Khoo Kongsi

Attractions, Historic buildings and sites George Town
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Khoo Kongsi
Khoo Kongsi

The Khoo Kongsi complex consists of an administrative building with a meeting hall and offices, an opera stage, as well as 62 units of terrace houses and shophouses. All of which you would have to walk through to get to Khoo Kongsi’s pivotal building, Leong San Tong. In their little museum, you’ll see the Khoo genealogy charted through generations and the architecture of the main building is awe-inspiring.

As featured in Time Out Penang's 50 things to do in Penang.


Venue name: Khoo Kongsi
Address: 18 Cannon Square
Opening hours: Daily, 9am-5pm
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There are many beautiful Chinese clanhouses in Penang, but for me, if you were to choose only one, it would have to be Khoo Kongsi. It is the most impressive on approach, set in its own square, and once inside, the ornamentation and artwork are exceptional. The detail in the carvings and wall drawings are impressive and unusual. Not for nothing is this part of Georgetown a UNESCO world heritage centre. #TOTastemaker