Khoo Kongsi, George Town

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Enjoy the ornamental architecture of Khoo Kongsi, a Chinese clanhouse in George Town's World Heritage-listed area. The Khoo Kongsi clan of wealthy Chinese traders constructed the complex in stages beginning in the 17th century. Today the complex features an ornate and elaborate association building, a traditional theater, and late 19th-century rowhouses. The protected buildings represent good examples of Chinese design, and guided tours elucidate the culture of the clan, their influence on the area, and the history of the clanhouse itself. Make Khoo Kongsi a part of your George Town vacation plans using our George Town trip planner.
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  • Not knowing anything about the Penang Chinese families this was a real education on how their mutual soceity was formed and thrived. Extremely interesting and immaculately presented.  more »
  • great art and amazing granite carvings.. loved the ornate look and the great art work all around the temple..do visit  more »
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