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Khoo Kongsi

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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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Reviewed 2 days ago

Wandering the beautiful heritage streets to Lebuh Cannon to find Khoo Kongsi is a treat in itself! This highly decorated complex is situated down a narrow lane, which services 16 rowhouses, once built for Chinese migrants, members of the Sin Kang clan(found in Hokkien province)....More

1  Thank lfscott111
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

It was hard to find being down a lane, but once you get there the architecture is very impressive and the history of the Kongsi and the Khoo family was very interesting and well laid out. I would recommend a visit.

Thank ossiegirls
Reviewed 4 days ago

The detail and quality of this area is a must for any tour it is worth having a guide or you will miss many features.

Thank carlierralph51
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We came here unsure of what to expect but we were blown away by the Chinese architecture and the tranquility even though it’s right in the heart of some busy tourist streets. We spent about an hour walking around admiring the beauty and craftsmanship. It’s...More

Thank Batman0789
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Well known Khoo Kongsi was not easy to find. Hidden in between houses and suddenly you spotted it while strolling along the streets.

1  Thank annakh00
Reviewed 1 week ago

Saw the huge Yuan Yi Ma, too bad cant go up the highest level to feel the status. Too commercialism, selling all kinds of stuff at the temple.

Thank Jesline T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Best to join a mini tour. No guide, nothing much to enjoy but to get a feel of the building or pray to the God for goodness.

Thank Angelmeng O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This clan house is not to be missed if you are traveling to Penang. We didn’t ask for the guided tour on the reception, but when they offer one, next time we will definitely book it.

Thank Elena A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The level of detail on the building is amazing. One could spend hours studying all the decorations. We really enjoyed the museum with the history of the building in the basement.

Thank Sarah S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

An amazing place to visit on a hot day not just because the structure provides shade. The ornate decorations were great to photograph and showed the history of the Khoo family. The little store in the adjacent walkway was great for cheap souvenirs, particularly reprints...More

Thank Catherine J A
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5 June 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.
8 December 2015|
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Response from Linda G | Reviewed this property |
Yes it was that price in September also