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Khoo Kongsi

18 Lebuh Cannon, George Town, Penang Island 10200, Malaysia
+60 4-261 4609
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US$ 75.00*
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Private Half-Day History of George Town City Tour
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US$ 66.00*
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Private Tour: Half-Day Penang Walking Tour
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US$ 37.50*
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Penang Highlights by Trishaw from George Town
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  • Average13%
  • Poor1%
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“clan house” (156 reviews)
“khoo family” (40 reviews)
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 17:00
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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

A well preserved clan house and it's beautiful & intricately decorated for its facade & interior. The history of the clan are well documented and it provides a glimpse of Penang's history.

Thank LawrenceSeng
Reviewed 5 days ago

Centrally located in the historic part of George Town, this Chinese Clan house is worth a visit.The museum inside provides lots of interesting background and details. The decoration is simply stunning. It is very well maintained. Entrance fee is not expensive.

Thank FerrisXL
Reviewed 5 days ago

Very interesting and well presented! The history of the clan was shown in detail and it was obviously done with a lot of pride and care. It would be nice if it was mentioned as to why the kongsi was started, and what activities/amenities were...More

Thank mum4k
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Once a month the Lights Of Khoo kongsi was turned on to showcase the Chinese art and the shows of Chinese traditional attraction also Will be pretented at here.

Thank syampius e
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a tour at this Temple and I was very impressed about how well it is kept and how much the guide explains about the Chinese Clan House and culture.

Thank gfwanderlust2017
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very impressed by the standards of maintenance. The paintings are exquisite and the presence of an effective guide would have enhanced the experience. At first we were surprised by the bat droppings but were educated that it was a sign of good luck and longevity....More

Thank ponnapa2016
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Although it looks and feels like a temple this is the HQ of a Chinese clan association, something between a London club abnd a masonic hall. It is a statement in stone and gold showing how well a family from a small village in China...More

Thank RLawrenceWilson
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The temple of bliss is a must see if you are in Georgetown. Located just a small taxi ride from the old town centre it offers beautiful Chinese temples and the big stunning statue overlooking the city. Really filled with breathtaking sceneries

Thank Niels B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

In all my childhood years spent on this island, I did not fully appreciate the culture till I left this place. This structure has never been a place of worship for the people in Penang. It is in fact a clan association. When the Chinese...More

Thank Alexis539
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Temple is huge. Need to take a paying lift up to view Guan Yin statute but its worth it. Its very nicely done up.

Thank Hotell-SG
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waterlily99
I tried to visit today (Monday June 5) at 3.30pm Khoo Kongsi was closed. Is it temporarily closed? I am in Penang until June 8 and would like to visit.
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
How much is the entrance fee and visiting hours ?
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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