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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  • To admire the details for a good while, without haste. It has been rehabilitated for a few years, and is a real marvel, as part of Georgetown's history. Also, when we visited it there were no people, and we were able to enjoy it with a lot of tranquility.
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  • This area is well worth a visit. There is so much history in this area. Our guide was very informative and could answer our questions. This place has been restored thoughtfully giving visitors an appr...  more »
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