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ornate and distinctive with a small museum in basement depicting the Khoo clan history. In the middle of town so convenient to walk to.

Thank Sambachica
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Well worth a visit - the temple here is beautiful and you’ll get a good insight into the workings of a Kongsi.

Thank LondonBezza
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great history, lovely architecture and intricate designs. Only takes around an hour to go around, make sure you do. It's only 10rm (under £2)

Thank Navjyot D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The place is the most well preserved clan temple in Penang. The structures are really detailed and it is a place you'll want to visit.

Thank Aaron J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Walking around Georgetown in Penang, this was a very pretty building to come across. We only visited in daytime, but I was assured that it look beautiful at night too.

Thank shameg27
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The place is pretty well maintain. Very accessible and for art lovers, you may enjoy their small gallery with local artist exhibition. During our visit, they have renovation works, we believe a boutique hotel is coming soon. Others shop or venue around the compound is...More

Thank ant7007
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Impressively restored with elaborate wood carvings and ornate metal work from over 100 years ago. Showcased the wealth of this Chinese Hokkien Khoo clan from that era. The historical narratives in English was well presented. Definitely a recommended visit within a short walking distance from...More

Thank matt2411
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Khoo family clan built this temple to honour their ancestors. The information area makes it easy to understand and appreciate their ancestry. The temple is very ornate, intricately constructed and beautiful.

Thank must_travel_soon_10
Nearby Restaurants
My Own Cafe
205 reviews
.11 km away
Edelweiss Cafe
217 reviews
.08 km away
The Book Sandwich Cafe
213 reviews
.07 km away
Downtown Art Heritage Cafe
79 reviews
.13 km away
Nearby Attractions
Armenian Street
985 reviews
.09 km away
Street Art in George Town
620 reviews
.09 km away
Cannon Street
344 reviews
.10 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
5 June 2017|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
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.
8 December 2015|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from Linda G | Reviewed this property |
Yes it was that price in September also

Recently Reviewed Hotels around George Town